Building and Construction

NT Government defends site of new youth detention centre

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 17:29

Territory Families Minister Dale Wakefield laments a lack of options as the Northern Territory again goes against a royal commission recommendation in naming the Don Dale replacement site.

Mantra hotel in Hobart

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 14:09

Australia must become constant construction zone or risk collapse, advisory body says

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 00:00

Infrastructure Australia says services are coming under "unprecedented" pressure and the current boom in construction projects needs to become the "new normal" to keep pace with population growth and changing consumer demands.

Timelapse video shows construction of helter skelter inside Norwich Cathedral

Sat, 08/10/2019 - 11:59
A 50ft helter skelter has been built inside a cathedral in Norwich in eastern England over two days in an effort to entice people.

'It doesn't make sense': Judge blasts rule behind Opal Tower class action delay

Fri, 08/09/2019 - 12:35

A multi-million-dollar class action by owners of units in the notorious Opal Towers against the NSW Government faces a month-long delay due to a historical practice note a Supreme Court judge says "doesn't make sense".

Edie's future location

Fri, 08/09/2019 - 11:12

Partially restored Edie

Fri, 08/09/2019 - 11:12

Burra Railway Station

Fri, 08/09/2019 - 11:12

The unrenovated carriage

Fri, 08/09/2019 - 11:12

Edie's kitchen

Fri, 08/09/2019 - 11:12

Heritage Hero Roy Taplin

Fri, 08/09/2019 - 11:12

Roy Taplin working

Fri, 08/09/2019 - 11:12

Buyers should have been told of building flaws: NT Chief Minister

Fri, 08/09/2019 - 10:56

Lawyers say Darwin residents who purchased units in nine buildings found to be in breach of the National Construction Code will face an uphill battle for compensation.

'I feel cheated': NT Government aware of building's flaws but didn't tell owners

Thu, 08/08/2019 - 07:03

An NT Government department concluded that nine buildings, all designed and certified by one engineer, did not meet the National Construction Code. But it took another 15 months to notify owners and buyers, who may now have to fork out $1.5 million to rectify the problems.

DIY renovators warned they could become part of 'third wave' of asbestos cancer victims

Wed, 08/07/2019 - 17:47

The lawyer for a man awarded a landmark $3 million payout from asbestos maker James Hardie has warned that the rise in popularity of home renovation TV shows could be putting more lives at risk.

Construction recession deepens with sharpest decline in activity for six years

Wed, 08/07/2019 - 16:48

It is not that the construction industry has hit the brakes, it has been in reverse for almost a year and it appears to be getting even worse.