How to find skilled construction workers: 7 Tips to making smart hires

How to find skilled construction workers 7 Tips to making smart hires

Surrounding yourself with qualified construction workers is key to building a successful company in Australia. However, finding candidates that fit your company’s requirements can be tricky when you don’t know what to look for. This often results in hiring workers who are more of a liability than an asset to your team. To prevent this […]

8 Trends shaping the construction industry in 2021

8 Trends Shaping The Construction Industry In 2021 blog

The Australian construction industry took a beating in 2020 largely because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Nationwide lockdowns forced many companies to postpone new building projects, decreasing completed projects by 3.2%. Unfortunately, this isn’t the only challenge companies face. In 2021, they’ll have to overcome labour shortages, poor cash flow, inefficient processes, and more stringent workplace […]

A comprehensive guide to construction bidding in Australia

your comprehensive guide to construction bidding in Australia blog

Running a successful construction company in Australia is no walk in the park. It’s riddled with challenges including business marketing, job scheduling, accounting, and maintaining relationships with architects and subcontractors. However, no matter how long you’ve been in business, the most difficult part will almost always be construction bidding. Here’s a comprehensive guide to help […]

What will be the most in-demand trades in Australia in 2021?

most in-demand trades of 2021 blog

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, Australian trades businesses of all shapes and sizes had to tighten their belts to survive. Demands for trades work dropped to record lows and many tradies were left without jobs. Fortunately, Australia has been proactive in their recovery efforts, and employment numbers are slowly clawing their way back up. Of […]

HomeBuilder stimulus package: What tradies need to know

HomeBuilder stimulus package What tradies need to know

COVID-19 has dramatically changed the way Australians work and interact, but it has also posed a serious challenge for the construction industry. During the outbreak, many homeowners cancelled building and renovation projects because they were unable to work and bring money in. This meant that construction companies suffered heavy losses and saw their profits dry […]

Major challenges facing construction businesses

Major challenges facing construction businesses

Construction is a $360-billion industry in Australia, producing 9% of the country’s gross domestic product. It covers a wide range of services, from site surveys and structural building to renovations and maintenance work. The industry also has a 2.4% projected annual growth rate over the next five years. Yet despite these promising numbers, many construction […]

Drones in construction: Are they worth it? 

Drones in construction Are they worth it

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), or drones, have come far from being niche photography gadgets only available to tech enthusiasts. Today, they’re game-changing tools that are becoming increasingly popular in commercial industries, including film, agriculture, and more importantly, construction. Given the labour-intensive and risky nature of their work, construction companies stand to benefit the most from […]