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Construction site signage
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 16:30:02 +1000
Construction site Canberra
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 16:06:01 +1000
Mon, 16 Apr 2018 10:07:57 +1000

The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao crossing won't just be the world's longest sea bridge when it opens this year, it will also directly connect three Chinese cities with different legal systems and political cultures.

Dodgy builders will have to take tests to keep licenses in Canberra
Sun, 15 Apr 2018 17:02:04 +1000

Problem builders will be forced to undergo skill and technical knowledge tests under a stricter licencing regime being introduced next year, as the ACT Government moves to crack down on poor quality in the building industry.

Demolition goes wrong as silo falls into local library
Mon, 09 Apr 2018 10:43:38 +1000
A library and music school in Denmark have been damaged after a 53-metre-high silo toppled the wrong way during a demolition.
Demolition goes wrong as silo falls wrong way to crush Danish cultural centre
Mon, 09 Apr 2018 07:20:29 +1000

Video shows onlookers crying out as the 53-metre-high silo topples the wrong way and onto a building that houses a local library and music school.

Retail sales figures rebound in 2018 while building approvals are down
Wed, 04 Apr 2018 13:06:39 +1000

Retailers are seeing customers open their wallets again, while things are cooling in the building sector with approvals down for the fifth consecutive month.

Can't afford a house? Beware quick-fix property co-ownership alternatives
Wed, 04 Apr 2018 11:30:20 +1000

Purchasing real estate with others has become increasingly popular amid high property prices, and a number of digital platforms for co-ownership have emerged to facilitate buyers. But there are risks, particularly when buying with distant investors, writes Garrick Small.

Swan River shutdown to deliver payouts and opportunities for ferry companies
Tue, 03 Apr 2018 16:52:19 +1000

The WA Government is likely to have to fork out compensation to at least one boat operator when a section of the Swan River is closed for construction of the new Perth Stadium footbridge.