ACIF encouraging the use of Precast Concrete

ACIF (Australian Construction Industry Forum) in its latest policy paper calls for increased use of offsite manufactured products in construction.

It cites the benefits as:

  • Shorter construction times – less lost time due to inclement weather, more reliable supply of components which can be more quickly constructed, and construction occurring concurrent with offsite manufacture of components;
  • Safer, healthier sites as products are made in controlled factory environments;
  • Less waste due to exact elements being delivered to site;
  • Less disruption to neighbouring properties with less noise, dust and waste;
  • Better quality outcomes due to manufacture in controlled factory environments;
  • Reduced unit cost; and
  • Improved labour productivity


Click here to read the full ACIF report