Council approvals to build new apartments and houses have declined to their lowest level in five years. According to the latest monthly figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics, the approvals plunged by 24.7 … about Building Approvals Hit 5-Year Low
While Townsville now begins the vast task of flood recovery, many construction projects around Australia are constantly facing a degree of flood risk from either storm-related flash flooding or widescale riverine flooding. Founding principal of Molino … about Is Your Project Site Prepared for Flooding?
Women in construction today make up just 9% of the workforce, a figure that hasn’t changed much in WiOPS National Board President Holly Cindell’s more than three-decade career in the industry. Being in such an … about WiOPS: Opening Doors for Women in Construction
There’s been a lot of talk recently about women’s participation in the construction industry to help with the lingering labor shortage. Like most things these days though, it’s complicated. One question the industry can’t avoid … about What Does Future Hold for Women in Construction?
Calling all future industry leaders. A graduate or cadet program could be the first step to opening a whole world of opportunity. These programs offer the ability to work alongside global leaders that have an … about Building a Career in Construction From the Ground Up
CommSec has released the State of States report, and it shows construction playing a major role in the success of the top two players, New South Wales and Victoria. The quarterly report analyses eight key indicators: economic … about Infrastructure Driving Economy in Victoria and NSW
Civil construction skills are among the most in demand, along with risk and compliance and data analysis roles, according to a recent Hays Jobs Report. “Recruitment activity will remain buoyant during the first half of the … about Most In-Demand Construction Skills
Federal, state and territory building ministers have promised to deliver a joint implementation plan for progressing reforms recommended by the Shergold Weir “Building Confidence” report within the next few weeks. The recent issues with Opal … about Building Ministers Prepare for Industry-Wide Reforms
While the kind of extreme heat Australia experienced through January is a risk to construction projects and the industry workforce, those challenges can often be managed with some foresight. Christine Killip, Managing Director of Katestone … about Technology Helps Keep Workers Safe from Heat Stress
The top ten Best Places to Work in 2019 are: 1. Bain & Company (4.6 rating) 2. Zoom Video Communications (4.5) 3. In-N-Out Burger (4.5) 4. Procore Technologies (4.5) 5. Boston Consulting Group (4.5) 6. … about Procore #4 on Top 100 Best Places to Work in 2019