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Magnetite Mo is back!

Nov 01, 2013 Written by
Men are often lack awareness about the very real health issues they face. There is an attitude that they have to be tough and are reluctant to talk about the issues they face. Movember is an annual charity that raises funds and awareness for men’s health particularly prostate cancer, testicular cancer and mental health by sprouting moustaches on men’s faces for the month of November.

Australia's Quietest Hospital to Open in Adelaide

Oct 14, 2013 Written by
Australia’s quietest hospital is on its way, thanks to an intelligent glazing design. Acoustic studies indicate that once complete, the new Royal Adelaide Hospital will be the most peaceful in Australia.

CSIRO scientists, working with façade supplier Yuanda, have advised the builder, HYLC Joint Venture, using an extensive array of data. With 70,000 sqm of external windows to insulate, they ran a range of acoustic tests to find the best possible glazing options for all areas of the new hospital that will open in 2016. A range of different façade units and window configurations were evaluated to ensure maximum noise insulation for the entire hospital.
Get inspired: See what Magnetite double glazing can do for your home

Get inspired: See what Magnetite double glazing can do for your home

Sep 12, 2013 Written by
Publication: Newcastle Post
Date: 22 May 2013

It’s now easier than ever for Hunter residents to access superior and more affordable double glazing for their windows, with Magnetite launching a permanent presence in Newcastle.

After 15 years of servicing the Newcastle area from the Central Coast – and in response to increasing demand – Magnetite Franchisee, Barry Clendenning, has decided to open a display at the Housing Industry Association’s (HIA) Home Inspirations Centre in Mayfield West.
Are You Ready for More Rail Lines?

Are You Ready for More Rail Lines?

Apr 29, 2013 Written by
According to a Seven news report, residents along the rail line in Northern Sydney suburbs are in danger. A high pitch screech from passing freight trains in Beecroft was recorded at 102 decibels, almost as loud as lightening (110 db) and not far short of a rock concert (120db) (7News). Being frequently exposed to this excessive noise can impact residents’ quality of life, through high blood pressure and sleep disturbance. Long term deafness is also a concern.
Windows for Better Home and Living

Windows for Better Home and Living

Mar 31, 2013 Written by
Windows create harmony between inside and outside spaces; from the beauty they add to a building facade, the natural light they bring in, to the view they reveal. They are also the weakest part of a building envelope which can account for up to 49% of heat loss and 87% of heat gain. Inefficient glazing can cause discomfort & higher power usage.
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