Building and Construction

Parisians at odds over how to restore Notre Dame

Fri, 07/10/2020 - 13:01
With Notre Dame set to be repaired after fire, Parisians are split over whether to redesign or replicate the cathedral's spire and ceiling.

Judy Papp carpenter

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 12:59

From airlocks to a replica sister bridge — the incredible history of Brisbane's Story Bridge

Mon, 07/06/2020 - 11:25

The first vehicle crossed over Brisbane's Story bridge in 1940 after remarkable engineering feats, five years of construction and 65 cases of the bends.

Old Burleigh Theatre Arcade to create 'new cultural heart', receives key councillor support

Fri, 07/03/2020 - 14:40

The proposed redevelopment of the Old Burleigh Theatre Arcade receives tentative support from a key councillor following public outcry.

Sydney's new motorway will give drivers 'an hour of your life back every day'

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 14:01

Two new tunnels from St Peters to Kingsgrove — the second-stage of WestConnex — could open as early as this weekend with the NSW Premier telling drivers they would get an hour of their life back every day by using the M8.

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian says Amazon's announcement is a 'huge boost'

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 17:16
Online retail giant Amazon is building one of the largest warehouses in Australia in its latest efforts to expand its operations in the country.

Powerhouse Museum's move to Parramatta hits major bump as union announces green ban

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 14:53

The construction union is standing behind furious Parramatta residents who have vowed to protect two Victorian period buildings from being flattened to make way for the new Powerhouse Museum.

Amazon warehouse roughly the size of Taronga Zoo to be built in Western Sydney

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 14:09

Amazon's new robotics warehouse at Kemps Creek will be roughly the size of Taronga Zoo, stock up to 11 million items, and is expected to begin delivering packages by Christmas 2021.

No timeline for when $25k HomeBuilder scheme will be up and running

Mon, 06/29/2020 - 06:29

Three weeks since it launched, the Federal Government's HomeBuilder scheme is missing in action and it won't be online until all states and territories sign on.

'The phone isn't ringing': NSW construction looks to a way out of coronavirus

Sun, 06/28/2020 - 09:17

Jobs in construction are a key focus for the NSW Government as it moves to the coronavirus recovery phase for the economy, with Treasurer Dominic Perrottet insisting they're "crucial" to help the state out of the crisis.