February – April 2015

Brand Awareness 2015

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Kings of slings

When it comes to synthetic slings, Beaver Brands leads the way in the areas of materials handling, lifting and load restraint, height safety and fall prevention and personal protective equipment Beaver Brands is one of the largest manufacturers and importers of synthetic slings within Australia and New Zealand. With a team of
industry experts in the
field [...]

Brand Awareness 2015

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Work Place Height Safety—Why Risk It?

FALL PROTECTION INTRODUCTION Risk assessments should be conducted prior to any Work at Height, or Confined Space Work being carried out to identify hazards that exist and the risks they pose. AS/NZS1891.4 contains a Hierarchy of Control which provides an ideal platform for development of risk assessments. Below find sample Risk Assessment Procedure for working [...]

Interesting Facts 2015

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Saving lives

Hundreds of construction workers are injured or killed on work sites every year. It doesn’t have to be this way if Australian safety standards are upheld As at 1 December 2014,
166 Australian workers had been killed while at work
in the previous 12 months. And tragically, the construction industry accounts for a significant percentage of those [...]

Product Innovation 2015

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New platinum lens technology

Bollé has developed a new anti-fog and anti-scratch lens coating, perfect for working in high humidity conditions F or over 60 years, Bollé Safety Eyewear has dedicated themselves to fashioning
the ultimate in protective eyewear. Through forward thinking, superior product design and innovative technology they have created a diverse range of products that cater worldwide for [...]

Community News 2015

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Crab Claw Island

Crab Claw Island Resort is in the business of creating memories, and creating a space where you can take the time to escape, enjoy, experience… Nestled on the water’s edge, Crab Claw Island Resort is a relaxing escape from the everyday. The complex has elevated cabins connected by walkways through the trees and palm gardens; [...]

Product Awareness 2015

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High and Dry

Getting the waterproofing wrong can be the most costly and difficult thing to repair on a job. So how do you ensure you’re getting it right the first time? Don’t underestimate the importance of water. According to Scott Sandford, target market manager,waterproofing, at Sika Australia, the simple act of not getting waterproofing right is enormously [...]

Industry In Action 2015

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Garry Rogers Motorsport – The building of a race car: Part two

We’re back to the workshop to meet more of the Garry Rogers Motorsport team – in particular, the guys responsible for making the race car lighter, faster and better.   Just as revolutions in a car’s engine are measured each minute, the revolution of building a race car can be measured almost as often. “Racing [...]

Cover Story 2015

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Big Wheels keep on turning

As a market leader in Australia since the 1970s, Flexovit and Saint-Gobain have been supplying the industrial market with high- quality products and proudly supporting Australian industry It started from humble beginnings back in 1972, when Jeff Freeman began selling abrasives to the Australian industrial market from a shopfront in Heidelberg, Victoria, under the company [...]

Industry In Action 2015

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Light at the end of the tunnel

After two years of hard work, the legacy Way project in Queensland is almost complete, thanks to a whole lot of teamwork from a multitude of suppliers. It’s rare enough that you find established parklands expanding in a major capial city. But that was one of the gifts to the people of Brisbane in the [...]

Community News 2015

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Fat Chance winners! 

Congratulations to the winners of the inaugural Fat Chance “Make a break for freedom” Travel competition! Thanks to the sponsors, Milwaukee, Impact-A and CSS, these lucky five people have won travel vouchers worth $3,500 each! The winners are:
Andrew Godwin from Qld Peter Dinis from WA Chad Elphick from NSW Rod Turpin from Vic John French from [...]