Concrete Problems Today Are Multi-factorial

Regular and planned asset maintenance is vital for reinforced concrete structures. Such maintenance shall not be a ‘cosmetic repair’ rather a proper root cause analysis must be carried out to identify and understand the actual source of the problem. Though material selection is an important step in asset maintenance and refurbishment projects but only after […]

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Green and sustainable building

A key trend in Australia’s construction industry is environmental protection and sustainable building. Last year, the Australian green building industry topped in the Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB) survey. With the Australian sector and the New Zealand sector scoring 69 points, it is 69 points from Aussies and Kiwis against average of 56 points […]

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2015 showed promise and so will 2016

Last year, different reports and indices indicated that the Australian construction industry continues to show promise and rise. The surge in residential construction is strong and is foreseen to continue to boom; the rise in The Australian Industry Group and Housing Industry Association’s Performance of Construction Index did not only result from residential building boom, […]

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Construction innovation and productivity

Australia has reached its 23rd year of continuous economic growth. To keep striving for further development, the government is putting in an increased effort to drive productivity and increase innovation, which extends to the construction sector. The Built Environment Faculty at the University of New South Wales recently hosted a Construction Leaders Forum, which was […]

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Marketing tools – Construction industry

Sydney, Australia (September 15, 2015) – The Australian construction industry continues to show promise and rise. The surge in residential construction is strong and is foreseen to continue to boom; the rise in The Australian Industry Group and Housing Industry Association’s Performance of Construction Index did not only result from residential building boom, it has […]

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Construction Boom Is Set To Stay In Sydney

The construction industry in Sydney is looking brighter than ever. According to the Australian Construction Industry Forum (ACIF), the dollar value of building work done on commercial office space throughout New South Wales is predicted to rise from $1.694 billion in 2013/14 to more than $2 billion by 2016/17. A number of large projects, including […]

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Building a Strong, Safe and Prosperous future

The Australian Government is taking significant steps to create a sound future for the country; one year after announcing the $50 billion investment in world-class infrastructure, there are a flurry of projects breaking the ground. James Briggs, Assistant Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development stated, “The 2015 Budget is part of the Commonwealth Government’s plan […]

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Welcome to Sydney Build Expo 2016

Whilst growth rates in the construction industry across most of Australia have tapered-off recently, Sydney’s construction sector continues to boom. Sydney’s economy is arguably the strongest in Australia as the city continues to develop itself into a global metropolis and financial hub. Phenomenal growth rates in the property market driven by a chronic undersupply of […]

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