Building & Construction

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

London Solidifies Lead, New York Rises Fast and Tokyo Retains 3rd in Global Rankings

18-Oct-2018 2:48 PM
The Mori Memorial Foundation’s GPCI 2018 Report ranks the world’s 44 most attractive cities   TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--London, New York, Tokyo and Paris were again named the world’s most comprehensively attractive cities, in that order,

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

The Rising of Hebei Industrial Design

17-Oct-2018 3:10 PM
  XIONGAN, China--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hebei International Industrial Design Week 2018 (HIDW for short) made its debut on NY Times Square Screen on 30th September, 2018, voicing another momentous sign of the achievement on industry transformation

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

IWBI Launches Global Network of Advisors for WELL Portfolio

17-Oct-2018 10:05 AM
--Leading experts to advise on design and implementation of new pathway pilot for multiple buildings in single portfolio   NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI™) today announced the formatio

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

Fluence Signs Agreement with Existing China Customer for Anticipated Aspiral™ Sales Estimated at Minimum US$45M over Three Years

14-Oct-2018 9:30 PM
  Aspiral™ units will treat wastewater along the highway system in central China Approximately 80 plants are expected to be delivered during the coming 18 months Fluence will design and build Aspiral L4 units, pictured above, at its man

Mediaportal - Department of Employment

ABCC launches legal action against West Australian ceiling company and its director

11-Oct-2018 5:09 PM
The ABCC has commenced proceedings against West Australian company Big Li Ceiling Pty Ltd and its director Yiting Li alleging the company failed to produce records and documents of its workers and subcontractors during a wages and entitlements audit.

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

Delos and EDGE Technologies Collaborate to Advance Smart-Healthy Building Management Systems

11-Oct-2018 9:15 AM
MUNICH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--EDGE Technologies and Delos announce today a collaboration to explore the integration of their respective platforms and capabilities toward advancing the deployment of smart-healthy building management systems for com

Mediaportal - Department of Employment

ABCC info night kicks off week long subcontractor payment campaign in northern NSW

08-Oct-2018 10:59 AM
Australian Building and Construction Commission Deputy Commissioner Cathy Cato and other construction and small business regulators will this month host a free information night in Yamba aimed at assisting northern NSW commercial subcontractors secure their payments.

Mediaportal - Department of Employment

Misrepresentation comes at a cost for union official

02-Oct-2018 5:27 PM
The CFMMEU’s former South Australian organiser Mark Gava has been penalised $6,000 and his union $68,000 following Mr Gava breaching right of entry laws at the Flinders Medical Centre project in Adelaide in December 2016.

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

simPRO Provides New Online Learning Resource for Their Job Management Software

27-Sep-2018 10:20 AM
BRISBANE, Australia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The trade services industry now have the ability to become experts with job management software thanks to simPRO’s new learning resource.   The ‘simPRO Learning | Toolbox’ is the job manageme

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

IWBI Announces First WELL Portfolio Participants

26-Sep-2018 11:00 AM
New Pathway Helps Streamline and Scale Health and Wellness Upgrades across Portfolios NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI™) announced today the first participants in WELL Portfolio™, a new st

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

BuildingIQ Strengthens New Construction & Retrofit Capabilities for Smart Buildings with Buildingsense Acquisition

20-Sep-2018 8:48 AM
5i cloud-based commissioning documents building complexity in central knowledge repository BuildingIQ has acquired Australian greenfield partner Buildingsense, having provided intelligent building services for more than 30 buildings together acr

University of Auckland

Better protection for space objects and better sound insulation for multi-storey buildings get more than $2 million funding

13-Sep-2018 4:01 PM
Insulation to protect space objects returning to Earth, better sound insulation for multi-storey buildings and introducing automated skills and knowledge into the kiwifruit industry all receive research funding from this year’s Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment Endeavour funding round.

University of Auckland

Major funding for University of Auckland science research

13-Sep-2018 1:51 PM
A non-invasive laser probe to detect prostate cancer and developing high-value products from seaweed are just two research projects at the University of Auckland awarded funding from this year’s Endeavour and Smart Ideas science fund allocation.

University of Auckland

Physics lecturer awarded international prize for encouraging diversity

11-Sep-2018 9:00 AM
Promoting gender parity in conference speaker line-ups and helping the Department of Physics at the University of Auckland win an award for promoting diversity and inclusivity have won Dr Frederique Vanholsbeeck an award from the Optical Society of America (OSA).

University of Auckland

Japan’s whale kill ‘frustrating’ – marine researcher

06-Sep-2018 11:44 AM
As Japan comes under fire from international conservation groups alleging more than 50 minke whales were killed inside Antarctic’s Ross Sea Marine Protected Area, New Zealand scientists say important research on whale populations is being undertaken without the need to hunt.

Mediaportal - Department of Employment

CFMMEU penalised $81,600 after threatening to “go to war” with Royal Adelaide Hospital subcontractor

27-Aug-2018 5:06 PM
The Federal Court has today penalised the CFMMEU $81,600 for the conduct of its Assistant Secretary, Jim O’Connor, and a site delegate for attempting to coerce a subcontractor to terminate a worker and replace him with a union office holder at the Royal Adelaide Hospital site in 2014.

Mediaportal - Department of Employment

ABCC officers visit Pacific Complete project to talk about security of payment responsibilities

21-Aug-2018 11:09 AM
Australian Building and Construction Commission officers will be in northern New South Wales this week talking to contractors involved in the $4.3 billion Pacific Complete project about their security of payment responsibilities.

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

Built Brings on Fieldwire to Achieve Greater Productivity in Field

31-Jul-2018 10:26 AM
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fieldwire, a leading construction field management solution, announced today that Built, one of Australia’s largest and fastest growing private construction groups, has chosen Fieldwire’s platform to dri

University of Auckland

Are you following a particular way of ‘eating healthily’?

20-Jul-2018 10:00 AM
Following a particular diet for health or other reasons is nothing new, but the contemporary context has seen many different ‘healthy-eating’ regimes, such as Paleo, sugar-free or raw foods, become popular.

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

HDR Selected for $514 Million Haughton River Floodplain Upgrade

19-Jul-2018 8:48 AM
BRISBANE, Australia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HDR has been selected to design the upgrade for nearly 14km of flood-prone coastal corridor as part of a joint venture of HDR and Arup. The Bruce Highway spans the Haughton River floodplain in Queenslan