News Archive 2009

Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal (DBCT), North Queensland. The buildings are clad in PERMALITE LT7® and V-RIB® in colours Silver Coin™ and Bronze Olive. PERMALITE® aluminium purlins and girts were also used.
17 Aug 09 Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal (DBCT) Expansion
The recently completed 7X expansion was an extension to the existing coal terminal in Mackay. It included a parallel off-shore coal conveyor, on-shore take-up and transfer towers. [Read more]
Roofing made from COLORBOND® steel in the colour Deep Ocean®
16 Jul 09 COLORBOND® steel Provides Solution To New BCA Building Requirements
Nationwide changes to the minimum star energy efficiency rating requirements for residential homes and commercial properties in Australia, and upgrades to software that measures the thermal performance of a building, means demand for energy efficient building materials is set to soar. [Read more]
Plantation Homes donation to Mater Mothers' Hospital, 'House for Life', includes a roof made from COLORBOND® steel, incorporating Thermatech® technology
03 Jun 09 A Roof Over The Heads Of The Smallest Queenslanders
BlueScope Steel is helping Plantation Homes to raise funds for the Mater Mothers' Hospital Neo-natal Critical Care Unit (NCCU) in South Brisbane. [Read more]
COLORBOND® steel with Thermatech® helps make our homes and workspaces more comfortable and more energy efficient in a changing world.
03 Jun 09 COLORBOND® steel Launches Thermatech® Website
COLORBOND® steel has launched a brand new micro site dedicated solely to its latest Thermatech® solar reflectance technology. [Read more]
This home uses COLORBOND® steel in the colour Loft®, a rich, deep brown with a slight aubergine overtone.
03 Jun 09 COLORBOND® steel New Colour Range Brings New Possibilities To Victoria
New leading edge Thermatech® technology, from BlueScope Steel means that all roofs made from COLORBOND® steel now reflect more of the sun's heat and keep your home cooler. [Read more]
COLORBOND® steel with Thermatech® helps your roof and your home stay cooler in summer by reflecting more of the sun’s heat and keeping it out of your home
27 May 09 Stylish Roof, Sleek Savings
New COLORBOND® steel with Thermatech® solar reflectance technology, helps make your home cooler in summer and more energy efficient. [Read more]
BlueScope Steel has won a contract to supply XLERPLATE® steel for the first of the Australian Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD) Program
26 May 09 XLERPLATE® steel supply contract for Air Warfare Destroyer project
Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd, and Minister for Defence, Joel Fitzgibbon, announced BlueScope Steel has won a contract to supply XLERPLATE® steel for Australia's Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD) Program. [Read more]
Steel Frame Solutions has recently completed 50 houses in Whyalla and Roxby Downs with more planned for Port Lincoln, all with frames made from TRUECORE® steel.
12 May 09 Steel In Demand
Key parts of regional South Australia are continuing to ride a housing boom despite the economic downturn according to local framing company Steel Frame Solutions. [Read more]
Dan Berigan, General Manager,
Platinum Roofing
04 May 09 Business Is Going Through The Roof
Platinum Roofing has over 100 years of combined experience within the roofing industry, with offices based in Toowoomba and Bundaberg. Offering customers contemporary to traditional designs has led to the company being recognised as a leading installer with a personalised approach. [Read more]
Cranbourne Aquatic & Leisure Centre, Melbourne, 2 million litre rainwater tank made from 4mm Grade 250 XLERPLATE® steel
04 May 09 Two Million Litre Top-Up Tank
A new swimming and leisure centre in Melbourne will save up to 30 million litres of water per year thanks in part to a massive rainwater tank built by Tank Industries. [Read more]