There is an old saying in management circles—you are only as good as your last job. That is especially true in the construction industry, where there’s more to quality than just complying with construction code … about Six Reasons to Be Proactive about Quality
The year 2020 was a rollercoaster for everyone in the construction industry—but not all the lessons of the year were harsh. Many have found some positives that are likely to result in longer-term changes in … about Australia Construction’s Lasting Lessons of 2020
The How We Build Now 2020 report identified several types of change causing disruption or concern for builders and trades. They include shifting to digitised processes for design and delivery, new technologies including automation, cultural … about Turning the Unexpected into an Opportunity in Your Construction Business
Are you familiar with all the terms used in the current 2019 version of the National Construction Code? According to construction regulators, not everyone is. That is why a new on-line reference has been created … about Brush Up on Your Construction Terms From A-Frame to Z-Sprocket
Worldwide, there is a growing emphasis on delivering buildings that won’t just survive routine wear and tear but will also be able to handle extremes—heatwaves, power outages, and flash flooding. Jobsite consulted some leading Australian … about How We Can Build for Extremes Without Blowing Budgets
All-electric and powered by renewable energy is the future of buildings, according to the Green Building Council of Australia. Turning off the gas will, however, mean a change in design, procurement, and delivery for many … about Gas-Free Buildings Have Arrived and Are Here to Stay
Improving documentation in the construction industry is crucial for improving compliance and quality. Digital technologies are one of the tools that have been identified as an asset in addressing the underlying causes and delivering benefits … about Why Improving Documentation is Crucial For Delivering Quality in Construction
As other industries closed their doors for the better part of the year, construction sites remained open and fully functional thanks to a swift response and everyone’s willingness to cooperate. But it wasn’t just COVID-19 … about 2020: A Year of Safety Firsts for Australia’s Construction Industry
Building regulators, owners and contractors have been grappling with persistent issues around quality in construction. We asked industry experts what is going wrong, and how builders and trades can start to raise the bar.
Safety in the construction industry isn’t something you learn overnight. Great safety leaders are born from decades of experience, on-site and in managerial roles, with plenty of life lessons in between.