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State-of-the-art home for the Matildas

The Victorian government has announced that it will be putting over $100 million towards a brand new football complex at LaTrobe University’s Bundoora Sports Park.  The complex will be the...

Melbournians to get a look at the new airport rail link

First look of Melbourne Airport Rail released for the public The new bridge will be the second highest bridge in Melbourne and span 550m. Concepts have been released, showing the...

Design contest for Helsinki waterfront

Finland’s capital, Helsinki, is inviting proposals for the redevelopment of the final old harbour area to be transformed for public use. Operators in the construction, architecture and real estate sectors...

Federal Government supporting recycling and waste management infrastructure

The May 2021 budget has allocated over $70 million for new recycling and waste management infrastructure, not only to minimise the environmental impact of waste, but also to create jobs...

Waste not, want not at Schiphol Airport

Grass clippings from Schiphol Airport are to be used to produce 100,000m2 a year of panels for use in construction projects and as furniture. Ecor is producing the panels, which will...

Industrial Manslaughter legislation – are you ready?

The Waste Management Review has presented an excellent article written by Brittany Coles on the changes to Industrial Manslaughter legislation. The Waste Recycling Industry Association of Queensland, together with lawyers...

UK Government updates fire safety requirements as part of the Building Safety Bill

Building owners could face unlimited fines following new measures being brought in to strengthen fire safety, the Home Office has announced. There will be no limit to the size of...

Short list for Stage One of Melbourne’s Suburban Rail Loop announced

The Victorian Government has announced today that CPB Contractors, John Holland and Laing O’Rourke have been shortlisted to building Stage One of the Suburban Rail Loop. Works will include construction...

COVID-19 changing the minds of young people in the UK regarding further education

The Covid-19 pandemic has changed many things, including young people’s aspirations. According to a new survey, more than a third of 16- to 21-year-olds are less likely to choose a university...

May 2021 Federal Budget includes $10 billion over 10 years on Infrastructure

The Federal Government is continuing to support the economy, which is still trying to cope with the long term effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. One initiative is to prioritise the...

The rise and rise of printed homes

Printed homes are a reality – but there is still a way to go.  There are many pilot projects testing out various materials and methods. One thing they all have...

Report finds Australia and New Zealand construction leading COVID-19 recovery in the region

The latest IDC InfoBrief report – Road to Recovery: Overcoming COVID-19’s Impact on the Construction Industry with Digital Technologies – has been released. New research shows that 30% of Australian and...