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SBS Group Weekly Update #3 – 20 April 2020

WEEKLY UPDATE | 20 April 2020

Welcome to week 3 of our Weekly Update for April.

We’d like to make a special mention to the Commonwealth and State Governments working together to ensure the Construction sector remains strong and open for business so all of us in the industry can continue to trade in these challenging days. Staying positive in a quickly evolving environment calls for smarter building solutions, now more than ever.

This week’s update includes some interesting articles from around the web, Quote of the Week, FAQ’s on building with steel and more.

Enjoy the read and until next week…BUILD SMARTER!

FROM AROUND THE WEB

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Sydney ranked as Australia’s most expensive city to build in
Sydney has again been deemed Australia’s most expensive city for construction, according to the International Construction Costs 2020 report. Continue Reading >

Planning rules amended to support construction sector
State governments around Australia are looking to the construction industry to prop up the ailing economy amid the coronavirus pandemic, tweaking planning regulations to keep the industry ticking over. Continue Reading >

QUOTE OF THE WEEK

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“When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.” – Henry Ford

ZOOM MEETING TUTORIALS

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Virtual meeting tools such as Zoom are becoming increasingly used in today’s environment. Here are some tutorials from Zoom to help you get up to speed if you aren’t very familiar with the platform. View the Tutorials >

NEW HOB PRICELIST

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What if you could complete your hob formwork in half the time with half the labour?
Enter the Smart Hob System: the easier, faster and smarter prefab alternative to forming up timber structures. REQUEST YOUR PRICELIST >

STEEL VS TIMBER: FAQ’S

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IS STEEL FRAMING TERMITE RESISTANT?
Fabricated steel frames are by nature termite, borer and fungus proof and do not need to be treated with insecticides. Steel frames satisfy the requirements of the National Construction Code for termite resistant materials. As per the building code and applicable areas, other additional termite barriers may need to be installed to protect other building materials on the project.

HOW MUCH DESIGN FLEXIBILITY WILL I HAVE IF I CHOOSE TO WORK WITH STEEL FRAMES?
A lot! Pre-fabricated LGS frames can be manufactured to the exact design specifications of almost any residential and commercial building project you can think of. The high strength-to-weight ratio and flexibility also allows for wide spans, open spaces and architectural rooflines which may not be otherwise possible when traditional timber or structural steel is used.

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ASK US ANYTHING
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Do you have an upcoming project to discuss, or would you like to learn more about the benefits of building with LGS (light gauge steel) frames?

Whether you have initial designs, are ready to start building or just have a concept in mind, our team can help you answer any questions you may have. Schedule a call with one of our Steel Framing Consultants by emailing sales@sbsgroup.com.au.

Why just build when you can #BUILDSMARTER?

 

CONTACT OUR TEAM
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FABRICATORS OF LIGHT GAUGE STEEL FRAMING SOLUTIONS
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CALL 1300 782 950 or EMAIL sales@sbsgroup.com.au

 

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