News Archive 2005

Strong Dependable Fencing
03 Nov 06 Strong Dependable Fencing
Installing a new fence is a sizable investment in your home and that is why you need to ensure that you get the best product for your garden. The right fence will stand the test of time whilst still retaining its stylish good looks. [Read more]
Beijing Aquatic Park, the venue for the Olympic rowing and canoeing competitions
29 Nov 05 Boating in Beijing
When it comes to stylish Olympic success, steel is the winning choice. A fine example of this will be seen at the Beijing Aquatic Park when the 2008 Olympics get underway [Read more]
Barrington Homes Karinya
23 Nov 05 Affordable Efficiency
An Illawarra home builder is bringing affordable Greensmart housing to southern New South Wales, with COLORBOND® steel playing a significant role. Barrington Homes, based in Wollongong, has designed the Earth Series of homes to fully embrace environmental sustainability through good design and appropriate use of materials. [Read more]
Fencing made from COLORBOND® steel in colour Grey Ridge®
08 Nov 05 Professional Fencing Advice
Gardens and courtyards are becoming a vital extension to our living space with more time and money spent on their styling and landscaping than ever before. Whilst there is a wealth of information available in lifestyle magazines and television shows detailing the latest styles and trends, nothing beats face-to-face advice on fencing from professional garden landscapers and fencing installers to find the best look for your home. [Read more]
Test rig at BlueScope Lysaght’s Chester Hill facility
12 Sep 05 'I Think I Can' - becomes - 'I Know I Can'
Researchers at Lysaght Technology in Sydney have developed a design tool encouraging innovative roof forms on new buildings around Australia. "We've developed a simple but reliable method of testing which will offer architects proof of their design concept," says Steve Halpin, Cladding Development, Lysaght Technology. [Read more]
Campbell Silos Production Manager, Ian Meek
31 Aug 05 Promising Season for Silos' New Fumigation Equipment
A Victorian silo manufacturer is gearing up for a promising season with some new fumigation equipment for farmers. Based in Nhill, Campbell Silos has been providing field bins and silos to Victoria, South Australia and New South Wales for more than 40 years. [Read more]
Olympiade Transportable Homes owner, Frits van der Plas
23 Aug 05 Steel Homes First for Far Flung Frontiers
The Swiss Alps are the last place you'd expect to find prefabricated homes manufactured in Queensland using BlueScope Steel products. Yet Switzerland and the Pacific islands of Noumea and Tahiti are just some of the locations Olympiade Transportable Homes has delivered to in the past 22 years. [Read more]
Godfrey Steel Office Equipment of Glynde, Adelaide, SA
17 Aug 05 Cabinets Designed to Outlast Governments
Adelaide's Godfrey Office Equipment has manufactured and sold more than one million steel filing cabinets throughout Australia since opening its doors 51 years ago. With about 40 kilograms of steel going into an average filing cabinet, that's an average consumption near 1,000 tonnes of steel a year since 1954, all of it to help keep papers under rule, from humble office memos to highly sensitive government policy documents. [Read more]
Alan Mackie, General Manager, Cyclone Industries
15 Aug 05 Steel Nous Makes Garden Tools Like the Pros Use
The company behind one of Australia's icon gardening brands has revamped its use of steel in locally made tools of exceptional durability for the home. Cyclone Industries worked closely with Australia's foremost steel supplier, BlueScope Steel, to develop a special grade of hard steel comparable to the heavy duty gear used day in and out by professional tradespersons. [Read more]
Mordek Manager Errol Thomas with one of his company’s completed cabins
11 Aug 05 Cabin Fever on the Rise
A New South Wales, South Coast manufacturing company is capitalising on the rising popularity of finished, transportable cabins for future business growth. Mordek, with branches in Moruya, Nowra and Queanbeyan, is targeting what it calls the cost conscious end of the market. [Read more]