construction

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There’s a whole lot of thought that goes into subterranean and underwater tunnel construction, say UNSW expert.

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A social housing stimulus investment program would better facilitate the recovery of lives and livelihoods’ after the pandemic.

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The cement needed to make concrete – the most widely used man-made material – is a major source of global emissions. Researchers are working on a green replacement that could transform the sector.

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New study calls for better safety measures to reduce the number of serious back injuries suffered by employees in two major industries

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The latest numbers suggest construction is accelerating even as buyers become more hesitant, writes Richard Holden. 

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Social enterprise offers innovative ways for construction companies to leave a positive legacy in communities.

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In a recent survey, 85 per cent of respondents in buildings built since 2000 said their buildings were defective. Could procurement policies help turn around those stats, asks Martin Loosemore.

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The Australian construction industry employs over 1.1 million people, but it needs a clear strategy to become a global competitor in the construction race, writes Martin Loosemoore. 

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The construction industry might lag behind other industries in the adoption of new sustainable technologies but the sector has the potential to contribute to a more sustainable future, writes Martin Loosemoore. 

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The built environment industry needs to meet its full responsibility to society by building more equitable and socially sustainable cities, writes Martin Loosemoore.

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