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Court Hearing for Sibelco Silicosis Cases

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The Australian Workers Union stands in solidarity with three of its members, Kevin Weekes, Craig Robertson, and Alan Jenkins, as their cases against former employer Sibelco are heard in Wonthaggi court today (14th of June 2024). These men, among many others, have been diagnosed with silicosis, a debilitating lung disease caused by prolonged exposure to … Continued

CIMIC’s Leighton Asia secures data centre project in India

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CIMIC Group company Leighton Asia has been selected by a multinational technology corporation to fit out a data centre in Hyderabad, India. This project adds to several data centres that Leighton Asia is delivering or has completed in Hong Kong, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines and the region. It will be delivered in joint venture with … Continued

Willoughby Council secures twenty-five new homes for key workers

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Willoughby City Council has new affordable homes for key workers following completion of a development on the site of the former Channel 9 building in Willoughby.   Working in partnership with Evolve Housing, Willoughby is offering 13 brand new homes to key workers living and/or working in the local government area on low to medium … Continued

Enhance commercial property returns through faster fit-outs: new study

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Office building owners and managers can save money and cut carbon emissions while adapting to modern, flexible work patterns; a new joint study has revealed.Globally integrated real estate group Lendlease, global sustainable consultancy firm Arup, and Schneider Electric, a leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, detail innovative strategies to add commercial … Continued

The Integral Role of Ceiling Fans in Design and Energy Effiency

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Across Australia’s extensive climate spectrum, from the humid north to the temperate south, architects face the ongoing challenge of ensuring indoor comfort. With the nation warming by an average of 1.47°C since 1910 and witnessing a rise in extreme heat events, the imperative for energy-efficient, sustainable cooling solutions is at an all-time high.[1] In this … Continued

Energy-Efficiency: A Guide to Advising Clients on Sustainable and Compliant Home Building in Australia

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With rising home prices and soaring gas and electricity costs that exceed inflation, energy-efficient homes have become a pivotal solution for reducing expenses.[1][2][3] For industry professionals like builders, architects, and designers, it is crucial to guide clients through the process of making informed decisions about insulation and energy efficiency, especially when building or renovating homes. … Continued

New figures destroy Australia’s tradie shortage myth

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Claims Australia is suffering a major shortage of tradespeople have been shot down in a major blow for bosses’ lobbyists trying to exploit and undercut workers. A CFMEU analysis of Jobs & Skills Australia occupation and internet job advertisements data busts the myth peddled by employer groups that there is a worker shortage which must … Continued

Nemetschek Group to Acquire GoCanvas to Further Accelerate Digitalization in Construction Industry

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GoCanvas is a leading provider of SaaS solutions for enhancing productivity and safety through paperless collection, reporting and integration of field data in construction Perfect fit with Nemetschek‚Äôs Build & Construct Division portfolio strategy Complementary technology, customer base and regional sales split will create strong synergies and accelerate Subscription/SaaS business model transition Combining Bluebeam office … Continued