10 Mega Projects in Australia in 2019

Calls for New Standards to Reduce Suicide Rates

The Top Reasons to Work in Construction

How to Protect your Smart Buildings from Cyber Threats

Landfills as the Last Resort

How to Go from Six Stars to Seven Without Budget Blowout

Q+A with the Green Building Council of Australia

How to Move from Residential to Commercial Construction

Australia

Landfills as the Last Resort

The Australian building industry produces a staggering 20.4 million tons of waste each year through construction and demolition works. Close to a third of this waste goes into landfills across the Country while the remaining two-thirds end up being recycled, illegally dumped, reused, reprocessed or stockpiled.

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Australia

How to Go from Six Stars to Seven Without Budget Blowout

A recent Australian Building Codes Board consultation on proposed changes to the energy efficiency provisions for residential dwellings in the National Construction Code has foreshadowed a possible increase in performance requirements from 6 Star NatHERS to 7 Star. If it goes ahead, the change would form part of the next iteration of the National Construction Code in 2022.

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Australia

Q+A with the Green Building Council of Australia

In 2002 when the Green Building Council of Australia was founded, sustainability was still an optional extra for many architects, engineers and builders. Jobsite spoke with Jamie Wallis, Senior Manager in the Market Engagement team at GBCA, to gain some insights into how the industry has evolved.

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Australia

Mega Projects 2020

When it comes to exciting new projects, New South Wales is definitely the State to keep an eye on in 2020. Let’s take a look at a few up and coming developments getting ready to kick off this year.

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Australia

How to Move from Residential to Commercial Construction

With the slowdown in residential construction, many firms might be looking to expand across into commercial projects. Here’s how to make it work. New codes, new supply chains, new staging, new products and highly competitive tendering are just some of the challenges a residential builder faces when they move into commercial construction.

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TECH

Robotics Roadmap Lays Out Future for Construction

Australia’s first Robotics Roadmap lays out a vision of how new technologies might help sectors, such as construction, manufacturing, and service industries, evolve to meet the future.

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Business

Generations. Diversity. Strength.

The jobsite’s mix of age-related perspectives and differing goals can seem a liability, but actually contains the elements of a new strength. Your varied crew is the raw ore. Find through insight and empathy the base metal that joins them.

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