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Worker Injured as Steel Falls from Crane

We should never neglect the risks associated with lifting goods on construction sites, as we’ve seen happen often on construction sites lately. The latest incident happened on an Auckland site when a construction worker was critically injured after steel being

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Building Timelapse Video

The construction site in this video is abuzz with activity and shows just how much work goes into the construction of a building but with some many workers operating in such close proximity of each other,it stands to reason that

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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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Falling Pipe Claims Man’s Life in Townsville, Queensland.

A man has died after he was struck by a steel pipe at an engineering construction company site at Townsville. Despite emergency services being called to the site, the man was pronounced dead at the scene. The worker, believed to

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Queenslanders Urged to Prioritise Electrical Safety

People in Queensland were recently reminded by Ergon Energy to be cautious when working in their yards due to the risks of contact with underground or overhead electrical cables around properties. Whether pruning trees or cutting bushes, painting roofs or

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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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Progress Being made on Sydney’s WestConnex Means it Could Open Soon

The M4 East tunnel in Sydney may be opening soon to drivers according to reports. Workers have apparently made significant progress on the tunnel which is 5.5 km long. It stretches from the existing M4 to the City West Link

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View the Updated Work Related Fatality Figures

The latest Safe Work Australia fatality figures have been released and it indicates that 118 people have died on Australian work sites in 2018. The industry with the most fatalities was once again the transport, postal and warehousing industry with

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3D Concrete Printing Could Revolutionise Building Design

3D Concrete printing has been hailed as the latest innovation in construction which some predict could revolutionise the industry. One of the reasons people are excited about the prospects of 3D Concrete building homes is the cost benefits. Construction currently

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Australian University Develops Building Material That Could Prevent Building Collapse during Earthquakes

A group of scientists at the Centre for Built Infrastructure Research at University of Technology Sydney, say they’ve found the solution to guarding buildings against earthquakes. The research was led by associate professor Behzad Fatahi and supported by Ruoshi Xu.

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