News Archive 2004

The Regency Display Home - Newstart Homes Gold Coast
02 Mar 04 Newstart Welcome New Colour Advances
A leading Queensland builder has unveiled two new display homes that showcase the new colour range of COLORBOND® steel. Newstart Homes has opened two new display homes in Gold Coast's Pacific Pines display village that feature two of the six new COLORBOND® steel colours. [Read more]
Suncorp Stadium Queensland -Made from COLORBOND® steel colour Windspray®, the 23,000 square metre roof covers over 40,000 of the 52,500 stadium seats.
25 Feb 04 Suncorp Stadium has it Made in the Shade with RAIA Award
Brisbane's newly rebuilt Suncorp Stadium is the winner of this year's Queensland Royal Australian Institute of Architects (RAIA) COLORBOND® steel award. [Read more]
Framing made from ZINCALUME® steel
12 Feb 04 Training Promotes Steel Benefits
A shortage of trained steel building frame erectors in Australia and New Zealand has prompted the development of a new course to boost the numbers of qualified building tradesmen. [Read more]
TAFE Lecturers: Ross Williams (center), Len Rodin (left) and Gordon Bates (right)
06 Feb 04 Lecturers Learn Latest Steel Framing Trends
A joint initiative between TAFE and industry in Western Australia has created a unique steel framing training course - the first of its type in Australia to send lecturers back to school. [Read more]
Ken Clark, BlueScope Steel (right) and Raymond Jones, Gymea TAFE
29 Jan 04 Kickstart into the Building Industry
Gymea TAFE and BlueScope Steel have created a once in a lifetime opportunity for students keen to pursue a career in the building industry. [Read more]
Trusses made from ZINCALUME® steel
29 Jan 04 Steel Roof Specialists Assist State's Top Builders
A West Australian steel roofing specialist is helping many of the state's top home builders capitalise on the cost savings and long term benefits of using steel roof trusses. [Read more]
BlueScope Lysaght's rear steer trailer
03 Jan 04 Size Counts - Meet BlueScope Lysaght's Big Rig
It's the longest trailer of its type in Australia. And it's set to revolutionise BlueScope Lysaght's operations in New South Wales. Valued at A$200,000, the massive rear steer trailer was designed by Gregory's Transport, in close collaboration with BlueScope Lysaght. [Read more]
Sunshine Coast home with skillion roof made from COLORBOND® steel in the colour Surfmist®.
01 Aug 03 Steel Inspired Living
With twenty designer colours to choose from, as well as the combination of strength and durability in a lightweight product, roofing made from COLORBOND® steel presents architects with one of the most versatile building materials available. [Read more]
14 Jul 03 The Block Saves Water With WATERPOINT SLIMLINE® Rainwater Tanks
BlueScope Steel and The Block are leading the way for sustainable housing with the installation of three new WATERPOINT SLIMLINE® rainwater tanks. [Read more]