New research uncovers overbilling issues in construction

New research uncovers overbilling issues in construction

Image: kegfire/stock.adobe.com New research from Payapps, an award-winning construction software solution for progress claims, reveals that 64 per cent of construction projects experience overbilling. This alarming statistic underscores the urgent need for tighter financial controls in an industry already burdened by escalating costs due to labour shortages and material price hikes. The report, Building the …

ACA releases third paper for Foundations and Frontiers

ACA releases third paper for Foundations and Frontiers

Image: krishnadasekm/stock.adobe.com The third paper, drawing attention to the financial health of the construction industry, has been released to inform discussions at Foundations and Frontiers in August 2024. Recent reports indicate that the industry is facing significant financial challenges, which is alarming given its crucial role in the economy. Australian Constructors Association CEO Jon Davies …

MEGATRANS 2024 helps build sustainable supply chains

MEGATRANS 2024 helps build sustainable supply chains

MEGATRANS 2022. (Image: Prime Creative Media) This September, industry leaders from across the supply chain will converge in Melbourne for MEGATRANS 2024, to deliberate on the future of the logistics landscape. As Australia’s largest integrated conference and exhibition dedicated to the logistics industry, MEGATRANS brings together companies offering advanced technologies and services, categorised by their …

Construcciones Yamaro: Kayla Shadbolt: Hire horizons

Construcciones Yamaro: Kayla Shadbolt: Hire horizons

Kayla Shadbolt, general manager at Swan Hill Hire. (Image: Leanne Button, Swan Hill Hire) Instilled with a resolute “never say no” ethos, Kayla Shadbolt has been instrumental in driving success at Swan Hill Hire, while also leaving a lasting impact on the hire and rental sector at large. When Kayla Shadbolt started in the hire …

Engineered stone ban now in effect

Engineered stone ban now in effect

Image: evgeny/stock.adobe.com Today marks the commencement of the landmark ban on engineered stone aimed at protecting Australian workers from silicosis. The ban prohibits the manufacture, supply, processing and installation of engineered stone benchtops, panels and slabs across all Australian states and territories. However, the ban does not apply to the controlled processing of previously installed …

New Bridgewater Bridge project transforming transport in Tasmania

New Bridgewater Bridge project transforming transport in Tasmania

The New Bridgewater Bridge project is on track with both schedule and budget. (Images: McConnell Dowell) Harnessing its global engineering prowess, McConnell Dowell is delivering Tasmania’s most ambitious transport infrastructure project to date – the New Bridgewater Bridge. Constructing large-scale, world-class infrastructure demands exceptional skill, meticulous planning and technical proficiency – challenges that McConnell Dowell …