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    News Archive for September 2020

    Plastic moulding machines increase productivity and create efficiencies

    Two new plastic injection moulding machines introduced by Everhard Industries in April 2018 have been increasing productivity and creating efficiencies across their manufacturing operations.


    Moisture diffusion in ground contact - EPS Vs XPS insulation

    Evidence points to the superiority of XPS in offering greater resistance to moisture uptake in ground contact when there is no deliberate provision for drainage around and under the insulation.


    New DecoCoat powdercoating for architectural finishes

    DECO Australia has launched their latest architectural finishing range, DecoCoat, meeting durability and aesthetic goals.


    Calvary Public Hospital updates look with Cemintel’s Surround facade cladding

    Surround, a durable cladding product from Cemintel® was chosen as the ideal solution for the facade of the Intensive Care Unit at the Calvary Public Hospital in suburban Canberra.


    Signature facilities at opulent Brisbane apartments feature European Oak floors

    The European Oak flooring from the Herringbone and Mezzano collections by Plank Floors is featured in the colour Dozie in both the rooftop's private dining terrace and Technogym.


    Economists back social housing boost over tax cuts

    Overwhelmingly, Australia’s leading economists want the budget to boost social housing and the JobSeeker unemployment benefit rather than bring forward personal income tax cuts.


    Episode 56: Nicci Leung from Lifepod Evolution on how data, automation and AI influence sustainability

    Episode 56: Nicci Leung from Lifepod Evolution on how data, automation and AI are influencing sustainability in the built environment


    Heritage-listed shed on Melbourne's Yarra River gets new lease on life

    After sitting dormant for over 45 years, the historic Goods Shed 5 - forming part of the ​most intact cargo berth in the Port of Melbourne from the pre-containerisation era - has commenced its restoration journey.


    Australian-made plywood supporting recovery and rebuilding efforts

    Manufactured from sustainably-grown Australian and New Zealand Plantation Radiata Pine, Ecoply is Australia’s leading brand of structural plywood.


    Food for thought: edible public spaces

    Food is a central part of culture, and at a fundamental level, we also need it. However, food production can be quite removed, with much of the population living in urban areas far from distant agricultural regions.


    Specification will never be the same again – Verosol launches the industry’s most powerful window covering specification tool

    It's as easy as >Create >Copy >Paste to generate detailed specifications with access to technical data and imagery. Allowing architects and designers to easily select products and fabrics that are fit-for-purpose. Click here to check it out!


    Louvres on all facades maximise ventilation at La Trobe Stadium indoor courts

    The indoor courts feature louvres on all four facades of the building to maximise cross flow ventilation.


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