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    News Archive for May 2006

    Australian Exhibition Services announces new managing director

    Australian Exhibition Services (AES) has appointed Matthew Pearce as Managing Director, taking over from company founder, Graeme Selby. Selby remains Chairman of AES and will focus on business development opportunities.


    Anti-frost ball valves

    Frost prone areas are a major problem for ball valves. Expanding water can crack the body of a valve. The 'Anti-Frost' ball valve solves the problem, with an innovative ball design.


    National enquiry report into disability and employment

    The Australian Government’s report on this national enquiry was tabled in Federal Parliament in February 2006.


    Disabled access in factory buildings

    Until recently Australian factory buildings were not designed to provide disabled access in terms of wheelchair access, ramps and landings, door widths, continuous travel paths, corridor widths, parking spaces and garages, lighting, alarm systems and toilets.


    TurfPave turf stabilization

    TurfPave is a high strength plastic grid structure designed for stabilizing turf, grass and decorative gravel. It offers architects and developers a practical grassed alternative to concrete and asphalt driveways, parking lots and walkways.


    Trellis doors – security can look good

    Expanding steel trellis doors are becoming increasingly popular amongst retailers as an effective deterrent to ram raids, break-ins, and vandalism.


    Patent Décor wall covering

    Patent Décor, from Hume Internationale is a non-woven wall covering, providing an alternative to In-register wallpaper or fibreglass.


    Rehau positions itself as a strong umbrella brand

    REHAU has repositioned itself as a strong umbrella brand and as the leading provider in the construction, automotive and industry fields.


    Kanga’s mini skid steer loaders

    Kanga’s new 5, 6 and 7 Series multi-task compact skid steer loaders have had an extreme makeover. They showcase more safety and more productivity.


    The Banks Group wins BE infrastructure award

    The BE Awards of Excellence, which are presented at the annual BE Conference, honour the extraordinary work of Bentley users improving the world’s infrastructure.


    ProjectWise StartPoint for infrastructure teams

    Bentley Systems, Incorporated has unveiled ProjectWise StartPoint, an entry-level collaboration tool, based on Microsoft Office SharePoint technologies, for MicroStation and AutoCAD users.


    BE infrastructure award for KOPEC’s nuclear power plant project

    KOPEC, a leading engineering firm specializing in the design and construction of power plants, used Bentley’s PlantSpace to design a Korean nuclear power plant.


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