Construction sector sees rapid rise in artificial intelligence

Construction sector sees rapid rise in artificial intelligence

Image: Treecha/stock.adobe.com Autodesk and Deloitte have launched the latest edition of their joint report, the State of Digital Adoption in the Construction Industry 2024, highlighting the vital role of artificial intelligence in the years to come. This second iteration of the annual survey compiles insights gathered from 933 construction firms across six markets: Australia, Singapore, …

The 2024 Future of Construction Summit kicks off

The 2024 Future of Construction Summit kicks off

Future of Construction Summit 2023. (Image: FuturePlace) Today, leaders and companies at the forefront of Australia’s construction industry will gather at the Royal International Convention Centre in Brisbane for the 2024 Future of Construction Summit. Across 14 and 15 May 2024, more than 70 speakers will illuminate the stage, exploring pivotal topics, emerging trends, cutting-edge …

Lendlease unveils Ancora at Collins Wharf development

Lendlease unveils Ancora at Collins Wharf development

Ancora at Collins Wharf. (Image: Lendlease) Lendlease has unveiled its latest waterfront residential development, Ancora at Collins Wharf, located at 971 Collins Street, Docklands. Daniel Dugina, executive director of development at Lendlease, noted that the remarkable success of the company’s neighbouring Regatta at Collins Wharf development, launched in mid-2023 and with over 80 per cent …

Bigger and better facilities for Australian Institute of Sport

Bigger and better facilities for Australian Institute of Sport

Image: Atstock Productions/stock.adobe.com In the 2024-25 Budget, the Federal Government is set to allocate $249.7 million towards enhancing the facilities of the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) located in Bruce, ACT. This investment comes as Australia prepares for the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games, ensuring the facility is modern and fit-for-purpose for Australia’s elite and …

Culture change needed to attract Gen Z to construction industry

Culture change needed to attract Gen Z to construction industry

Image: Treecha/stock.adobe.com A new report from the Construction Industry Culture Taskforce (CICT) suggests that young people are hesitant to pursue careers in construction due to concerns about achieving a healthy work-life balance. Led by RMIT University, the Careers in Construction: Insights from Gen-Z school-leavers in a work-based training program report surveyed 136 trainees in New …

Over 50 apprentices helping deliver Kangaroo Point Green Bridge

Over 50 apprentices helping deliver Kangaroo Point Green Bridge

L-R: BESIX Watpac workforce training and development manager Tim Lyne, apprentice Xavier Farrell, graduate safety coordinator Morsal Zamany, and Kangaroo Point Green Bridge project director Rowan Riggall, onsite at the Kangaroo Point Green Bridge project. (Image: BESIX Watpac) BESIX Watpac has achieved a major milestone in its delivery of the Kangaroo Point Green Bridge, exceeding …