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The (not so) new kid on the block

Leading global construction chemicals company MC-Bauchemie expands its presence in Australia While it’s fair to say that most construction industry professionals across Australia may not be immediately familiar with the name MC-Bauchemie, many of the company’s world-leading products have been specified and used in countless Australian projects, including many major projects, for over two decades. [...]

Engineering the energy transition

Climate Smart Engineering Conference Thursday 22 August 2024 | Brisbane   Climate Smart Engineering Conference program announced The shift to renewable and clean energy sources requires innovative engineering solutions that ensure reliability, cost-effectiveness and sustainability. On 22 August 2024, Engineers Australia will deliver the Climate Smart Engineering Conference (CSE24), with some of the profession’s best [...]

Award-Winning Design and Construction: TRYP by Wyndham Adelaide

TRYP by Wyndham marks a significant milestone as the introduction of the TRYP by Wyndham brand to Australia.  This 120-room property exemplifies contemporary design and urban energy, with architecture that echo the city's vibrant lifestyle. Central to its construction was the integration of Fielders KF70® steel formwork system, a testament to the industry's shift [...]

AIQS instrumental in creating standard for NSW government developments

The NSW Government has introduced a new, simpler and more transparent way to estimate development cost (EDC). The NSW Government has introduced a new method to estimate the cost of developments for Council Applications with an Estimated Development Cost (EDC) over $3 million to be accompanied by an EDC report prepared by a Certified Quantity [...]

Debris Impact Testing

Adhering to AS 1170-2 "Wind loads for Buildings", Azuma ensures that building claddings, including windows and glass doors, undergo rigorous impact testing to meet stringent safety standards. This testing is vital in safeguarding structures and occupants against the destructive forces of cyclones. Central to Azuma's testing capabilities are its two state-of-the-art pneumatic cannons, specifically designed [...]

Engineers Australia Excellence Awards 2024: Nominations now open Ingenuity. Innovation. Recognition.

Leaders in engineering pave the way for transformation not just in their field, but in the world at large. The progress engineers make pushes the boundaries of what’s believed possible, shaping how we think, live, work and create. So, it deserves recognition. Each year, our Excellence Awards bring the engineering community together to honour [...]

Innovation that’s making accessibility more accessible

The new pre-engineered, adjustable Ezibilt™ system is an efficient solution for creating safe, compliant ramps, stairs and walkways. Compatible with Moddex handrails and balustrades, it’s a revolutionary innovation from Moddex that is already making accessibility more accessible in a wide range of applications, from commercial buildings to public spaces. Ezibilt is designed for long-lasting performance [...]

Emission standards need more thought: HIA

“The Housing Industry Association (HIA) is concerned about the impact the Federal Government’s fuel emissions standards will have on the cost of doing business for tradies,” said Simon Croft, HIA Chief Executive – Industry & Policy. “The Federal Government has stated that the new emissions standards won’t increase the costs of utes, 4WD’s or other [...]

Thousands of construction workers get funky for mental health

From Sydney, to Dubbo, Port Hedland to Townsville, right down to Melbourne and the McLaren Vale, thousands of construction workers across Australia biggest infrastructure projects recently rocked up to work wearing funky PPE shirts or workwear, and attended BBQ’s and morning teas, all to raise awareness for mental health. Australia’s largest construction company, CPB Contractors, [...]

Rockwell Automation partners with Engineers Without Borders Australia

Rockwell Automation, the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and digital transformation, has announced a new partnership with Engineers Without Borders Australia (EWB) to support sustainable development in local and regional communities. Rockwell Automation and EWB share a vision that encouraging young students to develop a sustainability mindset, supported by curiosity and belief [...]

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