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Supporting customers & associates through COVID-19

Mar 23, 2020 Posted by Adam Latham

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Supporting customers & associates through COVID-19

Australia, like the rest of the world, is being heavily affected by the rapidly escalating outbreak of the Coronavirus and we feel that it is important to communicate the steps that Latham Australia are taking during this uncertain time.
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Your 5-step ‘work from home’ safety checklist

Flexible work is becoming common practice for many companies, but have you ever stopped to think: what are the possible health and safety risks of working from home?
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Robots, clouds & AI: what is the future of construction?

Well, we made it. Welcome to the ‘20s. It’s a new decade full of new opportunities, so what does that look like for the construction industry over the next 10 years?
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Construction’s responsibility to protect our native wildlife

As bushfires devastate the east and west coasts of Australia, thousands have been left without homes. This doesn’t just include the people of Australia, but also our native wildlife. 
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Looking Ahead: The Australian Construction Industry in 2020

The final year of the decade has seen changes across a number of industries, including construction. In 2019, construction work fell by more than 11% across all states and territories in Australia. While it may not be a statistic that will make you feel overly positive about the future, all is not l...
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Living Walls: The Good, The Bad, The Green

A wall by any other name: whether you know them as green walls, plant walls, vertical gardens or biophilic design, living walls are on the rise for new builds in our major metros.  From One Central Park in Sydney to Brisbane’s Aria Botanica, our verticals are becoming more verdant thanks to a consid...
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Is the Australian construction industry in trouble? Inside the current crisis.

Australia’s residential construction boom began in 2012, as demand exceeded supply and more everyday Aussies said yes to the dream of homeownership. Fast forward seven years and construction represents approximately 11% of gross domestic product, providing ongoing job security to just over 9% of the...
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Giants in the Sky: Why are Skyscrapers Important?

Over the last thirty years Australia’s skylines have continually risen, reflecting a change in the way we think about the relationship between towers and densification. Far flung from the early days of business districts, today’s skylines reveal a bricolage of brick, steel and concrete, combining tr...
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The future is prefabricated: Prefabrication and modular construction

Prefabricated construction is the environmentally savvy disruptor tipped to break the budget strangling mould of the Australian housing market. Common in nations like Sweden, where prefabricated modular design dominates around 70 percent of the residential housing market, the benefits of prefabricat...
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5 construction materials you should be recycling (and why it matters)

Imagine if a single decision could have the same climate-saving impact as neutralising the carbon emissions of one million cars or four million cows. Project managers and sustainability officers would be hurriedly investigating ways to revolutionise the Australian construction industry… right?
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Construction, we have a problem

With $10 trillion spent each year on construction and 7% of the world’s working population working in construction-related professions, there’s no questioning the industry's economic size and impact. Despite this, there is an obvious, underlying dormancy in the industry's productivity (productivity ...
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How these 3 startups are revolutionising the AEC industry

Disruption is a buzzword that clearly sums up how innovators are fundamentally altering products, services and business models. It is a driving factor behind the advancements and improvements in all industries. This got us thinking - what will be the next big game-changer in the Architectural, Engin...
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