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From The Ground up – Unsung Heroes.

A fence surrounding a large-scale development is often plastered with advertising logos for the developer, builder and architect. We are also starting to see another name on these billboards (albeit smaller and less conspicuous), the unsung heroes of construction – Building Services Engineers.  What makes a building? People may argue “the developer has the dream”, “No, no, it’s the architect that has the vision”, “but…

Discrimination in the Construction Industry

Age discrimination happens at both ends of the age spectrum! As a newly qualified apprentice wanting more duties and responsibilities and stepping up, you can still be perceived as the Rookie post completion. Many younger people complete a Pre-Apprenticeship Cert 1 & 2 in years 10 – 12 and coupled with a licence and a vehicle are in very high demand at age 18 then…

Reality Engineering: Visualising the Future

Engineering concepts to the layperson can often seem intangible and, let’s face it, relatively dull! To the non-engineer, navigating industry-specific buzz-words, complex drawings and associated scientific jargon can be exhausting and down-right confusing. Luckily, engineering has always been at the forefront in embracing new technology and when it comes to “Reality Engineering”, Wood & Grieve Engineers are leading the way. Last week I visited their Melbourne office…