News Archive 2004

The Block television programme is using products made from COLORBOND® steel on renovation projects
31 May 04 COLORBOND® Steel Roofs The Block
COLORBOND® steel is proud to have donated the new roof completing The Block's renovation in Manly. The two storey apartment building has had its ageing concrete roof tiles replaced with a roof made from COLORBOND® Ultra steel in the colour Woodland Grey® by architect Julian Brenchley for practical and aesthetic purposes. [Read more]
Fencing made from COLORBOND® steel
19 May 04 Enhance Your Outdoor Space with Fencing Made from COLORBOND® steel
Looking for an easy way to create another room, expand the sanctuary of your home, add colour and even increase the value of your home" Fencing made from COLORBOND® steel is the best way to add the finishing touch to your outdoor 'living room'. [Read more]
Mission Australia Maitland Team Leader John Gornall & SBS Australia Newcastle Manager Mike Pearl with a course graduate
17 May 04 Steel Industry Leaders Help Long Term Unemployed
One of Australia's most progressive steel framing companies, SBS Australia has teamed up with leading Newcastle project home builder, McDonald Jones Homes and Mission Australia Maitland to see the long term unemployed placed firmly on a career path with full time sub contract work in the steel framing industry. [Read more]
Fencing made from COLORBOND® steel
27 Apr 04 Land Package Makes Fencing a Breeze
Land packages that offer stylish functional fencing are a hit with residents at two of Melbourne's foremost residential estate developments and are encouraging other land developers to adopt the idea. [Read more]
The latest HIA Greensmart Village at Springfield Lakes
23 Apr 04 Steel Provides a Smart Way to be Green
A new GreenSmart village has opened in south-east Queensland to showcase the latest environmentally friendly building materials and techniques. GreenSmart is a Housing Industry Association (HIA) initiative designed to improve environmentally friendly technologies, design principles and practices within the housing industry. [Read more]
(Shawn Walsh of Jindera-based Border Roofing Ltd
23 Apr 04 Apprentice Excels To Win Autumn Award
A second year metal roofing apprentice from Albury has won the Autumn quarterly prize for the national 2003/2004 COLORBOND® steel Building Apprentice of the Year competition. Shawn Walsh of Jindera based Border Roofing Ltd in New South Wales was judged the Autumn quarterly winner of the 2004 National COLORBOND® steel Building Apprentice of the Year competition for his dedication to his work and studies. [Read more]
Fencing made from COLORBOND® steel
18 Mar 04 Melbourne Garden Show Set to Impress
Melbourne's upcoming International Flower and Garden Show looks set to attract even bigger crowds than last year. The show attracted a record crowd of over 131,000 last year, reinforcing its status as the biggest garden show in the Southern Hemisphere. [Read more]
Ventura Homes Display Home the 'Verdelo'
18 Mar 04 New Homes Display Latest Trends
A West Australian family owned home builder has expanded its range of display homes, unveiling two new eye catching designs using the latest contemporary materials. [Read more]
Glenvill Pty Ltd Marketing Manager Ross Boyd
11 Mar 04 Majority Rules at Housing Awards
Houses which feature steel roofing have picked up the lion's share of the Victorian Building and Design Awards for 2003. Steel roofs featured on houses that won 48 of the 77 eligible awards presented by the Housing Industry Association (HIA) in Victoria, the Master Builders Association of Victoria and the Building Designers Association of Victoria. [Read more]
Challenge Implements
04 Mar 04 Taking the Challenge with XLERPLATE®
Despite the drought that has plagued rural Australia in recent years, local New South Wales business, Challenge Implements, sees a positive future ahead for the agricultural sector. Currently celebrating its 45th year in business, Challenge Implements has come a long way from its modest beginnings in 1959. [Read more]