Value of construction work may decrease

CONSTRUCTION in the resources and infrastructure sectors was tipped to slow nearly 4% in 2012-13, an Australian Industry Group survey revealed on Tuesday.

The AIG-Australian Constructors Association outlook survey shows the future estimates for the nation's leading building companies.

It anticipates the total value of construction work nationally could slow from 14% to 10.3%, with a further fall to 8% in 2013-14.

The outlook shows the fall in activity will be led by a slump in apartment building, as well as major road and mining construction, while the outlook for oil and gas projects remained solid.

Sourcing skilled labour and capital were also creating troubles for the big construction companies, while the National Broadband Network was expected to hold up the telecommunications sector.


Dedicated owner keeps car in pristine condition

Dedicated owner keeps car in pristine condition

The car is a fixture of the family and something to bond over.

Community to celebrate the long haul

Community to celebrate the long haul

Committee members are calling all to come and celebrate 70 years.

Miss Show Girl enjoys bringing people together

Miss Show Girl enjoys bringing people together

Get to know Bridget Webster.

Local Partners