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The Latham Story

Sep 20, 2021 Posted by Latham Australia

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The Latham Story

The Latham Australia story begins in the 1950’s. The business was founded by Mr William Latham and, ever since, has been owned by the one family.
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Access-ability: how can accessibility be improved in building design?

2020-21 has been a turning point for the construction industry. The global pandemic, combined with a looming deadline to reverse the effects of climate change, have forced us to completely rethink how we design our built environment to better manage infectious diseases and create a more sustainable ...
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Tax incentives for small trade businesses for 2021 Financial year

With the closing of the 2020/2021 financial year on the horizon, it’s time to educate yourself on the reforms that happened to our tax system before letting the year close out. 
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Trade admin overload? Save yourself by going paperless (read how)

There’s no two ways about it: paper-based systems in trades businesses lead to double-handling, mistakes and lost time. Unfortunately paper is sometimes unavoidable and you may not be able to fully eliminate it from your trades business operations, and that’s totally fine. The goal should be to cut ...
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Tradie Tech Stack: Automate the business and get back on the tools

Want to spend less time in front of the screen and more time focusing on the work that matters? Construction software is the key to unlocking productivity and efficiency for tradespeople. It’s not just physical labour that can be supported by technology. The speed of software development in the arch...
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Sustainable Construction: 4 Actions Project Managers Can Take Today To Build A Better Tomorrow

Sustainability has never been more critical than at this very moment.
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The Australian construction trends shaping the post-COVID world

Construction is always changing and evolving to the needs of people. In the wake of COVID-19, our industry is set to transform, evolve and adapt on an unprecedented scale.
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Australian-made safety by the Lathams in London, Malaysia and Singapore

From Europe to South-East Asia, Latham products have made it to every corner of the globe thanks to our high level of craftsmanship and experience. We continue to contribute to some of the world’s most exciting, innovative, and iconic buildings — and we’re fortunate enough to do what we love every s...
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Australian made safety by Lathams in the Opera House, Parliament House and Darling Harbour

Lathams legacy is Australian made, and globally distributed. For three generations, Lathams have supported and enhanced large scale, public spaces and architecturally designed residential developments right here in Sydney, and around the world. In recent months, we’ve been reflecting on the amazing ...
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What’s the true cost of importing products from overseas?

For many manufacturers, imported products are a way to reduce costs without reducing productivity. However, the real cost of importing products from overseas might be more than you think.
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Should you hire overseas contractors in 2021?

At Latham we’ve had the good fortune of having all of our stair and flooring product manufacturing needs met by Australian workers. However, some organisations in the construction and manufacturing industries don't have the same luxury. The COVID-19 pandemic has put an unprecedented economic strain ...
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Architecture changes post-pandemic

Every industry has been dramatically transformed by COVID-19, and architecture is no exception. Over the past couple of months, we’ve spent more time indoors than ever before. This period of sheltering-in-place will have a lasting impact on the way we design, transform, and shape the world around us...
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