The Victorian Government, in partnership with the Victorian Industry Manufacturing Council, inducted Bill and Jim Sutton into the Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame Honour Roll for their outstanding contributions to sustained manufacturing excellence in Victoria at the annual industry gala dinner held on June 2 at Melbourne’s Crown Casino.
Long established South Australian hardware supplier UMCOS has recently moved to new and larger premises at Regency Park in South Australia.
As you’d expect from an event that was held in Las Vegas, the National Hardware Show in May was larger than life.
New homes (and renovations) across Australia will be required to meet six-star energy efficiency standards under national regulations being introduced this year. But Australia’s largest building industry body, the Housing Industry Association, has raised the question: will the cost outweigh the benefits?
Government surveys suggest that WELS ratings on water-consuming products can help sales.
The increasing popularity of home-grown vegetable gardens is a booming sales opportunity for retailers, reports Evelyne Laure.