Off-site Manufacturing Improves Construction Efficiencies

Two reports into the efficiencies of the Australian construction industry have identified and detailed the need for the industry to better embrace the use of off-site manufactured products. Read more.

3D Building Models Help Bring Sustainability into Construction

For years, construction was an analogue world: bricks and mortar; pen and paper. Buildings were designed and planned using traditional two-dimensional drawings, with errors or miscalculations sometimes only discovered once the structure was already forming on the ground. But thanks to advances in digital technology, the days of poring over crumpled rolls of complex blueprints […]

Dirty Jobs: Are We Overlooking a Great Opportunity?

Are dirty jobs great jobs? TV host Mike Rowe says many of the people featured in his show Dirty Jobs are entrepreneurs, investors and multimillionaires. Listen to the podcast.

Atlantic Trade Advisory Committees application request: Construction Electrician; Industrial Electrician; Carpenter

Request for applications (one employer and one employee Nova Scotia representative) for three Atlantic Trades Advisory Committees under the Atlantic Apprenticeship Harmonization Project: one for the Construction Electrician trade; one for the Industrial Electrician trade; and one for the Carpenter trade. Refer to the Terms of Reference for eligibility criteria.  For example, Employee representatives must […]

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