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Durability is Critical in Masonry Design
Structural
Thursday May 14 2020

Durability is Critical in Masonry Design

One of the key attributes of masonry is its inherent durability, with numerous examples of masonry construction which have survived for centuries.

Brickworks first-half profit drops 50%
Business
Friday March 27 2020

Brickworks first-half profit drops 50%

Brickworks' first-half statutory net profit has dived nearly 50 per cent on the back of a slowdown in building activity in Australia. 

Boral slashes H1 payout as profit sags 40%
Business
Thursday February 20 2020

Boral slashes H1 payout as profit sags 40%

Boral has cut its interim payout on a 40 per cent first-half profit dive, with the troubled building materials firm weighed down by higher costs and...

Construction slowdown hits Boral earnings
Business
Wednesday November 6 2019

Construction slowdown hits Boral earnings

Boral says first-quarter earnings have dipped across all three of the building materials maker's divisions, reaffirming guidance for a full-year profit drop of between five and...

Brickworks shares up despite profit drop
Business
Monday September 23 2019

Brickworks shares up despite profit drop

Brickworks' full-year profit slipped 11.9 per cent to $154.6 million as record earnings from its industrial property portfolio failed to offset the impact of Australia's cooling...

Boral posts 7% drop in full-year profit
Business
Monday August 26 2019

Boral posts 7% drop in full-year profit

Boral has flagged weaker profit in the coming year after undershooting expectations for its full-year profit, sending its shares tumbling more than 18 per cent.

Boral quits bricks with WA business sale
Business
Friday August 23 2019

Boral quits bricks with WA business sale

Building materials company Boral has agreed to sell its Midland Brick business to a consortium in Western Australia.

Making Sustainable Bricks from Cigarette Butts
Green
Friday May 27 2016

Making Sustainable Bricks from Cigarette Butts

Researchers from RMIT have devised a method for manufacturing low-energy fired-clay bricks using the cigarette butts that are discarded in their trillions around the globe each...

Bricks Cheaper to Ship from Spain than Perth
Business
Tuesday March 29 2016

Bricks Cheaper to Ship from Spain than Perth

The chief executive of one of Australia's biggest makers of bricks has criticised coastal shipping costs, saying it is twice as much to ship a brick...