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Australia: ACCC to investigate scaffolding cartels

 |  August 3, 2015

ACCC said that it is aware of serious allegations and evidence presented to the Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance & Corruption concerning alleged cartel conduct in the construction industry in Canberra, particularly concreting and scaffolding.

ACCC chairman Rod Sims said: “Cartel conduct such as price fixing, anti-competitive agreements and attempts to bring about collusive arrangements are matters of grave concern to the ACCC. The ACCC will be looking closely at the allegations. Our enquires will be conducted by the specialist team we have recently established to look at similar allegations in the construction industry arising from the Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance and Corruption.”

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