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Steel for your housing projects

Make sure that you are using the most appropriate material for your home 

When constructing a home, choosing the proper materials is of utmost importance. Every building resource often comes with a large cost, so in order to make the right decision, several criteria’s should be taken into account and ensure they are met.Read more

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Here are our top 5 ways to stay safe around cattle

It’s no surprise that when your ‘employees’ weigh around a tonne it is very important to maintain a high level of safety so that both of you can stay safe.For cattle farmers, it is important to keep yourself up to date on any changes which governing bodies such as Animal Health Australia release. Read more

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Steel Sheds As Homes

From container homes through to shed homes, a new wave of affordable, designer housing has emerged in Australia.

The number of sheds that are now being turned into Class 1a livable dwellings or shed homes has skyrocketed with good reason. Home owners are now seeking to have an easy to build, sustainable home that provides them with the financial freedom to own their own home while at the same time, live in a trendy environment.Read more

Cattle yards for reining your cattle in

How to reign your cattle in

Animals can be difficult to control, and when they are your livelihood it is a struggle you will have to overcome every single day. Not being able to manage your livestock can result in them hurting themselves, other animals, damaging property or hurting someone else. This is why cattle farmers need equipment and yards that help them manage the creatures in their care.
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Technology in the cattle industry

How technology is improving the cattle industry

The cattle industry is hugely benefitting from the wave of new technological advancements. New technology has allowed farmers to become more efficient with their labour and time, have better control over cattle wellbeing and better quality of production.
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3 ways to use steel on your cattle property

Farming cattle can be a difficult task. Animals can generally be unpredictable and their welfare is almost entirely in a farmer’s hands. The tough Australian conditions paired with the difficulty of farming requires a robust, versatile material that can handle almost anything you throw at it. Steel is a fantastic choice for Aussie farms. Steel can be used to address almost all of your farming concerns. In farming cattle, there are three main things that are of the biggest concern to any farmer: Control, Storage and Health and Safety.
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Cattle farm during drought

How to look after your cattle’s welfare during the drought

The hot weather and dry season in Australia can be crippling for farmers. This year, the rainfall has been the lowest since the 1902 Federation drought.[1] Drought or hail, farmers need to feed their cattle. To do this, they sometimes need to make tough decisions in regard to feeding, weaning, herd numbers and the general wellbeing of the cattle.
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Cattle Yard Building

How to design and build better cattle yards

If you’re designing, redesigning or retrofitting your cattle yard, there are a few essential factors you need to consider. Understandably, the most important element that should influence the design of your cattle yard is the movement and behaviour of livestock. With years of practical stock handling experience, we know that yards should be designed to support the natural instincts of the animals.Read more

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4 things to think about before buying or building a shed

If you’re looking to buy or install a shed – whether it’s a farm shed, garden shed, warehouse or kids shed – then there’s a little bit of ground work that you need to do. Building versus buying a pre-fabricated shed is another decision altogether however, thinking about these four factors will make your job easier in either scenario.

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Why steel is the perfect material for sustainability

Aussie farmers need materials that will last through harsh conditions and hard times. When you’re running a farm, there’s no time to worry about rebuilding or replacing farm structures or parts. For those in rural Australia, it is crucial to get materials that last, so you aren’t waiting on deliveries when you need to do fundamental maintenance. Plus, sometimes you just get that season where the last thing you need is more unnecessary costs thrown your way.
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