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    News Archive for August 2018

    $50b underground rail loop to connect all Melbourne suburbs

    The Victorian Government has unveiled an ambitious railway project designed to connect all suburbs in Melbourne.


    National Gallery of Australia acquires pumpkin-filled ‘infinity room’

    The National Gallery of Australia has acquired Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama’s infinity room, The Spirits of the Pumpkins Descended into the Heavens 2015.


    Multi-storey evacuation protocol falls short says Bruce Bromley

    With the current multi-storey evacuation protocol to leave behind people with mobility impairments during an emergency, it’s more important than ever before for evacuation chairs to be compulsory in every Australian high-rise building.


    Renowned Australian architect Kerry Hill dies aged 75

    Renowned Australian architect Kerry Hill died on Sunday 26 August, 2018, aged 75.


    Leda bollards to protect NRMA EV charging stations

    Bollards from Leda Security Products will protect NRMA’s EV charging station network in NSW against accidental damage.


    Designer Lining cladding creates striking feature walls in Fremantle waterfront home

    Prefinished lining boards from the Glosswood Designer Lining collection were installed as internal wall cladding for a new waterfront home in Fremantle, WA.


    ARCPANEL custom panels specified for Springbank Rise roof

    Custom roof panels from ARCPANEL were installed for the commercial roof project at Springbank Rise.


    New colours added to SmartLook perforated timber range

    Decor Systems has added new colours to their SmartLook perforated timber panel range.


    Calling for a ‘Zero Carbon Ready’ building code

    The Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council (ASBEC) and ClimateWorks Australia have prepared a new report that calls for a ‘Zero Carbon Ready’ building code.


    Cycle, walk, drive or train? Weighing up the healthiest (and safest) ways to get around the city

    Cycling may be dangerous in some ways, but it’s healthy too. But do the health benefits outweigh the risks of potential death? And what about public transport or driving?


    Frankston hospital extension veneered with Askin’s Volcore panels

    Volcore, a mineral wool core panel from Askin Performance Panels was specified for the exterior cladding of the building extension constructed as part of the expansion project at Frankston Private Hospital.


    Kronotex online calculator for laminate flooring

    The Kronotex Online Calculator makes it very easy for you to determine the amount of laminate flooring that you will need for a given room.


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