WATCH: Cities Shut Around the World due to COVID-19
Around the world, cities have stopped moving. But hidden within the apparent calm and silence, a war is going on. It's our medical teams on the front lines.
Over 40 health care workers in Italy and at least 13 in China, have given their own lives to save others. There are many more in the USA, Iran and Spain.
To the doctors, nurses, specialists, scientists, researchers, health ministers, leaders, charities, not-for-profits and all those involved in fighting the battle of the 21st century, on behalf of the world - we thank you.
The App Helping Contractors Keep a Record of Worker Vaccinations to Accommodate New COVID-19 Rules for Construction Sites
A mobile app is now helping head contractors’ keep a record of vaccine certificates for all visitors to their site.
We Are Back With a Brand New Platform and It’s All About YOU
We want to provide a unique, behind-the-scenes insight into Australia’s buildings and infrastructure and share the stories of the industry’s brightest minds - that means YOU!
The Innovative Robotic Device Making Cranes Safer
Roborigger is a remote-controlled stabilisation system that eliminates the need for workers at the bottom of crane loads. It has been used successfully on several sites including the Adelaide casino, a Fortescue mine in the Pilbara and a demolition site in George St, Sydney.
Queensland Introduces ‘Project Bank Accounts’ to Protect Head & Subcontractors
Not only will this secure timely payments but will prevent dodgy developers from racking up debts and then liquidating companies at the expense of head and sub-contractors.
Coronavirus Impacts Construction Supply Chains
With so many construction products sourced from China, accounting for as much as 20% of total construction cost, Australian contractors are advising their clients to expect project delays.
Software Billionaire's Portable Solar Provides Power to Bushfire-Hit Areas
The collaboration between Atlassian Cofounder, Mike Cannon-Brookes, and solar company 5B is called the Resilient Energy Collective and uses prefabricated solar panels in conjunction with Tesla’s Powerwall battery pack to generate and store electricity.