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Date PostedJune 9, 2015

Record Levels of Home Building Activity Boost Building Materials Prices

foreign-construction-workerFigures released by The Australian Bureau of Standards show that as housing construction activity remains high in most parts of the country, the high demand has also boosted the cost of building materials.

Consumers will feel the pinch particularly when purchasing products such as plaster, glass and timber and board products.

A number of trades are also in short supply due to the construction boom, as a report by quantity surveying outfit WT Partnerships suggests.

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Steven Asnicar is regarded as a leader across many fields of industry. In particular, his specialisation across the health, infrastructure, construction, resource and utility sectors has seen him successfully change the dynamics of these industries through the introduction of new strategic, marketing, training and technical frameworks. Steven works closely with industry peak bodies such as Safework Australia, Australian Logistics Council, National Advisory for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment (NATESE) and the Council of Australian Governments in the development of new delivery standards and industry specific programs.

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