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