Wild weather in SA engages members

This article was originally published by The Advertiser on May 10, 2016.  Author: Erin Jones and Doug Robertson Read the original here. FIVE South Australian jetties — mostly in metropolitan Adelaide — remain closed on Tuesday as strong winds and a king tide wreaked havoc along the coastline. Wind gusts wreaked havoc across large parts…

Budget billions will go to waste, say engineers

Wednesday, 4 May 2016 The Federal Government’s multi-billion dollar infrastructure spend must be backed by the best impartial advice to make sure taxpayer funds are not wasted. Professionals Australia, the association representing science, technology and engineering professionals, said the announced infrastructure funds in the Federal Budget risks being undermined if the Government keeps culling in-house…

Registration gives greater payment security

Registration gives greater payment security Security of payment is a major issue in the building and construction industry. It is not uncommon to hear stories of businesses going broke as a result of a payment dispute with another business or contractor. Following widespread lobbying from industry, the previous state government legislated changes to the Building…