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Melbourne Trains and Roads to be Disrupted by Construction Blitz in January

Melbourne commuters can expect delays on the state’s roads, rail and tram networks due to an ongoing construction blitz. Generally the quietest time of the year, this January Victorians can expect what the state government has described as the biggest

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Study Says Injuries Among Older Workers Set to Increase

According to a New Zealand study, older workers have a higher rate of workplace injuries. The study looked into the role played by age in the likelihood of work related injuries and studied the nature and cause of injuries in

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Car Ploughs Through Roadworks

A road worker in Sydney’s northwest was run over by a man who was apparently four times over the legal alcohol limit. The worker, a 59 year old man suffered head injuries as well as multiple limb fractures when the

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Building Approvals up on Apartments

According to Bureau of Statistics recent data, building approvals continued to rise by 7 per cent in November. The growth was attributed to apartment and unit construction which rose 17.3 per cent. Data indicates that 17,569 dwellings were approved overall.

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Excavators Demolish A Massive Overpass In Just One Night

In this video you’ll see Chinese construction workers demolish a 24 year old overpass bridge, in Nanchang, a capital of east China’s Jiangxi Province. Using 116 excavators, workers managed to dismantle the bridge overnight, beginning work around 22:30pm. The demolition

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Construction Begins on Victoria High-rise School

Construction has commenced on Victoria’s first high-rise school in Ferrars Street, South Melbourne. The school which will acommodate 525 students once completed is the first five storey school in the state, in fact it is the first high rise school

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Population and Residential Building Hotspots Revealed

The hottest housing markets in Australia have been revealed by a report by The Housing Industry Association. In the 2013-2014 The ACT – south west was the hottest residential construction market in Australia. Activity in Western Australia was particularly high

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Clay Soil Source of Woe to Builders

Advice from the Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC) for builders highlighted the importance of soil testing. The warning from the QBCC said that clay soil could be the source of a number of woes for builders, which is why

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NSW Record High Infrastructure Spend

The state of NSW has invested a massive $73.3billion  in state infrastructure over the next 4 years, with commuters and students set to reap the greatest benefits. Public transport projects will get $10 billion in 2016/17 and $1 billion will

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Melbourne Metro Tunnel Construction to Begin

Construction on the Melbourne Metro Rail Tunnel is set to begin next year with 3 huge shafts in the CBD. By the start of next year we should see excavation begin in preparation for the CBD North station at Franklin and A’Beckett

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