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A List Of The Tallest Buildings In The World At The Moment

China’s landscape has undergone a drastic overhaul thanks to the construction of 88 of the world’s tallest buildings in 2018 – buildings 200metres high and over. In 2018 there were 143 buildings of 200 metres or more were built and

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Revolutionary New Construction material made from Unlikely Waste

Researchers at a South African university have developed a way to make building materials using something we literally flush down the toilet every day. Urine is the key ingredient in the construction of eco-friendly building materials, human urine that is.

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Two Construction Workers Lose Out on $2.2m Lotto Share

Two Sydney construction workers are kicking themselves after missing  out on a share of $2.2 million from a winning lotto ticket. Instead of buying in with their co-workers, the 2 chose to buy lunch instead while the other workers chipped

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Victoria – 60 Cranes Ordered to Stop Work After Fatal Incident

Following the fatal Box Hill incident in which a man in his 40s was killed when a container of wet concrete fell from a crane, 60 cranes were ordered to stop work while an audit is conducted. Another man suffered

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Residents in Brisbane Sign petition for Later Construction Work

Brisbane residents want construction work to start later in the morning and have signed a petition in the hopes of being heard. According to a report in the Brisbane Times, the petition was started by a resident in Woolloongabba who

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Construction Company Amends Safety After Workers Death

The construction company involved in the 2014 workplace incident that claimed the life of Jorge Castillo-Riffo when he was crushed between a scissor lift and slab floor above, has amended its safety controls and now requires workers who use a

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ACT Government May Implement Licencing Exam for State Builders

Mandatory licensing exams may be implemented by The ACT  Government for builders in the state across the A,B,C Classes when renewing. The ACT introduced the entry test requirement in 2016 and currently it has a high failure rate for builders

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Thousands Of Construction Workers Required for $3.6b Project

A $3.6 billion project planned nearby The Sunshine Coast has promised to create more than 2000 jobs. The search for the 2000 workers has begun at the same time as the first day of construction on the Queen’s Wharf development

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NSW Government Invests in Workplace Mental Health

NSW Ministers recently announced the Mentally Healthy Workplaces in NSW Strategy 2022, pledging $55 million for mental health initiatives. The Strategy was developed in collaboration with people that have experience with mental health issues first-hand – including workers, advocates, workers

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The ACT Government introduces New Work Health and Safety Legislation

New work health and safety legislation introduced in the Legislative Assembly which will be debated over the coming months, will require more worker training and consultation on construction sites over $5million in the ACT. The Work Health and Safety Amendment

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