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Perspectives: 5 minutes ‘Excellence’ with USG Boral’s Glenn Ford

After over two decades in the industry, Glenn Ford is enjoying a change of focus from Australia to the wider world. Wherever he is, he’s busy chasing excellence – in the way USG Boral serves our customers, and how we’re propagating safe, scientific building methods to developing countries.

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How to help avoid summer jointing problems

Hot dry summer weather can adversely affect the performance of plasterboard jointing compounds. USG Boral’s Category Manager for Compounds, Tim Harrington, explains why and offers some solutions. 

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Appearance is everything: Overcoming finish issues

Most customers have an expectation of a perfectly flat, blemish-free plasterboard surface finish, however, this is impossible to achieve. 

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Top tips for lighting and decorating plasterboard

How lighting and decoration can affect the appearance of a plasterboard wall. 

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New ceiling range wowing the architectural design industry

Architects looking for unique visual effects are being wowed by the Asona range of acoustical ceiling products, according to Susan Lawrence, USG Boral’s Category Manager for Ceilings.

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Less is more with Drywall Grid Ceilings

Ceiling contractors wanting to increase their profit margins are seeing advantages in USG Boral’s Drywall Grid Systems, according to Architectural Ceilings Account Manager, Paul Sheehan.

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How to reduce retail project challenges – fast!

Retail projects present significant logistical and code compliance challenges, especially refurbishments and extensions to existing shopping centres. USG Boral’s Jarrod Smith explains ways builders and sub-contractors can overcome them.

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Turning acoustics into a defining design feature of Agile Workspaces

Susan Lawrence, USG Boral’s Category Manager for Ceilings, explains why the company chose the Asona acoustical range for distribution within the Australian market. 

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Top considerations for retail project design

Modern retail projects offer tremendous scope for architects and design professionals to make a bold statement, as USG Boral’s Shayne Nyholm-Hunter is currently witnessing in the marketplace.

 

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The challenges of reaching for the sky

Thanh Huynh, USG Boral’s R&D, Engineering Services Director, has been involved in helping create Brisbane’s exciting Skytower at 222 Margaret Street.

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Telling tall storeys

Our R&D, Engineering Services Director Thanh Huynh considers some of the tallest buildings we’ve been called in to assist with around the world.

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