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Tell Politicians Housing is Important
Builders and tradespeople throughout Australia are being called upon to demand politicians spell out plans to revive the...
Government to ‘Lift Lid’ on Potential Gas Crisis
As concerns mount over a gas crisis in Australia driving up the cost of construction materials, the government...
Gas Crisis to Drive up Cement, Brick Costs
A looming domestic gas crisis will drive up manufacturing costs of construction materials such as cement, bricks, tiles...
BlueScope Withdrawal Leaves Engineering Firm in the Cold
An engineering firm says it was deserted by BlueScope Steel following extensive preparations for the capital upgrades needed...
James Hardie Expands in Australia
As building industry manufacturers in Australia cut back on capacity, James Hardie says it will expand its Ipswich...
Local Participation Plans Mandatory for Big Construction Projects
New rules in Australia will require owners of large construction projects to show how they will give local...
Steel Use Growth Rate to Double in 2013: Report
After a lacklustre year, growth rates in the use of steel are expected to pick up in 2013.
Another Construction Building Manufacturer Slashes Jobs
Low construction activity in Australia has forced building products manufacturer CSR to cut 150 jobs from its glass...
Innovative Textiles for Interior Design
Two-dimensional textiles used in interior design are increasingly being replaced with more unique, tactile options.
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