Posts Tagged ‘industrial’

What’s in a name?

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Shakespeare’s Juliet once famously pondered: “What’s in a name?”

Through the star-crossed lover, the Bard was arguing that 400 years ago, names were secondary to where an individual  might be domiciled. But since the late 16th Century, it appears that names and locations have become increasingly important in life, business and commercial real estate.

To illustrate, a few years … Read the full post »

The Hunter Region Needs Change !

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Over the past few months some of Newcastle and the Hunters’ high profile individuals have been copping a pizzling by the media. A lot of this is just cyber bullying in the name of freedom of the press. Why then are we surprised to hear of kids being cyber bullied in the playground when from the time the News starts through to the current affairs programs they … Read the full post »

Asbestos Legislation Now Operational in Commercial and Industrial Real Estate

As from the 1st of January 2012 new Work, Health and Safety legislation laws relating  to asbestos in industrial and commercial buildings came into effect.

The rate of asbestos related deaths and illnesses in Australia, has risen dramatically in recent times. In the past (5) consecutive years the rate has tripled each year.

The new legislation can be summarised as follows:

1)    … Read the full post »