After a challenging year, building products manufacturer CSR is pinning its hopes for a rebound in earnings upon a restructure of its glass business and a recovery in housing construction activity in Australia.

Whilst not giving specific financial guidance, CSR Managing Director Rob Sindel told the company’s annual meeting on Thursday CSR had significant leverage to an anticipated modest recovery in housing construction as well as any increase in aluminium prices and that it expected results in its property division to return to…