Safety Concerns Delay World Cup Stadium Construction

During large construction operations when contractors are forced to stick to tight deadlines it is sometimes tempting to ignore or at least somewhat neglect construction safety measures, especially those measures which are perceived as time consuming. Unfortunately contractors who adopt this approach may actually be losing more than they are gaining, as an incident in […]

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White Card Update: Construction Company fined over accident which resulted in the amputation of a worker’s leg

A construction company, Transfield Services Engineering Group (TSEG) has been fined $100,000 and ordered to pay legal costs following an incident on one of their sites. The 45 year old dogman was seriously injured which resulted in the amputation of his leg. The worker was engaged in work at the Port Kembla export terminal for […]

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Residential Construction Sector Climbs

The construction industry in Australia has seen a slight increase in the residential and commercial building sectors in the last month, according to the Australian Industry Group-Housing Industry Association Performance of Construction Index figures. Read what this post from Abc.net.au reported on the growth: The sector has not expanded for more than three years, and […]

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