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Recent Customer Concerns  – the fallout from the London Cladding Inferno.

Recent Customer Concerns  – the fallout from the London Cladding Inferno. Given the recent horrific high-rise tower fire in London, and subsequent death toll, it is natural that builders and owners are concerned and looking into the materials used on their buildings.  A recent conversation between a Unitex customer and our Technical Director illustrates this: […]

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Authorities catch up to Unitex thinking

Authorities catch up to Unitex thinking

Authorities catch up to Unitex thinking The continuing saga of high-speed building fires caused by unregulated and non-accredited cladding has been big news in Australian media, and is also causing huge headaches in the Middle East. Skyscraper after skyscraper are going up in flames, often taking less than 30 minutes to ignite top to bottom.  […]

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Unitex teams up with local know-how for iconic Temple

When a local Buddhist Temple wanted to expand, and create a new landmark in the Springvale area, their builder turned to Unitex expertise to create bespoke moulds, custom designed and made in Unitex Head Office, Dandenong. Working closely with the building team, the owners, and Unitex’s network of installers, the plan came together and the […]

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Unitex faithfully recreates custom architectural mouldings for Newport Church.

Author: Nate Ward, Digital Marketing Manager, Unitex. As reported by ABC News, a historic church in Newport was damaged by strong winds: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-10-01/damaged-church-in-newport-2jpg/4991670 A local resident had booked in a wedding at the church, which has been used by her family for three generations.  With only weeks until the wedding, the bride to be was […]

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Spotlight is on non-accredited Cladding: Disaster for the Australian Building Industry.

Spotlight is on non-accredited Cladding: Disaster for the Australian Building Industry.

Spotlight is on non-accredited Cladding: Disaster for the Australian Building Industry. We have all seen the recent headlines and read the reports of disastrous construction events caused by non-accredited and non-compliant cladding, leaving both resident and developer in a legal minefield. Whilst we at Unitex empathise with the victims in these reports, we have long […]

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December, Deregulation and Dust

Author: Siska Concannon, Marketing Manager, Unitex. Is it really that time of year again? Ensue headache…why not, may as well start early. In case you thought otherwise, I’m not even talking about Christmas. It’s that time of year when people are either winding down or beyond manic, more so the latter these days. Being in […]

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To Renovate or Sell…That is the question

Author: Siska Concannon, Marketing Manager, Unitex Granular Marble Pty Ltd Whether it is where Australians work, shop, play or live the Building and Construction Industry performs an integral role in Australia’s economic development and is highly responsive to trends in the business cycle and household spending. With manufacturing constituting 8.75% of the Australian workforce, third […]

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The WOW Factor

A few weeks ago I was invited to attend one of the biggest horse racing events on the Australian calendar – Melbourne Cup. Now, there are not many out there (possibly slightly more females than males) that have left organizing their ‘look’ till now…alas I fall into that minority. Whilst on any other occasion this […]

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Carbon Tax…and Underground Homes

After watching what could only be the 1,000,000th repeat of Roland Emmerich’s ‘Independence Day’ it got me thinking about our little planet and the possibility of having to live in bunkers to escape evil alien spawns. Not really, but it did get me thinking about what future we are leaving our children and our children’s children. […]

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Big Brother comes to Melbourne suburbia

Author: Siska Concannon, Marketing Manager, Unitex Granular Marble P/L I was struck by an article a colleague presented to me this week (Barclay, A, Boroondara Review Local, ‘Council outlaws mock mansions’, October 03, 2012) on the Boroondara councils unanimous ban on rooflines to, in short, discourage neo-Georgian and French provincial houses from being constructed in […]

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