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It's a level playing field for women at Lendlease

It’s a level playing field for women at Lendlease

At the 6th annual National Association for Women in Construction (NAWIC) Awards held in Perth, 48 finalists across nine categories were featured. Environmental sustainability manager for Lendlease’s Communities Business in WA, Nadja Kampfhenkel, was awarded the John Holland Social Responsibility in Construction Award. Kampfhenkel was responsible for the implementation of a Builders Construction Waste Recycling …

CFMEU fly the flag for equal at work, equal at home - family violence day of action

CFMEU fly the flag for equal at work, equal at home – family violence day of action

The message is loud and clear from the CFMEU that while most men don’t use violence against women, all men can play a part in preventing it, as they hold mass meetings across construction sites in New South Wales today, as part of the national Family Violence Day of Action. CFMEU members will be hearing …

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Smashing the glass ceiling in construction

The National Association for Women in Construction Awards (NAWIC) were held in Perth recently. There were 48 finalists across nine categories each one celebrating the achievements of women in the construction sector. In an exclusive interview with Inside Construction, project director at APP Corporation and winner of the prestigious Swan Group Crystal Vision Award Jill …

The stars embracing technology in construction

The stars embracing technology in construction

There is a certain expectation in the workplace that as technology progresses companies will embrace more efficient and cost productive ways of doing things. There’s a whole generation out there that expect it. Generation Y, and soon to be out of universities and colleges, Generation Z are fast becoming more and more representative in the …

Welcome to the future of sustainable flooring

Welcome to the future of sustainable flooring

Tarkett is one of the world’s leading flooring manufactures and has been in Australia for 40 years. They were started in France 130 years ago and employ 12,000 people across the world in 34 factories. They recently launched in Australia, iQ ONE flooring range, which is purpose-designed to improve the air quality and living standards …

An industry first for subbies

An industry first for subbies

An industry-first payment solution has recently been launched which will enable subcontractors to get paid within two days instead of potentially waiting months for payment, while also rewarding general contractors a financial incentive for supporting their workers. ProgressPay is a partnership between Progressclaim.com and international debtor finance specialist Omniveta Finance, and aims to provide a …

It's a prison, but not as we know it - Ravenhall Prison Redevelopment

It’s a prison, but not as we know it – Ravenhall Prison Redevelopment

Shovels hit sod near 20 months ago, bringing the Ravenhall Prison Redevelopment project more than halfway to its late 2017 opening time. With work at this advanced stage, Inside Construction spoke to John Holland to get some insight into what goes into making a unique facility, like a prison. Located in Melton (about 50km west …

Building the future infrastructure plans for WA

Building the future infrastructure plans for WA

On Friday 11 November 2016, the Infrastructure Coalition will be launching its pivotal paper to promote discussion about long-term infrastructure planning in Western Australia and the reasons for the creation of an independent statutory body. The new authority would be similar to those already established in New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland and would provide …

Think differently to deliver superior infrastructure outcomes

Think differently to deliver superior infrastructure outcomes

Australia is about to embark on one of the biggest infrastructure spends in its history. State governments and delivery authorities are planning to deliver over $50 billion within the next few decades on major infrastructure projects across the country. In 2008/09, enormous global turmoil was created as a consequence of the Global Financial Crisis.  This …

     

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