Construction Industry Feud turns Deadly

A murder which took place in Sydney recently has been linked to a construction industry feud involving money. A Sydney standover man, Vasko Boskovski was shot dead after apparently being caught up between feuding debt collectors involved in Sydney’s construction industry. According to media reports, the 36 year old man was shot when he answered […]

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State of Bendigo Construction Safety

An eye opening article on Bendigoadvertiser.com.au discussed the serious safety issue surrounding Bendigo construction work. According to the post figures from WorkSafe indicated that more than 250 Bendigo construction workers have lodged compensation claims for serious workplace injuries in the past 5 years which resulted in $12 million worth of pay-outs. The figures released by […]

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Construction Industry Update: Stats Show WorkCover Claims on the Rise

Alarming new statistics indicate that workplace health and safety is a serious issue that warrants attention in Victoria and Oz in general. Recently the Victorian WorkCover Authority released its half year statistics which indicated a noticeable decrease in profit from insurance operations mostly due to a spike in work compensation claims. Last year during the […]

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Building Sites Drilling Hazard

Source : Samuel M. Livingston Drilling in the construction industry is one of those activities that occur on almost every site. But tunnelling can be as dangerous as it is common. The most important rule of drilling and cutting safety is to ensure the right tools for the job are used. The correct bit or […]

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