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Expansion of Cairns Convention Centre Expected to Boost Economy

Designs have been released for a $176 million expansion to the award-winning Cairns Convention Centre in Far North Queensland. The expansion is expected to create 570 jobs, with construction slated to commence in June 2020. Cox Architects, the architects who originally designed the Centre, have also delivered the design for its expansion

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Six Steps to Having Positive Outcomes with Angry Customers

Construction has many opportunities to make customers angry. Changes, budget issues, and on-time issues rank as the top three, but there are plenty of other reasons clients get upset. The best way to deal with angry or unhappy customers is not to have situations that cause them in the first place. When that doesn’t work out though, here are some tips for smoothing things out.

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Preparing Homes for Bushfire Risk

There is more to constructing buildings able to withstand the impacts of bushfire than just adding extra features at the finishing stage. Thinking about fire risk needs to happen at the earliest planning stages, according to Chris Wyborn, the general manager of Education and Bushfire Services at Fire Protection Association of Australia.

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