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World’s First Solar Roadway Under Construction

A recent article on Reneweconomy.com.au announced the construction of a one kilometre long solar road in France. The road was announced by French energy minister who said the construction had begun and will be constructed of “Wattway” paving, made from

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Watch This Video All The Way to The End

Construction sites can be serious places, given the high risk, high demand, pressure to get the job done on time etc. Sometimes workers just have to do something fun, and these workers decided to make their job of laying bricks

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Perth Upper Swan Bushfire a Threat To Lives

As construction workers natural disasters have a major impact on our work and the same is true of bushfires which rage in many parts of the country and most recently set Perth’s Upper Swan area ablaze. The fire which saw

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Man Seriously Injured After Workplace Incident

A workplace incident on Wednesday morning has left a worker injured in southeast Queensland. Ambulance paramedics rushed to the scene at 8:00am to treat the injured worker at the site 11km southeast of Gatton. The man, in his twenties was

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Western Australian Mining Company Charged $40,000 for Workplace Safety Breach

Companies who fail to meet their WHS requirements should learn from the fate of a Western Australian mining company who were fined $40,000 for a 2014 incident which resulted in three workers being trapped in a control room after a

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Canada Finally Wins Asbestos Ban

The Canadian Government recently announced a ban on asbestos and asbestos-containing products by 2018. The Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union congratulated Canadian unions on the asbestos ban after the decades long fight unions had to put up for the ban on

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Construction Apprentice Killed on Perth Site

Another construction fatality has occurred, this time claiming the life of a young 17 year old teenager on a Perth CBD worksite. The boy was working at the old post office building in Perth at the time, installing a glass

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Prioritise Safety- Safework Australia Urges

Safe Work Australia recently reminded everyone of the importance of workplace safety not only at the start of the new year but throughout 2017. Safe Work Chair, Diane Smith Gander said the holidays can be challenging for health and safety,

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Victoria Workplace Fatalities Rose in 2016

 WorkSafe Victoria has urged workplaces in the state to make safety a priority, given the atrocious year we had last year when it comes to workplace health and safety. 2016 saw 26 workplace fatalities taking place and since 2009 it

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Construction Workers Beaten For Trying to Stop a Fight

A 21 year old construction worker was left beaten and bruised after being attacked by a group of young people at St Kilda Beach. The man was shaken by the incident which happened at the construction site where the man

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