Construction

Choosing the right tile adhesive

24 June, 2019 by Fred Gray, Technical Services Manager | Supplied by: LATICRETE Pty Ltd

Standards are useful starting points for determining the suitability of a tile adhesive, but there are more factors to consider.


Sydney water restrictions

05 June, 2019

Sydney's first water restrictions in a decade were announced late May and came into effect 1 June.


Fluidra builds on competition pool success

05 June, 2019 | Supplied by: AstralPool

Fluidra is adding to its stable of competition facility builds, with a contract to supply three pools for the Aquatic Arena in Sentani.


LATICRETE SPECTRALOCK PRO Premium Grout

27 May, 2019 | Supplied by: LATICRETE Pty Ltd

SPECTRALOCK PRO Premium Grout is a high-performance epoxy grout which offers vibrant colour consistency, durability and ease of installation.


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?


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