Construction

Builder Background Checks consumer advisory

24 May, 2019 | Supplied by: Builder Background Checks

Builder Background Checks is a Victoria-based service offering independent advice and investigative reports on prospective builders.


NSW security of payments laws in effect

23 May, 2019

NSW security of payments laws have come into effect, requiring head contractors to provide the principal with a supporting statement when serving a payment claim.


Tweed Shire flicks the switch on largest solar install

15 May, 2019

Tweed Shire Council has installed its largest solar system to date on a council facility, saving 200 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions per year — equivalent to 11 average-sized households.


Rainwater tanks could cause outbreaks

08 May, 2019

Scientists are calling for people to check their rainwater tanks, after new research revealed unsealed and damaged tanks could expose millions of Australians.


Learn at your leisure

18 April, 2019 | Supplied by: LATICRETE Pty Ltd

There's no longer an excuse for knowledge gaps, thanks to the LATICRETE University eLearning program.


Licensing lessons

18 March, 2019 by Dannielle Furness

What can we learn from the prolonged passage towards legislation of licensing for pool professionals in the US state of New Jersey?


LATICRETE LATAPOXY Moisture Shield system

06 March, 2019 | Supplied by: LATICRETE Pty Ltd

The LATAPOXY Moisture Shield system from LATICRETE is a breathable epoxy coating designed to reduce moisture vapour emissions.


Bostik tiling adhesive range

05 March, 2019 | Supplied by: Bostik

The new Bostik tiling range includes waterproofing, tiling and grouting solutions.


Power tools and hearing loss

18 February, 2019 | Supplied by: Australian Hearing

Industrial noise is an unavoidable part of the building sector and tradies are being urged to protect themselves against the risk of permanent hearing loss.


Conductor Hub electrical safety for swimming pools

24 January, 2019 | Supplied by: Conductor Hub Pty Ltd

As head contractor on a project it is vital to understand legal liabilities and requirements, including electrical safety.


Vanishing act

12 December, 2018 by Dannielle Furness

What happens when skillsets start to disappear?


The Plunge Pool Company prefabricated plunge pool

02 November, 2018 | Supplied by: The Plunge Pool Company

The Plunge Pool Company has developed an alternative concrete swimming pool for projects where space and budget are key considerations.


Asbestos warning for older pools and spas

05 October, 2018 | Supplied by: SPASA Western Australia

SPASA WA has issued a warning in relation to the presence of asbestos in older pools and spas.


Swimming on the river, in the river

02 October, 2018

A new proposal from ARM Architecture could see Perthites (Perthonians?) simultaneously swimming on the Swan River while in the Swan River.


LATICRETE HYDRO BAN waterproofing — new sizing

02 October, 2018 | Supplied by: LATICRETE Pty Ltd

LATICRETE'S HYDRO BAN waterproofing membrane will shortly be available in a 3 x 4 L pail shipping format.


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