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No Safety for These Daring Malaysian Construction Workers

This Malaysian construction worker seriously missed his calling, he should probably have his own tight-rope act because he certainly isn’t afraid of heights. A startled co-worker filmed the man working at the top of a skyscraper on some scaffolding with

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Australia’s Construction Job Hiring Spree

Australia is on a construction hiring spree and it doesn’t show any signs of slowing soon. Due to the expansion of activity in the sector, including in apartment construction, hiring levels have lifted to their highest level in 6 months.

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Australia Gains over 100k Construction Jobs

According to data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics, the number of people employed in the construction sector in Australia in November was 1.165 million – this is 101,200 more than compared with the same time last year. The increase

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Women Benefiting from construction boom

A recent post on DailyTelegraph.com.au highlighted how women should “cash in” on the booming construction industry in NSW. Women are being encouraged by the Vocational and Educational Training (VET) sector to take advantage of opportunities in construction, and not get

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2000 Construction Posts Up for Grabs due to 2 Billion Dollar Project

About $2billion worth of building contracts are expected to be up for grabs early next year, together with around 2000 construction jobs in the The project will be using enough steel to build 2 Story Bridges and enough concrete for

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$25M Dollar Development to Create More Than 150 Jobs

The first stage of the $25million civil construction project begins on the new Maroochydore CBD site on the Sunshine Coast and is expected to create more than 150 jobs in the process.  By the year 2020 more than 5000 jobs

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Hospital Construction Project in Calvary City to Create 500 Jobs

Work on the largest private hospital in South Australia is set to begin soon with the project spanning over 2 years and creating around 500 jobs. The development contract was recently signed and work on the $300 million project is

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Strong Construction Employment a Good Sign

During the last 3 months of last year, employers hired more construction workers than any other time since 2006. This excellent rate of hiring is a good sign for workers and contractors because it indicates that construction work is booming. The

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Half of Australia’s New Jobs in NSW

NSW has half of the country’s new jobs, according to statistics revealed by investment bank Morgan Stanley. As the boom in the mining sector subsides, NSW has become the state with the most new jobs and the majority of these jobs

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Article Posts for Week Ending October 5,2012

Here is a list of the articles posted on our blog this last week: Clashes between Police and Construction Workers Continue Dangers of Falling Objects on Building Sites Importance of Warning Signs on Building Sites White Card Update: Construction workers

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