June 11, 2019

This week is Construction Mental Health Week

The construction industry employs more than 625,000 people across Australia, making it one of the biggest employers in the country and the statistics surrounding suicide in this industry are quite confronting.

According to re...

Each year more than 190 Australian construction workers die by suicide. MATES in Construction is a free program for workers and employers in the Construction industry.

To get MATES on your site, call 1300 642 111.

MATES are currently running a statewide awareness c...

Myth: Glasswool is banned in other parts of the world

Fact: 100% incorrect. There are no countries in the world where glasswool insulation is banned. In fact, glasswool is the most common insulation used in residential and commercial buildings world-wide. 


When designing residential or commercial structures, Building Designers should be aware of the potential of condensation and the risks that condensation may pose to the structural integrity of a building, and to the building’s inhabitants.

What is ‘condensation’?

Water e...

December 9, 2018


With the end of year fast approaching, ensuring your workers stay physically safe and mentally healthy is critical to avoiding unnecessary and costly injuries.

Whether you're employing temporary workers to cover for a busy trading period or delivering compl...

November 19, 2018


Another advance in Australian construction standards has come to fruition in 2018 with SA TS 101:2015 being superseded by Australian Standard AS 5216:2018 (Design of post-installed and cast-in fastenings in concrete). What does this mean?

The ne...

November 19, 2018


Chloe Smith



Photo: Anan Kaewkhammul, Bigstock

Building a house from scratch is no easy task. Though, nothing beats the satisfaction you’ll have later when you’re sitting in that same house once it’s done. That’s because, by building your own house from scra...

April 25, 2018

In business we are all looking for a key point of difference from our competitors.  That edge, that something special that sets as aside and paints as in a glorious light.

Some might say, "Our customer service is A1" or "we have the best stock and delivery in town".  Al...

March 2, 2018

One of the biggest issues we see in the market are businesses too busy to work on their business.  Too often we are so busy working in our businesses we neglect the little and sometimes most important aspects.  These aspects are how does my business grow?  Am I in the...

February 22, 2018

Do you want a sealed deck but don’t wish to lay tiles?

Do these you want the same look as timber?

Well this could be the answer.

INEX MAXIDECK is a high strength , yet lightweight, cement based tongue and groove decking sheet. 

Measuring 2700x600mm wide it is suitable for...

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