Melbourne construction shut down for two weeks

The Victorian Government will shut down construction in metropolitan Melbourne and other Local Government Areas currently in lockdown for two weeks due to continued concerns about case numbers.

Western Sydney Airport runway construction contract awarded

The contract to design and build Western Sydney International 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.

Cladding Safety Victoria choose Chief Engineer

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

Save time and money with construction site set out technology

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.

Are easements now required for ground anchors under a neighbouring property in NSW?

Temporary ground anchors are often used in construction to help prevent excavation walls from collapsing prior to the building’s permanent structures being in place.

Magic Johnson, Diana Nyad, Nadja West, Bob Chapman team up to talk teamwork

Headlined by NBA superstar Magic Johnson, world champion athlete Diana Nyad, Lieutenant General Nadja West, and International Business Times ranked #3 CEO in the world Bob Chapman, SafetyCulture’s Made Extraordinary event is set to inspire working teams around the world.

Are digital solutions the answer to managing retention?

In the past year, several high-profile payment disputes in the construction industry have made headlines for all the wrong reasons.

Environmental monitoring technology in demand

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

Bodley Construction removes software silos with Procore

New Zealand civil construction company Bodley Construction has implemented a suite of Procore’s safety tools following a competitive market review.