What if the Abrasive Strip in a Stair Nosing Failed?
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What if the Abrasive Strip in a Stair Nosing Failed?

Apr 28, 2022 Posted by Adam Latham

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What if the Abrasive Strip in a Stair Nosing Failed?

Stair Tread Nosings are a commonly used safety feature of steps and stairs in many styles of buildings, from offices to theatres, from town halls to universities, as well as public spaces. The nosings are designed to maintain the stairs in peak condition for safety and visibility as well as to prote...
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Do Cheap Entrance Mats Cost You More in the Long Run?

Studies have shown that as much as 80% of the dirt and debris that enters a building comes through the front door on the shoes of building occupants and visitors.  Because of this, buildings have entrance mats. The purpose of entrance matting is threefold:  To scrape shoes and trap dirt   To dry sho...
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Latham – Compliant and Conforming Product to Eliminate Certification Risk

Australian Standards set out specifications, procedures and guidelines that aim to ensure products, services, and systems are safe, consistent, and reliable. 
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Supporting customers & associates through COVID-19

While we are grateful that Coronavirus-related restrictions in New South Wales are being eased, we remain mindful that our production capacity could be disrupted by a COVID-19 outbreak in our workplace. As a result, we will continue to take the necessary precautions to safeguard our day-to-day activ...
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Not all products that comply with a standard are made to the same quality

The Australian construction environment is a complex regulatory ecosystem. There are numerous standards that must be met for products, and ultimately whole buildings or projects, to achieve certification and completion. Just what does it mean for a product to be compliant with a standard? Is that th...
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How do I specify the right Stair Tread Nosing?

There are many features of Stair Tread Nosings that will influence the specific product for your site. Latham Australia has the widest range and variety and while our expert team of engineers are happy to answer any query you have, here is some good background information to get you started. 
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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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Robots, clouds & AI: what is the future of construction?

Well, we made it. Welcome to the ‘20s. It’s a new decade full of new opportunities, so what does that look like for the construction industry over the next 10 years?
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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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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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How Can I Help? Australian Construction and Architecture in Uncertain Times

As our industry continues to change and transform over the course of the most recent global events; the way we approach work, our colleagues and our customers are also changing.
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Your 5-step ‘work from home’ safety checklist

Flexible work is becoming common practice for many companies, but have you ever stopped to think: what are the possible health and safety risks of working from home?
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