Nigel Hadgkiss

Joe McDonald fines tally tops $1m

The construction union and its militant leader Joe McDonald have been hit with their second hefty fine in one week, after being penalised for their role in unlawful industrial action at CITIC Pacific’s Sino Iron project in the Pilbara.

ABCC revival closer with new appointments

Industry groups have welcomed the federal government's appointment of the former commissioner and deputy commissioner of the Australian Building and Construction Commission to lead the soon to be revived building industry watchdog.

Prosecutions loom for WA

SEVERAL prosecutions are to be launched in Western Australia as a result of the Interim Building Taskforce’s investigations into allegations of wrongdoing on construction sites.