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Cool Time-lapse Video Shows Building Constructed

Watch as a huge building rises from the ground up. Although constructing a building like this takes countless man-hours, materials and equipment, we can watch it being built from start to finish in a matter of minutes.    

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Worker Killed in Sydney Scaffolding Collapse

A teenage worker on a Sydney construction site was crushed to death and his workmate critically injured after a scaffolding collapse. The 18 year old formworker who could not be accessed initially by paramedics died a few hours after the

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Civil Construction Company Fined over Roller Death

The devastating consequences of failing to provide a safe work environment and safe system of work has been highlighted by an incident that happened in 2017. A Brooklyn civil construction firm has been charged by WorkSafe over the death of

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Construction Worker Injured in Forklift Incident

In another serious workplace accident, a construction worker was injured after the forklift he was driving rolled on top of him. The accident happened at a work site on Sydney’s north shore. Four NSW Ambulance crews and a specialist operations

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All-Girls High School Students Favouring Degrees in Construction

Research from the University of Technology (UTS) for the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) revealed that students from both all-girls government and non-government schools were more likely to be offered enrolment in Construction Project Management university degrees. Researchers

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Tougher Penalties Called for to Curb NT’s High Workplace Fatalities Rate

A review of the Northern Territory’s workplace health and safety practices has revealed the need for tougher penalties to address the high rate of workplace fatalities. An independent review, authored by Tim Lyons, recommended the NT introduce industrial manslaughter laws,

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Silicosis Death Prompts Fear of Epidemic

The death of a Queensland worker from silicosis, has prompted fears of an epidemic of deaths in the industry. More cases of silicosis among tradies has begun to emerge. Anthony White is believed to be the first tradesman in Australia

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Watch the Amazing Construction Time-lapse of Dubai From 2012 to 2016

Dubai is a modern marvel, having transformed out of virtually nothing into a thriving metropolis in the middle of the desert. With an overwhelming number of skyscrapers let’s watch this timelapse video of Dubai’s amazing transformation from 2012 to 2016.

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NSW Government Partnership Provides Help for Regional Workers with Mental Health Issues

The NSW Government in partnership with the Black Dog Institute has launched a program to offer mental health skills training to regionally based workers. Regional workers were identified as “at risk” when it comes to mental illness and high rates

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Man on Elevated Work Platform Dies after Making Contact with Live Powelines

A man has been killed while working from an elevated work platform, after making contact with live overhead power-lines. The incident happened in Hughesdale in Melbourne’s south-east, outside a house near Oakleigh Station. While the circumstances surrounding the incident are

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