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Where to Find Construction Jobs in Australia

Construction projects in Australia have generally been on the rise in 2017, creating the need for construction labour hire in Sydney. Anywhere you look across the country, there are commercial and residential construction projects taking place. However, if you’re looking for construction jobs in Australia, you may be wondering which states are the best markets…

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High Density Construction

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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Sydney's the Greenland Centre

Sydney's New Tallest Building – Our Most Impressive?

Upon completion, no residential building in Sydney will be taller than Greenland Centre, a $400 million tower currently under construction in the city’s central business district. The project, which recently began its above-ground construction phase, promises to bring housing and creative space to a city center already booming thanks to an upswing in investment, development,…

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Sydney Harbour

Has Sydney's Building Boom Reached it's Pinnacle?

Sydney’s Building Boom Reaches $62 Billion There’s an influx of new spending and an increased need for labour hire in Sydney, and it’s all thanks to the building industry. How much spending, you ask? $62 billion and climbing. The news comes courtesy of the Herald, which is reporting a “building boom” of sorts has taken…

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Climate Change is Effecting Construction

How Climate Change is Affecting the Construction Industry

Climate change affects everyone in a number of different ways. Even if you don’t work in the construction industry, climate change affects you because of the different standards now in place due to this global concern. The challenge with finding quality labour hire in Sydney is finding skilled labour who can be innovative enough to…

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Granny Flat

The Risks and Rewards of Building a Granny Flat

There are many reasons why homeowners or investors would want to build a granny flat, but doing so can come with both rewards and risks. When you use construction labour hire, you can detail exactly what you want the end result to look like and work with a contractor to ensure it happens. Here are…

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These 5 Emerging Trends Will Benefit the Construction Industry in 2017

The construction industry is constantly changing. This can be frustrating for construction professionals at times, but new trends can also introduce new and better ways to work on and complete jobs. Read here for some emerging trends that any construction professional will appreciate and benefit from. The construction agency is constantly changing, and that change…

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Construction Skills

The Most Marketable Construction Skills in 2017

THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY is constantly growing. If you have certain construction skills, you could find yourself as a candidate for some of the best construction jobs in Australia. Some jobs require a specific skill set, but others don’t require extra education or experience. Finding the right fit can be a challenge at times, but that’s…

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Instagram in the Building Industry

Pictures worth 1000 words: How savvy building companies are growing their presence with Instagram: If you had asked me about Instagram a year ago, I would have told you it’s merely a fun app to kill time on the bus to work. I didn’t see how it could have any meaningful application to benefit construction companies.…

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Can Construction Learn about Digital Technology from the Rest of The World?

4-minute read While technology has turbocharged performance in virtually every industry, construction’s productivity has grown a sorry 1% in the past 20-years. Labour, which represents 50% of costs, is a particular drag. Today I’m writing about how Construction companies can utilise digital technologies to streamline their business, increase efficiencies, while simultaneously reducing costs and increasing…

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