Western Australia
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Fri 21 April 2017

Tyre training seminar – 16 May

Maximise your off-the-road (OTR) tyre knowledge at a training seminar conducted by renowned tyre expert Ron Tatlock, who will share his wealth of tips and tricks for managing your OTR tyres.

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Thu 20 April 2017

CCF WA SAFETY ALERT 17-03: Subcontractor damages overhead powerline

CCF WA’s Safety Alerts describe actual incidents that have occurred on Western Australian civil construction sites. The incidents are shared by CCF WA members with the aim of continuously improving safety in our industry. This alert underlines the importance of always following a SWMS, even in bad weather or when under perceived pressure from deadlines or other factors.

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Wed 19 April 2017

Audit tool – worker safety near public roads

WorkSafe WA has published a site visit audit tool to increase awareness of worker safety on or near public roads and highlight the importance of appropriate systems of work and safety management systems.

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Wed 19 April 2017

Help Curtin Uni with tendering research

Curtin University is seeking CCF WA members willing to contribute to research into civil contracting tendering procedures.

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Wed 19 April 2017

WA Major Projects Conference 2017 – CCF WA Member discount

The 8th annual WA Major Projects Conference is on June 20-21 at the Convention Centre. Industry professionals from the public and private sectors will present their insights on the shifting WA market, while also focusing on important infrastructure projects. Book before May 1 and receive a 5% CCF WA Member Discount.

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Wed 19 April 2017

Contract Variations forum – May 17

As a construction contractor, your price and program are based on your work scope. But whilst the scope can often be changed at any time by a verbal direction on site, claiming a price variation or time extension is more complex and subject to strict time-bars. Find out more at a CCF WA Business Improvement Forum presented by HHG Legal Group.

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Fri 31 March 2017

CCF WA calls for serious action on road projects

CCF WA has cautiously welcomed the State Government’s commitment to compensating the Roe 8 alliance but has warned that this must not be at the expense of other contracting companies.

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Thu 30 March 2017

Are you compliant with the new State and Federal building codes?

Contractors and subcontractors tendering for government works should be aware of their obligations under the Western Australian Building and Construction Industry Code of Conduct 2016 (BCI Code) and Federal Code for Tendering and Performance of Building Work 2016 (Building Code 2016).

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Thu 30 March 2017

Don’t risk non-compliance – check high risk licences

Are all your employees’ High Risk Work Licences accurate and current? Whether you are an employer or a licence holder, WorkSafe recommends regularly checking licences to ensure they are valid and that all classes have been added.

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Thu 30 March 2017

Alternative work to be found for Roe 8 alliance

The State Government has announced it will renegotiate the Roe 8 alliance contract and bring forward alternative projects.

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