COMMERCIAL AND INDUSTRIAL NEWS AND ARTICLES

Commercial construction hits a high but need to hit the…

  • May 23, 2019
  • FENCiT
“Official figures for the first quarter of 2019 show that construction activity across Australia dropped by 1.9% compared with the end of 2018 – but there were signs of growth...

I-A CEPA win for Australian beef industry

  • May 21, 2019
  • FENCiT
Australian cattle producers have welcomed the completion of the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (I-A CEPA), which eliminates of a number of meat and livestock tariffs. Cattle Council of Australia...

Plantation timber to take root in Gippsland

  • May 21, 2019
  • FENCiT
The Victorian Government hopes to provide certainty for Victoria’s timber industry and the jobs it supports with a new allocation order and the development of new timber plantation sites in...

DIY renovators beware of asbestos in fences

  • May 21, 2019
  • FENCiT
Women and children are on the front line of the next generation of asbestos-related disease as young families run the risk of dangerous exposure via home renovations including replacing old...

Improving gender balance and diversity

  • May 21, 2019
  • FENCiT
The transformation of BlueScope in recent years has resulted in a more diversified business. Mark Vassella, Bluescope Managing Director and CEO said, "In recent years we have increased the emphasis...

Intervention to encourage housing investment necessary

  • May 13, 2019
  • FENCiT
“Lending for the purchase or construction of a new home has fallen to its lowest level since September 2013,” stated HIA’s Chief Economist, Tim Reardon. The ABS has released Lending...

Roads budget delivers congestion busting solutions and WA jobs

  • May 10, 2019
  • FENCiT
The WA Government's third State Budget provides $4.2 billion in total for road infrastructure and maintenance initiatives to reduce traffic congestion, improve safety and create jobs. The 2019-20 State Budget...

WA Government’s record regional road budget continues

  • May 10, 2019
  • FENCiT
More than $2 billion will be invested on building, upgrading and maintaining regional roads in the WA Government's 2019-20 State Budget. The expenditure maintains the precedent set in previous WA...

New job-creating development set for Elizabeth Quay

  • May 7, 2019
  • FENCiT
The WA Government has welcomed the partnership between Chevron Australia and Brookfield to develop a new 29-storey multi-use tower at Elizabeth Quay. WA Premier Mark McGowan and WA Planning Minister...

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