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Now Live: OmTrak's Site Works Update

Now Live: OmTrak’s Site Works Update

The latest Site Works update has just been released, and here’s what you need to know about it. About the Site Works Update This update transforms the Site Works & FM module to match the interfaces of other OmTrak modules, like Manuals and Documents. The change simplifies things: You’ll find it easier to get around, … Read more

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New Model Guidance for Building Manuals

The Australian Building Codes Board has developed a new Model Guidance for Building Manuals. This guidance is a national model for building manuals defining the minimum building manual information requirements.

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Building Product Safety

The Australian Building Codes Board has developed a new Building Product Assurance Framework. The aim of the Framework is to help ensure that building products are used in a way that complies with the Australian National Construction Code (NCC).

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Defective Buildings – Reduce risks to apartments

Titled ‘Cracks in the Compact City: Tackling defective buildings in multi-unit strata housing’. The report highlights the problems for new strata owners, the costs for rectification and makes 30 recommendations for improvement.

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Managing Risks of Operations and Maintenance Manuals

A recent conversation with a Senior Project Manager for a major new project highlighted the lack of understanding about the importance of managing risks of Operations and Maintenance Manuals when handing over a new project.

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Building Industry decline in productivity – What can be done?

The COVID Pandemic has been a challenging time for all industry sectors. Governments around the world have spent or borrowed billions of dollars to support businesses and communities and are now seeking to recover the costs.