Len Buckeridge’s widow plans to bring in other family members after sons Andrew and Sam fail in bid to tone down a $115 million-plus Supreme Court action.
John Klepec’s appointment was announced as the former caravan-maker announced a 40 per cent jump in half-year profit.
WA has a swag of excellence to be proud of, as the Urban Development Institute of Australia Awards has recognised.
The lid on trade prices is set to be lifted this year, with expectations of significant increases for some trades.
Craig Perciavalle steps down after Austal completes review of cost overruns on its billion-dollar Littoral Combat Ship program that have attracted regulatory scrutiny.
Shares in NRW Holdings nosedived today despite the WA-based contractor lifting its payout to shareholders off the back of surging first-half revenue.
The State Government has been accused of failing in its responsibility to protect homeowners, after telling a family to seek justice in court over their sinking house.
Patient 903 still has coronavirus, but the WA economy has recovered. What could muddy the construction sector waters now?
The State may be in a building and infrastructure boom, but there are looming insolvency fears as labour shortages hit and the price of supplies rocket.
It’s lights, camera, action for a “game-changing” $30 million residential redevelopment of the old Lyric Theatre in Maylands.
Mark McGowan says Labor will build a second Mandurah Estuary Bridge if re-elected, with the party looking to split costs with the Federal Government in a project the Premier says will create 500 jobs.
Henderson-based engineering contractor declared maiden interim dividend of 1¢ as order bool continues to grow.
The State Government has denied flaws in laws covering site inspection, saying a Yanchep family with a sinking home must seek recourse through the courts.
WA’s tremendous community spirit has kicked in, with more than 150 tradies to rebuild — for free — some of the homes lost in the bushfire.
On a monthly basis, construction firms are now on average 44 days late paying their bills, compared with a 35-day delay in December.
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Boral has cast doubt on whether demand for new units and commercial properties will improve soon, after first-half earnings slipped.
The building products company will not pay a dividend for the first-half of 2021 and said results were impacted by a decline in construction activity.
The former caravan maker has benefited from demand for its transportable buildings and caravan accessories.
Perth houses have crashed through the $500,000 median price barrier for the first time in three years, as construction teams work through lockdown to meet heavy demand.
High-risk flammable cladding is now banned on new multi-storey developments in Victoria with penalties of up to $400,000 for significant breaches.
The engineering and construction giant says projects are still being deferred after a spike in infection rates around the globe.
Construction sites will work through the five-day lockdown though workers who have visited potentially affected places will be required to clear health tests before being allowed on site.
Brightwater Inglewood will include an 128-bed residential aged-care community, broken into 16-bed small houses where residents live together like an extended family.
Older West Australians embarking on a career in the construction industry will have their wages partly subsidised through a pilot program designed to help address emerging skills shortages.
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