Housing construction is still going strong but the high-rise apartment market looks like slowing down, says building materials supplier CSR.

The company behind Gyprock plasterboard, Bradford insulation and Viridian glass generated record earnings from its building products division in the six months to September 30 due to strong growth in residential construction activity. That contributed to CSR’s 48 per cent growth in half year net profit to $114.5 million. Managing…