Dave Barista With nearly two decades of experience in covering news in the architecture engineering and construction industry, Dave Barista brings a unique perspective to construction—the trained, analytical eyes of a journalist. As editorial director of Building Design & Construction,...
Updated April 02, 2019 13:23:04 The latest housing approval figures provide a mixed picture of the sector, with a flood of new apartment permits balanced against a slide in permits for stand-alone houses. Key points: Building approval data is notoriously volatile,...
Updated April 03, 2019 14:49:49 Related Story: 18yo apprentice dies in scaffolding collapse on Sydney building site Map: Macquarie Park 2113 The family of an 18-year-old apprentice killed when scaffolding collapsed at a Sydney worksite has described him as a...
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Updated March 28, 2019 21:02:33 What is expected to be the world's largest lithium refinery has reached a major milestone, with construction starting on the $1 billion project south of Perth. Key points: A new lithium refinery near Bunbury in WA...
Posted March 24, 2019 08:59:36 Photo: A drone picture of the McGormans' new, $500,000 shearing shed — which they say is already paying for itself. (ABC News) Grand old shearing sheds are part of the romance of the Australian...
More AEC companies are now providing virtual reality presentations of construction projects—even those jobs that are merely in the conceptual phase and not yet sold. Many have found this way of communicating helps boost sales, streamline workflows, and increases...
Updated March 21, 2019 11:17:00 Photo: A half-finished apartment block in Cronulla sits idle while it waits for a buyer. (ABC News: John Gunn) The property market upheaval brings billionaire investor Warren Buffett's oft-quoted piece of wisdom to mind:...
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