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    News Archive for August 2006

    The airer that will save money

    With energy and power prices soaring around the world, more and more people are turning to the common airer to save thousands of dollars a year.

    Airers now available online

    Airers form all top clothesline makers including Hills, Austral, and Versaline are now available online, through Lifestyle Clotheslines.

    ‘Free water’ pump

    “Townies” and city dwellers are learning what farmers have known for years. That is, harvesting free water is both sensible and cost efficient.

    New from Stem – the Onda Office Chair

    The Onda Office Chair is available in the Hunter Valley Design showroom.

    Robert Plumb’s stainless steel mailboxes

    The Kelly Gang architectural hardware range includes mailboxes, peg basket, washing lines and door-mats.

    New Nidus mailbox billet plates from Galaxy

    Made in Belgium, the Centauri “Alpha” (front) and “Beta” (back) mailboxes are made from marine grade 316 AISI 100% stainless steel, in 2mm thickness.

    Solar powered wheelchair

    Bathurst man, Bob Triming, has modified his wheelchair to use solar energy. By converting his electric wheelchair to use solar power, he has increased his mobility and improved the safety of his wheelchair.

    Waterproofing at Parsley Bay

    Because of the proximity to the water and the elegant finishes, the builders and architects were concerned that the structure should be completely waterproof.

    Four win WA Case Earth Awards

    DM Civil won an award for remediating an area of the former Midland Railways Workshops in the Clayton Precinct.

    Cat introduces new dress

    The new trade dress is part of the Caterpillar product identity strategy to drive consistency within product families.

    Light tower built for tough terrain

    The AL400 floodlight tower can illuminate 3 ha of land when extended to a 9.1m height.

    Glass product stands up to fire

    After being exposed to temperatures exceeding 900 degrees, the glass retained its integrity.

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