Australian made safety by Lathams in the Opera House, Parliament House and Darling Harbour
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Australian made safety by Lathams in the Opera House, Parliament House and Darling Harbour

Jul 9, 2020 Posted by Dane Latham

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Australian made safety by Lathams in the Opera House, Parliament House and Darling Harbour

Lathams legacy is Australian made, and globally distributed. For three generations, Lathams have supported and enhanced large scale, public spaces and architecturally designed residential developments right here in Sydney, and around the world. In recent months, we’ve been reflecting on the amazing ...
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What’s the true cost of importing products from overseas?

For many manufacturers, imported products are a way to reduce costs without reducing productivity. However, the real cost of importing products from overseas might be more than you think.
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Architecture changes post-pandemic

Every industry has been dramatically transformed by COVID-19, and architecture is no exception. Over the past couple of months, we’ve spent more time indoors than ever before. This period of sheltering-in-place will have a lasting impact on the way we design, transform, and shape the world around us...
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How Can I Help? Australian Construction and Architecture in Uncertain Times

As our industry continues to change and transform over the course of the most recent global events; the way we approach work, our colleagues and our customers are also changing.
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Should you hire overseas contractors in 2018?

At Latham we’ve had the good fortune of having all of our stair and flooring product manufacturing needs met by Australian workers. However, some organisations in the construction and manufacturing industries don't have the same luxury, with many facing constant skill shortages and budget constraint...
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5 innovative features of the best construction project management software

With widespread adoption of BIM in project management and new legislation around hiring international contractors, construction project management has changed a great deal in 2017.
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Tender loving: how to write a great tender submission

Writing a tender is like writing a job application ― your goal is to convince someone why you are the right person or team to hire. The big difference is that with tender writing, you’re setting your own price for the job. And the amount you quote is going to have a big impact on whether or not you ...
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6 safe design principles to consider for your next project

During the planning, design, and construction phase of any project, safeguarding the property from potential risks is critical to the project’s success.
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5 Ways To Alleviate Common Client Concerns

As a contractor, the success of your business depends on how you interact with clients. At some stage or another, it's common to find them asking questions, hesitating  to make decisions, and getting worried that the job won’t be finished on time or within budget.
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The 5 most exciting construction projects in the world right now

In 2015, the global construction industry witnessed some extraordinary examples of ingenuity. Concepts such as smart buildings and vertical gardens featured in headlines, and builders and architects around the world worked together to transform the industry and break away from tradition.
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Praising award winning small contractors

At Latham, we like to keep an eye out for local businesses and contractors doing well within the building and construction industry. Whether they're new up-and-comers to the industry or long-established businesses who started small and have gone on to to achieve great things, we think they should be...
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When design meets engineering — a guide to genius

Creative genius is often perceived as a talent that only artists such as performers, painters or musicians possess. However, this kind of creative innovation and visionary thinking is evident in all sorts of disciplines, not just the arts ― from business and entrepreneurship to architecture and engi...
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