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    News Archive for January 2002

    Easy information for investors

    Albert Smith Signs has made it easier for investors to get the share price information that they need, with the installation of their Dynascan 360° LED in the Atrium of the ASX building in Melbourne. Part of a promotion in November, it will display Bloomberg TV, sharemarket information from Reuters and Bridge Data and share prices from ASX’s SEATS system.

    Hospital grade flooring

    New trends in the design of hospitals and aged care centres has seen a move away from the stark institutional look to styles more user-friendly for patients, visitors and staff. These design demands present challenges, not only for architects and interior designers working in the health care field, but also manufacturers of PVC flooring.

    Sashless windows

    Aneeta Windows has a new double-hung frameless sash window, which can be raised and lowered with fingertip control.

    Slag to replace aggregate in pavements

    CSIRO says it has proved that it is technically viable to use slag from steel mills in pavements, low strength concrete and low strength fill.

    New chairman for Dadanco

    Dadanco, a company that has pioneered the development of revolutionary air conditioning technology, has appointed Mr Ian Webber AO as its Chairman, following a major injection of capital into the company to allow it to expand its rapidly growing global market base.

    Virtual Laminex

    Laminex® Industries has launched a new fully interactive website. The new site has been created to fulfil a functional role in making the Laminex brand easily accessible and user-friendly to both trade customers and consumers alike.

    Standing the test of time

    The distinctive red façade of the administrative headquarters of Zublin AG still looks fresh and vibrant after 15 year’s exposure to extreme weather conditions thanks to Bayferrox inorganic red pigment – available here from Bayer Hodgsons – used to colour the concrete.

    Quarella Composite Stone

    Quarella Composite Stone was specified and supplied to both the Woolloomooloo Finger Wharf and King St Wharf projects. Kitchen and vanity benchtops along with wall and floor tiles were selected and supplied for these projects, based on Quarella’s unique colours, uniformity, compactness and durability.

    Gas boosted solar water heater

    Kleenheat Gas and Rheemhave released a Solar Loline water heater with gas boosting this month.

    Southcorp sells water heater business

    Southcorp has sold its Australasian water heaters business, which includes Australian Water Heaters, New Zealand Water Heaters, Solahart and its interest in Hotstream, China to Paloma Industries Limited, of Nagoya, Japan and Rheem Manufacturing Company of New York.

    Office of the future

    In the quest for the perfect workspace, IBM and Steelcase, an international work effectiveness company, have created BlueSpace - an interactive and personalized ‘smart’ office.

    Pilkington catalogue

    Pilkington Australia has published ‘The Glass Guide’ a product catalogue containing information for both designers and homemakers.

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