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Build Australian infrastructure from Australian product and create 53,000 new…

  • May 29, 2020
  • FENCiT
Australia could kick start its post-Covid economy with 53,000 new jobs simply by ensuring new infrastructure is built with Australian manufactured products, like Australian steel, according to the Australian Workers'...

Cities policy presents opportunities for action

  • May 22, 2020
  • FENCiT
The Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) has welcomed the Australian Government’s long-awaited response to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Infrastructure, Transport and Cities landmark report: Building Up...

Commercial construction forecast to suffer steep decline

  • May 22, 2020
  • FENCiT
The commercial construction sector is facing a devastating downturn due to the impact of COVID-19 unless governments act to provide stimulus. Denita Wawn, CEO of Master Builders Australia said, “Commercial...

Bendable, safe, long-lasting & green cement-free concrete

  • May 8, 2020
  • FENCiT
A new type of concrete that is made out of waste materials and can bend under load has been developed and patented by Swinburne researchers. This material incorporates industrial waste...

Sewage-enhanced steel slag makes stronger concrete

  • May 8, 2020
  • FENCiT
A by-product of steel making can be used to both treat wastewater and make stronger concrete, in a zero-waste approach to help advance the circular economy. Produced during the separation...

SA Dog Fence rebuild suppliers & contractors

  • May 8, 2020
  • FENCiT
The companies who will be involved in the $25 million rebuild of the South Australian Dog Fence have been announced, with successful applicants appointed to panels now able to bid...

Starting an outdoor project? Dial Before You Dig is the…

  • May 7, 2020
  • FENCiT
Australia is now in a pandemic with the rest of the world as Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread. These are uncertain times and in order to safeguard the community, the...

Home builders & tradies are open for business

  • May 7, 2020
  • FENCiT
Builders and tradies remain open for business and are complying with the social distancing and hygiene rules, in line with the latest advice from government. Denita Wawn, CEO of Master...

Construction index plunges in April 2020 to record low level

  • May 5, 2020
  • FENCiT
The Australian Industry Group/Housing Industry Association Australian Performance of Construction Index (Australian PCI®) dropped by 16.3 points to 21.6 in April 2020, pointing to the weakest overall performance for the...

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