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Construction Worker Dies after Trench Accident near Melbourne

Another construction accident has taken place, this time on a Melbourne construction site. A worker has been killed in a trench accident at a housing estate building site. It is believed the man fell into the 2×8/10 metre trench. Emergency

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Parents of Worker Killed in Workplace Accident Push for Industrial Manslaughter Laws

The parents of a worker crushed to death on a work site are still waiting for answers as to what happened the day their son died. The tragedy has prompted the parents to call for industrial manslaughter laws. Parents Dave

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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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Best Ways to Avoid Trench Collapses

Trenches are common for the purposes of construction, yet accidents involving trenches are some of the most common relating to construction. In order to minimise the risk of collapses and injury to workers, supporting trench walls is crucial. The most

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Gold Coast Construction Site Trench Collapse Injures One

A trench collapse on the Gold Coast has left a 21 year old construction worker with serious injuries. The young man was working on a site at Finnegan Way at Coomera on Friday morning around 9:30am when he was trapped

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