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Offshore draftsman drawing the new age of design

Offshore draftsman drawing the new age of design

Technological changes and advances are enabling construction companies to consider outsourcing overseas talent as an alternative method for expanding their team

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Retiring chairman reflects on time at Infrastructure Australia

Retiring chairman reflects on time at Infrastructure AustraliaLock icon2

Mark Birrell will be retire as the chairman of Infrastructure Australia (IA) at the end of this month. In this article, he reflects on his nine years at IA.

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Teletrac Navman: construction companies plan to increase fleet size

Teletrac Navman: construction companies plan to increase fleet sizeLock icon2

This week, Teletrac Navman, a global software-as-a-service provider that leverages location-based technology for GPS fleet tracking and fleet management solutions, released findings from its first Telematics Benchmark Report: Global Construction Edition.

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Komatsu establishes advanced technical Training Academy

Komatsu establishes advanced technical Training Academy

Leading mining and earthmoving equipment supplier Komatsu Australia has moved into the vocational educational field, offering a range of high-level technical, operator and management courses throughout Australia, New Zealand and New Caledonia.

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Building health: why do we wait until it is too late to ask for help?

Building health: why do we wait until it is too late to ask for help?Lock icon2

Why do we wait until it is too late to ask for help? This was the problem statement I was asked to deliver as part of the inaugural University of New England (UNE) Smart Region Incubator Augmentation (Hackathon) event held recently at the UNE Smart Farm near Armidale.

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Engineering firm first mover in shared parental scheme

Engineering firm first mover in shared parental scheme

An engineering firm has launched a first among its peers - a Shared Care parental scheme that gives family more choice when it comes to child care responsibilities.

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World's first international standard for sustainable procurement explained

World's first international standard for sustainable procurement explainedLock icon2

Procurement plays an important role in all organisations, having far-reaching environmental, social and economic impacts. In the public sector alone, procurement comprises approximately 12% of GDP and 29% of government expenditure in OECD countries.

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Arcadis to design Metro tunnel

Arcadis to design Metro tunnel

Design and consultancy firm for natural and built assets, Arcadis, and joint venture partner BG&E have won a lead design role in the Sydney Metro tunnel project.

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Building health: nudge towards better health and wellbeing

Building health: nudge towards better health and wellbeingLock icon2

Recent reports illustrate an alarming issue for the construction industry; the physical and mental wellbeing of its workforce.

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Answer the question! This is not a second bite at the cherry

Answer the question! This is not a second bite at the cherry

Under Australia's various security of payment legislation (SOP Act), an adjudicator is permitted to request further written submissions from either party on specific issues or questions of law, to which each party must be given an opportunity to respond. 

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