Building Connection reports the failure of a metal roof can result in damage of disastrous proportions - and the bigger the building the more critical the outcome. Dimi Kyriakou highlights some of the problems plaguing the sector.
Building Connection reports metal roofing installations carry a lot of risk and builders must manage the hazards to ensure a rooftop is safe to work on. However, a lack of knowledge and regulation specific to fall prevention places workers at risk of serious injury every day.
Building Connection reports a lot of clients choose a metal roof because, quite simply, it looks good. We've put together 10 helpful hints to make sure the great-looking metal roof you install stays that way for many years to come,
Building Connection reports the global financial crisis crippled many manufacturers, both large and small, throughout the building industry. For some, it forced them to close their doors. For others, it meant an opportunity to go back to basics.
Collins and Turner architects' Waterloo Youth Family and Community Centre was awarded the 2013 National COLORBOND® Award for Steel Architecture at last night's Australian Institute of Architects' National Architecture Awards in Sydney.
BlueScope Steel is committed to continually improving the sustainability of its activities and has developed products which enable the intensity reduction of urban heat islands (UHIs).
BlueScope Steel's next generation ZINCALUME® steel, which is a new building product due for launch in August, will have a considerably reduced environmental impact compared with current ZINCALUME® steel.
Located in the picturesque Hawkesbury River north of Sydney, Milson Island was once a hospital and a jail but is now a playground for primary school children.
An improved version of ZINCALUME® steel featuring a new corrosion-resistant coating will be backed by increased manufacturer warranties from its official launch in August 2013.
An innovative new building product about to be launched by BlueScope Steel has benefited from a durability testing program remarkable even by its own thorough standards.
BlueScope Steel is preparing to roll-out a third generation of its iconic ZINCALUME® steel, featuring a patented new coating that has a smaller environmental impact* and increases its durability.