Explore our blog articles to read our take on the latest developments and news in the construction industry, and to hear more about what’s been going on at the Construction Training Centre. We hope they will be an informative and interesting read!

Scaffolding In the Spotlight at CTC

A turnout of 62 people from numerous stakeholder groups attended CTC’s recent Safety Series Seminar on Wednesday, 26th August 2015. This free seminar, as with previous seminars in the series, focused on a high risk activity, discussing the topic of scaffolding. Two industry experts, Stuart Davis and Warren Reddicliffe gave their insight into scaffolding at…Read More

Punching Above Your Weight

I’m old enough to remember when boxing was real legit. The fighters were fit, the purses weren’t outrageously huge and as contests they were classic examples of the best the sport could offer. Sadly the sport is in decline and nowadays crowds seem to be drawn more to UFC and other mixed fighting forms where…Read More

Narrative about the Story

 At CTC we have a long and proud association with the Story Bridge – the beloved structure very much an iconic symbol for Brisbane. I was reminded the other day about blogging and Facebook etc. where the key thing to get across is your narrative. We are all story-tellers, I read, so I thought I might…Read More

Cave Painting in the Digital Age

Our CEO, Phil Diver has written a blog about the emergence of emojis as a means of communicating with millennials.  Like  cavemen and early Egyptians using rock paintings and hieroglyphics to communicate the written language, Phil suggests we’re about to come full circle from back to the earliest forms of written language using an emoji…Read More


Our CEO, Phil Diver has written a post reflecting on our performance in meeting our environment goals and objectives In April last year, I wrote about the environment and our impact upon it when I rather disappointedly found myself, a self-professed ‘greenie’, with an impost on the earth well beyond one person. In fact if…Read More