The amount of technology available geared specifically toward the construction industry is mind-boggling. There’s drones, robots, smart hard hats, wearables, ruggedized smartphones and tablets, and 3D printers. Soon we’ll have autonomous (self-driving) heavy equipment hitting construction sites. Not to...
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The construction industry’s canary in the mineshaft is its most visible flaw – waste. It consumes about 50 per cent of global steel production and three billion tonnes of raw materials a year.  About 40 per cent of solid...
It took just 90 minutes for fire to race up 20 storeys of the Grenfell Tower in June 2017, killing 72 people. Last month, a cigarette sparked a blaze that quickly jumped five floors of Melbourne's Neo200 building. Both buildings —...
At week five of the election campaign, little attention has been paid to industrial relations. Yet should Labor win, its first act will likely be abolishing the Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC) - the trigger for the last...
The City of De Pere, Wis., began in the 17th century as a fishing village with a monastery, grew to be an incorporated city by the 1860s and has a National Register of Historic Places historic district with dozens of...
"There was a little bit of conflict but over time the guys just adapt, especially as you get to know them. You know it's hard for them too, it's not just for us. So it works both ways." Female...
Updated May 17, 2019 16:47:57 Photo: The development was planned as part of the revival of Bowden, which is minutes from Adelaide's CBD. (Hughes PR) A $40 million property development in Adelaide — which was spruiked as a "new...
Scale, size and a strategic approach to managing stormwater come together at The Wharf, a mixed-use development winding along the historic Potomac waterway in the nation’s capital. The mixed-use development includes retail shops, office space, hotels, residences and even...
IN positive news for first-home buyers, the State Government announced it will temporarily increase Keystart income limits to help more people enter the housing market. The previous income limits of $90,000 for singles, $115,000 for couples and $135,000 for a...
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