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Engineers to prosper with new WA stadium

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NSW engineers will understand the benefits of quality stadium infrastructure. In the past 20 years, many new stadiums have been built in the state mostly thanks to the 2000 Olympics and the many codes that feature regionally.

With this in mind, it is pleasing to report that Perth's new stadium project is progressing nicely. In fact, a local company …

Construction set to soar in Queensland

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For many years, the Australian construction industry has performed below expectations as a result of poor consumer confidence and a fluctuating dollar.

However, it seems that 2015 will see a busy year of home building in one state in particular - Queensland.

According to a recently released media statement from the Housing Industry Association (HIA),…

How to lift internal workplace safety outcomes

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One of the biggest responsibilities for employers across Australia is work health and safety. Countless studies in the past have found that a healthy and safe workplace is also a more productive one.

With this in mind, it's hard to believe that some businesses let their standards slip. Either through neglect or simply forgetting their role, these la…

Survey: Increasing pressure on project managers

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Project managers undoubtedly have many aspects to deal with when working through an IT project. From planning, recruitment, concept implementation and risk management, the list can go on and on.

It is then no surprise that according to the results of a recent survey, project manager workloads have increased significantly over the past 12 months. Doc…

Major bridging project aimed at productivity

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Freight is easily one of the most important parts of the Australian economy so it makes sense that the federal government has announced a widespread project to improve the quality of the country's bridges.

In every state, the government has agreed to fund the upgrade of a number of locations including 29 in NSW.

Totalling $25.8 million in federal fun…

Financial businesses eager for cloud solutions

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Financial organisations such as banking, insurance and investment firms are the latest to show their intentions towards cloud computing.

Based on the findings of the recently released survey How Cloud is Being Used in the Financial Sector, it seems many could be in the market for an IT contractor in the coming months.

The survey, conducted by the Clo…

Worksafe WA launches new work health and safety survey

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Regardless of the size or scope of your business, one of the most important considerations is workplace health and safety. There are many hazards and risks in the work environment, but it is up to businesses to reduce these issues and create a productive space for all.

It is then pleasing to report that WorkSafe WA has launched its Small Business Sa…

3 ways to ensure committed contractors

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As a business that has just gone through the recruitment process, the number one goal is to get your new contractors into work as quickly as possible. Any form of delay can set projects back even further and cost a business more in the back pocket. 

With this in mind, organisations need committed, engaged contractors who are ready to begin adding va…

Software vulnerabilities increasing globally

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When your company implements a new piece of software, you don't expect any problems to arise. However, according to new research, the frequency of software vulnerabilities is increasing over time.

The US National Vulnerability Database revealed that the number of problems encountered totaled 7,038 in 2014, up from just over 4,500 in 2013.

GFI Softwar…

More time required to place IT candidates into roles

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The IT sector is one of the fastest growing areas of the Australian economy with new roles, jobs and opportunities constantly being created.

However, one of the impacts of this trend is that it's taking IT recruiters longer to place contractors into certain roles. 

This was one of the findings out of the recently released Information Technology Contr…