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The Perpetual Dilemma – To Buy Or Lease

The Perpetual Dilemma – To Buy Or Lease

A BUSINESS OWNER'S PERPETUAL DILEMMA  

Why Use Precast?

Why Use Precast?

Precast concrete panels have emerged as a popular building material and are used in the construction of a wide variety of commercial, industrial, residential, landscaping and civil projects; largely.

Productivity Through Automation

Productivity Through Automation

With structural steel being a key element used in the construction of Australia’s vast industrial, commercial and civil developments, quality is of exceptional importance.

The Possibilities Of Precast

The Possibilities Of Precast

GRAPIC CONCRETE For years, concrete has been considered as a simple building material, a mere mix of water and cement powder. The potential of this humble product was largely overlooked, and its uses.

Modern Threats To Buildings

Modern Threats To Buildings

SURVIVING EXPLOSIONS No longer is Mother Nature the only threat to buildings; the prevalence of man-induced disasters continues to increase. Thus, blast resistant building design is pioneering this.

Where Are They Now?

Where Are They Now?

REVISITING PREVIOUS CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS Having been in business for over 40 years, what better time to revisit some of our earlier projects to see how they have stood the test of time. Akura’s.

It’s All About The Finish

It’s All About The Finish

PRECAST CONCRETE FINISHES AND DESIGN FEATURES When you think about a warehouse or factory, your mind immediately reverts to an image of a boring oversized ‘shed’. And in many cases that image would.

Driving Growth For The Region

Driving Growth For The Region

BUILDING FOR GROWTH Installation of structural steel has commenced onsite as part of the $3.4 million expansion to the Forbes-based Central West Livestock Exchange (CWLE).

Akura Awarded Construction Package For $3.4m CWLE Expansion

Akura Awarded Construction Package For $3.4m CWLE Expansion

BUILDING FOR GROWTH Forbes Council has awarded Akura the construction package as part of the $3.4 million Central West Livestock Exchange expansion project.

Securing Finance For Your Commercial Construction Project

Securing Finance For Your Commercial Construction Project

WHAT YOU NEED FOR YOUR LOAN APPLICATION In order to secure the finance needed to make a move on your commercial/industrial construction project, it is important to gather all the necessary paperwork.

When The Price IS Too Good To Be True

When The Price IS Too Good To Be True

EXCLUSIONS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT As a complete design and construct firm specialising in large-scale sheds and warehouses, our pricing is often compared to those companies that simply manufacture.

How To Save Money On Your Construction Project

How To Save Money On Your Construction Project

SIMPLE TIPS TO SAVE $$ AND AVOID BUDGET BLOW-OUTS Designing and constructing new facilities is a major investment for any business, so it is crucial to set a budget and more importantly, stick to it..

Versatile Industrial Storage Solutions

Versatile Industrial Storage Solutions

For those who own or operate industrial spaces such as warehouses, factories and workshops; you understand that keeping up with space demands is crucial in allowing for the ability to grow your.

6 Ways To Avoid Delays On Your Construction Project

6 Ways To Avoid Delays On Your Construction Project

Traditionally, construction projects have been seen as complex undertakings which rarely conclude within deadline.

3 Benefits Of A Design And Construct (D&C) Provider

3 Benefits Of A Design And Construct (D&C) Provider

The traditional principal-led approach to construction projects has fast been sidelined by the growing popularity of design and construct (D&C) service delivery, given the myriad of benefits the.

Landscaping – The Forgotten Element

Landscaping – The Forgotten Element

When designing and constructing a building, a lot of thought is paid to the design of the building; optimising the layout, maximising the usage of space, consideration paid to materials used, and.

8 Key Characteristics Of A Great Design And Construction Firm

8 Key Characteristics Of A Great Design And Construction Firm

Most of us have heard stories about ‘nightmare’ construction projects that blew the budget, took twice as long as originally promised or failed to be completed at all… But fortunately the likelihood.

A Day In The Life Of Project Manager

A Day In The Life Of Project Manager

A design and construct project is a major undertaking, and with so many various elements, it can be difficult to manage effectively. The problem with this, is that time = money, and therefore the.

What Your Office Design & Fit-Out Says About Your Brand

What Your Office Design & Fit-Out Says About Your Brand

Designing office spaces that are functional and comfortable is obviously a critical step in any design and construct project, however the ability to consider and implement the company’s culture,.

3 Common Delays During The Pre-Construction Phase

3 Common Delays During The Pre-Construction Phase

Given the myriad of elements that are involved in a construction project, it is no surprise that there are a number of challenges throughout the process that may have the capacity to negatively.

Industrial Units – A Popular & Affordable Solution For SME’s & Investors Alike

Industrial Units – A Popular & Affordable Solution For SME’s & Investors Alike

THE EMERGENCE OF INDUSTRIAL UNITS With small business accounting for 97.4% of all those enterprises operating in Australia (abs. 2014), it is no wonder industrial units have emerged as a popular and.

4 Considerations In Selecting A Warehouse Management System (WMS)

4 Considerations In Selecting A Warehouse Management System (WMS)

Numerous elements go into ensuring the efficient and effective operation of a warehouse or distribution centre.

Future-Proof Your Warehouse With A Clear-Span Design

Future-Proof Your Warehouse With A Clear-Span Design

Through specialised engineers, Akura has the capability to offer clear-span warehouse designs which can both reduce, or eliminate the need for columns in the middle of the structure.

8 Benefits Of Using Precast Panels In Construction

8 Benefits Of Using Precast Panels In Construction

The use of precast concrete panels in the construction industry is exceptionally popular.

White Park Indoor Horse Arena Official Opening

White Park Indoor Horse Arena Official Opening

Having already attracted a number of events and new visitors to the region since its completion in late 2018; the White Park Indoor Horse Arena is Upper Hunter’s first and much anticipated.

5 Tips For A Safe Work-Site

5 Tips For A Safe Work-Site

When it comes to workplace safety, unfortunately the construction industry continues to lead Australia’s number of workplace fatalities.

Warehouse Design – Key Factors For Consideration

Warehouse Design – Key Factors For Consideration

A warehouse construction project is a major undertaking which can be both complex and time-consuming. The planning stage is crucial to achieving a functional, safe and fit-for-purpose outcome.

7 Tips To Fast Track The DA Approval Process

7 Tips To Fast Track The DA Approval Process

Gaining DA approval can be in many cases, one of the most complex and time-consuming aspect of any design and construct project.

Animal Comfort And Intensive Farming

Animal Comfort And Intensive Farming

We know that animal comfort and creating an ideal growing environment positively impacts the output of your animals. In having the ability to apply this to intensive farming practices requires.

The Hidden Costs Of Building You Can Avoid

The Hidden Costs Of Building You Can Avoid

AVOIDING UNBUDGETED CONSTRUCTION COSTS Almost all construction projects will vary from the original design, specifications and drawings issued by your chosen design and construct team. This is due to.