Billions of dollars in capital for major infrastructure projects could be unlocked through tax incentives for projects worth more than $500 million, as part of a draft plan released by the Federal Government.

Sydney’s west receives $139M for new infrastructure

Sunshine Plaza has been named Queensland’s most sustainable shopping centre, acquiring the state’s first 5 Star Green Star Design and As Built rating from the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA).

Lendlease delivers Queensland’s most sustainable shopping centre

Cladding Safety Victoria (CSV) has appointed Dr Kate Nguyen as Chief Engineer to help reduce the risks posed by combustible cladding.

Cladding Safety Victoria choose Chief Engineer


Melbourne construction shut down for two weeks

The contract to design and build Western Sydney International (WSI) Airport’s 3.7-kilometre runway and rapid-exit taxiways has been awarded to a CPB Contractors and ACCIONA joint venture, following a competitive procurement process.

Western Sydney Airport runway construction contract awarded

 Nearly 90 per cent of Australian building sites currently make use of string line technology for setting out. The principal drawback of string lines is the potential for small errors to have frustrating consequences. A small measurement error can potentially prove to be costly and time-consuming.

Save time and money with construction site set out technology

SafetyCulture takes a closer look at how teams can achieve extraordinary things in this new world of work.
The complexity around tiered retention calculations and manual processes is slowing down not just operations but increasing risks including financial penalties. 

Are digital solutions the answer to managing retention?

Environmental monitoring technology has reached a point where some companies are choosing to do it themselves rather than hire a consultant.

Environmental monitoring technology in demand

Business management platform MYOB has launched a joint initiative with Procore Technologies to provide a new platform for construction firms.

Procore and MYOB launch joint initiative

Tasmania has recorded the highest number of monthly dwelling approvals in a decade, with 369 being reported, which is expected to continue according to the state government.

Victoria ramps up delivery of new social housing

Standards Australia has published new specifications for aluminium composite panels (ACP) to help identify them following fires at Lacrosse and Grenfell.

Construction forecast for 2021-2022

Coates has redefined itself over the last few decades from an equipment hire company to an all-in-one solutions provider serving multiple industry segments. In temporary works engineering, Coates is a perpetual player. Rafi Tchopourian, General Manager of Coates Engineering Solutions, explains why Coates is well-positioned to support Australia’s growing infrastructure sector and deliver on its promise of “equipped for anything” with customers.

End-to-end engineering solution, under the one Coates

Contractors save historic QLD Loudoun Weir

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The New South Wales Government is helping to develop a world-first construction assurance tool, using data to help the insurance industry access a residential apartment building’s quality and compliance with construction standards.

Invoicing made easier for NSW suppliers


First concrete poured for Rookwood Weir


UniSA investigates construction suicides to help save lives

A united group of nine industry bodies have come together to tell those working in the construction industry to treat the current COVID-19 situation with the highest importance and adhere to all recommended safety procedures.

QLD invests into construction safety company

Juan Santamaria, previously Managing Director of CPB Contractors, has been promoted to CEO and Managing Director of CIMIC Group. He will begin in the new role on 5 February 2020.

Lendlease signs deal with Google Cloud

NSW commits $3B to build $100B construction jobs pipeline

Site selected for City of Whittlesea Community Hospital

The Civil Contractors Federation (CCF) has called for civil construction skills to be listed as essential on the Federal Government's National Skills Needs List to help the sector attract new workers and upskill the existing workforce.

NSW supports ageing workforce research

Cladding Safety Victoria’s (CSV) team of independent inspectors are providing additional quality and safety assurances as part of its Clerk of Works initiative.

Victoria’s cladding removal Clerk of Works underway

Construction is underway on 17 two-storey homes as part of the Stockland master planned community in Calleya, Perth.

Sod turned on Calleya construction

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