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Project Managers in Demand as Construction Boom Rolls On

According to the July to September quarterly report released by Hays, project managers, construction managers and contract administrators are in high demand as the housing building boom continues across Australia and the civil construction sector also remains strong. A new

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CFMEU Faces 11 More Queensland Lawsuits Following $300k Fine

According to an article on ABC news, in addition to the $300,000 in fines for unlawful strikes in Brisbane, the CFMEU is facing another 11 lawsuits in Queensland. The 300,000 fine was in relation to a 3 day strike in

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Workplace Health and Safety Investigates Fall at Gold Coast Site

A construction worker is in serious condition in hospital after sustaining a fall on a building site. The 35 year old worker recently fell at a site on the Gold Coast, sustaining multiple serious injuries including lower limb fractures. The

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The Australian Trucking Association Calls for Focus on Construction Trucks

The safety of construction trucks has come under the spotlight with the Australian Trucking Association calling on federal and state governments to improve safety on major infrastructure projects by making TruckSafe accreditation a mandatory part of construction contracts. ATA Chief

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Tradesman Has Feet Amputated After Accident

A worker has fallen 20 metres while working on a construction site at Varsity Lakes. The Gold Coast father had his feet amputated after the incident on Wednesday. The carpenter was taken to Gold Coast University Hospital where he had

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Crane Collapse Kills 7 in China

A crane collapse in China has claimed 7 lives and injured 2 more at a Guangzhou construction site. According to reports the crane leaned and collapsed late on Saturday at the construction site for the southern headquarters of the state

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SafeWork NSW Cracks Down on Sydney Construction Industry

The Sydney construction industry should brace for a safety crackdown by SafeWork NSW, after a rise in the number of serious work-related injuries on buildings sites in the city including 3 fall incidents. Three workers recently fell from heights on

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One Person Dead after Construction Collapse in Singapore

A man was recently killed when an elevated highway under construction collapsed in Singapore. Ten others were injured in what has been described as a rare construction accident in the city-state. Rescuers worked into the early morning to search for

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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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Hauling Big Construction Heavy Equipment

Hauling construction heavy equipment is no easy feat, but these pros make it look easy. Some of these will make you cringe, but watch and see how heavy equipment is transported even in the most extreme environments, it is no

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