News Archive 2005

In addition to the design and construction benefits, steel building frames offer protection from termites, rot and warping, and is non-combustible also.
31 Mar 05 Building Bigger with Steel
When it comes to designing and building larger houses, framing made from ZINCALUME® steel is fast becoming the material of choice because of its high strength-to-weight ratio, and the design flexibility it offers. [Read more]
Stephen Campbell of Camco Industries in Gloucester, NSW
31 Mar 05 Door Challenge Gets a Sideways Glance
A manufacturing company in regional New South Wales has patented an imaginative garage door solution for installations where a lack of headroom prevents the fitting of a top mounted rolling garage door. [Read more]
Oz Colour Fencing
30 Mar 05 New Housing Development Pushes Fencing's Boundaries
A leading Melbourne fencing company's collaboration with a successful landscape architecture company has brought a new element of style to housing estate design. Oz Colour Fencing has recently completed fencing the Waterside Estate at Point Cook, the latest housing development from land developers Peet & Company. [Read more]
Sixteen trainees who graduated from the pre-vocational metal roof installation Certificate 1 courses held at the Gymea, Maitland and Mount Druitt TAFE campuses.
11 Mar 05 Training for the Top Grade
Sixteen trainees have graduated from the latest pre-vocational metal roof installation Certificate 1 courses held at the Gymea, Maitland and Mount Druitt TAFE campuses. And, because of rising demand for steel roofs across Sydney, 13 of these have already been snapped by leading Sydney and regional roof installation companies. [Read more]
Bondor general manager Rob Zahara.
05 Mar 05 Bondor Invests In Next Generation Panels
Specialist manufacturer Bondor has invested $12 million in new local facilities to produce hightech fire-resistant insulated building panels laminated with COLORBOND® steel. [Read more]
Molnar Engineering Car Hoist
04 Mar 05 XLERPLATE® Gives Molnar Engineering a Lift
Leading Australian car hoist manufacturer, Molnar Engineering, has come a long way in the last five decades. The company has flourished under the guiding hand of Frank Molnar, who started the company from the ground up in 1951. [Read more]
02 Mar 05 Increasing Steel Performance with
The need to consider environmental factors when building residential and commercial structures is becoming increasingly important. With building designers, surveyors and inspectors all paying closer attention to maximising the performance of walling and roofing materials made from COLORBOND® steel or ZINCALUME® steel, the correct specification is vital, and easily achievable with the help of [Read more]
Ken Clark, BlueScope Steel and Jan New, Sales Consultant, at the Display Village
01 Mar 05 GreenSmart First in NSW
The Stockland property group's new Bridgewater SmartLiving Display Village at South Camden on Sydney's outskirts is using designs from six of Sydney's prominent builders to highlight practical environmental principles. [Read more]
BlueScope Steel sponsored car
01 Mar 05 BlueScope Steel Steers Graduates Towards a Winning Future
The University of Wollongong (UOW) Formula Team, sponsored by BlueScope Steel, won its third Australasian Formula Society of Automotive Engineers Australasia (SAE-A) title in four years at the 2004 championships held in Werribee, Victoria, in December 2004. [Read more]
Ashley Lyon of Coastal Contractors awarded the 2004 Central Metals COLORBOND® steel Award
01 Mar 05 Roof Fixer Rewarded for Quality Workmanship with Steel
The 2004 Central Metals COLORBOND® steel Award was presented to Ashley Lyon of Coastal Contractors for workmanship with steel in roof fixing at the Dolphin Quay complex, Mandurah, Western Australia. [Read more]