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Exposed to the elements: protecting your body when working outdoors

“There's no such thing as bad weather, only unsuitable clothing.” So goes the saying. Most indoor workers gaze wistfully out of the window on...

4 most common workplace injuries

Some industries, like construction and mining, have higher injury rates than others. However, even working in an office doesn’t guarantee an accident-free career. Here...

Buy, rent, maintain and repair: farm equipment essentials to save you money and time

To run a successful farm, you have to find ways to cut costs while still maintaining the quality of your equipment. This can be...

Not your average developer: The family legacy that saw Johnson Tran build a $50m portfolio

With a portfolio worth $50 million, property developer Johnson Tran is the textbook definition of success… but the 29-year-old Melburnian’s tale is anything but...

Maintenance musts: Keeping your hydraulic system up and running smoothly

If you don’t want any sort of equipment to break down and leave you high and dry at a critical moment, regular maintenance is...

Your project on time and on budget: Top tips for finding a metal fabrication company

If you are looking for a metal fabrication company for your project, finding the right company can be a challenge. Narrowing down the options...

Securing a place in the building industry’s toolkit

Take a look across the skyline of any Australian capital city and you’ll see the hallmarks of a healthy building and construction industry. Hundreds...

The pros and cons of running a rental business

Thinking about starting up a rental business? Running a business that rents equipment rather than selling it has definite advantages. One of the more...

Indonesia’s investment climate heats up while Chinese profits cool growth

An increasingly favourable Indonesian investment climate offers growth opportunities for Australian exporters, according to new analysis from Efic.  Jokowi’s reform drive buoys Indonesia’s investment climate  Indonesia’s...

Square Reader: The innovative tool making it simpler for businesses to accept card payments

With a reputation for being the most smallest, most mobile and most affordable way for small business owners to accept credit cards, Square Reader is...

The construction industry: It’s time to put gender stereotypes aside and embrace the power of diversity

When you imagine a construction worker, would you think of that person as male or female? It’s perhaps not necessary to state the assumed...

Manufacturing musts: adding machines to your business operations

It’s crazy. You just bought new machines last year. Why are you being asked to buy more? It’s a fact of life though. It seems...

The top 5 online marketing challenges for the construction industry and how to overcome them

The construction industry might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think about online marketing, but the fact is more...

An Australian insolvency snapshot for 2016

Just when the Australian dollar is starting to bounce back against the US dollar after dipping last year, the local market is now being...

From corporate banking to handyman: A change really is as good as a holiday

We work hard and we strive for promotion; we get promoted and receive financial reward. Do we then pause in content and admire the...

What to Do When a Workplace Accident Occurs

It’s easy to believe that workplace accidents happen to ‘other people’. The reality is that workplace accidents can, and do, affect a great range...

Five tips to get great truck finance for business

Some businesses rise and fall on the backs of trucks. Whether you’re shipping or receiving products of your own, on behalf of other businesses...

The tradies on a mission to combat the trade hole

The work is out there to be done and the skills are out there to do it; but tradies are struggling to find jobs...