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Resolving Fire Safety for Aluminium Composite Cladding Products
Commercial
Tuesday December 19 2017

Resolving Fire Safety for Aluminium Composite Cladding Products

The problems surrounding the Building Code and its enforcement with respect to aluminium composite panels (“ACPs”) used for building cladding, along with the dangers of combustibility...

2500 NSW Buildings at Risk of London-style Fire
Buildings
Friday June 16 2017

2500 NSW Buildings at Risk of London-style Fire

It's feared up to 2500 buildings in NSW have highly flammable cladding installed similar to that being blamed for London's devastating tower block fire.

CSR Shares Slide on Weak Aluminium Result
Business
Thursday May 11 2017

CSR Shares Slide on Weak Aluminium Result

Shares in CSR have fallen sharply after earnings in the building products supplier's aluminium division took a fall.

Aluminium Slips on Oversupply Concerns
Business
Tuesday January 24 2017

Aluminium Slips on Oversupply Concerns

Aluminium retreated from a 20-month high as investors booked profits and on expectations that its prolonged rally will be brought to a halt by increasing supply.

Copper Rise on Hope in Increased China Demand
Business
Wednesday November 16 2016

Copper Rise on Hope in Increased China Demand

Copper has built on last week's double-digit percentage gains after infrastructure spending in top metals consumer China came in ahead of expectations though some analysts say...

Copper Falls on Lower Global Real Estate Demand
Business
Wednesday October 26 2016

Copper Falls on Lower Global Real Estate Demand

Copper has edged lower to mark the metal's third weekly fall, partly in response to the US dollar, which hit an eight-month high, and also worries...

Zinc and Aluminium Prices Drop on Oversupply Fears
Buildings
Thursday October 13 2016

Zinc and Aluminium Prices Drop on Oversupply Fears

Aluminium prices have hit two-month highs before retreating on profit-taking as the spotlight returns to oversupply and expectations of rising output in China.

The Towering Inferno – Slow By Today’s Building Standards
Buildings
Wednesday March 30 2016

The Towering Inferno – Slow By Today’s Building Standards

It took 165 minutes for the high-rise building to burn in the epic 1974 Steve McQueen movie “The Towering Inferno.”

New Dumping Rules Become Law
Business
Friday May 15 2015

New Dumping Rules Become Law

Manufacturers of construction products such as steel and aluminium are set to benefit from a tightening of regulation preventing the dumping of products from China and...