3D-printed Houses Planned in Netherlands

Work is set to begin on the world’s first 3D-printed concrete houses, which are expected to be ready for occupation in 2019. As part of the Project Milestone development, there will be five futuristic houses being built in Eindhoven, Netherlands. Four of the five houses will have multiple floors, and all properties will be scrutinized […]

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Sydney’s Massive Construction Boom is estimated to have a price tag of $7 billion

$4.8 billion worth of projects are now under construction in the Sydney’s CBD, according to a new analysis of projects by CoreLogic. And it is only going to get busier with a further $3.1 billion of approved projects still to commence and scheduled for completion by 2025. As you walk down Sydney’s CBD dusty main […]

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NSW Government is being sued by Acciona, the company hired to build Sydney light rail, for extra payment of more than $1 billion.

The CBD South East Light Rail project was intended to be finished by the March 2019 state election, however, it will undoubtedly face delays in light of recent events. Michael Daley, Deputy NSW Labor Leader, said this was the worst project he has seen in his 20 years of public life. In his opinion, the […]

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WEATHERTEX – SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR AWARD

The ACA recognises the achievements, developments and innovation within Australia’s booming construction industry and feature a wide range of categories for solution providers, contractors, architects, developers and local authorities. Weathertex was one of the 13 Winners of the 2018 Australian Construction Awards, taking out Supplier of the year for 2018. The industry relies on a […]

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BOSS FYREBOX – PRODUCT INNOVATION AWARD

The BOSS FyreBox has again been recognised for its leading performance, innovation, use of technology and creativity at the 2018 Australian Construction Awards held at the Sydney Cricket Ground on 15 March 2018. Following on from the success at the Fire Protection Industry Awards in November 2017, the BOSS FyreBox has taken out 1st prize in the class of ‘Product Innovation of […]

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Archiblox Win Australian Build Excellence Award

Last week Archiblox attended the Australian Construction awards where we were humbled to receive the Australian Build Excellence Award for 2018. This award celebrates the outstanding contribution to Australia’s Construction Industry whether through radical innovation or sheer persistence. Thank you to all the judges, sponsors and the Australian Construction Awards for this amazing recognition, we […]

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Sustainable Shopping Centre to Open in Melbourne

The Burwood Brickworks site in Melbourne’s east will soon transform into the World’s Most Sustainable Shopping Centre, thanks to Frasers Property Australia. The corporation has announced plans to renovate the site East of Melbourne into a sustainable, green and eco-friendly shopping mall with a Rooftop Farm. Joost Bakker, a florist, an eco pioneer and also […]

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Delays Predicted for Sydney Light Rail

A $2.1 billion light rail line will be established from the CBD to Randwick and Kensington to provide transportation alternatives for passengers. However, a confidential report prepared by Transport for NSW predicts that commuters will likely spend nine minutes on the tram at red lights along the journey. Delays would most likely occur in the […]

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Sydney Fire Was Set Off by A Blowtorch

A fire was set off in Sydney’s CBD by a worker’s blowtorch at a construction site. Due to gas bottle explosions, many people were forced to evacuate. At 8.45am, the fire burned through a 10-storey building on a demolition site. Although the Fire & Rescue NSW put out the fire before noon, the accident took […]

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Fujitsu General Builds New Sydney HQ

Construction has officially started for Fujitsu General Australia’s new HQ, which will be located in Eastern Creek in Sydney’s west. The new HQ will abide by a 5-star Green Star energy standard, and will boost growth in neighboring businesses and create new job opportunities. The building will take up 11,093 sqm. It will not only […]

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Transport Spending Surpasses Mining in Australia

According to the Deloitte Access Economics Investment Monitor, engineering and commercial construction activity increased by 12% in 2017. “The improvement is partly due to the fact that the overhang of engineering work that commenced construction during the mining boom has finally passed,” Deloitte’s Stephen Smith explained. “But it also reflects a greater willingness from businesses […]

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