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    News Archive for October 2003

    Retractable screens

    Artilux Australia has been providing screen solutions to window and door manufacturers for over 20 years. Its retractable screens roll out when needed and roll away when they’re not and are designed to fit any type of window or door, especially French doors and bi-fold doors.

    Eco web site

    The ecoSelect timber web site of the Timber Promotion Council has been revamped and relaunched to improves it navigation, look and feel.

    Timber decks

    The Timber Promotion Council has updated its “Timber Decks” manual to ensure that all sizes, spans and loads are in line with current design standards.

    Easy metal doors

    Those wanting to incorporate metal doors as a finishing touch to their design project have probably been put off because the weight, cost or restrictions of sheet metal have limited their creativity. This is now a problem of the past due to Metalcote liquid finish.

    Coates Hire expands training and assessment services

    Coates Hire expands its training and assessment services for the civil construction, local government, building and manufacturing industries.

    Hip to be square

    Designers used a strong cube theme for The Cube Café.Bar.Lounge on Sydney’s George Street, creating an atmosphere which, as the name suggests, caters to a range of clientele.

    Surface finishes

    Empradoor is a surface finish specialist on projects in commercial and luxury home items, with its systematic factory applied and quality controlled painting system ensuring a superior result every time.

    A slippery subject

    Michael Siegle, of the General Mat Company, an expert witness in workers’ compensation and public liability court cases says Australian employers and public building managers face potentially huge payouts and even jail if they continue to underestimate dangers posed by slip and fall accidents.

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