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    News Archive for May 2002

    Dynamic POS Display – The Attention Screen

    DNP Attention Screen is a new media concept which adds life to point of sale advertising by drawing more attention to the message and attracting customers to commercial spaces.

    Hebel® – Versatile Wall and Floor Systems

    Platinum Business Park is a mixed industrial and commercial complex featuring 20 two level and single level strata-titled units in Alexandria, Sydney.

    Terracotta roof tiles

    Boral ’s recent development and innovation in terracotta tiles has resulted in a product that will perform to specification guaranteed for 50 years.

    Greater Design Flexibility with Daikin

    Daikin’s VRV air conditioning systems offer a wide range of indoor and outdoor units to meet the needs of any size of building and interior design.

    Colorbond touch-up paint

    ITW Polymers and Fluids have released a range of paints for the touchup of Colorbond colours. Galmet Fence, Gutter and Fasica Touchup paint is a flexible, durable exterior enamel designed for touching up spot repairs on metal surfaces.

    Anti-slip floor coating

    ITW Polymers and Fluids have released Rocol Safe Step 100, a new anti-slip floor coating suitable for heavy pedestrian traffic.

    Wave-like roof

    A series of breaking waves is the inspiration for a curved steel roofline of a weekender cottage at Peregian Beach on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast that recently won the Building Designers Association of Queensland’s south west regional award as the best individually designed home in the 201sq m to 300sq m category.

    MBA concerned about private dwelling decline

    The Budget premise of strong economic growth is forecast to underpin a strong rebound in commercial building, according to Master Builders Australia. At the same time, MBA is concerned that a decline in private dwelling will be steeper than predicted.

    Architects initative helps with Designbuild

    By co-locating the Royal Australian Institute of Architects (RAIA) convention with Designbuild, the largest exhibition of building materials and services held in Australia, the RAIA are claiming to have initiated the newest building and design industry event.

    Wiring rules

    Standards Australia's specific website features frequently asked questions on AS/NZS 3000-2000 Wiring rules. All 27 FAQs and answers in the first series are endorsed by the wiring rules committee, EL-001, and more will be added as the committee processes them.

    Steel for outback museum

    One of the largest single span roof in the Southern Hemisphere crowns the latest stage of the Qantas Founders Outback Museum in Longreach, Queensland, which has been designed to resemble an aircraft hangar from ground level and sits next to the original hangar operated by Qantas when it began operations in the 1920s.

    HIA welcomes expanded immigration

    Today’s announcement that the 2002/03 Migration Program will be the largest and most highly skilled in over a decade has been welcomed by the HIA.

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