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How to Get a Construction Job in Australia

As the new year approaches you may be thinking it’s time to start looking for a new job, perhaps in the rewarding and challenging field of construction. You should know that while the construction industry is lucrative, before you can

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Incentives to Boost Apprenticeships in WA

There are incentives aimed at attracting young people to WA’s largest industry – construction. The Construction Training Fund (CTF) was established by an Act of Parliament in 1990 to support the training of people in the building and construction industry

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Worksafe Victoria Warns Of The Dangers Of Working On Live Switchboards Or Circuits

WorkSafe Victoria is once again reminding businesses, contractors and workers about the importance of safety when working with live switchboards or circuits. Employers must also be especially careful about the safety of apprentices. These young workers must be properly trained

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Tackling Mental Health Challenges in the Workplace

Mental health issues among construction workers often goes unaddressed and in many cases this leads to devasting consequences like suicide. Dealing with mental health issues in the workplace can be a real challenge for organisations but providing support for workers

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Watch as Drones Build A Rope Bridge

Watch as quadrocopters build a rope bridge in this video. This project proves that drones can autonomously assemble a load bearing rope bridge.  

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Attend WorkSafe Health and Safety Week from 19-28 October

A host of international and local experts will be speaking at this year’s WorkSafe Health and Safety Week beginning on 19 October. The event will address issues relevant to workers including mental health. Workers and their employers are encouraged to

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Iconic New York Airport Terminal becomes a Hotel

The iconic New York airport terminal built in the 1960s that has been lying abandoned for 15 years is finally going to come to life once again, this time as a hotel. The TWA Terminal at JFK was opened in

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World’s Longest Urban Gondola

The highest and longest cable car network has created in the Bolivian city of La Paz high in the Andes. Faced with the dilemma of connecting densely populated neighbourhoods, high up in the mountains, the city decided to introduce a

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Education and Communication Key to Improving the Representation of Women in Construction

It’s obvious that the construction industry is a male dominated sector with 88 per cent of the workforce being made up by men, however there are numerous benefits for increasing the number of women in construction including boosting the economy.

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Building Fruit Fly Farms key to Controlling Population

Sterilising the Queensland fruit fly is part of controlling its population and involves building a fruit fly farm in South Australia, the country’s first. To prevent an increase in the population of these pests, they are being bred, sterilised and

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