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  • Labour Hire: Increased Employment & Increased Demand For Casuals In Australia

    According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics’ jobs report for March, employment rose by a whopping 60,900, knocking the predicted 20,000 out of the park. This is the sixth consecutive month where employment has risen. Total employment now stands at approximately 12,033,400, which is the highest ever recorded. Despite this significant increase, the unemployment rate […]

    April 26, 2017 / News
  • Construction Industry – Sydney Metro: Its Benefits & Opportunities

    The Sydney Metro is a privately owned extension to the existing train system and is set to be the largest public transport project in Australia. Sydney Metro will add 31 new stations in the city, Northwest and Southwest, and propose a faster, safer and more reliable way to commute. Sydney Metro is expected to operate […]

    April 24, 2017 / News
  • Construction Industry: Rio Tinto’s Silvergrass Mine Set To Boost WA Economy

    Rio Tinto has stated that the development, maintenance and operations of its mines in the Pilbara regionwill generate approximately 1000 local jobs in Western Australia. The construction of its Silvergrass mine will contribute roughly 500 jobs, the creation of a new deposit at the West Angeles mine will add 120 jobs, and the construction projects […]

    April 20, 2017 / News
  • Construction Industry: Boom In Large-Scale Solar Projects In Australia

    Science has done it again! Thanks to the rapid advancements in solar technology, solar manufacturing costs are increasingly affordable. This means that establishing large-scale solar farms is becoming more financially viable and much easier to build. These conditions are just right for increased investment, with a boom in large-scale solar projects expected in the coming […]

    April 19, 2017 / News
  • Construction Industry: WestConnex & The Plan To Keep Sydney Moving

    In light of the growing population and its increasingly sprawled nature, there is mounting pressure for the infrastructure to adequately accommodate all their transportation needs. One initiative that is currently underway to help relieve this strain, is the WestConnex project. WestConnex is a 33 km long motorway that is set to connect the M4 and M5 […]

    April 12, 2017 / News
  • The Rise Of The Sharing Economy In Australia

    ‘Sharing economy? What is that?’ It’s a buzzword you might have heard bandied around in the media. The phrase may drum up images of a world where money isn’t the only viable currency, and goods and services can be bartered. But, what exactly does ‘sharing economy’ mean, and what impact does it have on Australian markets […]

    April 12, 2017 / News
  • Construction Industry: Tickets and Licences

    As a worker in the construction industry, you will be required to possess certain tickets and/or licences depending on the site you will be working on, and/or the job you are required to do. Tickets and licences are necessary, as they provide employers with evidence that you have undergone the proper training, and possess the relevant experience […]

    April 6, 2017 / News
  • Labour Hire Tips: How To Build Positive Company Culture

    Company culture is an often over-looked element of business. However, it is important and it influences the kind of behaviour that is exhibited and/or deemed acceptable. Company culture isn’t just a ‘fluffy’ term. The type of company culture that exists in your business can have a very real and significant impact on how efficient and […]

    April 5, 2017 / News