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'Tale of two seasons' - divide emerges in nation's farmer…

  • September 10, 2019
  • FENCiT
A distinct divide has emerged in confidence levels among Australia’s farmers, with those in the west and south of the country increasingly upbeat, while sentiment has waned considerably in the...

Australian PCI®: Construction decline eases in August 2019

  • September 9, 2019
  • FENCiT
Ai Group Head of Policy, Peter Burn, said: "Activity fell for the eleventh consecutive month across the Australian construction industry in August (2019). Activity declined in the residential sectors and...

Manufacturing Modernisation Fund will encourage and promote innovation

  • September 5, 2019
  • FENCiT
“Ai Group welcomes today’s (September 5 2019) launch of the Manufacturing Modernisation Fund by the Minister for Industry, Science and Technology, Karen Andrews. It is an initiative that will encourage...

GBCA and ISCA launch new guide for sustainable city-building

  • September 5, 2019
  • FENCiT
Two of Australia’s leading sustainability organisations have come together to make it easier for industry to deliver sustainability through the infrastructure and buildings that are rapidly shaping our cities. The...

Housing market continues to cool

  • August 30, 2019
  • FENCiT
“Building approvals continued to cool particularly in the apartment market,” stated HIA Economist Tom Devitt. The Australian Bureau of Statistics released its monthly building approvals data covering all states and...

Australia's National Greenhouse Gas Inventory March 2019 Quarterly Report released

  • August 30, 2019
  • FENCiT
The Federal Government released the March 2019 Quarterly Update of Australia’s National Greenhouse Gas Inventory. During the first quarter 2019, emissions fell 0.4 per cent on a seasonally adjusted and...

Engineering construction slumps as industry waits on infrastructure

  • August 29, 2019
  • FENCiT
“The need to fast-track the rollout of infrastructure projects has grown more urgent following the June quarter slump in engineering construction activity to be at its lowest level in a...

Commercial construction faced mixed outlook after a high

  • August 29, 2019
  • FENCiT
Forecasts released by Master Builders Australia suggest that the next few years will be a bit softer on the commercial building front. “Commercial building has been a bit of a...

Ai Group welcome’s Treasurer’s focus on productivity

  • August 26, 2019
  • FENCiT
“The Treasurer’s focus on productivity as critical to the economic and social well-being of Australians is a welcome development,” Ai Group Chief Executive, Innes Willox, said. “Productivity growth has slowed...

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