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August 20, 2019 in News

Construction Innovation Forum Celebrating 10 Years

Building Information Modelling (BIM) continues to revolutionise the building and construction industry. Hosted by the AMCA, the Construction Innovation 2019 Forum is designed to promote better understanding and preparation for the technological advances that are rapidly changing our industry.

August 16, 2019 in News

Work well underway on the Nicholas Timms Foundation Healesville Retreat – Project Update

The Nicholas Timms Foundation, with the help of custom home builders, 'Carter Grange', and specialist contractors including A.G. Coombs & Walker Fire, are well into building a retreat designed to help families of children with cancer. The Nicholas Timms Foundation was started by parents Belinda and Michael Timms in memory of son, Nicholas.​

August 1, 2019 in Advisory Notes

Are you in control of your BMCS?

In modern buildings, Building Management and Control Systems (BMCS) are responsible for the operation of critical systems including air conditioning, ventilation, lighting, backup power supplies and, often, building security and access. These critical systems can be let down by a substandard computer, communications and power supply infrastructure, or by poor management and maintenance practices.

August 1, 2019 in Publications

Advance Australia Fair

Overlooking the nation’s capital, Australian Parliament House in Canberra is the heart of Australian parliamentary democracy and one of the largest public building projects to ever be built in the southern hemisphere.

July 30, 2019 in News

A.G. Coombs Trainee’s and Engineer recognised at the 2019 AMCA NSW Training Awards

A.G. Coombs Drafting Trainee James Munson has been recognised as the AMCA NSW Apprentice of the Year. James joined A.G. Coombs in 2018 and is completing his Certificate IV in Engineering Drafting through the AMCA. James’ career to date at A.G. Coombs has included Revit® modelling and the use of Navisworks® for building services modelling and coordination. He has worked on a number of notable projects including the new Western Sydney Stadium.

July 12, 2019 in News

Navigating a Dynamic Energy Landscape

There is an enormous amount of information available on energy, yet it can be hard to work out what’s important to business and where to go with that.

July 4, 2019 in News

Voice. Treaty. Truth. Celebrating NAIDOC Week 2019

Voice. Treaty. Truth. July will see Australians from all walks of life come together to celebrate NAIDOC Week, an annual celebration of the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.