Construction activity is complex, requiring huge amounts of coordination and cooperation. Pre-construction defect inspections are part of this process, ensuring that the groundwork – literally – for success is being done properly.
Traditional building products such as steel and concrete are construction’s ‘tried and tested’ materials, yet they come with a significant environmental cost. Can ‘hempcrete,’ a concrete-like product made from the hemp plant, help the industry elevate its sustainability efforts?
It’s expected that by 2050 cities will be home to 68% of the world’s population, up from 54% in 2016. As our towns and cities expand at a phenomenal rate, what can the built environment do to cater for such rapid urbanisation and its challenges, making these good places to live and work, where people can live healthy, fulfilled lives?
Wamarra and Symal Infrastructure are aiming to create more opportunities and remove barriers for the employment of Aboriginal people, while using the latest in Bluebeam software.
Australia is currently facing a severe housing crisis—is prefab construction the solution?
The advent of drones has given the construction industry the opportunity to get a unique view of a building project as it rises from the ground. But as well as checking that a structure has been built properly and collecting and imparting data, a drone-mounted camera can monitor a site’s safety and security, while it can also be used in a maintenance program, assessing wear and tear on a long-finished building or infrastructure asset.
Companies across the construction industry approach their activities differently, depending on the products and services they offer. Business models vary, from general construction offerings to specialisms. What is important is the ability to adapt and change as economic circumstances dictate.
With a focus on efficiency and precision, Patterson Building Group has found Bluebeam to be essential in its pursuit of cost-effective and timely project delivery.
Smart cities are transforming urban living with advanced technology and data integration, enhancing the quality of life for citizens. Continue reading to discover the fundamental opportunities for the construction industry to integrate smart technologies and offer sustainable solutions for future urban growth.
In construction, Stacey has emerged as a trailblazer, making a remarkable impact on the implementation of Bluebeam at Inertia Engineering
Discover the importance of resilient design and construction in the Asia-Pacific region, which is highly susceptible to natural disasters. Learn how resilient materials, innovative construction methods and green infrastructure can increase the strength and durability of buildings and infrastructure.
Australia-wide, skills shortages are emerging as wicked problems for a range of sectors and their workforces, leading to businesses taking on employees who are not the best fit for key jobs.
Learn the pivotal jobs in construction delivery where how and who you recruit can make or break your business.
The most significant issue facing one of Australia’s primary economic drivers—the construction industry—is labour scarcity.
However, a simple solution is within our own population: building and harnessing the power of a female workforce.