Waveparks - the future of surfing?

Australia’s First Surf Park

Fact #1: Australians Love Surfing. Fact #2: The Ocean Doesn’t Always Cooperate.   Kelly Slater’s Wavepool in Texas, USA, has made big news around the World. And we’re about to get one here in Australia! But will it be the same? Will the Surf be as perfect? Find out the answers to these burning questions…

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SEA100 Submarine Yard

The Program Set to Transform the Australian Navy

The Department of Defence announced the brand new project that will bring hundreds of jobs to The Festival State. In the words of Australian Defence Industry Minister Christopher Pyne, this new South Australian project is set to transform the Australian Navy’s capabilities. The name of the project is SEA1000 and it is a sub-construction yard being built…

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Why Live in a Shipping Container

Why Live in a Shipping Container

Want to live out your days in a shipping container? Of course you do. The hippest new place to live, might not be what you expect… What if I told you that you could have the home of your dreams for less than $100,000? Now, what if I also said you could build this home…

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Basrangaroo

Still, Sydney’s Most Immense Construction

Sydney is getting a new development. Granted it won’t be finished until 2024, but this new project is considered to be a major deal. It’s called the Barangaroo development and the New South Wales Government believes in it so much they just awarded a $2 billion dollar contract to Grocon. While mainly for the completion…

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Pedro Turns 2 at Dragon!

Pedro Turns 2

2-Years at a company can feel like an eternity.   In today’s more flippant World of people constantly moving around, 2-years is good.   And at a business less than 5-years old, 2-years sees a lot of change.   Pedro has rode the wave, and thanks to his vast experience in labour hire and contracting…

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Sydney Construction Booming

Falling Apartment Prices in Sydney Means More Construction

A real-life Robin Hood moment might be going on. Falling Apartment Prices in Sydney Means More Construction. A market crash has started to occur due to the fact that apartment prices are falling because the demand for houses is rising. I know you’ve heard it all before “Sydney’s growth is unsustainable”, but now, we’re really…

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Site Safety

Our Lucky 7 Tips for Safety on Site

107,000 serious work injury claims have been made since 2014. All within the Construction sector 3,400 construction workers have died. On-site safety is an extremely important topic. It constantly needs to be refreshed. Here’s my lucky 7 tips for staying safe on site.   Leadership Not just anybody qualifies. Construction managers need to be able…

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PPE

Site Safety at Dragon Hire

98% of Construction injuries can be avoided.   Cuts and Wounds. Sprains and Strains. Chronic Conditions. A part of Construction, right?   Historically, yes. We’re committed to changing that. Yes, there is high-risk construction sites. And any construction site has the ability to hurt you, if you’re not careful.   But with the right level…

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Robotics in Construction

How Will New Robotics Change the Construction Industry?

The robots are taking over! Okay not really, but advanced technology is in the beginning stages of making a significant impact on construction projects. This technology is being used in Sydney and all throughout Australia. There has been a disagreement amongst workers and the people of the construction industry. This is all due to the…

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6 Tips for the Best CV

Our 6 Hottest Tips For Your Resume

Creating a good CV can be a tricky task for anyone. For most roles you have about 6 seconds to grab the readers attention. Unfortunately, many qualified people do not even get through the front door at Dragon, as the CV could never be presented to our clients. Equally, they’re crucial to you being hired. A…

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