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Construction in a post-pandemic era

When faced with an ‘adapt or die’ scenario the construction industry and key players within it are taking the opportunity to push boundaries and technologies to benefit the long run, making changes to work practices, technology and ideologies.

Peter Salveson, leaning on wall
Peter Salveson, CEO of Hansen Yuncken.

The construction and building industry had its fair share of ups and downs over the last couple years due to the global pandemic.  Employing almost 9% of the Australian workforce, construction sites were considered essential services to keep the Australian economy buoyant, but coupled with strict restrictions including physical distancing and hygiene practices as well as anxiety and a new focus on mental health and wellbeing saw a shift in how si…