Central Queensland Quarries

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…

Central Queensland Quarries

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

Artique Homes

Artique Homes was launched in 1988 to Design and Build boutique homes for the Perth market. “We started with the goal to build with a dedication to craftsmanship and Inspirational style to all homes,” recalls Managing Director / Designer / Builder, Malcolm Goode. “We didn’t want to be in the project market.”

Artique Homes

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…

The Residential Construction Sector

Home Automation

Call it ‘domotics,’ and you are likely to receive a blank stare, but refer to it as ‘smart home’ or ‘home automation,’ and you will get a nod of acknowledgement. For the past few years, consumers have heard the word ‘smart’ attached to countless products and services, from food and drink to snacks like popcorn and mobile phones, which no one seems to refer to as a ‘cellphone’ anymore. Yet what, exactly, constitutes ‘smart’?

January 17, 2019, 5:57 AM AEDT