construction

Builders warned after workers collapse

premium_icon Builders warned after workers collapse

Five builders collapsed on a construction site

New rules give building regulator more teeth

premium_icon New rules give building regulator more teeth

Watchdog will be able to check whether subbies can be paid

Hervey Bay's construction skills in the spotlight

premium_icon Hervey Bay's construction skills in the spotlight

It will influence how much funding will be directed to Hervey Bay

Late payers leave small businesses to struggle

premium_icon Late payers leave small businesses to struggle

The late and non-payers who that wreak havoc

What happens to families when builders don't pay

premium_icon What happens to families when builders don't pay

Abrupt end to childhood when builders don't pay their subbies

CQ brickie burnt by building firm collapses demands action

premium_icon CQ brickie burnt by building firm collapses demands action

JM Kelly's collapse was one of many to cost him money

Housing Minister promises laws to crack down on non-payment

premium_icon Housing Minister promises laws to crack down on non-payment

LAW breakers in the construction sector would prosecuted

Downs subbie believes liquidations, losses on the rise

premium_icon Downs subbie believes liquidations, losses on the rise

Subcontractor reckons more businesses going bust than ever before

Couple nailed to the wall by builders gone bad

premium_icon Couple nailed to the wall by builders gone bad

The agony behind the $500m in debt left by insolvent builders

Aura community enjoys a year of massive growth

premium_icon Aura community enjoys a year of massive growth

More than 2500 residents now call Aura home

How hot is too hot to work?

premium_icon How hot is too hot to work?

What do you do if you’re told to power through and get the job done?

Building sector facing tough times

premium_icon Building sector facing tough times

“Worryingly, the drop will be largely in the detached housing sector."

Opal Tower support beams may not be strong enough

Opal Tower support beams may not be strong enough

Support beams in ill-fated building may not be strong enough

'Well-loved' surfer remembered after construction site death

premium_icon 'Well-loved' surfer remembered after construction site death

Surfers mourne death of mate on construction site

Dead man found in construction site stairwell

premium_icon Dead man found in construction site stairwell

Man found dead at construction site near major shopping centre

Opal Tower built for a ‘bargain price’

premium_icon Opal Tower built for a ‘bargain price’

Subbies claim they were made to work for “bargain basement prices”

Distressed residents leaving for good

Distressed residents leaving for good

Hundreds of Opal Tower residents are scared, angry and stressed

Shocking images inside cracking Opal Tower

premium_icon Shocking images inside cracking Opal Tower

Shocking photos show the extent of damage inside cracking Opal Tower

Contractor went bust while owed $750,000 in disputed debts

premium_icon Contractor went bust while owed $750,000 in disputed debts

Major contractor folded amid debt disputes worth $750,000

'Meat in the sandwich': Supplier laments subbie squeeze

premium_icon 'Meat in the sandwich': Supplier laments subbie squeeze

Hardware icon says local tradies are feeling pinch from main players

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