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    News Archive for December 2004

    MBT changes name

    MBT Australia changed its name to Degussa Construction Chemicals Australia. The restructure has allowed the company to focus on the key business segments of admixtures, underground construction, building systems and performance flooring.

    GPS is accurate

    Known as “Millimeter-GPS”, the new laser technology provides an enhancement in the vertical measuring precision of realtime kinematics GPS. It can be combined with any Topcon RTK GPS+ system to generate a vertical accuracy to within a few millimetres, compared with the centimetre vertical accuracy of conventional RTK GPS.

    Library consultants go south of the border

    Brisbane-based consultancy Architectural Information Services (AIS) has expanded its service interstate and is now offering help to architectural librarians and practice managers in Victoria and NSW.

    Taking the hazard out of asbestos

    CETEC, which offers risk management of asbestos and other hazardous material in buildings, has provided a four-step guideline to managing asbestos materials in the work environment.

    Ergonomic Dutch-made sofa

    The Mare Sofa, available from Ke-Zu, is a contemporary design that finds its rightful place among the rich heritage of the Dutch firm Artifort.

    At the edge of Australian design

    Australia’s most innovative furniture designers will showcase their latest designs at The Edge, as part of the Australian International Furniture Fair to be held February 4-6, 2005 at the Sydney Exhibition Centre.

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