News Archive 2008

Eric Marsh of Marco Roofing with an industrial gutter guard. Marco Roofing participates in the STEEL BY™ Brand Partnership Program
30 Apr 08 Marco Roofing On The Rise In Melton
Marco Roofing is not yet three years old, but it has made its mark in one of outer Melbourne's fastest growing zones. Established in Melton by former roof plumber Eric Marsh in 2005, Marco Roofing is set to move into bigger premises and employ more staff after tripling its business turnover since its first year. [Read more]
Tse-Hui Teh, The Lysaght Scholarship Winner 2007, will focus on establishing environmentally sustainable urban environments.
30 Apr 08 Scholarship Funds Water Research
Young Sydney architect, Tse-Hui Teh is the first to admit her research project is daunting, but she's also quick to add that it's extremely important. Tse-Hui, chosen as the 2007 Lysaght Research Scholar, is hard at work at University College London, researching the development of new, integrated strategies to improve urban water management. [Read more]
Termite resistant house frames made from TRUECORE® steel and roofing made from COLORBOND® steel are being used by Hamra Homes in a 16 townhouse development in Salisbury’s Hollywood Close, South Australia.
29 Apr 08 Hollywood Close In South Australia Starts Building With Steel
Termite resistant steel frames have begun appearing in Salisbury's Hollywood Close, South Australia, marking the start of Hamra Homes' new 16 townhouse development. [Read more]
Westrade Distributors uses a range of LYSAGHT® products.
09 Apr 08 Shed Start Up's Customer Focus
A family owned business in Orange, New South Wales, is aiming for a slice of the garage and commercial buildings market with a range of new products and an emphasis on customer service. [Read more]
Horan Steel's Adrian Weller meets Wallaby Phil Waugh. Adrian was one of three to win a grand prize in the XLERPLATE® steel 'Backing The Aussie Spirit'
07 Apr 08 Trip Of A Lifetime
When Horan Steel's Adrian Weller took the phone call to hear he'd won an all expenses paid trip to the Rugby World Cup last October, he thought the caller was joking. "There was much scepticism on my part," admits Adrian. "But it really was the trip of a lifetime!" [Read more]
Fencing made from COLORBOND® Steel in Grey Ridge® was used to fence the Delfin Lend Lease development at Ropes Crossing, Sydney NSW
05 Mar 08 Ropes Crossing Fenced By COLORBOND® steel
One of Sydney's fastest growing communities, Ropes Crossing, is setting new benchmarks in the design and landscaping of its suburbs with the help of fencing made from COLORBOND® steel. [Read more]
Sustainable Home Brisbane won the 2006 HIA Greensmart Building of the Year and a HIA Greensmart Water Efficiency Housing Award.
22 Feb 08 Steel Top For Triple Bottom
Improving the bottom line is a major goal for any home owner and when you have a triple bottom line, even greater care is required before making a decision to purchase property. [Read more]
Over the Clean Up the Kimberley Weekend in October 2007, 2,847 volunteers cleaned up a total area of 12,000 square kilometres
18 Jan 08 A Cleaner Kimberley
More than 10 tonnes of discarded rubbish has been collected and removed by communities and school children from across the Kimberley in a bid to protect one of the world's most unique and iconic regions. [Read more]
The riotous display of grevillea, wattle and gum leaves is an excellent example of the creative potential of COLORBOND® steel.
14 Jan 08 Steel Beauty A Show Stopper
Two lavish garden walls made from COLORBOND® steel have sparked the imagination of designers across Australia. [Read more]