News Archive 2007

STEEL BY™ Brand Partners Crisp Bros' Peter Acheson, whose company has built a solid reputation for building environmentally-friendly projects.
13 Sep 07 Tasmanian Company Walks On Air
Tasmanian structural engineering company Crisp Bros is fast building a reputation for tackling challenging projects in environmentally sensitive areas. [Read more]
David Johnson, owner of Hobart based Southern Roofing, a STEEL BY™ Brand Partner. His company supplies and fixes roofing made from COLORBOND® steel in all profiles
13 Sep 07 Steel Sales Strong For Southern Roofing
Roofs made from COLORBOND® steel are being installed on nine out of every 10 new homes in Tasmania, according to a local roofing company. [Read more]
Steve Bowden from Pioneer Water Tanks, a STEEL BY™ Brand Partner. The company manufactures tanks made from COLORBOND® steel and ZINCALUME® steel
13 Sep 07 Pioneer Water Tanks Primed For Export Success
Pioneer Water Tanks is undertaking a multi million dollar capacity expansion project to support significant growth in export sales in the next 12 months. [Read more]
Pacific Industrial Company uses XLERPLATE® steel for heavy industrial projects. Pictured is PIC's Business Development Manager George C Petley
13 Sep 07 PIC Takes Its Pick In Fabrication And Construction
Family owned West Australian Pacific Industrial Company (PIC) has figured prominently in this country's fabrication and construction scene since Italian immigrant Erasmo Mosole opened for business in 1969. [Read more]
BlueScope Steel employee, Diane Greville with Clean Up Australia Campaign Manager, Sally Whitelaw  removing rubbish from the Kimberley
25 Jul 07 COLORBOND® Steel Continues Cleaning Up The Kimberley
In recognition of the success of last year’s Clean Up the Kimberley, with a record Clean Up Weekend involving more than 1600 volunteers, COLORBOND® steel will again partner Clean Up the Kimberley 2007. [Read more]
Pioneer GALAXY® tanks made from   ZINCALUME® steel are lined with an AQUALINER® membrane and are ideal for commercial and industrial uses.
18 Jul 07 Pioneer Water Tanks Primed For Export Success
Pioneer Water Tanks is undertaking a multimillion dollar capacity expansion project to support significant growth in export sales in the next 12 months. [Read more]
Conjoint Associate Professor, Peter Coombes, School of Environmental and Life Sciences, University of Newcastle
18 Jul 07 Tank Water Safe To Drink
With more than 3.2 million Australians drinking rainwater collected from roofs and stored in tanks, the practice, appears safe. [Read more]
Darren Howse with a WATERPOINT CLASSIC® tank in Melbourne Victoria
18 Jul 07 BlueScope Water Rises To Tank Demand In Victoria
BlueScope Water is positioning itself to meet exponentially rising demand for rainwater tanks and rainwater harvesting systems in Victoria. [Read more]
Tanks made from AQUAPLATE® steel were most suitable for supplying water during and immediately after a bushfire.
18 Jul 07 Steel Tanks A Flaming Success
Recent research conducted by the Bushfire Cooperative Research Centre and the CSIRO shows that different types of rainwater tanks can play an important part in defending homes against bushfire threats. [Read more]
(From left, back row) Andrew Cropp, NSW Regional Business Manager for BlueScope Water,
Dr Peter Coombes and school principal Gai O’Neill with Erskineville Public School students.
17 Jul 07 Rainwater Turns Inner Sydney School Green
Sydney’s Erskineville Public School is collecting and using rainwater to help convert an inner-city 'asphalt jungle' into a sustainable and diverse garden oasis. [Read more]