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Bris BIM September 2019 Update

“Our purpose is to facilitate and bring together the built environment community within the greater Brisbane region, to share and exchange thoughts and knowledge in respect to technology innovation across the industry.” By Phil Shanks ACMA Secretary   http://brisbim.com/ https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:groupPost:4804268-6548728166507208704/ I’m finally finding my feet as sponsorship manager on the committee of BrisBIM, It’s taken […]

Vale Tony Dixon

It is with great sadness we advise that former Australian Steel Institute Chief Executive Tony Dixon passed away on Friday 5 July. Tony joined the ASI as Chief Executive in 2015 after more than 25 years in executive roles in the Australian and International steel and mining industries. Tony’s great strength over the past 4 years […]

ASI Steel Innovation Portal

The new ASI Steel Innovation Portal went live late last year at https://innovate.steel.org.au/. The portal is designed to positively connect industry with Australian research institutions by displaying the world-class steel-related research that is currently underway. The ASI has more than 20 universities registered on the portal, with the process of loading up projects and researcher […]

New website

If you have not yet visited their new ASI website, we suggest you do so. There is a wealth of up-to-date information on structural steel and we especially recommend the Focus areas section that includes many new or updated areas such as Innovation, Quality and compliance, Steel and fire and Steel and design. A fabulous […]

The ASI Steel Australia Magazine

The Winter edition of the Steel Australia magazine included an article introducing the ACMA to the wider steel construction industry. We’d like to thank the ASI for their continued support in raising the profile of Construction Modellers and Steel Detailers around the Nation. See articles below: Steel Australia – Winter 2019 – ACMA Steel Australia […]

Building industry fairness – Security of Payments act

As the launch of Project Bank Accounts (PBA’s)to the wider construction market starts to sink in, the Queensland construction industry is being forced to address the complexities and gear up for the new environment. The Queensland government states that these legal changes have been introduced to “safeguard progress payments, protect retention monies and allow for more timely […]

National Forum for Steel Detailers

The 2019 Australian Steel Convention provides an excellent opportunity for Construction Modellers and Steel Detailers from around Australia to gather and discuss the issues affecting our industry. The Australian Construction Modellers Association (ACMA) in conjunction with the ASI is holding a forum style event at the convention to facilitate these discussions.   ACMA National Forum […]

National restructure of the Australian Institute of Steel Detailers (AISD)

The AISD has restructured its organisation so that there is now only one, national governing body. Previously, the AISD consisted of 5 separate entities with a common name, each registered in their home state. The two most significant factors driving this change were; the difficulty state-based bodies were having finding members willing to volunteer for […]

Perth News | DBM/PDC Stirling Ranges Trip 2019

This last weekend saw a group of DBM/PDC work colleagues descend on Western Australia’s Great Southern region for their annual hiking trip in the Stirling Ranges The Stirling Ranges boasts some of the best hiking trails in WA and walks that cater for all capabilities from easy walking grade hillside trails, to 2 to 3 […]