Disruptors

Our Shared Operational Language A disruptor is defined as: A company that changes the traditional way an industry operates, especially in a new and effective way. InsureTech refers to the use of technology innovations designed to squeeze out savings and…

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Did You Know – Most Expensive Cyclone ever?

TC Debbie is the 2nd most expensive cyclone in Australia’s history only second to Darwin’s Cyclone Tracey in 1974. North Queensland has a history of devastating natural disasters including cyclones and floods. Some of the more significant events affecting the region…

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Cyclone Debbie – ICA Statistics

Cyclone Debbie – By The Numbers As we are now past the twelve month anniversary of TC Debbie the Insurance Council of Australia have updated their statistics as to the cost and analysis of the cyclone.  Details are correct as at…

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Understanding Building Codes and Standards

Sometimes when we refer to codes and standards it can be a little confusing for the lay person to understand the hierarchy of what’s involved.  Below we have broken out the hierarchy and relationship between the codes and standards to provide…

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Silica Dust Exposure

Respirable crystalline silica (RCS) dust exposure is at the centre of a campaign commencing soon by WHSQ Inspectors because of the harm it can cause Queenslanders. What is RCS Silica is silicon dioxide, a naturally occurring widely abundant mineral that forms the…

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Welcome to Repair Hub

Ambrose Building Customer Portal – Changing Repairs In January 2018 Ambrose Building launched our latest customer engagement tool – Repair Hub. Repair Hub is a customer portal that is directly linked to our Repair Management System providing customers with live…

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Plasterboard Joins

At times we get asked why we strip out to 1200mm (or the nearest horizontal joint) rather than lower down where the damage finishes. Both the QBCC and the Association of Call and Ceiling Industries (AWCI) state that plasterboard should…

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Walker Predicts Queensland Cyclone

Long range forecaster Hayden Walker from Walker’s Weather is predicting a cyclone will begin developing late February and cross the coast between North and Central Queensland in early March. The son of Lennox Walker, the world-famous Australian Long Range Weather Forecaster,…

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