News Archive 2006

Daniel Parker of Parker Silos and Sheetmetal with his Wildcat Chaser Bins
09 Jun 06 West Australian Farmers Slash Harvest Times
West Australian grain farmers are now slashing harvesting schedules using mobile field bins developed by Esperance company Parker Silos and Sheetmetal. [Read more]
Cyclad Buildings’ Jason Orr, his company is one of Tasmania’s biggest shed suppliers.
09 Jun 06 Tasmania Company Helps Protect Link to Mainland
Location is everything, according to Tasmanian company Cyclad Buildings. Cyclad Buildings is one of Tasmania's biggest shed suppliers, and has also been involved in a number of major projects, including the fencing around the $780 million Bassline link. [Read more]
Stern’s Playground owner Joel Stern with one of the company’s pools.
09 Jun 06 Safe Backyard Bathing, Without Taking a Bath
Quality steel components, coupled with creative installation, are fast making above-ground pools a safe and affordable option for landscaped backyards, especially those on slopes. [Read more]
Lindsay Guscott displays some of the automotive components that Production Stamping Co fabricates.
09 Jun 06 Keeping it Quiet in the Cabin
The sound of a quietly purring car engine is music to the ears of any motoring enthusiast, but for staff at a Melbourne metal fabrication company it's also a sign of a job well done. [Read more]
DSI Mining’s Manager, Australian Mining Business Unit, Derek Hird, “We’re one of the world leaders in ground control products.”
08 Jun 06 DSI Leads World in Innovation
Providing innovative solutions fast has helped DSI Mining become a global leader in mining products and systems. [Read more]
Forest Resort, Victoria
12 May 06 COLORBOND® steel - 40 Years and Building Beautifully
1966 was a big year for Australia. The dollar replaced the pound as decimal currency was introduced, married women were allowed to work for the Commonwealth Public Service for the first time, Sydney Opera House architect Jørn Utzon returned to Denmark under controversy and COLORBOND® steel was launched. [Read more]
Concrete railway sleeper moulds made from XLERPLATE® steel are in steady demand from Queensland Steel Products.
19 Apr 06 Queensland Company Uses its Own Resources to Tap Mining Boom
A Queensland steel fabrication company has used its reputation for quality and on time delivery to win a growing slice of the resources industry business. [Read more]
Artist's impression of homes at the Tullimbar project, using roofing made from COLORBOND® steel.
13 Apr 06 New Illawarra Township a 'Blueprint' for Australian Urban Design
A unique project to build a complete community for 5,000 people on the New South Wales South Coast is being hailed as a potential blueprint for sustainable urban design and town planning. [Read more]
Fencing made from COLORBOND® steel in colour Red Oak®
06 Apr 06 COLORBOND® steel Proves its Authenticity
In a bid to reassure Australians that when they decide on a fence made from COLORBOND® steel, that they will get the genuine material, BlueScope Steel is now subtly imprinting the COLORBOND® steel logo onto the steel as a stamp of authenticity. [Read more]
This framing was made using LYSAGHT®  SupaPurlins.
28 Mar 06 Ezyframe Wins Industry Award
Regional NSW business Ezyframe Building Systems has won industry recognition for its innovation and success. The Quirindi based, family-owned company is a division of Tamarang Engineering Pty. Ltd, a producer of rural, industrial and domestic buildings for 25 years. [Read more]