News Archive 2003

Corey Stevens of Albany Creek-based George Stevens Plumbing
23 Dec 03 Apprentice Shines to Win Summer Award
A first year plumbing apprentice from Brisbane has been named the quarterly winner of a major Building Apprentice of the Year competition. [Read more]
Jamie Durie with his sculpture made from recycled steel
15 Dec 03 Succulent Steel
A 16 metre long sculpture in Sydney's Royal Botanical Gardens is helping to promote steel recycling. The sculpture, created by Australian television personality Jamie Durie and sponsored by BlueScope Steel and the Steel Can Recycling Council, hosts the botanical gardens' succulents display. [Read more]
This striking seaside retreat Wavehouse on the Victorian coast features roofing and walling made from COLORBOND® steel
10 Dec 03 Sea Change Home Draws on Ocean Inspiration
A Melbourne architect has drawn inspiration from the ocean to curve steel into wave formations for the roof of a seaside retreat. Architect David Moore said he chose to use COLORBOND® steel for the roof and walls of Wavehouse at Airey's Inlet on the Victorian coastline because of its ability to curve and its weather resistant qualities. [Read more]
Melbourne's first HIA GreenSmart Display Village for environmentally friendly houses
09 Dec 03 First Melbourne Greensmart Display Village Opens
Melbourne's first HIA GreenSmart Display Village - a pioneering, environmentally sustainable housing development has opened at Point Cook. The HIA GreenSmart Display Village is located within the Innisfail estate and features a number of energy efficient houses built with roofing made from COLORBOND® steel. [Read more]
BlueScope Steel presents T&R Homes with an Excellence in Steel Framed Housing Award
09 Dec 03 Transportable Specialist Recognised For Home Excellence
A WA home builder has won recognition for its long commitment to the Western Australian building market. Since its establishment in 1972, T&R Homes has supplied transportable and kit homes to a range of homebuyers, from rural and remote communities to government departments. [Read more]
Austool Australian Centre for Toolmaking Innovation
22 Nov 03 Major Breakthrough In Roofing Technology
An innovative new development by BlueScope Lysaght is making it easier and quicker than ever to install the popular roof decking profile, LYSAGHT KLIP-LOK 700 HI-STRENGTH®. BlueScope Lysaght has created a brand new clip-fixing system for this product, further cementing the company's reputation as a leading provider of steel building solutions. [Read more]
LYSAGHT® SupaPurlin Mill
20 Nov 03 Supa New Mill Revolutionises Purlin Production
Bob Moore, President of BlueScope Lysaght Australia, has given the thumbs up to the brand new LYSAGHT® SupaPurlin mill currently being commissioned at the company's Chullora facility. [Read more]
The Telfer Gold Mine
20 Nov 03 Pacific Industrial Strikes Gold With XLERPLATE®
Western Australian manufacturing company Pacific Industrial has landed a golden opportunity in the mining industry, winning a contract for the manufacture, supply and installation of over 3000 tonnes of steel and equipment for the Telfer Gold Mine. [Read more]
Cesco-Forbes Cement Mixer
19 Nov 03 In The Mix At Cesco-Forbes
Chances are, the last time you saw a concrete mixer, it was made by Cesco-Forbes. [Read more]
Bristow Laser Systems laser cutting machine
14 Oct 03 The Cutting Edge of Laser Technology
Bristow Laser Systems is the only Australian owned company dedicated to the research, development, and manufacture of laser cutting systems. Founded in 1985, this innovative young business is a leading supplier of laser solutions for Australian organisations involved in many areas of industry, from major automotive companies, to stainless steel fabricators, to agricultural equipment manufacturers. [Read more]