The Residential Construction Sector

Over the past 22 years, the Australian construction industry has seen consistent growth as businesses have had, and continue to have money on their books and relatively low unemployment. Early indicators lend to the notion that this positive outlook will be maintained for some time…

July 25, 2014, 10:37 AM EST

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Pushing the Limits of 3D Printing »

Experts tell us that we are now living in the Third Industrial Revolution, a landmark time in which manufacturing is freed from Henry Ford’s mass production line to embrace the new possibilities of made-to-order, one-off production.

Pushing the Limits of 3D Printing

Housing Industry Association »

In direct terms, it appeared that Australia's residential construction sector may have dodged a bullet in the controversial May budget. However, the industry is always – and deeply – affected by consumer sentiment, and even if house-building itself was not hit by taxes or other disincentives, it is highly probable that some of the more contentious outcomes of that budget may impact on sentimen

Housing Industry Association

Steadman Building Group »

Custom Built Homes, and More Steadman Building GroupBy Claire Suttles View in E-MagazineView in Brochure After a decades long career in the Perth building industry, David Steadman recognised a gap in the market for custom built, luxury housing. In response he launched Signature Custom Homes – and introduced a bold new business model for supplying his individualised, high end product. Now, after

Steadman Building Group

Shangri-La Construction »

In 2012, Shangri-La Construction received BRW’s Fast Starter award, with a number one ranking in the construction category. The award, designed to recognise the nation’s fastest growing, most successful start-up companies, represents not only the attention to detail the company devotes to each of its luxury building projects, but also the time and attention given to meeting the needs of each a

Shangri-La Construction

PACT Construction »

Perth-based PACT Construction offers a full range of design, construction and project management services for multi-level commercial and residential projects

PACT Construction

Northside Roofing »

Since it was established a quarter of a century ago, Northside Roofing Pty Ltd has grown to become the largest commercial and domestic supplier and installer of quality steel and metal roofing products in all of South-East Queensland.

Northside Roofing

Keystone Projects Group »

Build on Trust Keystone Projects GroupBy Keystone Projects Group View in E-MagazineView in Brochure Since forming in 2008, New South Wales based Keystone Projects Group has built a staff of 22 skilled individuals taking on a diverse range of projects. These range from child care projects to aged care facilities, Anglican churches to Hindu temples, youth centres to offices, and more. Strategically

Keystone Projects Group

Jigsaw Housing »

Designing Efficiency Jigsaw HousingBy David Barratt View in E-MagazineView in Brochure For many, the process of buying or building a home includes scanning property listings and collecting decontextualised and disconnected bits of data – total square metres, number of bathrooms or bedrooms, and so on; but often, homebuyers find that these numbers do not provide them with the information they tru

Jigsaw Housing

Fortress Home Building Construction »

Building high quality homes quickly and at a lower cost may sound like a contradiction, but Fortress Home Building Construction has proven that it can be done.

Fortress Home Building Construction

Environmental Industries »

More than Landscaping Environmental IndustriesBy David Barratt View in E-MagazineView in Brochure Operating across four distinct yet interconnected service areas, Environmental Industries has grown since 1986 to become one of Australia’s largest and most capable providers of landscaping solutions, from small commercial projects, right up to massive industrial and civil contracts, accounting for

Environmental Industries

Central Queensland Quarries »

Not Just a Hole in the Ground Central Queensland QuarriesBy John Boley View in E-MagazineView in Brochure Ian Robinson runs Central Queensland Quarries Pty Ltd, based in Banana, some 120 km west of Gladstone in Queensland, and he explains that today, providing aggregates and rock products of consistent high quality is far from a simple matter of digging them out of a hole in the ground… The

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Bovill Risk & Insurance Consultants »

Life on the job can be unpredictable. Imagine a builder who has finally finished building a house. Just before handing over the keys to the owners, lightning strikes the house and burns it down. “If he hasn’t got any insurance, then he’s in trouble,” says the founder and Managing Director of Bovill Risk & Insurance Consultants (BRIC), Chris Bovill.

Bovill Risk & Insurance Consultants