COMMERCIAL AND INDUSTRIAL NEWS AND ARTICLES

Manufacturing stabilises in November 2020

  • December 1, 2020
  • FENCiT
The Australian Industry Group Australian Performance of Manufacturing Index (Australian PMI®) declined by 4.2 points to 52.1 in November 2020, indicating expanding conditions but at a slower rate than in...

New home sales remain elevated in October

  • November 18, 2020
  • FENCiT
“The detached housing market continues to perform strongly and as it accelerates will pull the rest of the Australian economy forward into 2021,” stated HIA’s Chief Economist, Tim Reardon. “New...

Construction activity turns corner outside of Victoria in October 2020

  • November 4, 2020
  • FENCiT
The Australian Industry Group/Housing Industry Association Australian Performance of Construction Index (Australian PCI®) improved by a further 7.5 points to 52.7 in October 2020, with the return to mild expansion...

Green Star eliminating natural gas and electrifying buildings

  • October 30, 2020
  • FENCiT
Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) is pushing to eliminate natural gas in buildings with the biggest overhaul of its Green Star rating system in 18 years. Launched today, as...

Deposit Scheme to House More First Home Buyers

  • October 20, 2020
  • FENCiT
“Changes to the Australian Government’s First Home Loan Deposit Scheme, applying exclusively to those purchasing a new home or apartment, will support jobs in the residential building industry,” said Graham...

Building Bonus extension to provide WA job certainty

  • October 20, 2020
  • FENCiT
The WA Government will give more Western Australians the opportunity to access the highly successful Building Bonus program, by giving homebuilders more time to commence site works to qualify for...

Coolgardie-Esperance Highway set for $52 million upgrade

  • October 20, 2020
  • FENCiT
Road safety and regional jobs in south-central Western Australia will get a boost, with Highway Construction named as the preferred proponent to upgrade the Coolgardie-Esperance Highway. Upgrades will be delivered...

Highly-anticipated Bussell Highway dual carriageway now under construction

  • October 19, 2020
  • FENCiT
Construction is now underway on Stage 1 of the much anticipated Bussell Highway dual carriageway in the state's South West. The construction of the dual carriage will remove the bottleneck...

Road works contracts should create local jobs

  • October 19, 2020
  • FENCiT
NSW’s peak local government body has reiterated the vital importance of State contracts that pay for local NSW council trained professionals to perform road maintenance on State roads after the...

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