COMMERCIAL AND INDUSTRIAL NEWS AND ARTICLES

Works set to begin on new Murrabrine Bridge

  • July 29, 2021
  • FENCiT
Site establishment works have commenced for the construction of the new Murrabrine Bridge on Wandella Road at Cobargo, with major works set to begin in mid-August. Council awarded contractors Kenpass...

Skilled trades remain in high demand across all regions

  • July 28, 2021
  • FENCiT
“A record year for detached home building has kept skilled trades in very high demand in the June 2021 quarter,” stated HIA Economist, Angela Lillicrap. The HIA Trades Report was...

Building, construction and infrastructure industry leaders sign on to open…

  • July 16, 2021
  • FENCiT
Key industry groups involved in delivering the majority of the Australian Government’s record $110 billion investment in infrastructure projects are calling for urgent reforms to address the industry crisis. In...

Australian PCI®: Construction expansion hit with high prices and capacity…

  • July 5, 2021
  • FENCiT
The Australian Industry Group/Housing Industry Association Australian Performance of Construction Index (Australian PCI®) fell by a further 2.8 points to 55.5 in June, trending lower after hitting a record high...

Loans for new home building decline in April 2021

  • June 10, 2021
  • FENCiT
“The number of loans for the construction of a new dwelling fell in April for the second consecutive month,” stated HIA Economist, Angela Lillicrap. The ABS released its data on...

Australian PCI®: Strong construction activity in May 2021

  • June 3, 2021
  • FENCiT
The Australian Industry Group/Housing Industry Association Australian Performance of Construction Index (Australian PCI®) fell by 0.8 points to 58.3 in May, largely maintaining the strong pace of post-2020 recovery following...

A record year of house building is underway

  • May 20, 2021
  • FENCiT
“A record number of detached housing starts will occur in the 12 months to September 2021 with more than 146,000 detached houses commencing construction. This is more than 20 per...

Skilled trades in high demand in the March 2021 quarter

  • May 12, 2021
  • FENCiT
“The building industry is continuing to attract workers from across the economy as it experiences the most significant skill shortage since 2004,” stated HIA Economist, Angela Lillicrap. The HIA Trades...

Budget shifts gear to the longer term

  • May 12, 2021
  • FENCiT
"From an industry perspective, the Government's second budget in a year locks in the recovery from recession and shifts gears from emergency measures to investing in the economy for the...

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