Monthly Archives: November 2011

Bathurst SuperCheap Auto 1000 in 2012 , 50 years of

Ready, Go! Tickets are on sale for Bathurst 2012 now through Ticketek.com.au.  In 2012, Mount Panorama will be home to one of the biggest sporting celebrations, let alone motor racing events in Australia’s history. Fans will be locking up their … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Air-Cell Retroshield Insulation in Steel Sheds

The Benefits of Retrofitting Air-Cell Insulation into steel sheds and other buildings. Steel sheds are an excellent solution to providing storage, shelter, shade in a variety of circumstances and situations, such as providing shade for dairy cattle, storage for farm … Continue reading

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Free Stall Sheds and Shade Shelters in the Dairy Industry Part 1

Dairy farm productivity can be seriously positively impacted by the provision of shade through the erection of permanent steel shade sheds above free stalls or feed pads. These constructions provide excellent protection against solar radiation, but have to be well … Continue reading

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Free Stall Sheds and Shade Shelters in the Dairy Industry Part 2

The Effect of Heat Stress on Cows Cows are able to regulate their own body temperature to a certain extent while there is a big enough difference between their own body temperature and the external temperature around them. As the … Continue reading

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How did Lysaght Custom Orb get its name?

“LYSAGHT CUSTOM ORB®” is the name given to the “corrugated iron” cladding shape made by BlueScope Lysaght. But how did it get the name Custom Orb? The name came from the customs stamp on the corrugated iron when it was … Continue reading

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Mezzanine Floors expand your floorspace

Mezzanine Floors are a perfect and very cost effective way of increasing floor space in your shed, garage or commercial building without the large costs of extending your structure or moving to a new premises with more floor space. There … Continue reading

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Woolsheds by Andrew Chapman The book has been released

The Australian woolshed is quintessential Australian architecture, steeped in our history and folklore. Blown by ferocious seasonal winds, bleached bare by hot summer sun, survivors of flood, pests and fire, these buildings are synonymous with the harshness of the surrounding … Continue reading

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