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World Green Building Week 2014

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Supported by green building councils all over the world, the annual World Green Building Week showcases the diversity of global action taking place to create sustainable built environments. In 2014 World Green Building Week runs from 22 – 26 September.

Dulux makes adding colours to BIM easier

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With Building Information Modelling (BIM) becoming an important aspect of building design and management, Dulux Australia has launched a range of free content and plugins for Revit, the building design software for BIM.

Kit home builder fined for installation without registration

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The Victorian Building Authority (VBA) has advised that kit home suppliers need to be registered builders if they are also installing the homes that they sell. This timely reminder comes as a supplier and its director in Bendigo, Victoria were found guilty by a magistrate for building a kit home with being registered as a… Read more »

AG Coombs star apprentice wins again

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Ryan O’Connor, a refrigeration apprentice at AG Coombs, was last week named as the recipient of the 2014 First Year Apprentice of the Year – Alan Broadhead Award. The awards were presented by the Box Hill Institute of TAFE, and he was picked from a field of 35,000 apprentices. O’Connor is no stranger to standing out,… Read more »

A healthy workplace is not out of reach

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Fitness Australia has received a Healthy Workplace Award from the Australian Government’s National Preventive Health Agency. The company’s CEO, LAURETTA STACE, shares how any workplace can be healthy.

Trafalgar Cabinets goes online

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Sydney-based, family-owned Trafalgar has launched an online e-commerce site to display and sell its range of dangerous goods storage cabinets and access panels. The all-Australian-made product range includes Flammable, Corrosive, Toxic, Organic, Oxidising and Emergency Information storage cabinets, which are all built in accordance with Australian Standards.

HVAC&R enters PRIME time

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The Australian heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC&R) industry has appointed a steering council and elected a chair to oversee PRIME – a new body that aims to create a united front in the push towards a low-emissions future.

5-metre scanning from Intermec by Honeywell

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Intermec by Honeywell scanners are being used by the Australian shipping industry to scan and automatically read shipping container codes and numbers from a distance of up to five metres, allowing them to track containers in real time and reduce errors in data capture.