News Archive 2004

Bernie and Norma Schneider
19 Dec 05 Couple's 42 Year Test Record
Bernie and Norma Schneider of Rockhampton, Queensland still have the newspaper cutting from 1962. It tells the story of how research and development scientists set up a testing station on their 20 acre property that straddles the Tropic of Capricorn. [Read more]
Steel Framing - A Huge Opportunity
29 Dec 04 Steel Framing - A Huge Opportunity
The residential steel framing market represents a largely untapped opportunity for Australia's building industry, where sometimes negative and often incorrect perceptions are holding back a potentially lucrative market. [Read more]
This house in Maylands, South Australia has an extention featuring framing, roofing and wall cladding made from ZINCALUME® steel.
21 Dec 04 A Stronger Future with ZINCALUME® steel
With an increased warranty and improved weathering characteristics, the future is assured when building with ZINCALUME® steel. As part of BlueScope Steel's commitment to continually improving its products, the company has developed a new and improved ZINCALUME® steel which boasts impressive new features designed to enhance the aesthetic performance of the product. [Read more]
BlueScope Steel Technical Services
24 Nov 04 The Science of Success
When it comes to making the best products, able to stand up to the harshest weather that Australia has to offer, BlueScope Steel has long relied on science to give it the edge. [Read more]
Spiral Bound
11 Nov 04 Spiral Bound
After a decade in business, Scott Spiral has become a market leader in its field, with the help of a dedicated team, a commitment to quality, and XLERPLATE®. [Read more]
Taking The Weight
11 Nov 04 Taking The Weight
With new car sales set to reach record results this year, business is booming for local Queensland business, QTB Automotive. After two decades in operation, the company's strong focus on quality, customer service and research and development is the driving force behind its continuing success. [Read more]
Homefab's steel truss and frame
08 Nov 04 Framing's Pacific Solution
Homefab Steel Truss and Frame, a steel framing specialist in Far North Queensland, has taken on the often severe cyclonic conditions of northern Australia and the Pacific Rim with assistance from the James Cook Cyclone Structural Testing Station in Townsville. [Read more]
Curved Roof and Wall Cladding made from ZINCALUME® steel
02 Nov 04 What's behind ZINCALUME® steel?
1 November 2004 saw the launch of BlueScope Steel's "What's behind every piece of ZINCALUME® steel?" campaign, a high impact, integrated direct mail and advertising campaign which will target Australia's architects, designers, builders and roof fixers. [Read more]
Fencing made from COLORBOND® steel
02 Nov 04 Developers Take The Stress Out Of Fencing
Those in the market for a new home may find that the hassle of choosing and erecting a new fence is a thing of the past, thanks to developers who have already chosen quality, stylish fencing made from COLORBOND® steel. [Read more]
McDonald Jones Wakefield Display Home with roof made from COLORBOND® steel in the colour Surfmist®
29 Oct 04 Let Your Home Reflect Your Lifestyle
Since the year 2000 the building of new homes in the Hunter Region, New South Wales, has increased by over 50 per cent as more of us are choosing to invest in a new property, a dream home with everything specified to our individual tastes. [Read more]