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Female Tradies Celebrated on International Women's Day Female Tradies Celebrated on International Women's Day
05 Mar 2015
International Women’s Day will be celebrated this Sunday and Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) is taking the opportunity to recognise and celebrate women working in the building and construction industry.
Quality Assurance Quality Assurance
03 Mar 2015
Success and productivity can often be reflective of a management system and achieving ISO 9001 Quality Management System ensures that system is recognised by potential clients and stakeholders. Justin Felix caught up with the directors of Melbourne based plumbing company Chadoak to find out how they went about achieving the certification.
Sucking it in Sucking it in
03 Mar 2015
Vacuum toilets are not foreign to most; however, the installation and servicing practices that are associated with them probably are. Jeff Patchell explains that this is about to change.
Set out to be Accurate Set out to be Accurate
03 Mar 2015
Technology plays a vital role in bridging the gap between the office and the construction site and the MEP industry is seeing great benefits in moving towards BIM. Justin Felix spoke with David Grant of SurePoint Australia to find out more about digital layout solutions.
Safety in the Palm of your Hand Safety in the Palm of your Hand
02 Mar 2015
A Tassie plumber has developed a smartphone app that aims to make reporting health and safety issues a breeze. Callum Fitzpatrick reports.
What’s Cold is Hot again What’s Cold is Hot again
02 Mar 2015
Heated wastewater can be recovered and re-used to pre-heat the inlet to shower heads, offering considerable savings on energy consumption. Justin Felix speaks with three shower heat recovery developers to discover how their systems can save money and valuable resources.
Reaching the Vertical Limits Reaching the Vertical Limits
02 Mar 2015
Are vertical farms the way forward for food manufacture and water conservation? Jonathan Jackson examines the rise of vertical farms and their importance to the future.
Handy Water Heaters Handy Water Heaters
02 Mar 2015
Being water-wise doesn’t just revolve around the notion of using less. We must also take into consideration, the amount of energy used to heat it. Plumbing Connection, in conjunction with five point-of-use water heater suppliers, examine the market and why plumbers should consider these handy water heaters.
When Systems Collide When Systems Collide
02 Mar 2015
There are significant issues in the market place affecting the performance of PP-R pipe systems in combination with copper in hot water recirculation systems. Jonathan Jackson speaks with hydraulic consultant David Steblina about those issues and how they can be worked around.
An Injection of Plastic An Injection of Plastic
01 Mar 2015
Winning Business: Is Price Everything? Winning Business: Is Price Everything?
01 Mar 2015
New Online Sustainability School New Online Sustainability School
01 Mar 2015
Fleetmatics Integrates with MYOB AccountRight Fleetmatics Integrates with MYOB AccountRight
01 Mar 2015
Fleetmatics Group, a global provider of mobile workforce solutions for service-based businesses of all sizes delivered as software-as-a-service, last week announced the release of new features in its mobile field service management solution, Fleetmatics WORK™.
A Labour of Love A Labour of Love
01 Mar 2015
Superior Pex no longer a Plumber's Pipe Dream Superior Pex no longer a Plumber's Pipe Dream
19 Feb 2015
A revolutionary piping system, designed specifically for Australian plumbers, is set to transform one of the more laborious and often tedious tasks of the tradie.