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Product Performance Solutions Already Exist
Business
Monday February 29 2016

Product Performance Solutions Already Exist

In the wake of the Lacrosse Apartment fire in Melbourne’s Docklands district, and particularly following the official release of findings that blamed sub-standard exterior cladding as...

Lacrosse Residents Foot $20mn Bill for Combustible Cladding
Strata
Wednesday October 28 2015

Lacrosse Residents Foot $20mn Bill for Combustible Cladding

The rectification costs incurred by the owners of units in Melbourne's Lacrosse apartment complex which caught fire last year highlight the perils of installing subpar imported...

Shoddy Imports Imperil Australia’s Buildings
Strata
Tuesday September 8 2015

Shoddy Imports Imperil Australia’s Buildings

A leading member of Australia’s strata industry says cheap, low-quality imports threaten to undermine the quality of the country’s built environment, and has called for regulators...

BlueScope Cuts 500 Jobs, May Close Australian Production
Business
Tuesday August 25 2015

BlueScope Cuts 500 Jobs, May Close Australian Production

The future of BlueScope Steel's Port Kembla plant is "on a knife edge" after the steelmaker said it will cut at least 500 jobs to reduce...

Imports Harm Local Suppliers by Compromising on Quality
Business
Tuesday June 2 2015

Imports Harm Local Suppliers by Compromising on Quality

In a globalized world economy, goods and products are free to roam between markets and across borders with extensive impunity, providing consumers everywhere with far greater...