Blitz on cranes halts construction

Workplace Health & Safety Queensland (WHSQ) has issued a safety alert pertaining to tower cranes, relating to fall-arrest systems, as set out in the Tower Crane Code of Practice (2017).

19 October 2020

Builders terms obstructing eligibility for First Home Owners’ Grant

Look closely and you’ll discover a catch in the rules for the Queensland Government’s First Home Owners’ Grant.

14 October 2020

It pays to care about quality and safety

As a leader in the industry, you’ve dedicated your life to making sure your workers get home safely at the end of each day. But it’s not an easy feat.

7 October 2020

Certification changes

Changes to the Building Act 1975 commence on 1 October 2020 and affect both residential and commercial contracts.

18 September 2020

Fire Ants – Rule Changes

New fire ant biosecurity zones and requirements are now in effect and impact the movement of materials such as soil, mulch, quarry products, turf and nursery products in SEQ.

18 September 2020

Compliance for doors and shutters

The doors providing access to a building, especially in a general commercial building, are the first thing people see. In many cases they are designed to be a standout feature to create a good first impression.

19 August 2020

Selecting and inspecting flooring in a new commercial building

When selecting or inspecting flooring for installation, within a new retail shop, office or other commercial building, it’s important to look at more than just the aesthetic properties of the materials.

19 August 2020

Compliance for decorative finishes and lighting

Glazing is often a large part of shop and office fitout design. There are many areas that need to be looked at to ensure compliance under the National Construction Code (NCC).

19 August 2020

Compliance requirements for glazing and signage

Glazing is often a large part of shop and office fitout design. There are many areas that need to be looked at to ensure compliance under the National Construction Code (NCC).

19 August 2020

Compliance when installing a bidet

There are no current waterproofing requirements in Australian Standard 3740 2010 when installing a bidet.

19 August 2020

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