Building & Construction

CFMEU Construction and General Division

QLD GOVERNMENT – BIG ON ANNOUNCEMENTS, POOR ON DELIVERY

15-Jun-2017 10:25 AM
The CFMEU welcomes the Queensland Government’s announcement that they will contribute billions of dollars towards infrastructure in 2017-2018, however the major weakness is that it provides no assurances or guarantee that Queenslanders will benefit from the spending.

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

The International WELL Building Institute™ Announces WELL Portfolio™

01-Jun-2017 8:17 AM
  Streamlined certification pathway for Multiple Existing Buildings will leverage efficiencies, drive performance improvements across portfolios NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI™) anno

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

Panasonic Brings Japan Quality Living to the ASEAN Region

29-Mar-2017 12:52 PM
Video title (Graphic: Business Wire) OSAKA, Japan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Panasonic Corporation released a video on the housing business in the ASEAN region. It introduces Panasonic’s Japan Quality houses which will solve growing issues in the A

CFMEU Construction and General Division

UNIONS AND COMMUNITY MEMBERS PLAN WEEKEND PROTESTS AT NT LABOR CONFERENCE OVER ASBESTOS AND FAILURE OF NT WORKSAFE

24-Mar-2017 11:42 AM
The CFMEU, other unions and concerned community members will be staging protests at this weekend’s NT Labor Conference at Mantra Pandanas. We will be calling for the Gunner Government to take urgent action over the ever-growing asbestos problem in the Territory and NT WorkSafe’s failure to act on safety.

CFMEU Construction and General Division

GUNNER, WHAT A JOKE!

22-Mar-2017 11:45 AM
The Gunner Government’s “lifeline” for workers, who were abruptly sacked at the Darwin Inpex project last week, is nothing more than an embarrassing joke that will do absolutely nothing to get them back into work according to CFMEU Divisional Branch Secretary Michael Ravbar.

CFMEU Construction and General Division

YOUNG WORKERS EXPOSED TO POTENTIAL ASBESTOS DEATH SENTENCE

17-Mar-2017 4:57 PM
Young workers are being treated like slaves and being exposed to deadly asbestos fibres while gaining practical experience for their All Trades Queensland/Beenleigh PCYC Certificate 1 in Construction, which was part of the Queensland Government’s “Skilling Queenslanders for Work initiative”.

CFMEU Construction and General Division

850 WORKERS SENT PACKING AS YET ANOTHER PAY DISPUTE ERUPTS BETWEEN CONTRACTORS ON THE ICHTHYS LNG PLANT

15-Mar-2017 12:44 PM
Early this morning the CFMEU received notice that Laing O’Rourke were immediately relinquishing their tanks project contract at the $34billion Ichthys LNG Plant over a pay dispute between Laing O’Rourke and Kawasaki Heavy Industries.

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

BuildingIQ Recognised as a Distinguished Partner by the CSIRO

12-Dec-2016 11:05 AM
Recognition celebrates entrepreneurship award for the CSIRO R&D team behind the development of technology commercialised by BuildingIQ   SYDNEY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BuildingIQ (ASX:BIQ) today announces that it has been honoured as

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Bentley Systems and Topcon join forces to advance cloud services for ‘constructioneering’

03-Nov-2016 9:13 AM
Engineers’ connected data environments will span survey and construction processes for comprehensive project delivery benefits LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Topcon Positioning Group, a world leader in positioning instruments

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Tokyo Moves into the Top 3 in the GPCI 2016 City Rankings; London and New York Retain Top Two Slots, Paris Drops to Fourth Place

18-Oct-2016 6:24 PM
The Mori Memorial Foundation's Report Unveiling the World's Most Attractive Cities Overall ranking of all 42 cities and function-specific ranking of top 10 cities (Graphic: Business Wire) TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Mori Memorial Foun

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Soraa’s LEDs Bring Two Million Years of History to Life

12-Oct-2016 4:18 PM
Soraa's LED lamps have been installed at the Western Australian Museum in Perth, Western Australia. (Photo: Business Wire) LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Soraa, the world leader in GaN on GaNTM LED technology, announced that its LED lamps h

BASF Australia Ltd.

BASF News Release: BASF launches two new MasterSeal products in Australia

31-Aug-2016 2:03 PM
MasterSeal® CR 435 – a high-performance, chemical-resistant joint sealant for use in harsh environments MasterSeal® NP 430 – a general purpose sealant with Modified Silicone (MS) technology Sydney, Australia – August 31, 2016 – BASF h

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BuildingIQ Acquires Core Technology From CSIRO

28-Jul-2016 10:11 AM
New technology subsystems enrich 5i energy intelligence platform with real-time, dynamic, human comfort sensing to add how “we feel” to big data analysis SYDNEY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BuildingIQ (ASX:BIQ) today announces the acquisition

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Wilsonart to Acquire Kara Board

07-Jul-2016 8:38 AM
AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Wilsonart Australia Pty Ltd, part of the Wilsonart Engineered Surfaces organization, announced an agreement to acquire Kara Board. Kara Board is the manufacturer and seller of Karaboard brand decorative melamin

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Bentley and Shell Announce Global Framework Agreement

01-Jul-2016 8:48 AM
ProjectWise ConstructSim Improves Capital Project Construction Execution through Advanced Work Packaging EXTON, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bentley Systems, Incorporated, a leading global provider of comprehensive software solutions foradvancin

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Expo 2020 Dubai Reveals its Master Plan at Arab Media Forum 2016

11-May-2016 11:28 AM
Expo 2020 Dubai reaffirms its plans for a long-lasting legacy of innovation and wonderment that benefits the UAE and the wider region Expo 2020 Dubai Master Plan (Photo: ME NewsWire)   DUBAI, United A

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PanaHome MKH Malaysia Adds Value to Malaysia's Housing Industry Through New Construction and Living Design Business

30-Mar-2016 4:59 PM
The launch of 490 terrace houses in Maple @ Hillpark Shah Alam North marks the joint venture company’s maiden project in the country 2-story terrace house in Maple @ Hillpark Shah Alam North (Graphic: Business Wire) KUALA LUMPUR, M

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Panasonic and Nomura Real Estate Unveil Concept Plan for New Smart Town in Yokohama

29-Mar-2016 1:37 PM
Ten organizations participate in the development of Tsunashima Sustainable Smart Town, which includes a town energy center, a hydrogen refueling station and a dormitory for international students. Overall image of Tsunashima SST (Graphic