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  1. | 26 Jul 2013

    DECON 2013 Subcontract

    DECON 2013 – Subcontract is the companion subcontract for DECON 2013. It is the contract to use where a contractor engages a subcontractor to complete part of the building project. DECON 2013 – Subcontract provides a broad contractual framework and establishes the legal rights and obligations of each party and their powers and duties under […]

  1. | 26 Jul 2013

    ABIC BW.SC-1 User Guide

    A practice note for general guidance in understanding ABIC BW.SC-1 Basic Works subcontract

  1. | 17 Jun 2013

    Regional Branches

    Albany (Covering the Great Southern Region) Email linda@mbawa.com Phone (08) 9841 62320412 376 661 Address 30 Graham StreetALBANY WA 6330 Post PO Box 1518ALBANY WA 6332 Bunbury (Covering the South West Region) Email southwest@mbawa.com Phone (08) 9726 09390403 136 733 Address 19 Clifford Street cnr Ray Jordan WayHALIFAX LIA WA 6230 Post PO Box 253BUNBURY […]

  1. | 6 Jun 2013

    Termite Management Systems

    In 2000, a new Standard was adopted for termite risk management. The Building Code of Australia (BCA) requires a barrier to be installed where the primary building elements may be subject to subterranean termite attack. A primary building element is a member of a building that takes part of the building loads and includes roof, […]

  1. | 6 Jun 2013

    Tilers

    Tilers are not a Registered or licensed trade in Western Australia. Registration or Licensing is only required for builders, electricians, plumbers and painters. Tilers can obtain formal qualifications through TAFE, but many would have learned their skills “on the job” rather than be formally trained. There is a Ceramic Tilers Association to which some tillers […]

  1. | 6 Jun 2013

    Tiles and Cracks

    Lippage is a condition in floor tiling where one edge of a tile is on a different plane to an adjacent tile. In plain terms this means that one tile is higher than another giving the finished surface an uneven appearance. When large tiles are used on surfaces with compound falls to a floor waste, […]

  1. | 6 Jun 2013

    Tilt-Up Construction

    Tilt-up construction is common in the commercial and industrial building sector and it is becoming more popular in the housing sector as a construction method. Tilt-up construction is a form of precast construction walls where panels are built on the ground on site, lifted and placed, then propped in position while the roofing structure is […]

  1. | 6 Jun 2013

    Thermal Mass

    Thermal mass is often talked about as vital for good passive-solar design. Thermal mass in WA is easier to provide that you think, purely due to the materials we prefer to build with. The installation of concrete floors and brick walls provides the thermal mass of our buildings. We must make sure that it works […]