TMIC conducted research for OneSteel Market Mills (OSMM) in 2002 and 2004. The Australian Steel Institute (ASI) as part of their AUS Industry ‘ICIP’ project, commissioned a third study in 2006. Other parties with an interest in this research include OSMM and the Warren Centre.


  • To conduct a current, independent assessment of prevailing building construction perceptions, practices and usage within the industry.
  • To conduct then analyse these before and after ASI promotional activities in this area.
  • To directly compare findings to Project Suspend conducted in 2002 and 2004 where applicable.

This report presents the results of Phase 1 of the ASI research project