A custom cattle yard design is engineered to your farm's specific requirements

Why Your Farm Should Have a Custom Cattle Yard Design

While a good craftsman never blames his tools, it’s also undeniable that the right tools makes a job easier. Having the right cattle yard on your farm is no different. All too often, we hear from farmers who have been breaking their backs because their yards make their jobs harder. Optimising the flow of cattle becomes a lot easier with a custom cattle yard design.Read more

End-to-end service and world-class steel products

End-to-End Service in Steel Fabrication

Rural communities are tight knit; people depend on each other more so than in the city. At Steel Supplies Charters Towers, we’ve been lucky enough to build close and long-standing relationships with many of our clients. It’s with this experience we’ve come to appreciate how important end-to-end service is. Read more

Steel framing home build construction

Wood vs Steel – House Framing Materials

So, you’ve finally made the decision to build your own home – now the excitement levels are rising. But given the lasting impact of your building decisions, it’s critical not to rush them – spend ample time and effort making careful selections. Read more

Recovering from drought on Australian farms requires planning and preparation

Recovering from Drought on Australian Farms

The harsh Australian climate is an all too familiar challenge for farmers across the nation. Perhaps one of the most prominent issues of all are the impacts created by drought. Recovering from drought can be especially difficult as farmers try to manage their resources and maintain the productivity of their property.Read more

working with a steel fabricator can help you build a good cattle yard design

What Makes a Good Cattle Yard Design?

Regardless of the head of cattle you rear on your property, a good cattle yard design can make livestock management significantly easier. Raising livestock is hard work, but it’s made easier by having the right infrastructure on hand – that includes cattle yards. A poorly designed cattle yard can increase the risk of accident or injury to both cattle and farm hands. Investing in a modern and well-designed cattle yard, can significantly reduce the rate of farm related incidents.Read more

Steel Supplies Charters Towers are hiring a welder/boilermaker

Steel Supplies Charters Towers is Hiring a Welder/Boilermaker

Steel Supplies Charters Towers is looking for a welder/boilermaker to join our Charters Towers team with some basic experience in the capacity of a full-time position.Read more

Steel Supplies Charters Towers is hiring a project manager

Steel Supplies Charters Towers is Hiring a Project Supervisor

Steel Supplies Charters Towers is looking for a project supervisor to join our team in Charters Towers to supervise teams on job sites for sheds, cattle yards and other steel fabrications. Experience in supervising will ensure that you lead your team to provide quality work for our extensive client base.Read more

Farmers who effectively use rotational grazing can increase the productivity and profitability of their farm

Why You Should Use Rotational Grazing on Your Farm

No one ever said farming was easy work, but economic recession, working restrictions and temperamental Australian weather have made life all the more challenging on a farm in 2020. Making life a bit easier through trying times often requires clever solutions. Rotational grazing is one farming practice that is becoming increasingly more popular. With the right execution, this grazing strategy can increase productivity and profitability.Read more

Steel fencing is often the cheapest and most durable choice for farmers

Choosing the Right Fencing for Your Farm

When something gets built on a farm, it’s most likely going to stay where it is for a good while. That makes it very important to ensure the right materials are used for a construction project. One choice that comes to mind when thinking about this is fencing – the wrong choice will lead to extra unnecessary work many years into the future.Read more

Steel framing is become the obvious choice for many Australian home builders

Why More Australians are Choosing Steel Framing

Take a close look at newer construction builds and you might notice a trend – an increasing use of steel framing. The Australian construction industry has seen a steady increase in steel selection as a frame material, as people pay more attention to the advantages of its use. For a long time now, steel frames have been the obvious choice for use in commercial constructions; they’re built to last. The residential sector is also beginning to pay more attention to its benefits.Read more

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