Battle lines drawn for a construction cost war

The unprecedented ferocity of the union attack on Grocon epitomises why our construction and minerals sector has become uncompetitive, and politicians need to take a stand.

We have become uncompetitive in construction and operating mineral projects. Unless we face the truth it is going to get a lot worse because of dramatic developments now taking place in our capital cities.

This is the first of several comments I plan on why we have got into so much trouble and what needs to be done.

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