Construction is complex and fragmented. Not only that, but 12% of construction work is spent on rework, costing the Australian construction industry $28 billion a year. Sync Technologies, which just received funding from global early-stage VC Antler, enables construction businesses to turn data from existing and emerging technologies into action, empowering site managers, project… Read more »
Google announced today its withdrawal from negotiations with the NSW government around basing its new headquarters at the planned White Bay tech precinct.
Cribber is an app facilitating communication and compliance between tradies and site manager through a daily content “bulletin board”.
One of Australia’s largest clean energy projects to date, a 300 megawatt solar farm is set to be developed in Queensland Western Downs region.
Melbourne coworking space York Butter Factory and developer Mirvac in July announced a new partnership and platform called Hoist designed to help lift the Australian innovation ecosystem.
For most people, starting a new job means time spent looking for all the personal documents they need to give to their new HR department. For workers moving from job to job in industries like construction and mining where up to date documentation is crucial for compliance purposes, the paperwork process can be downright stressful. New Australian startup TradePapers wants to solve the problem.
Melbourne startup Progressclaim.com wants to speed up construction by helping contractors avoid payment disputes
One of the most common stereotypes about builders is that they are constantly behind schedule and end up charging far more than they originally quoted. Melbourne startup Progressclaim believes this is often due to difficulties associated with the submittal and approval of progress claims – these are a means of providing details about how much work has been completed in the last month, and therefore how much is to be paid to assorted contractors.
Project Tripod launched a little under a year ago and has been downloaded more than 100,000 times – considering its a specialist application that has primarily been available on windows phones, that number is quite huge.
When we think of job search platforms, the big names like Seek and CareerOne are the first to come to mind. However, as niche platforms targeted at specific industries keep popping up, it’s becoming increasingly clear that the big names aren’t working for every kind of job.
Architectural and construction professionals harness the power and resources of nature and shape them into useful applications – from bridges to skyscrapers. But when it comes to practice, they’re stuck in an age-old bind, working in a pool of clutter. Rather than storing sketches, CAD files, BIM files, CDs, brochures and more in hard copy, Bookmarc offers a way to do it all online.