News Archive 2005

Melbourne artist, Andre Sardone, with his distinctive self portrait in the background
10 Aug 05 Artist Bases Success on Knowing his Materials
Melbourne artist Andre Sardone attributes his burgeoning popularity to having worked on innumerable roofing projects throughout his city. As a qualified roofer with about 16 years' experience, Andre says there's not much he didn't know about handling his chosen art material, COLORBOND® steel sheeting, from BlueScope Steel, before taking to his studio in Mt Waverley. [Read more]
Vikings Erindale Club Auditorium at Tuggeranong in Canberra
05 Aug 05 Support Means Everything to Formwork Contractor
Canberra formwork contractor John Palafon has mastered the simple concept that is aspired to, but rarely achieved. He's used his experience in the building industry to work smarter rather than working harder to achieve the same, or even a better, result. [Read more]
Chalets at Thredbo were built using LYSAGHT BONDEK® formwork
04 Aug 05 Efficiency and Quality are First Resort for Developer
Sydney firm, Bertony Constructions, has demonstrated a strong commitment to quality and efficiency in every aspect of its operations, which is why Managing Director Albert Wahbe has turned to LYSAGHT BONDEK® for his latest project. [Read more]
T&R Homes, Maddington
04 Aug 05 Moving Home Gets Even Easier
A Western Australian steel building manufacturer of transportable homes has added a Standards Australia seal of approval to another award it previously received from BlueScope Steel. From its 2.5 hectare site in Maddington, south-east of Perth, T&R Homes manufactures complete transportable houses in sizes from 60 square metres floor area and targeted primarily at the rural residential market with hobby farms creating new business. [Read more]
Roofing on this duplex on Hindmarsh Island, South Australia, is made from COLORBOND® steel in the colour Shale Grey™.
01 Aug 05 COLORBOND® steel Inspired Living
With twenty designer colours to choose from, as well as the combination of strength and durability, roofing and walling made from COLORBOND® steel presents one of the most versatile building materials available. As such it is now being showcased in many of South Australia's major home builder's designs. [Read more]
Henry Hope Engineering, East Wagga Wagga
26 Jul 05 Truck Body Maker Tipping Strong Growth
A regional New South Wales manufacturer of aftermarket automotive body parts is defying stiff local competition and filling firm orders for truck tipping bodies and trays for light and heavy commercial vehicles as far as Canberra and Sydney. [Read more]
Do It Yourself Fencing, Mt Gambier
26 Jul 05 Buy Australian Made, Local Fencer Urges
A South Australian fencing company is urging consumers to keep buying quality Australian made steel products. Mt Gambier's Do It Yourself Fencing supplies, or supplies and fits, domestic and industrial fencing. [Read more]
'Next - You're Home' demonstration home features steel roofing and wall cladding made from COLORBOND® steel in the colour Deep Ocean®, reminiscent of the South Australia's heritage 'bluestone' architecture.
22 Jul 05 Building the Way to a Brighter Future
For home buyers seeking an ecologically responsible, energy efficient, and economical way of building their new home, home builders 'Next - You're Home' have the answer. Working with award winning builder Ross Lang and acclaimed environmental architect John Maitland, 'Next - You're Home' is set to lead the field in environmentally sustainable design and building. [Read more]
Fencing made from COLORBOND® steel
21 Jul 05 Stylish Spring Gardens
Getting the garden back into shape after the winter months can take some effort. But it is important to invest time now so that you can enjoy a beautiful outdoor living space to relax and entertain in throughout spring and summer. [Read more]
Roof Fixer
21 Jul 05 Fulfilling Potential
Australia has some of the most skilled tradespeople in the world, a reputation enhanced in the building industry by the growing focus on Continuing Professional Development and the desire to keep improving. [Read more]