The NSW Government is seeking feedback from the construction industry over a proposed security of payment regulation which will deliver a more secure system of contractor payments across the sector.
Revolutionary ‘green’ types of bricks and construction materials could be made from recycled PVC, waste plant fibres or sand with the help of a remarkable new kind of rubber polymer.
The Australian Industry Group/Housing Industry Association Australian Performance of Construction Index (Australian PCI®) rose by 10.6 points to 35.5 in June (2020), indicating that business conditions remained negative across the construction industry but the pace of contraction eased from the record lows experienced since March (2020) (readings below 50 indicate contraction in activity, with lower […]
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“Building approvals in May (2020) fell by 16.4 per cent nationally as the impact of COVID-19 restrictions impeded the flow of new building projects to be undertaken”, stated HIA Economist Angela Lillicrap.
The Victorian Government has paved the way for more than $1 billion worth of job-creating building projects to get started and help kickstart the economy.
Western Australia’s home building sector will recover over the coming twelve months, according to a new forecast, said HIA WA Executive Director Cath Hart.
HIA welcomes the release of crucial final touches to the Federal Government’s HomeBuilder scheme. “The addition of this extra detail will clarify questions builders and home buyers have been asking since the scheme was announced on 4 June (2020),” said Kristin Brookfield, HIA Chief Executive Industry Policy.