Talking Architecture & Design Podcast (Episode 108) - Builder, designer and sustainability advocate David Coates gives the hard truth about sustainability Listen Now
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    News Archive for April 2005

    Hychord now treated to the core

    futurebuild has now launched Hychord with a termite treatment.

    Trimble unveils sub-foot GPS for mapping

    Trimble has introduced its next generation of high-accuracy Global Positioning System (GPS) receivers for Geographic Information System (GIS) data collection and mapping.

    Looks like metal, applies like paint

    Liquid Metal Technologies has released a versatile range of innovative, environmentally responsible designer coatings which create the look and feel of real metals.

    Refurbishing contaminated floors

    In refurbishing old buildings with concrete floors, a problem can be that floors are contaminated with oil or other substances, and in some instances may have moisture problems caused by the membrane under the concrete having broken down with time.

    Life at the beach

    Upmarket townhouses at Mereweather Beach utilised a variety of engineered timber products from futurebuild.

    Hybeam’s inside job

    Coburg's old Pentridge Prison is being transformed into an urban piazza precinct, a commercial and residential hub with people now eager to get in rather than out.

    Eco-friendly membrane

    Davco K10 Plus is an environmentally friendly waterproofing membrane.

    Rate rise gives building industry the jitters

    Interest rate jitters early this year has seen a slowing in building approvals in February and is likely to fall back further as the interest rate rise announced on 2 March begins to impact.

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