Industry lobby group Manufacturing Australia has cautioned against Australia setting ambitious long-term greenhouse emission reduction targets.
Brickworks is restarting some of its facilities due to demand for building products, though says more needs to be done to address housing affordability.
Australia’s biggest building products maker Boral will buy back approximately $236 million worth of ordinary shares over the next year.
Paint maker DuluxGroup will build a new factory in Melbourne and establish a new, purpose-built distribution centre in Sydney.
3M has unveiled Safety-Walk Anti-slip Peelable Coating 3500, which achieves slip resistance with minimal reduction to floor gloss and clarity.
Steel-Line Garage Doors and the Chamberlain Group have combined to provide garage door and automation solutions for Australian Homeowners.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has said it is “chasing up” Boral’s failure to pass on savings from the carbon tax repeal.
Receivers and managers have been appointed to MBD Corporation, a bathroom products maker which trades primarily under the Marbletrend brand.
Knauf Plasterboard Limited is set to announce the construction of a new, state-of-the-art factory for the Port of Bundaberg today.
Boral is attempting to sell its hardwood timber business, which has been under review.
Industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its figures on the national concrete manufacturing sector.
Engineered wood products company Wesbeam has posted an improved result for the last financial year and said it believes conditions have turned around.
WinSun Decoration Design Engineering Co has created a villa and a five-storey residential house with a giant 3D printer, according to reports.
Houston, Texas-based RectorSeal has acquired The Evolve Group’s Evo-Crete and PolySlab brands.
Australian supplier of building fixtures and fittings, GWA Group has agreed to sell Dux Hot Water to Japanese company Noritz Corp for $46 million.
MBD Corporation, which manufactures the Marbletrend brand of baths, showers, vanities and toilets, will undertake a strategic review.
Building materials company James Hardie has revealed that claims from its asbestos victims are increasing faster than expected.
Boral chief executive Mike Kane has said the proposed $230m clay brick joint venture between Boral and CSR is necessary to keep local brickmaking alive.
Building products maker CSR lifted its net profit in the first half by 48 per cent compared to the same period last year.
The competition regulator has raised concerns about the proposed $230m clay brick joint venture between Boral and CSR.