What Are The Safety Considerations When Using Scaffolds?

6 May 2022
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Scaffolding is widely used in all types of construction and building projects as a temporary structure that allows all types of repairs and maintenance work to be carried out on the outside of a building. Because it is a temporary structure, it has to be erected and disabled each time it is used, which means that there are several potential hazards from a health and safety point of view that have to be taken into consideration and dealt with accordingly. Read More 

Do Your Popcorn Ceilings Hide Something Sinister?

16 March 2022
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Although it's difficult to imagine why given modern design standards, people used to add "popcorn" treatment to their ceilings to try and improve the look and feel of their homes. This kind of material was very popular, and if you have bought a period home and intend to renovate it, you may certainly notice its presence within. Yet before you get your tools out and roll up your sleeves to remove, think about the potential risk. Read More 

Should you hire an industrial construction company?

17 January 2022
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you want a project to run successfully, you must have the right people overseeing that project. Managing any project is about more than being willing to take on the job. The people in charge must have sufficient time to devote to the job, and they must have adequate experience and knowledge to guide the project through to completion. Nowhere are the challenges of project management more obvious than in industrial construction. Read More 

How Asbestos Could Be In Your Home Without Your Knowledge

16 November 2021
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Asbestos seems like a thing of the past to many Australian's, and while it is banned from use in construction now, it still exists in many forms across the country. This can come as quite a shock, especially if you live in an older home that is at risk of having asbestos in the materials. However, asbestos removal is very simple to organise so there is nothing to worry about. All you need to do is call for an inspection and here are a few reasons you might want to do so even if you originally thought your home was safe; it never hurts to double-check. Read More 

3 Ways a Mining Engineer Helps Set up a Successful Mining Operation

29 September 2021
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

As you start to plan a mining set-up, you have to recruit key staff. At this stage, you should bring in a mining engineering specialist, either as a full-time hire or as a consultant. How will this help your new operation? 1. Assess Your Site's Potential While you already know that your site contains the materials you want to mine, you might not have a full picture of its potential yet. Read More