Time for Construction to get serious about Regional Trade

Trade Minister Andrew Robb has been working pretty hard on regional trade agreements over the last few years. The most current are the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) and the China Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA). And then there are the India and Indonesian FTAs in the pipeline. So what does Australia’s construction industry plan to do about it? READ DAVID'S FULL ARTICLE IN SOURCEABLE

By |October 27th, 2015|Categories: Building & Housing|Tags: , |

BIM is a bit like sterile seed – good for a crop

Industry e-news Sourceable ran another article on BIM. It's good to see a few BIM sceptics poking their heads up. See my thoughts and a link to the article below. CLICK HERE FOR DAVID CHANDLER ARTICLE CLICK HERE FOR SOURCEABLE ARTICLE

By |October 16th, 2015|Categories: Building & Housing|

Sourceable news constantly echoes forlorn stories about the problems facing construction in Australia these days

My article on Undermining 200 years of public confidence in Australian Construction drew many responses. Some from consumer advocates, some from ... CLICK HERE FOR PUBLISHED ARTICLE

By |October 6th, 2015|Categories: Building & Housing|

Submission into Construction Technologies by the Victorian Government

The Victorian Government recently called for submissions on the state's construction future. Attached is an edited copy of David Chandler's submission which was made in conjunction with Dr Mary Hardie of Western Sydney University and Associate Professor Willy Sher of Newcastle University. CLICK HERE FOR SUBMIITED ARTICLE (Edited)