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The vocational outcome to integrate the design workflow

Author: Dr Vinay Domal, Lecturer Civil Structural Applied Engineering, Munster Campus WA. Explore, ascertain, recognize, and revive The role of construction modelers and/or checkers has significantly changed over the period, which requires not only a high level of attention to technical detail but also a strong aspiration to achieve functional excellence meeting the project deadlines, […]

Member Profile – Joe Biggs

The member profile for our 2020 Autumn Edition of the Eye for Detail features Joe Biggs, the owner of Queensland-based firm, JBD Steel Detailing. Joe is on the board of the ACMA and was previously, a long-standing member of the AISD Queensland, including many years on the Management Committee. What’s your detailing story pre-JBD days? […]

Terry Bowness

Terry Bowness, business owner of Amalgamated Drafting and Steel Detailer, known by many in QLD passed away on the 2nd of September at home surrounded by close family members. The ACMA would like to extend our condolences to Pat Bowness, their children and grandchildren. I have had discussions with Pat Bowness over the weeks after […]

Project showcase

Project 1. Wynyard Walk Canopy This project is a creative steel Structure canopy in the heart of Sydney city. All the structure seel elements are exposed. Connection detail was designed to be invisible. The perimeter ring beam was made from fabricated boxed plates Curved in two directions. A specially fabricated secondary structure was designed and […]

2019 Australian Steel Convention – Westin Hotel, Sydney

  National Forum – Steel  Modellers & Detailers National Forum highlights PRESENT: Chris Anderson – Revision – Zero Brad Backer – BDS Vircon Shaun Brown – Haywards Steve Cox – Demcox David Dawson – PDC Rick Dembiany – Demcox John Gardner – ASI (Minutes Secretary) Peter Lawrence – van der Meer Consulting John Lyons – […]

Find your next project online

Do you want to get better at attracting new customers and keep existing ones coming back for more? Of course you do. In the digital era, door knocking and cold calling is dead. ‘Social selling’ is increasingly where it’s at in the business-to-business market-place. The term refers to the use of social media platforms to […]

Event cancellations due to COVID-19

Annual Steel Convention Due to the unprecedented circumstances arising from the COVID-19 virus and after careful consideration the Australian Steel Institute has decided to cancel the 2020 Annual Steel Convention for September 2020. The ASI understands the importance of the Annual Steel Convention for their members and the steel construction industry at large but due to […]

DBM Vircon: Introducing a Fully Integrated BDS Vircon and PDC

Whilst there has been numerous technological advances over the past few decades, there have also been some significant changes to the businesses operating within the Australian construction modelling industry. In late 2016, a significant announcement was made when DBM Global, a construction company based in Phoenix, Arizona acquired two of the top modelling and detailing […]

ASI Steel Excellence Awards

The Australian Steel Excellence Awards are held biennially to promote excellence in the use of Australian steel in design, recognise high standards across the Australian steel supply chain and celebrate collaboration and the achievements of the Australian steel industry. The 2020 Australian Steel Excellence Awards provide outstanding opportunity for representatives from across the Australian steel […]

Letter to the construction and engineering sectors of NSW

The NSW State Treasurer, The Hon. Dominic Perrottet MP, has released this open letter to the construction and engineering sectors of NSW. He outlines that the NSW Government is committed to the vital infrastructure program and gives assurance that they will continue delivery of its program. The NSW Government announced a major $2.3billion Health Boost and Economic Stimulus package […]