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  Concrete by Design has earned high honors for the company’s part in constructing a breathtaking Sydney residence with finishes that incorporate concrete, sandstone, and recycled timber. “Concrete by Design’s project won because of the outstanding craftsmanship of owner Dallas Mexon and his team of artisans,” said...

  To assist specifiers, builders and engineers with using sandwich panels, National Precast Concrete Association Australia (NPCA) has produced a new handbook about their design, manufacture and application. Insulated precast concrete sandwich panels have been around for years, but according to NPCA, over the past decade, with...

  The National Precast Concrete Association has revised its communications strategy to better provide services to architects, builders and engineers, says the organisation’s CEO Sarah Bachmann. Read all about it in Design & Architecture here.          ...

  The Flinders Street Furniture Collection is a new addition to Quatro's GRC (glass fibre reinforced concrete) product range. Designed by acclaimed Australian designer Alex Lotersztain in collaboration with Street & Garden Furniture, the Flinders Collection was originally produced in precast concrete for the Flinders St revitalisation in Townsville. Click here to read more      ...

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=txciutEpRH4 Hollowcore Brisbane based Precast Concrete Products has delivered a sustainable flooring solution from their new state of the art hollowcore factory for Grocon's 36-storey office tower on Queen St, Brisbane. The use of hollowcore flooring has resulted in substantial benefits for the project including a less congested and safer...

  http://youtu.be/7s8fdV0LyT4 Ultrafloor Placing 1000m2 a day of precast flooring really helped speed the construction of the Federal Government’s Centrelink headquarters in Canberra. The $140million project was constructed by Multiplex and uses precast loadbearing wall panels, columns, beams and Ultrafloor flooring. Using precast flooring allowed a 3 day cycle...

If you thought precast concrete was just about buildings and civil structures, think again. Well designed, long lasting, durable and low maintenance landscaping products play an important role in the aesthetics and amenity of public areas. With an ever increasing trend towards increasing medium and...