New facility to develop construction robots

A new research initiative aims to use robots to improve the Australian construction industry’s productivity and quality.

Builder wins Brisbane Metro Depot Works contract

The Brisbane City Council has selected ADCO as the builder of choice for the Brisbane Metro Depot Works project.

John Holland completes North East Rail Line upgrade

The Australian Rail Track Corporation and its contracting partner John Holland have completed construction on the $235 North East Rail Line upgrade.

Construction begins on $1.5B Wilton Greens community

Civil and subdivision works have begun on Risland Australia’s $1.5 billion Wilton Greens project, located in Sydney’s South West in the township of Wilton in Wollondilly Shire.

Club Willoughby’s $95M redevelopment approved

The Sydney North Planning Panel has approved Willoughby Legion Ex-Services Club’s $95 million redevelopment.

Queensland Govt fast tracks Yarrabilba development

The Queensland Government will help fast track the next phase of construction at Yarrabilba, which will include a new state primary school for the masterplanned community.

Safety blitz targets border builders

Construction sites on both sides of the NSW and Victorian border can expect visits from safety inspectors, as part of a regional crackdown on the construction industry.

Victorian building permit approvals bounce back

Victoria’s building industry recorded the highest level of permit approvals in the past two decades, despite the impacts of COVID-19.

Managing client expectations

Rebecca McKeown, associate in Currie & Brown’s Melbourne office, writes about how to manage client expectations in the construction industry.

Procore launches Action Plans

Procore Technologies has launched Action Plans, a new feature which integrates compliance into the course of construction for customers both globally and in Australia