News Archive 2006

Caterpillar Underground Mining uses XLERPLATE® steel in the production of its underground mine equipment.
07 Mar 06 XLERPLATE® Steel Goes Underground
Business is booming for well-known mining brand, Caterpillar Underground Mining. Based in Burnie, Tasmania, the company designs, constructs and distributes a premier range of underground mine machinery. [Read more]
XLERPLATE® steel helps provide the combination of strength and durability for semi-trailers manufactured by Vawdrey Australia
03 Mar 06 Vawdrey Australia Builds Success From Innovation
Truck body and semi-trailer manufacturer Vawdrey Australia is entering its third decade of growth in the rare position of still retaining many of its original customers. [Read more]
Agpoint manufactures agricultural wear parts using XLERCOIL® and XLERPLATE®
02 Mar 06 Agpoint Breaks Ground with XLERPLATE®
After 139 years in the agricultural manufacturing industry, South Australia's Agpoint has a long standing reputation for the quality and reliability of its products. In the last decade, changes in agricultural practices have led to an increasing demand for longer wearing and stronger products. Which is why Agpoint turned to BlueScope Steel. [Read more]
One of the fabricated Items made by Paul Breckon Steel Fabrications
06 Feb 06 XLERPLATE® Steel Helps Queensland Fabricator Thrive
A boilermaking background has provided a launching point for a successful fabrication business for Queenslander, Paul Breckon. The company operates a mobile engineering business and also sells its own brand of farm equipment throughout Australia. [Read more]
Display home built by 'Next - You're Home' featuring roofing and walling made from COLORBOND® steel
10 Jan 06 Environment for Life
When it comes to building stylish living spaces - COLORBOND® steel is the ideal choice. With Australia's building and property community working ever harder to deliver exciting, ecologically responsible, energy efficient and economical developments, exciting choices for homebuyers are on the increase. [Read more]
Ron and Rysha Hosking of Farm Houses of Australia outside one of their latest homes
10 Jan 06 Ultra-Modern Technology Meets Country Charm
A Victorian based marketing and design company specialising in recreating farm houses is using the latest computer technology to help bring designs to three dimensional life for clients. [Read more]
Mario Amabili and his son, David, of Amace industries in McLaren Vale, South Australia
06 Jan 06 Smart Steel Safeguards South Australian Wines
A McLaren Vale family business is helping to preserve some of South Australia's greatest assets, in steel. [Read more]