Confidence coming back into the construction industry

According to a recent Bankwest Business Trends Report, there are more signs that confidence is coming back into the Victorian construction industry. There was a 9.8% increase in the number of workers running construction industry businesses in Victoria over the past...

O’Sheas again sponsors winners at MIFGS 2014

O’Sheas again sponsors winners at MIFGS 2014 Ian Barker and his team picked up a silver medal at this year’s MIFGS with his display called “Left-overs”. A brilliant use of an old shipping container as a ‘pop up’ café for the display, showed that “left-over” spaces in...

O’Sheas to host HIA meeting

Many of you are HIA members, and we hope to see you at the HIA SE Branch Meeting on Thursday 21st November 2013. We’re pleased to be hosting this event. As well as an opportunity for you to see what goes into the manufacture of your trusses, there are a couple of...

Home Loan Approvals Soar: Q1 2013

Home loan approvals in September were the highest since October 2009 – yet the month had the lowest proportion of first home borrowers in two decades. Figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics show that the first quarter of the financial year had 12%...

More new dwellings needed: RBA governor

Australia needs to build more houses and apartments than it has done in the past as population growth picks up, interest rates remain low and dwellings remain more affordable, the RBA governor Glenn Stevens said earlier this month. In a speech in Brisbane today, in...

Makita Tools Abound

Now holding a  HUGE range of Makita power tools. If we don’t have it in stock, it’ll be here the next day for you.