Are the Australian rollforming companies too insulated from the global counterparts? Google roof deck in Australia and no results for corrugated iron, structural form work steel, trimdek, standing seam, spanform or spandek, trimdek, 5 rib, corro, condek, spandek etc etc etc. What you do get is results for roof deck restaurants, roof decks & patios, roof decks at hotels and units?
Australians relate to roof SHEETING or roof SHEETS? It's quite easy for us to do this and then we decide on profile. Lysaght, Stramit, Stratco, Steeline, Revolution, Metroll, Fielders, Apex and all the other independents still call our steel products the same. Purlins, girts, battens, sheets, sheeting, fasteners, capping, barge, pitch, corro, 5 rib and valleys etc - that's fine for our local architects and engineers that decide on the type and profile of our new buildings.
Look at all the Australian rollformer product lists - nearly identical to this one which is Lysaghts:
|Lysaght Product Pull down website menu?|
The report by Cushman & Wakefield at the world summit below:
|International Council of Shopping Centres|
|Peter Lowy - Westfield Group.|
|One of Elmich Green Roof Systems on a metal deck.|
Thanks to a new Phantom Roofer in New Zealand for this article regarding BlueScope. Seems BlueScope is guilty as the rest for steel dumping according to this article in Brazil.
The probe, which local steelmaker CSN filed with an Industry and Trade Ministry body in October 2010, had sought evidence that exports of rolled and zinc-coated flat products from Australia, South Korea, China, India and Mexico were entering the Brazilian market at prices below production costs.Read the full article here "Brazil ends probe into steel dumping".
Some of the foreign companies mentioned in the probe include Dongbu Steel, Union Steel and Hyundai Hysco from South Korea, the Mexican unit of South Korea's Posco , China's Baosteel, and Australia's Bluescope Steel.