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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...
Choosing Sustainable Flooring
Choosing between floorboards and carpet is a common predicament in the architecture and interior design industries
DIY Renovators Warned About Asbestos
DIY renovators taking on home projects over summer may be unknowingly exposing themselves to asbestos, a construction industry...
Opposition Says Taxpayers “Ripped Off” on Indigenous Housing Renos
Refurbished houses under an indigenous housing program in Australia have mismatched tiles and poor paint jobs, the federal...
Steel Production Falls As Oversupply Grows
The global market for steel continues to weaken as production levels fall, oversupply worsens and prices fall.
Report | Building Materials
Thanks to exposure to civil construction, production of cement in Australia is holding up reasonably well; that of...
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