Artists to help brighten construction sites

City of Sydney is calling for artists to help brighten construction sites You can’t get much better exposure than by exhibiting your work in the street. City of Sydney is calling for visual artists to submit their work to be exhibited on hoardings throughout the city. To be clear, hoardings are the temporary board fences erected around construction […]

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Greens would improve disability, ageing access in new homes

The Greens say they would vastly improve the disability and ageing accessibility of new homes in Canberra by 2020. It is the first detailed election initiative of the campaign for the Greens, who may yet again find themselves in a balance-of-power position in the expanded Legislative Assembly. The Greens say they would make all new homes […]

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NSWRL centre of excellence at Sydney Olympic Park starts construction

NO more talk, no more promises. The NSWRL centre of excellence at Sydney Olympic Park is now a reality. The first sod of turf was turned on Wednesday as the $20m development officially began construction. It means the NSW Blues will have a new home from 2017, right next door to their home ground, ANZ […]

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Sydney Opera House to Undergo $202 Million Renovation

The Sydney Opera House has revealed designs for a $202 million renovation project, the largest upgrade program to the Jørn Utzon-designed building since it opened in 1973. Announced by New South Wales Deputy Premier and Minister for the Arts, Troy Grant, the project’s main goal is to “improve access and ensure it meets the needs and expectations of […]

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Construction Professionals is In Demand

The boom in construction has been felt across by a lot of Eastern Australian – namely in the housing industry, particularly in Sydney. As a result, there has been a significant surge in the demand for construction workers. The construction companies have become somewhat desperate, so much that they decided to adopt the methods they […]

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The future of construction industry

As the construction industry continues to boom, we cannot overlook the advantages that new and advanced technologies can bring us. These include 3D concrete building, kinetic/ solar roads and self-healing concrete to name a few. Nonetheless, they currently do not seem to be emphasized enough, despite their potential to develop and greatly enhance the construction […]

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Build smart in 2015, build smarter in 2016

As the construction industry continues to boom, we cannot overlook the advantages that new and advanced technologies have brought to the construction industry over the last few years. It is also important to educate ourselves on what new-age marketing tools are available out there to coincide with the growth.These include 3D concrete building, kinetic/ solar […]

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Cracks emerge in Sydney Skytrain

There have been reports of cracks emerging in the $8.3 billion Sydney Skytrain, the latest addition to Sydney Infrastructure. There are 24 concrete spans which have been erected to help support the Skytrain, 2 of these are said to feature cracks. There are fears that these two spans could have to be pulled down. Each […]

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Australian Construction Edges Higher

New home sales across the majority of Australia have been slowing down for consecutive months from September 2015. The projected over supply of housing projects created from foreign buyers and increased investor activity is said to be the primary cause for the slow down. Sydney is however the only exception to this at present with […]

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Meet the decision-makers and the right people

Sydney Build is kicking off the Christmas season with updated announcements for the much anticipated VIP ‘Meet The Buyers’ Panel & networking sessions. There will be five separate sessions spanning the two-day expo (10th – 11th March), to cater to every professional in the construction field. In acknowledgment of the different types of construction developers, […]

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Construction trends and movements

Australia  – Minimum requirements for all new building works have been published by the Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB) within the National Construction Code (NCC) series. The NCC covers areas such as health and safety, amenity, sustainability and accessibility. It is mandatory to comply with the NCC when undertaking new building works through its adoption […]

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