News Archive 2003

Sherwood, a  Summit display home in Baldivis, south of Perth
01 Oct 03 Steel Framing Provides Unique Summit
A West Australian homebuilder is using the design freedom provided by steel framing to create eye catching designs with large, continuous roof spans and high ceilings. [Read more]
A termite nest found in a totally infested timber framed home
18 Sep 03 Steel Curbs Termite's Taste for Housing
Termite attacks on homes are costing Australians at least A$100 million each year. According to new research the type of home you live in has a big effect on whether you have to pay for this. [Read more]
Spacemate - a sturdy storage system made from COLORBOND® steel
08 Sep 03 Spacemate Adds Storage
An Australian company has developed an innovative solution to create extra storage space in townhouses, apartments, homes and offices. [Read more]
Homes featuring roofing made from COLORBOND® steel
03 Sep 03 Residential Community Springs up on the Lakes
Renowned Queensland home builder Nifsan is transforming the former Surfers Paradise International Raceway into a master-planned community on the outskirts of the Gold Coast. [Read more]
Australian Made Favelle Favco crane
20 Aug 03 Critical Applications Depend On Consistent XLERPLATE® Quality
Look to the skyline of most major cities in the world and there is every chance you will notice an Australian made Favelle Favco crane working on top of a construction site. [Read more]
Watt's Fencing - one of the biggest fencing contractors in Melbourne's south eastern suburbs - has added fencing made from COLORBOND® steel to its range.
14 Aug 03 Local Boys Won't Be Fenced In
A fencing business run by a group of hard working locals is proving it won't be fenced in by tradition despite over twenty five years experience in the field. [Read more]
House framing made from ZINCALUME® steel and roofing made from COLORBOND® steel
12 Aug 03 Steel Framing Gives Builder Design
A South Australian builder is closing the gap between project homes and architecturally designed homes by innovatively using steel to create contemporary designs at affordable prices. [Read more]
Roofing made from COLORBOND® steel
16 Jul 03 Steel Caps Ultimate Steel Change Home
A A$600,000 dream home on Bribie Island described as the ultimate sea change will transform the life of a lucky Queenslander later this year. [Read more]
Style-Line Building has received the Queensland Housing Industry Association's Most Innovative Use of Steel award
07 Jul 03 Builder Curves A Signature in Steel
Steel curves have become a signature in homes by a multi award winning Sunshine Coast builder whose designs are increasingly being sought after by young home buyers. [Read more]
The Central Parklands development is the first for AVJennings in Queensland
01 Jul 03 Parklands Vision Draws Strength From Steel
A visionary residential development built around a parkland environment is taking shape in Brisbane's south west at the hands of one of Australia's leading residential building companies. [Read more]