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Hyundai lawsuit over $7.9M arbitration award gets go-ahead
Construction September 18, 2018 2:24 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has said a case filed by Hyundai Engineering & Steel Industries to enforce a $7.9 million arbitration award against Alfasi Steel over the […]

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Hastie liquidators battle major builders over millions in unpaid bills
Restructuring & Insolvency September 14, 2018 11:30 pm By Christine Caulfield

Liquidators for failed engineering services company Hastie Group have a fight on their hands over tens of millions of dollars in unpaid invoices from construction […]

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Boral subsidiary fined $30,000 for threatening to sack workforce
Employment September 12, 2018 2:23 pm By Christine Caulfield

A subsidiary of building materials giant Boral was fined $30,000 Wednesday after threatening to sack its entire workforce for voting down proposed changes to an […]

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Unanswered Pinsent Masons emails show retainer was terminated, appeals court says
Contracts August 31, 2018 11:29 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Spanish construction company Técnicas Reunidas can’t block two Pinsent Masons solicitors, formerly with Norton Rose, from representing Downer EDI Engineering in an ICC arbitration between the […]

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CFMMEU faces criminal charges for scaffolding, steelfixing cartel
Competition & Consumer Protection August 16, 2018 3:27 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union and its ACT branch secretary have been hit with criminal charges that they engaged in a cartel […]

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Lux Sydney retailer can’t strike NSW’s defences in light rail construction suit
Real Estate August 16, 2018 6:03 pm By Miklos Bolza

Australian luxury watch retailer Watches of Switzerland has lost a bid to strike out Transport for NSW’s defences in a case seeking damages for the […]

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Landowner paid $23M to make way for WestConnex project can appeal
Transportation & Infrastructure August 15, 2018 11:40 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A ruling that valued land snatched by the New South Wales government to make way for the massive WestConnex highway at $23 million is invalid […]

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ACCC falls short with $3M fine against Meriton over TripAdvisor reviews
Competition & Consumer Protection July 31, 2018 3:33 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has hit property manager Meriton with a $3 million penalty after finding the company misled consumers by manipulating negative TripAdvisor reviews, but the […]

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Luna Park Sydney loses challenge to ‘Flying Carousel’ permit denial
Construction July 24, 2018 12:47 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Sydney landmark Luna Park has lost a challenge to a ruling that rejected a construction permit for a new amusement park ride dubbed the Flying […]

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TransUrban pushes on with WestConnex bid despite ACCC delay
Competition & Consumer Protection July 23, 2018 10:59 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

TransUrban on Monday submitted its bid for a 51 percent stake in the $16.8 billion WestConnex highway project being sold by the NSW Government, despite […]

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