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Timber Chemical Treatments

Most building timbers and refined wood products are treated with some kind of preserving chemical – but do you know the main chemical types and uses?

National Hardware Show – Las Vegas

Members of the Bunnings buying staff attended a reception held by the Worldwide DIY Council at the National Hardware Show.

Rusty and Sandy Lend a Paw to the Guide Dogs

Home Timber & Hardware’s partnership with Guide Dogs marked its first year of fundraising with two events recently.

Bunnings to Open Australia’s Largest Ever Warehouse

Bunnings is building its largest ever warehouse in the eastern Melbourne suburb of Vermont South. Scheduled to open in August, the new warehouse will be the largest in the southern hemisphere.

Preserving Tools of the Past

A good tradesman never blames his tools – nor does he throw them out. We talk to Frank Ham, Secretary of the Hand Tool Preservation Association of Australia…

Newsletter Articles

Profile: Gunnersen’s 125-Year Voyage

Gunnersen Timbermark, one of Australia’s most important wholesalers of timber products, celebrated its 125th Anniversary last year – and even the Prime Minister was impressed…

Retail Focus:…on target online

Internet hardware retailing is a mystery to most industry stalwarts, eyed with a mixture of envy and scepticism – but one company is achieving online sales success…

Product Focus: Weathertex’s Strong ‘Re’-Constitution

Reconstituted timber, manufactured by Weathertex® in NSW, is real wood that has been processed to remove the imperfections…