Tech & Tools

Here’s how ‘microgrids’ are empowering regional and remote communities across Australia

Microgrids are being used to provide secure, reliable energy in communities where connection to the main electricity grid is but a pipedream.

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Samsung now make a phone for tradies. Want to know the best thing about it?

Samsung and its new "Rugged" line of phones and tablets have been

dan By dan 7 Min Read

Do robo mowers make the cut? Here’s the pros and cons

Can robotic mowers replace your old-school Victa to become the ultimate backyard

Jarrod Brown By Jarrod Brown 7 Min Read

Build yourself a low-maintenance lawn with smart sprinklers

Weekend warriors are taking back their downtime by outsourcing lawn maintenance to

Jarrod Brown By Jarrod Brown 5 Min Read

Why 300,000 tradies have this safety app in their back pocket

One Aussie tech company is trying to save tradie lives and stamp

Jarrod Brown By Jarrod Brown 5 Min Read

Cost savvy construction firms fencing in expenses with safety equipment rentals

construction companies are turning to hire firms to rent the rarely needed

Paul Eyers By Paul Eyers 6 Min Read

Digital tools are tax deductions too

The internet, computers and digital software have formed part of a full-scale

Paul Eyers By Paul Eyers 4 Min Read
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Make the most out of tax time with these EOFY tool deals

The end of the financial year is nearly upon us, and for

Paul Eyers By Paul Eyers 5 Min Read

Breaking Brews: coffee-infused footpath to help perk up construction sustainability

Aussie researchers have brewed up a new path towards boosting construction sustainability

Paul Eyers By Paul Eyers 4 Min Read

Head-turning electric utes to spark mining industry’s sustainability goals

A new type of electric ute is set to charge onto Aussie

Paul Eyers By Paul Eyers 3 Min Read

How slow adoption of new construction technologies is worsening Australia’s housing crisis

Experts say historical reluctance to adopt new building technologies could further slow

Paul Eyers By Paul Eyers 6 Min Read

Aussie 3D printers build first-ever two-storey home in under two days

Aussie developers are pushing the frontier of construction technology with the unveiling

Jarrod Brown By Jarrod Brown 5 Min Read

Tradie jobs are safe from the AI-pocalypse (for now)

Aussie tradies are confident that artificial intelligence (AI) won't be able to

Jarrod Brown By Jarrod Brown 6 Min Read
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Switching on with solar batteries just got a whole lot cheaper

A new government incentive is allowing some homeowners to buy a cheaper,

Jarrod Brown By Jarrod Brown 4 Min Read

Zero-carbon cement process could slash Aussie construction emissions

A revolutionary cement production process could slash the millions of tons of

Jarrod Brown By Jarrod Brown 4 Min Read

New “one-stop shop” website launches for lady tradies

Industry leaders are attempting to demolish gender barriers with the launch of

Jarrod Brown By Jarrod Brown 3 Min Read

Popular tradie tool taken off Bunnings shelves

An essential tradie tool has been recalled from Bunnings after workers discovered

Jarrod Brown By Jarrod Brown 2 Min Read

Units and rentals could soon have access to solar thanks to Aussie first energy project

Units and rentals could soon have access to solar thanks to Aussie

Paul Eyers By Paul Eyers 6 Min Read

Heat mapping tool to help construction bosses left sweating over future heatwaves

a new nationwide heat mapping tool is set to help Aussie construction

Paul Eyers By Paul Eyers 4 Min Read
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