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This Australian Invention Could Stop Buildings Collapsing during Earthquakes

Researchers at the Centre for Built Infrastructure Research at the University of Technology Sydney believe they may have discovered the solution to protecting buildings from earthquakes. Led by associate professor
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Saying Goodbye to Boring Buildings with 3D Concrete Printing

Construction is one the largest industries in the world and one of the top 4 in Australia however it is hindered by the high cost. Due to the manual nature
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Construction Safety Update for 2019

So far in January (January 24, 2019) according to Safe Work Australia, there have been 5 workplace fatalities in Australia. In 2018, there were 152 workers killed at work, an
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The Workers Risking their Lives to Build India’s Homes

The risks being taken by workers in India to build the country’s homes, infrastructure and commercial buildings recently came under the spotlight in an article on BBC.com. The post mentioned
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Prioritise Worker Safety in 2019, Especially Young Workers

Let’s work to ensure that 2019 is better for workplace health and safety than 2018 was.  Although we did see a slight improvement last year in comparison to the previous
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Construction Site Manager Cleared of Blame over Irish Workers Deaths

The former construction site manager of the Perth site where 2 Irish tradies were tragically crushed by a massive concrete panel in N0vember 2015, has been cleared of charges by
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Worker Killed in Queensland Bulldozer Incident

One Queensland worker who was involved in a workplace accident on New Year’s Eve didn’t see 2019, he died after a dozer he was operating rolled from an elevated position.
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SafeWork SA Reminds Employers to Protect Workers from Summer Heat Hazards

Summer is not over yet and SafeWork SA’s reminder to employers is to protect workers from summer heat hazards. Employers with outdoor workers in particular, must take the necessary measures
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Time-lapse Video Shows Building Constructed

There’s nothing like a construction time-lapse video to highlight the marvels of modern construction and design, watching a building being erected from nothing into something people live, work and shop
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Worker Dies after being Electrocuted on Roof

A fatal workplace electrocution has taken place in Melbourne’s outer-west at a house in Plumpton. A 19 year old man died after being electrocuted while working on the roof of
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Canberra Light Rail Workers Forced to Labour in Extreme Heat

Construction workers on Canberra’s light rail network recently had to work in near 40 degree heat, despite the construction union pushing for a deal for workers to stop working when
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Help Available for NSW First Time Workers

As many young people enter the workforce in 2019, it’s important that they have access to help and advice to face the challenges of life on the job site, particularly
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