John Holland

John Holland Take on Commercial CBD Site

John Holland Take on Prime Commercial CBD Site in Sydney The acquisition of the former ANZ Bank Building at 275 George Street and capital investment into new development represent a new direction from John Holland’s. They are now focusing on becoming a fully integrated infrastructure and property company. Chief Executive Officer Joe Barr, said locating […]

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Grenfell Tower

Cheaper Cladding Found in Grenfell Tower

Cheaper Cladding Found in Grenfell Tower After Deadly Accident Recent sources have shown that the contractors working on behalf of Kensington and Chelsea Council changed the cladding of the Grenfell Tower from zinc cladding to a cheaper aluminium version in a refurbishment in 2014, the BBC reported. It was also revealed that a document sent […]

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New Multiplex Project With UNSW

New Multiplex Project With UNSW Multiplex has signed recently a contract with the University of New South Wales’ (UNSW) to build the new $174.4 million Science and Engineering Building (SEB) following their project at the Physical Sciences Precinct at the Kensington campus. The building is expected to complete in January 2019. Located on the corner […]

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Northern Gas Pipeline

Northern Gas Pipeline to solve gas supply crisis

$800m Northern Gas Pipeline to solve gas supply crisis The $800m Northern Gas Pipeline, connecting Northern Territory gas to the east coast started in early July. According to Managing Director Paul Adams, the pipeline will alleviate the east coast gas supply crisis. “The project is a boon for business that relies on gas as either […]

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Sydney Light Rail

Progress With the Sydney Light Rail Project

Progress With The Sydney Light Rail Project The construction of the $2.1 billion, 12 km light rail project featuring 19 stops across the city has seen new progress. The rail stopping at Moore Park, Randwick and Kingsford will extend from Circular Quay to Central Station via George Street. “Light rail construction is really coming along […]

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Yarra One

Yarra One: The New landmark

Yarra One: The New landmark Yarra One, a collection of luxurious residences designed by Fender Katsalidis Architects and built by listed Malaysian developer Eco World-Salcon Y1 Pty Ltd, will become the new landmark in the Forrest Hill precinct. This $4 billion urban renewal project aims to implement an east-west pedestrian link and enhance the streetscape […]

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Canterbury Build

Data Shows Christchurch & Canterbury Build is Recovering After Earthquakes

Data Shows Christchurch & Canterbury Build is Recovering After Earthquakes After three major earthquakes over the past seven years, construction data showed that the Canterbury build and building activity in New Zealand’s greater Christchurch area is still strong despite the recent earthquakes, Greater Christchurch Regeneration Minister Nicky Wagner said. “Within this is the Canterbury Public Sector […]

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Design Build Sydney

Sydney Build Registrations Open – Australia’s Leading Design Build & Construction Exhibition

Registrations have now opened to the public for Sydney Build, Australia’s Leading Design Build Construction Exhibition. This must attend event for the construction, design, build and architecture industry will be taking place at the Royal Hall of Industries on 15-16 March. Tickets are free, but they are however limited, we do therefore recommend registering early. […]

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Interior Awards

Interior Award Winners 2017 Announced in Auckland

Over 300 interior designers and architects attended the 2017 Interior Awards to witness the award winners and enjoy the networking evening at the Metropolis Museum, Auckland on June 29.   Nine categories were presented: Retail, Hospitality, Workplace (up to 1000m²), Workplace (over 1000m²), Civic, Installation, Craftsmanship, Emerging Design Professional and Student.   Jury convenor Monsalve […]

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Auckland Construction

Labour Shortage Expected To Increase by 4.7% – Urgent Need for Labour in Auckland’s Construction Industry

Urgent need for labour in Auckland’s construction industry The Civil Contractors New Zealand (CCNZ) forecasts that the shortage of labour is expected to increase by 4.7 per cent, twice the national job growth rate by 2019. The national construction value is expected to peak at $37 billion in 2017, mentioned in The National Construction Pipeline […]

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Build NZ Designex

$750m To Be Spent on Building 60,000 New Homes

$750m spent on building 60,000 new homes Prime Minister Bill English announced that Auckland, Hamilton, Waikato, Tauranga and Queenstown will be granted US$750m to solve the rising demand for housing. In addition, the fund also covers the expenses of building roads and water infrastructure for the residents within the cities. The 10-year interest-free loan is […]

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