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Siniat showcasing at Sydney Build 2024
11/4/2024
Siniat showcasing at Sydney Build 2024
We are thrilled to be making our debut at the Sydney Build Expo 2024! We will be exhibiting together with Equitone and Promat at Australia's largest construction and design show taking place on 1-2 May at ICC Sydney.
Siniat sponsors series on popular podcast
3/4/2024
Siniat sponsors series on popular podcast
Siniat’s National Architectural Manager, Nazli Almasirad and Head of Carbon and Circularity with Perspektiv Australia, Patrick Jeannerat recently combined their expertise for an episode on the popular podcast Talking Architecture & Design.
Siniat publishes metal and plasterboard EPDs
18/3/2024
Siniat publishes metal and plasterboard EPDs
Siniat recently published Environmental Product Declarations (EPD) for Siniat's plasterboard and metal products. The EPD's are registered with EPD Australasia and now available for download.
Etex closes acquisition of BGC plasterboard and fibre cement business
1/3/2024
Etex closes acquisition of BGC plasterboard and fibre cement business
Etex has closed the acquisition of West Australian construction materials company BGC’s plasterboard and fibre cement businesses on 1st March 2024. Through this deal, Etex expands its sustainable activities in the attractive Australian and New Zealand markets, with significant growth opportunities.
Explore our latest whitepapers
6/12/2023
Explore our latest whitepapers
In 2023 Siniat partnered with Architecture & Design for the research and development of industry related whitepapers. These Siniat whitepapers offer interesting background and solutions on various topics that are relevant to professionals in the construction industry, including builders, architects and building designers.
Siniat Christmas hours 2023
22/11/2023
Siniat Christmas hours 2023
All of Siniat’s distribution centres, manufacturing facilities and offices will be closed for the Christmas season from 22nd December 2023, and reopen again on 8th January.
It's easy to Opt2act
1/11/2023
It's easy to Opt2act
Etex Australia is the only manufacturer of plasterboard and metal systems in Australia to offer an opt-in carbon neutral program, certified by Climate Active. Etex Australia is the manufacturer of Siniat products and the opt-in program is available for a wide range of locally made plasterboard and metal products.
Sustainability Awards Finalist: Brimbank Aquatic and Wellness Centre
25/10/2023
Sustainability Awards Finalist: Brimbank Aquatic and Wellness Centre
The Brimbank Aquatic and Wellness Centre by Williams Ross Architects is one of the finalists in the Public Building category of this year’s Sustainability Awards. Siniat is the proud sponsor of this category this year. We spoke to director Stephen Maxwell about the project and achieving their sustainability goals.
Sustainability Awards Finalist: Pimpama Sports Hub
24/10/2023
Sustainability Awards Finalist: Pimpama Sports Hub
Pimpama Sports Hub by Liquid Blu Architects is one of the finalists in the Public Building category of this year’s Sustainability Awards. Siniat is the proud sponsor of this category this year. We spoke to associate Natalie Scicluna about the project and achieving their sustainability goals.
Etex acquires BGC’s plasterboard and fibre cement businesses
12/10/2023
Etex acquires BGC’s plasterboard and fibre cement businesses
Etex, the Belgium-based global building materials manufacturer and pioneer in lightweight construction, has signed an agreement with the Australian construction materials company BGC to acquire its plasterboard and fibre cement businesses.
Stringent testing, reliable seismic solutions
7/6/2023
Stringent testing, reliable seismic solutions
Members of the Siniat Technical Team recently travelled to the US to test Siniat’s suspended ceiling systems at the Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research (PEER) Centre at the University of California at Berkeley, USA.
Flicking the switch at Altona
22/5/2023
Flicking the switch at Altona
Etex Australia recently “flicked the switch” to solar energy at the Altona plant in Victoria. The occasion was celebrated with an event attended by The Hon. Lily D’Ambrosio, Minister for the Environment in the Victorian Parliament; Melissa Horne, MP for Williamstown and senior members of the Etex Group leadership team, including Etex CEO Bernard Delvaux.
The Siniat Story
28/2/2023
The Siniat Story
Early in 2021 the global, lightweight construction brand Siniat was established in Australia, but our business has been around for much longer. What is the story behind the brand and our company?
Siniat's own screw anchor range
24/2/2023
Siniat's own screw anchor range
Siniat can offer everything you need to install our systems – right down to the last detail – with our very own Screw Anchor Range.
What does GreenTag certification mean?
23/2/2023
What does GreenTag certification mean?
The Siniat range of plasterboard products has been certified to Version 4.0 of Global GreenTag’s GreenRate certification. Global GreenTag is a robust, trusted and widely recognised ecolabel. Their GreenRate program is a product rating system designed to meet the requirements of the Green Building Council of Australia’s Green Star® ‘Sustainable Products’ credits.
How is Blueprint different?
23/2/2023
How is Blueprint different?
The Blueprint Technical Manual is now easier to use digitally. According to Ben Wright, Technical Services Manager and the driving force behind Blueprint, the technical manual is regularly updated with new information and construction details and optimised for digital use.
Triple ISO Certification for Etex Australia plants
23/2/2023
Triple ISO Certification for Etex Australia plants
Etex Australia’s Altona, Matraville, Beenleigh and Bundaberg manufacturing and distribution facilities are certified to the most current versions of the ISO management system standards for Health & Safety, Quality and Environmental Management

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