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Big Building Construction Time-lapse Video

The construction of a big building is complex and time-consuming but with the wonders of modern technology we can watch years of construction in just minutes, like in this construction time-lapse video.

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Teenage Worker Lost in Tragic Sydney Construction Accident

An young apprentice was killed on a construction site in Sydney, having been crushed when scaffolding collapsed. The 18 year old worker was crushed to death while a co-worker sustained critical injuries in the collapse. The young formworker initially couldn’t

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WorkSafe Inspectors Focus on Falling Objects on Building Sites

Falling objects have been identified as a major source of concern for the construction industry in Victoria, with 5 people having lost their lives from falling objects at Victorian building sites over the past 5 years.During that time 721 people

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Teaching Western Australian Tradies about Working Safely Around Electrical Networks

Western Power, Western Australia’s energy utility launched a safety campaign to educate businesses and tradies on how to work safely around the electrical grid. The free videos, part of the GamePlan campaign, are a suite of tailored safety tutorials, designed

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Forklift Rollover Incident involving Sydney Construction Worker

A construction worker on Sydney’s north shore has been injured in an incident involving a forklift. Reports say the forklift rolled on top of the man and a specialist operation team from NSW Ambulance had to be called in. Emergency

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Workers Suffers Serious Leg Injuries in Demolition

A worker was seriously injured during demolition activities on Northbourne Avenue in The ACT. The man suffered serious leg injuries and required rescuing after being trapped in a machine. Hydraulic rescue tools were used to free the man from the

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Dubai Transformation Tracked from 2012 to 2016

Dubai is well known for its ultra modern and sophisticated architecture, even boasting the world’s tallest building – The Burj Khalifa. Let’s see how much this city can change in just a period of 4 years in this time-lapse video.

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Watch Bridge Construction Time-lapse

Bridges and roads make our lives so much easier and we couldn’t imagine life without them, but we often forget how complex they are to build. To appreciate the work that goes into building the infrastructure that enables us to

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Supporting Women Making a Change to the Construction Industry

A recent post discussed the value of a mentor to women entering previously male-dominated fields such as construction. As these fields can be difficult to transition into for women, mentoring programs such as National Women in Construction can help, matching

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Rail Construction Project in Melbourne Signals Massive Boom

Australia’s rail construction sector is about to take off. The first of 4 tunnel boring machines have arrived in Melbourne, imported from German and this signals a boom which will have the massive 100 metre long machines boring beneath the

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