News Archive 2003

Martin Neilson first year metal roofing apprentice at Hi-Tech Roofing, has won the winter quarterly prize for the national 2002/2003 COLORBOND® steel Building Apprentice of the Year competition.
16 Jun 03 Apprentice Roofer on Top With Winter Award
A first year metal roofing apprentice from Newcastle has won the winter quarterly prize for the national 2002/2003 COLORBOND® steel Building Apprentice of the Year competition. [Read more]
Fencing made from COLORBOND® steel
29 May 03 Melbourne's Massive Garden Show a Record Breaker
Melbourne's recent International Flower and Garden Show attracted record crowds this year, reinforcing its status as the biggest garden show in the Southern Hemisphere. [Read more]
Continuous feature wall around Gawler Caravan Park using fencing made from COLORBOND® steel
09 May 03 Steel Enclosure No Barrier To Art
Gawler Council has capitalised on the talents of renowned South Australian sculptor Marijana Tadic to create a colourful, eye catching enclosure for a caravan park. [Read more]
BlueScope Steel Roofing and Rainwater Goods
14 Apr 03 Rainwater Catchment Is Clear With Steel
All major coated steel products from BlueScope Steel have won accreditation for use in contact with drinking water. BlueScope Steel commissioned the Australian Water Quality Centre in South Australia - an affiliate of the South Australian Water Corporation - to conduct testing on 19 of its steel products. [Read more]
Tanks made from AQUAPLATE® steel comply with tough Australian standards regulating the storage of water fit for human consumption.
03 Apr 03 Drought - Relief is Under Our Roofs
Given Australia's variable rainfall, it makes sense for householders to install a rainwater tank. [Read more]
Framing made from ZINCALUME® steel was selected due to its flexibility, lightness, and economy
03 Apr 03 Softly on Sand
A series of exclusive holiday homes featuring lightweight steel building technology is making a minimal impact on the fragile coastal bushland environment at Jervis Bay on the New South Wales south coast. [Read more]
The Master Builders Association of Western Australia 2002 Show Home, built for charity by Lifestyle Homes, uses roofing made from COLORBOND® steel.
14 Mar 03 Western Australian Charity Scores Home Run
The Master Builders Association of Western Australia (MBA of WA) and a leading West Australian designer have teamed up to build a home for charity. [Read more]
A home at Casuarina Beach featuring steel roofing made from COLORBOND® steel
20 Feb 03 Beachfront Steel Architecture Irresistible
Australia's newest beachside township is proving the allure of beachfront living in far northern New South Wales to increasing numbers of home buyers. The Casuarina Beach development has sold 480 allotments and 42 apartments worth more than A$110 million since its launch in March 2000. [Read more]
The 222 hectare 'Lakeside at Pakenham' development uses fencing made from COLORBOND® steel and roofing made from COLORBOND® steel.
12 Feb 03 Lakeside Communities Come Together with Steel
A new residential development in Australia's largest growth corridor is creating a feeling of true community living. The 222 hectare "Lakeside at Pakenham" development will feature extensive community facilities built around a 6.5 hectare lake. [Read more]
SBS International framing system made from ZINCALUME® steel
10 Feb 03 Innovative Steel Framing an International Success
Local steel framing specialist Steel Building Systems (SBS) International is using its expertise to capitalise on the increasing popularity of steel framing in Australian and export markets. [Read more]