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Get Used to Seeing Drones More Often on Building Sites

A recent article highlighted a collaboration between 2 geospacial technology companies which will allow construction and engineering professionals to collect information for estimations and machine guidance using remotely piloted aircraft systems, more commonly known as drones. This particular solution takes

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Exploring the Latest Excavation Equipment

A civil contractor in Mackay is trialling new automated earthmoving technology at its Richmond Hills Estate construction site, being described as “ground-breaking”. The company is trialling a new automated Komatsu PC210LCi-10 Hydraulic excavator, the first in Queensland. Komatsu describes the

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Construction Company Raises the Roof on Housing Technology in Mandurah

  Homes in Mandurah are being built higher up, literally as new technology is being used to raise them. A locally based builder has recently developed its own foundation raising system, that it believes could revolutionise the home building industry

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Would You Use Polystyrene Blocks for Building?

One of the building products growing in popularity are polystyrene blocks which the manufacturers say is a low-density, flexible, durable solution with exceptional ability for recycling. Manufacturers, Foamex say the blocks span different applications and can be utilised to their

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New Security Device for Construction Industry

A new Internet of Things (IoT) wireless monitoring device has been released by site safety company ATF, aimed at stopping thefts of construction sites and enhancing safety in remote locations. The company says the product is important because 39 per

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Steel Frame Construction Benefits

I recently read an interesting article from steel framing systems manufacturer Dynamic Steel Frame about the safety benefits of steel frames in construction. The strength and durability of steel makes it good for safety but there are some other benefits

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Industry Leaders Say Faulty Products a Problem in Construction

Housing Industry Association senior executive director of building, development and the environment Kristin Brookfield says faulty or non-conforming products (NCP) have become a serious concern in the building and construction sector. Global markets, online buying, loopholes in regulations as well

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Video: Ladder Fails, & Cool Ladder System

Recently at the Ladder Safety Conversation at the Annual American Society of Safety Engineers International Conference & Expo in Atlanta Georgia, a leading ladder system and ladder safety company called Little Giant Ladders presented two sessions titled “Fines, Fatalities and the Future of Fall Protection” and “Fall

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Trenchless Construction Now Possible

A post on Sourceable.net.au recently discussed the growing popularity of trenchless construction methods for pipeline installation projects. These methods cost less and minimise damage and disruption on site. As the article details,the method called “pipe bursting” involves the replacement of old

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Watch this Fast Track Bathroom reno!! (1 min)

I’m not sure if they use a GoPro or something more sophisticated to record this reno timelapse by Freedom Bathrooms who do bathroom renovations in Brisbane. Whatever they used, its a pretty cool video! (Only 1 min)

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