Newsletter Articles

Award Winning Store Reveals Secret of Success

Mount Barker Mitre 10 has been awarded many accolades over the past couple of years. But by no means has it been an overnight success. There were excellent and timely business decisions made – such as relocating and expanding the store over a period of two decades. The locality itself has also changed considerably over that same period…

HAV Corporate Golf Day 2010

The Hardware Association of Victoria (HAV) will stage its annual Corporate Golf Day on 11th March 2010. For the second consecutive year, the event will be held at Melbourne’s championship venue, being the Cranbourne Golf Club.

HBT National Conference in WA with a twist

This year, Hardware & Building Traders extends and open invitation to all independent hardware, building materials and timber retailers in Western Australia.

Magazine Articles

Outdoor Workers at Double the Risk of Skin Cancer

Alarming new statistics show outdoor workers are at more than double risk of skin cancer. Statistics on the incidence of Skin Cancer among outdoor workers disclose the high risk associated with occupational sun exposure. Skin Patrol, a mobile skin cancer practice, has released a new report that highlights the need for better education among high risk, outdoor workers.

Timber remains a valid construction material under new standard

The tragic events of Black Saturday on the 7 February 2009 have resulted in revisions to building codes and standards in Australia to ensure new homes, alterations and additions are located and constructed with greater bushfire protection.