Entries by Gemma Walker

MACKAY COMPANIES CALLED TO TENDER FOR CONSTRUCTION WORKS (QLD)

MACKAY COMPANIES CALLED TO TENDER FOR CONSTRUCTION WORKS (QLD)

Mackay building companies are encouraged to tender to build new office space for Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service under the Queensland Government’s new procurement strategy. Environment Minister Leeanne Enoch said Buy Queensland, which came into effect 1 September 2017, was a fantastic initiative for local businesses […]

OVER $3 BILLION IN NEW HOTEL DEVELOPMENTS FOR PERTH (WA)

Perth and Fremantle are experiencing a game-changing increase in hotel developments that will see nearly 4000 new hotel rooms worth more than $3 billion opening and being built before 2020. Crown Towers Perth is the most recent opening, adding 500 rooms to the market with an investment of over $650 million. The latest hotel intelligence […]

SECURE CONSTRUCTION SITES THIS CHRISTMAS, URGES SAFEWORK NSW

With Christmas just around the corner, SafeWork NSW is urging all local builders and developers to ensure construction sites are secured to prevent trespassers and injuries.

The call comes after a 16 year old boy was hospitalised with neck injuries when he fell 10 metres while trespassing on a construction site at Mosman on 10 […]

INFRASTRUCTURE AUSTRALIA DELIVERS REALITY CHECK ON VALUE CAPTURE (FED)

The release of ‘Capturing Value: Advice on making value capture work in Australia’ by Infrastructure Australia is a reality check on the ability of value capture to fund Australia’s infrastructure gap. “This is a considered report by Infrastructure Australia which rejects the idea that value capture is a magic pudding which can solve the country’s […]

CONSTRUCTION PRODUCT ALLIANCE CALLS ON MINISTERS TO FAST-TRACK BUILDING PRODUCTS REFORMS (FED)

The Construction Product Alliance (CPA) today called on the meeting of Australian Building Ministers, to be held in Perth on Wednesday 14 December, to fast-track reforms to legislative and administrative processes to address the ongoing issue of non-conforming building products. Speaking about the issue was CPA Steering Committee Chair, Lindsay Le Compte, who said that […]

BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION SUBCONTRACTORS TO GET IMPROVED PAYMENT SECURITY (QLD)

The Palaszczuk Government is planning to legislate a new secure payment system to ensure contractors in the building and construction industry get paid in full and on-time. State Government commissioned analysis by Deloitte has quantified the economic impact of contractors not having secure payment in the construction industry. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said the Deloitte’s […]

CONSTRUCTING OUR WORLD – INTERNATIONAL CONSTRUCTION CONFERENCE

SAVE THE DATE 22—24 MARCH 2017

NZIOB HOSTED International Construction Conference PULLMAN HOTEL AUCKLAND The New Zealand Institute of Building (NZIOB) in collaboration with the Australian Institute of Building (AIB) and the Singapore Institute of Building Limited (SIBL) is hosting our inaugural collective International Construction Conference.

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