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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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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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WorkSafe Urges Employers to Ensure Workers Protection in the Heat

WorkSafe Victoria reminded employers in the state’s north to take measures to protect workers in prolonged extreme heat. Summer isn’t over yet so its important our efforts to keep workers safe in the heat continue especially where workers have to

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Unions Call for Action following Site Concrete Fall

The Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) is calling for urgent action following an incident where a concrete slab fell 17 metres at a Braddon construction site. While there were no injuries, the falling prefabricated panel crushed a parked

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Singaporean Workers Dies after Failing to Secure Harness

A construction worker in Singapore recently died after falling six floors at a construction site. It was discovered that the worker had not secured his safety harness to a life line. The state coroner found that the 51 year old

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Co-Workers Revisit Workers Crush Deaths on Construction Site

Two tradesmen who witnessed the fatal accident that claimed the lives of their workmates on the Jaxon construction in East Perth in 2015 have told a court what happened on that day. Two Irish construction workers were killed when a

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Fatal Jaxon Construction Accident Case- Former Site Manager Cleared

Remember the horrific construction accident in 2015 which claimed the lives of 2 Irish tradies in East Perth, well their former site manager has been cleared of all charges related to the incident. The man was cleared by a magistrate

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Put Safety First in Construction This Year

The new year is well underway and sadly there has already been a number of deaths on Australian worksites and many more injured. But it’s not too late to start making safety the top priority and avoiding further injuries and

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Queensland Dozer Incident on New Year’s Eve

A 49 year old man has been killed in an incident at the Saraji open cut coal mine near Moranbah on New Year’s Eve. The incident is being investigated by the Queensland Mines Inspectorate. The worker died when the dozer

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