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Beijing to Ban Winter Construction to Lower Pollution

Officials in the Chinese capital of Beijing have announced a winter construction ban, which will be in effect from mid-November 2017 through mid-March 2018. This four-month suspension is taking place in order to improve the air quality in the major Chinese city. The reason behind the winter ban, as opposed to other times of the…

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Is High Density Construction Losing Its Edge in Sydney?

The construction of high-density density dwellings in Sydney is expected to see a massive decline over the next year. In fact, by 2018, there’s expected to be roughly 50% fewer construction projects for high density dwellings when compared to 2015 and 2016. While recruitment agencies in Sydney were struggling to keep up with the demand…

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Western Sydney's Incredible New Stadium is Now Under Construction

After many months of planning, meetings, discussions, and designing, the Western Sydney Stadium is now under construction. The ground was officially broken on September 23, 2017, and is expected to be a world-class facility upon its completion in early 2019. With the significant amount of skilled labour hire available in Australia and Sydney in particular,…

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What Are Australia’s Biggest Construction Projects in 2017?

As the population of Australia continues its rise, government officials are planning ahead by beginning large construction projects for various purposes. It’s clear the current communities and business centres in Sydney and other cities throughout the country won’t be suitable for the expected population growth. As a result, construction projects are coming up everywhere to…

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How Eco Friendly Construction Trends Can Help Reduce Global Warming

Green buildings and the use of eco-friendly materials are the future of the construction industry. These materials are being utilised across the world for many reasons, but one of them is to help reduce global warming. More construction recruitment agencies in Sydney are seeking contractors with experience in installing eco-friendly materials, so it’s clear that…

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10 Tips for Finding a Reliable Home Contractor

10 Tips for Finding a Reliable Home Contractor

Choosing the right contractor for your home project can mean the difference between success and disaster. Many homeowners rely on construction recruitment agencies to find the best contractors for them, but if you’re more a do-it-yourselfer, here are 10 of our best tips for you to use when searching for a reliable home contractor. Know…

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How Will Sydney’s Newest Airport Change the Construction Industry?

The Western Sydney Airport, Sydney’s newest airport, could change the construction industry in Australia as we know it. As with any construction project, the cost considerations are most important. However, delivering a high-quality end product that challenges the traditional methods of construction could transform how construction jobs in Sydney are performed in the foreseeable future.…

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Meet the Dragons Pt. 2 – Oli

Oli is coming up to his 1st Year Anniversary Oli is one of our young gum recruitment superstars. He came into The Dragon Group with little sales and zero recruitment experience. The Dragon team led by Managing Director Matt Jones trained him up on the nuances of both Recruitment and the Construction industry. In this…

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Meet the Dragons Pt. 1 – Lara

Lara is Dragons Administration Director, of 2-years. In a short, sweet and to the point 2-min video; hear Lara’s candid interview on what it’s like working with Dragon. This provides real insight into working with the Dragon Group.    

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The Biggest Trends in Construction, from the Experts

The Must-Know Trends in Construction, from the Experts

  The Future of Construction in 2017     6-months ago, Dragon Labour Hire discussed the growing trend and equally the importance of ‘contemporary’ office fit outs. Ideas like providing open-plans, bike racks and a shower/change room facility for post lunchtime Gym sessions; all have proven productivity improvements. Along with this developing and becoming mainstream,…

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