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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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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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Working Holiday Visa’s just got even better!

Some new and exciting changes are being implemented to Working Holiday Visa’s (WHV) in January 2017. The Australian Government have announced changes that will be beneficial to not only people who apply for Working Holiday Visas, but for people already working in Australia! Here are some of the key benefits if you’re looking to temporarily…

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Prefabrication

The Ever-changing façade of Offsite Construction

New elements are continually being added to the spectrum of offsite construction, it’s pretty hard to keep up. Factory-built complete homes, fully fitted apartment and hotel modules captured a lot of the attention early on. And rightly so, as they represented a dramatically different way of achieving the ultimate build, with reduced construction time on site…

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Contractors VS Employees: Who To Choose?

For a lot of employers in the industrial sector, labour hire is one of the key concerns to be considered before kicking off the project. The choice between employees or independent contractors is an important one, as it can affect both the way that work is allocated as well as the technicalities e.g. payroll and taxation. So…

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State of Origin 2016

State of Origin Press Release

Sydney’s dedicated supplier of labour hire, The Dragon Group, joined a small number of big Australian brands in sponsoring The Holden State Of Origin Games.

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New Build Loans

Massive Increase In New Build Loans

The Australian Bureau of Statistics has released housing finance figures today Tuesday 11th May that show that lending to investors constructing new housing surged in March, said the Housing Industry Association, the voice of the residential building industry.

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