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Worker Freed after Collapsing in Perth Airport Tunnel Construction Site

A construction worker has been freed by emergency crews after an incident inside Perth’s Forrestfield Airport rail link tunnel. The man was severely injured when a high pressure air pipe exploded and smashed him in the face. The 35 year

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Watch Construction Time-lapse of Big Shopping Mall

Watching this construction time-lapse video of a shopping mall going up is like watching an orchestra, in perfect harmony with all the vehicles, machinery and workers operating on site in seeming unison. And the end result is just as impressive.

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Safety Should be The Main Priority in 2018

With the 2018 work year in full swing, ACT businesses are being reminded to make safety their top priority. Work Safety Commissioner Greg Jones says there are often factors in a new year that can increase risks on work sites,

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Prefabricated Building Materials and Intelligent Building Future

An article on ArchitectureandDesign.com.au detailed the latest developments in construction, including prefabrication and modular building technologies. These building developments include the use of innovative materials and unique construction methods. In the article Kate Harris, CEO of Good Environmental Choice Australia

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Singapore Highway Collapses While Under Construction

A partially built elevated highway under construction in Singapore has collapsed, killing one worker and injuring ten others. The incident which happened in Singapore where construction safety regulations are stringent, was described as rare. The worker killed was Chinese, the

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North Brisbane Construction Site Fire

The blaze that broke out at a north Brisbane construction site is said to have been started by a group of youths. The four children set fire to sheets of shade cloth that were covering scaffolding at the site and

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Building Boom in Cairns Evident by Cranes Across The City

Cairns has been transformed into what has been described as a “crane city” with the skyline practically transformed. Cranes are seen as a sign of a healthy construction industry, instilling confidence in the community and spurring further investment. Three of

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Latest Monthly Notifiable Fatalities Report Released

The latest notifiable fatalities monthly report has been released and the results for February 2017 are concerning. According to the report, there were 20 work related notifiable fatalities in February. The report provides a national summary of work related traumatic

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WorkSafe Investigates North Melbourne Scaffolding Collapse

 Anyone engaging in demolition work should be in possession of a valid White Card, this proves that they have completed the White Card Course and know how to work safely in the construction industry. A recent incident in North Melbourne

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Property and Infrastructure Boost Construction in May

The Ai Group and Housing Industry Association Performance of Construction Index (PCI) indicates a rise in construction activity by 4.8 points to 56.7 points in May. This was the fourth consecutive month that we experienced a rise in activity, with

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