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Construction Equipment Accidents on Video

Heavy equipment and machinery are invaluable on the construction work site and in most instances, they are irreplaceable however they also present one of the greatest risks. In Australia, operators must be in possession of a high risk certificate and

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Unions Planned Strikes against Contractor Banned

The Fair Work Building Commission has successfully brought an injunction against the CFMEU in Federal Court, temporarily banning a planned month long spate of strikes outside sites run by a major Brisbane builder. The watchdog alleges several CFMEU officials targeted

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Three Construction Fatalities in 4 Days

There have been 3 fatalities in the construction industry in a short period of time, just 4 days which has brought the issue of safety into the spotlight. In the first accident, 2 workers were killed when a 9 tonne

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Safe Work Month Highlights Work Health and Safety

October is Work Safe Month and as the name suggests its a time to reflect on safety. It is also a time to celebrate the successes we have had in safety and in light of this a number of events

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Company Fined $300,000 over Worker Death

Energy company, Essential Energy has been convicted following the death of an electrical worker at Bulahdelah in September 2013. The company has also been slapped with a $300,000 fine. The incident happened when an electrical conductor the victim was holding 

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Here’s how far Apple’s Spaceship Construction Has Come

Apple’s Spaceship campus has been under planning and construction for years now. After being announced by Steve Jobs in 2006, the construction finally begun in 2014. In this new video filmed by a drone, we see the progress made on

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Report by Ombudsman Questions Methods of The Building Watchdog

The Fair Work Building and Construction, the construction industry watchdog, headed by Nigel Hadgkiss, has been condemned by the ombudsman for breaching confidentiality of people it is examining and for using questionable interviewing techniques. Colin Neave, Commonwealth ombudsman has investigated

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Video Shows Construction Mammoths at Work

If you’re a fan of amazing construction machinery videos, then you don’t want to miss this one which shows how mobile track solutions are used in the construction process.

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Transparent Wood More Resilient Than Glass

A new study out of North America shows that transparent wood is a better choice than traditional glass when compared in a number of performance metrics. Transparent wood allows for energy efficient windows that provides more uniform and soft lighting.

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Watch as 116 Excavators Demolish an Overpass

It took just one night for Chinese construction workers to demolish a 24 year old overpass bridge in Nanchang, which is a city east of China’s Jiangxi Province. The bridge was dismantled using just 116 excavators to make way for

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