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What is a Building Estimator?
Put simply – a building estimator is responsible for preparing the budget for building and construction projects both big and small. No matter whether it’s for a single story house, or an extensive industrial construction site, the building estimator is expected to audit building projects, prepare cost estimates and manage overall building expenses. It is
Heat or humidity? Talking tools-down rules in Queensland
How hot is too hot on the construction site? When is it too hot to work? And should humidity be just as much of a factor as temperature? A contentious issue in the industry Tools-down rules are up for heated discussion in the Sunshine State, as they often are at this time of the year
What you need to know about changes to builder registration and licensing in 2023
The Victorian Government made some changes to the Building Act 1993. They are calling these changes the Building Amendment (Registration of Building Trades and Other Matters) Act 2018. The aim is to ensure certain trades practitioners have licensing and registration. Certain building work will also need licenses or registrations.