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    News Archive for June 2019

    Clear polycarbonate machine guards keeping workers safe

    Clear polycarbonate machine guards from Allplastics Engineering can be custom manufactured to specific requirements.

    DECO’s innovative joiner preventing wastage in decking projects

    DECO has introduced an innovative solution that addresses the problem of wastage in decking projects.

    Slatted acoustic ceiling completes cosy airport lounge

    SUPAWOOD acoustic SUPATILE SLAT ceiling tiles are featured widely throughout the newly renovated My Lounge, an inspiring lounge for passengers in Gatwick Airport’s North Terminal.

    Gardner Wetherill’s homely spaces for international students

    SUPAWOOD’s WAVE BLADES, SUPASLAT and MAXI BEAM lining products form stunning features throughout key areas of the Macquarie University International College (MUIC) in NSW.

    Australia's social housing policy needs stronger leadership and an investment overhaul

    Australia will need another 730,000 social housing dwellings in 20 years if it is to tackle homelessness and housing stress among low-income renters. These are the findings of a new report from the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI), which shows social housing is in urgent need of direct public investment.

    Commercial buildings: The next frontier for modular and prefab?

    In recent years we’ve been hearing more and more about modular and prefab buildings. Stunning cliffside homes built in mere weeks, sustainable and functional schools ready to be stacked to the sky as cohorts grow.

    America’s top 10 most sustainable buildings of 2018

    The 10 best buildings of 2018 merging great design with great performance include a library in Toronto, a school campus focused on teaching complex sustainability issues, and a new US courthouse in Los Angeles.

    Construction industry must prioritise quality and safety

    Structural failures in several multi-storey residential developments have brought the focus back on the diminishing role of architects in the quality and safety aspects of construction projects.

    NSW gets all green with a million more trees

    Creating more quality green spaces closer to homes and increasing the tree canopy by planting one million trees in Greater Sydney by 2022 is now a priority for NSW according to NSW premier Gladys Berejiklian.

    Professor Deo Prasad laments closing of low carbon living research hub

    The CRCLCL, which opened its doors in 2012, has come to the end of its government funding.

    Live ‘breathing walls’ to absorb pollution and noise on Sydney roads

    A green wall system is being trialled on two of Sydney’s busiest motorways to reduce air and noise pollution caused by traffic.

    Determine your carbon footprint with Hyne Timber’s online tools

    One of the few natural, renewable building materials available today, timber takes less fossil fuel energy to produce.

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