construction

Great Wall

Donald Trump, if he takes the US presidency, will immediately start building a wall between Mexico and the US. What lessons can he take from those celebrated wall-builders, the Chinese? asks Xing Ruan.

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Problems with measuring and reporting innovation means successes in the construction industry are  obscured, writes Martin Loosemore. 

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All new enterprises experience barriers to entry into the construction sector. However, recent research has shown that Indigenous businesses face more barriers than most, writes Martin Loosemore.

productivity

There has been a vast amount written about construction productivity stretching back more than 50 years, writes Martin Loosemore.

Sydney skyscrapers

High-rise architecture needs to respond to a city’s unique climate, culture and context, writes Philip Oldfield.

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A sluggish building climate is leading construction companies to trim costs, pursue smaller projects and divest in larger non-performing ones, writes John Heath Roberts.

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The construction industry offers many opportunities to further federal government goals of enhancing growth through competition, innovation and entrepreneurship, writes Martin Loosemore.

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New free trade deals open the door to more foreign labour entering the Australian construction industry, writes Martin Loosemore.

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Construction is missing out on a huge untapped source of potential talent by marginalising and disadvantaging potential female employees, writes Martin Loosemore.

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Construction of the new School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering precinct at UNSW is underway following a substantial philanthropic donation from businessman Len Ainsworth.

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