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Custom Picture Frames and Photo Printing Online

Frameshop have been Australia’s leading picture framing and photo framing company since 1989. Australian-owned and operated, Frameshop started as a small business manufacturing and selling framed pictures in Sydney. More than 30 years and over 90,000 satisfied customers later, we now provide an ever growing range of online picture framing, artwork and photo services to companies and individuals alike. Whether we’re dealing with precious family photos or large corporate orders, our Australia wide online photo and picture framing service specialises in providing the highest quality products at the very best price.

Our quick and easy to use online photo and picture framing service means you can shop from the comfort of your own home or office. You can buy art prints for your home or business, frame and mount your photos, make canvas prints, create your own collages, frame sporting memorabilia, certificates and CDs, engrave your frames, and much, much more. We also offer a wide range of framing accessories as well as mirrors, corkboards, chalkboards, A-Frames and Snap Frames.
At Frameshop, no job is too big or too small. We are a company that knows how precious your memories are. And we handle all orders with the same care and professionalism. We deliver Australia wide and offer local pick ups, whether you are after local photo framing in Sydney or wanted some custom picture frames delivered to Melbourne or anywhere else in Australia.

Acrylic Glass Prints | Acrylic Photo Mounts

Modern and frameless wall art

Transform your image into a crystal-clear, glossy Acrylic Glass Print with our easy to use online acrylic mounting services.

Crystal-Clear Acrylic: Materials Matter

We use a high quality, glossy, 4.5mm thick framing grade acrylic to amplify the depth, vibrance and clarity of your image. With built in 94% UV resistance it will help maintain the impressive colours for years to come.

Printed to Perfection

Using the latest UV technology, your image is accurately printed onto an acrylic glass sheet at an impressive, gallery quality resolution. With an advanced 7 colour technology and genuine AGFA inks, your images will print beautifully and accurately. This process completely eliminates the issues such as bubbles or peeling that may be present with acrylic face mounting. You’ll be impressed by the amazing depth and clarity of a print on glass.

Black Acrylic Backing: Rigidity, Longevity and Vibrance

We’re experts in acrylic mounting and use a 2mm thick black acrylic backing to finish off the Acrylic Glass Print. You can be certain that it will present beautifully and will help:

  • Provide additional stability and rigidity against warping
  • Seal and protect the image from risks of damage
  • Prevents light from passing through the image, improving the vibrance of colours

Laser Precision

Once the backing has been applied to your Acrylic Glass Print, we use a high powered laser machine to accurately cut and polish the edges of the acrylic to any custom size up to 120 x 180cm. This process creates a beautiful crystal-clear glass finish, amplifying the depth to your image.

Engineered to Last

Combining the very best UV cured inks, UV resistant acrylic sheets and durable acrylic backings means your Acrylic Glass Print is guaranteed to last for many years. We provide a 5 year guarantee against any and all defects for indoor usage.

Our inks have undergone extreme outdoor weather and UV testing. Based on the results the theoretical lifespan of the inks for indoor usage is over 100 years. So you can be sure that your acrylic glass prints will stand the test of time.

Honest and Competitive Pricing

Australian made doesn’t have to mean expensive, we offer honest, cheap and highly competitive prices to all our customers. No crazy sales, no inflated retail prices. Whether you’re after one acrylic glass print or twenty, we’re sure you’ll find our pricing very attractive.

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Buy Photo Frames Online in Australia

Our extensive range of quality photo frames and 

picture frames has earned us the reputation as the leading supplier to the Australian and international market. Customers from around the world associate a Profile photoframe as a quality product. Included in our assortment are wooden photo framesacrylic photo framesmetal photo frames and an equally extensive range of timber photo frames, that are carefully handcrafted using the finest materials and with an eye for detail, design and beauty. That is what makes a Profile photo frame so unique

We proudly offer a lifetime guarantee on all of our photo frames as we are confident they will stand the test of time. You can rest assured when purchasing a quality Profile photo frame that your treasured memories will be showcased in style and protected forever.

Established in 1977, Profile are industry leaders and the largest manufacturers of handcrafted, wooden photo frames in Australia. We’re proud suppliers of a vast collection of premium quality photo frames to both our domestic and international customers. All of our bespoke wooden photo frames have been made in Australia, exclusively using the finest materials and timbers sourced from eco-sustainable plantations.

When you choose to invest in a photo frame from Profile, you can rest assured it has been carefully crafted with superior attention to detail to ensure your viewing satisfaction once it’s hanging on your wall.

Photo frames to suit any space

In addition to our beloved wooden photo frames, our collection also includes metal and acrylic photo frames. With our extensive range you can easily select photo frames that match the style of any space, allowing you to effortlessly create a cohesive aesthetic. 

Add a touch of old world charm with an Art Deco inspired, etoile bevel mirror frame with elegant silver beading and a black velour back. For a contemporary look, experiment with minimalistic shadow box frames or a sleek and romantic, shiny metal photo frame.

With our collection of acrylic photo frames, you’ll discover unique ways to display your images. Across snowglobes, keychains, magnets and much more, you can surprise a loved one with a thoughtful gift that’s perfect for special moments like anniversaries and birthdays.  

When it comes to retail merchandising, our acrylic photo frames also feature clever options to help you boost your brand. Whether you need a table place card, name card setting or are looking to display your businesses’ awards, our crystal clear, double-sided acrylic photo frames make for a chic addition to any professional environment. 

Browse our photo frames online 

Showcase and protect treasured photos, documents, artwork, awards or memories with sophistication and with finesse. Whether you’re looking to elevate your home or office, our range of photo frames make for a thoughtful display that will complement your decor seamlessly. We’re so confident in the craftsmanship and durability of our photo frames that when you order yours, you’ll receive a lifetime guarantee. Explore our entire range today and experience the difference for yourself. 

Australian Terrestrial Reference Frame | Intergovernmental Committee on Surveying and Mapping

The Australian Government has committed $225m to provide 10 cm (or better) accurate positioning to anyone, anytime, anywhere in Australia in the near future. This is a significant improvement from the 5-10 m accuracy you can currently achieve using GPS enabled devices. 

In anticipation for the growing use and reliance on positioning technology, the Permanent Committee on Geodesy is leading the upgrade of a number of elements of Australia’s Geospatial Reference System including the introduction of a time dependent reference frame called the Australian Terrestrial Reference Frame 2014.

Key points:

  • The Australian Terrestrial Reference Frame 2014 (ATRF2014) is a time dependent reference frame – just like the International Terrestrial Reference Frame 2014 (ITRF2014)
  • A ‘time-dependent reference frame / earth fixed’ means that positions of features change with time due to plate tectonic motion
  • GDA2020 and ATRF2014 provide a ‘two-frame’ approach to support different user requirements
  • ATRF2014 will be available for use from 1 January 2020.

Australia has traditionally used a static reference frame for its national geodetic datums (e.g. Clarke, AGD66, AGD84, GDA94) to which all spatial information can be consistently georeferenced and aligned.  With a static datum, the positions of features appear to remain fixed despite the ongoing changes in the Earth’s surface including plate tectonic motion (e.g. Australian plate moves ~7 cm / yr).

Australian and International research shows (Allen 2013; European GSA, 2017), however, that there is a rapidly growing user community including Location Based Services (LBS) and Intelligent Transport Services (ITS) employing applications that require real-time, high-precision positioning solutions aligned to a global, time-dependent reference frame, such as the frames in which Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) operate.  When such applications are aligned to a global, time-dependent frame, positioning and navigation is not only compatible with GNSS, but also more closely reflects the ongoing changes in the Earth’s surface over time.


In recognition of the two use cases for geo-referencing, the Intergovernmental Committee on Surveying and Mapping (ICSM) and the Spatial Information Council (ANZLIC) have endorsed a “two-frame” approach to support users who prefer to use a static datum, while also meeting the needs of those who require a reference frame that accommodates ongoing changes in the Earth.  In 2020, Australia will adopt the two-frame approach, enabling users to work with a static datum, the Geocentric Datum of Australia 2020 (GDA2020), or with a time-dependent reference frame known as the Australian Terrestrial Reference Frame 2014 (ATRF2014). GDA2020 and ATRF2014 will be equivalent at the date of 1 January 2020. Given the diverse range of user requirements in Australia, the choice of which reference frame to use (GDA2020 or ATRF2014) will remain with the user for the foreseeable future.

Time-dependent reference frames are not new – thirteen International Terrestrial Reference Frame (ITRF) versions have been developed and released since the introduction of ITRF in 1988. The World Geodetic System of 1984 (WGS84), the reference frame underpinning the US Military’s Global Positioning System (GPS), is another example.

Propagating between ATRF2014 and GDA2020

A key requirement to ensure the successful implementation of a time-dependent reference frame is that software is able to transform / propagate data from the epoch it is natively captured or stored in, to a user-defined epoch. For most use cases, propagating between GDA2020 and ATRF2014 will be achieved by using the Australian plate motion model (PMM).

The Australian PMM accounts for the horizontal motion of the Australian tectonic plate. This is about ~7 cm / year movement to the northeast. The Australian PMM can be used to propagate GDA2020 coordinates to ATRF2014 coordinates. For example, to align real-time vehicle positions with published road maps.

For more information about the development of the Australian PMM and software to implement it, please refer to the following links:

Asia-Pacific Reference Frame (APREF) | Geoscience Australia

The purpose of the Asia-Pacific Reference Frame (APREF) project is to create and maintain an accurate geodetic framework to meet the growing needs of industries, science programs and the general public using positioning applications in the Asia-Pacific region.

Background of APREF

The use of positioning technology is growing rapidly in industries such as mining, agriculture and construction. Furthermore, in recent years, there has been an increasing demand from emergency services, hazard modellers, and land, utility and asset managers. The applications of these users have a demonstrated need for centimetre level or better geodetic infrastructure. In order to provide this, the Asia-Pacific region needs a consistent, continually refined and easily accessible reference frame.

In the Asia-Pacific region there are a substantial number of state-of-the-art Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) networks, which are commonly operated by national mapping agencies or private sector organisations. These networks represent an important and significant investment by the respective governments and industry in their own spatial infrastructure. However, when the Asia-Pacific region is viewed as a whole:

  • the infrastructure is comparatively sparse, inaccurate, and difficult to access when compared to other parts of the world such as Europe and the Americas
  • in general, the networks are not linked together, or to the global reference frame
  • the lack of data sharing impacts on the accuracy and type of geodetic analysis that can be performed.

It has become increasingly clear that the Asia-Pacific regional geodetic reference frame (crudely constructed as a patchwork of national and regional datums) is below the standard that it now available (and expected) in other regions, such as Europe and the Americas. As a consequence, this can be detrimental to regional scientific studies and national geodesy, leading to a loss in competitive advantage by nations in the Asia-Pacific region.

Recognising the importance of improving the regional geodetic framework, member countries of the 18th United Nations Regional Cartographic Conference for Asia and the Pacific (UNRCC-AP; October 2009, Bangkok), agreed to improve the reference frame in the Asia-Pacific region. APREF has already made some progress in developing the Asia-Pacific regional geodetic infrastructure; however, it can still be characterised as being a work in progress. APREF is a voluntary, collegial, non-commercial endeavour, and there is no central funding source, and participating organisations contribute their own resources.

Objectives of APREF

The broad objective of APREF is to create and maintain a densely realised and accurate geodetic framework, based on continuous observation and analysis of GNSS data. APREF addresses issues associated with the definition, realisation and maintenance of the Asia-Pacific Reference Frame.

In the short-term, the APREF project:

  • will encourage sharing of GNSS data from Continuously Operating Reference Stations (CORS) in the region
  • develop an authoritative source of coordinates, and their respective velocities, for geodetic stations in the Asia-Pacific region.

In the longer term, the APREF project:

  • will develop and maintain the APREF Permanent CORS Network, in close cooperation with International GNSS Service (IGS)
  • improve the contribution of APREF sites to the International Terrestrial Reference Frame (ITRF)
  • provide more infrastructure to support geodetic projects
  • establish a dense velocity field model in Asia and the Pacific for scientific applications and the long-term maintenance of the Asia-Pacific reference frame
  • organise regular symposia addressing activities carried out at national and regional levels related to the work and objectives of APREF.

APREF organisational structure

The APREF project consists of:

  • Central Bureau
  • Network operators
  • Data centres
  • Analysis centres.

The Central Bureau, within Geoscience Australia, functions as the ‘day-to-day’ APREF coordinating body. Specifically, the Central Bureau ensures that APREF products are made available to the global geodetic community. Furthermore, they are the combination centre responsible for analysing, combining and validating the individual solutions of the contributing Analysis Centres, and for expressing the combined solution in the ITRF. The APREF project already has three Local Analysis Centres (LACs): Geoscience Australia, Office of Surveyor-General Victoria, Australia, and the Institute of Geodesy and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences.

Participating agencies

In response to the March 2010 Call for Participation, a large number of agencies have agreed to participate in APREF, Table 1 summarises their commitments.

Country/Locality Responding Agency Proposed Contribution
Analysis Archive Stations
Afghanistan National Geodetic Survey (USA)     2
Alaska, USA National Geodetic Survey (USA)     7
American Samoa National Geodetic Survey (USA)     1
Australia Geoscience Australia 139
Australia Curtin University   1
Australia Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy, QLD     8
Australia Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning   107
Australia Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics, Northern Territory     5
Australia Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water & Environment, Tasmania     2
Australia Department of Finance, Services & Innovation, New South Wales     170
Australia RTK NetWest     12
Australia IPS Radio and Space Services     3
Australia Department of Transport and Main Road, Queensland     17
Brunei Survey Department, Negara Brunei Darussalam     1
China The Institute of Geodesy and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences    
Cook Islands Geoscience Australia and Lands Department of Cook Islands     1
Cook Islands Geospatial Information Authority of Japan     1
Federated States of Micronesia Geoscience Australia and Weather Service of the Federated States of Micronesia     1
Fiji Geoscience Australia and Lands Department of Fiji     1
French Polynesia Geospatial Information Authority of Japan     1
Guam, USA National Geodetic Survey (USA)     1
Hong Kong, China Survey and Mapping Office     14
Indonesia Bakosurtanal     4
Iran National Cartographic Center, Iran     6
Iraq National Geodetic Survey (USA)     6
Japan Geospatial Information Authority of Japan     10
Kazakhstan Kazakhstan Gharysh Sapary     2
Kiribati Geoscience Australia and Weather Service of Kiribati     1
Kiribati Geospatial Information Authority of Japan     2
Macau, China Macao Cartography and Cadastre Bureau     3
Marshall Islands Geoscience Australia and Weather Service of Marshall Islands     1
Malaysia Department of Survey and Mapping Malaysia, JUPEM     7
Mongolia Administration of Land Affairs, Construction, Geodesy and Cartography (ALACGaC)     8
Nauru Geoscience Australia and Lands Department of Nauru     1
New Zealand Land Information New Zealand 38
Northern Mariana Islands National Geodetic Survey (USA)     1
Papua New Guinea National Mapping Bureau, Papua New Guinea, and Geoscience Australia     2
Philippines Department of Environment and Natural Resources, National Mapping and Resource Information Authority 4
Samoa Geoscience Australia and Lands Department of Samoa     1
Solomon Islands Geoscience Australia and Weather Service of Solomon Islands     1
Tonga Geoscience Australia and Lands Department of Tonga     1
Tuvalu Geoscience Australia and Weather Service of Tuvalu     1
Vanuatu Geoscience Australia and Lands Department of Vanuatu     1

Data and products

APREF data and products contributed to and generated by the APREF project are provided with an open access data policy via the internet following the practice of the IGS.

How can I participate in APREF?

APREF encourages participation from organisations active in the Asia-Pacific region who are prepared to, on an ongoing basis (at least two years):

  • provide GNSS data from CORS Stations
  • provide access and on-line archiving of APREF data and products for users; and/or
  • routinely analyse some, or all, of the APREF GNSS CORS data, providing station coordinate estimates.

To participate in APREF, the responding agencies should write a Letter of Intent to

APREF Central Bureau
Dr John Dawson
National Positioning Infrastructure Branch
Geoscience Australia
GPO Box 378 Canberra ACT 2601 Australia

Telephone: +61 2 6249 9028
Fax: +61 2 6249 9969
Email: [email protected]

This Letter of Intent should include the following information:

  • organisation name and address
  • name, address and contact details of the primary and secondary points of contact within the contributing organisation
  • specific details of the organisation’s proposed contribution to APREF.

Station and data standards

If possible, APREF stations should meet the standards of the International GNSS Service (IGS).

Critically, each station operator must ensure that the contributed stations will operate for at least two years. Furthermore, station metadata, such as receiver and antenna information, is a mandatory requirement for participation in the APREF project.

All GNSS data should be made available in RINEX format at a 30-second sampling rate and where available, participants may also submit broadcast ephemeris and meteorological RINEX files. Contributions of Regional Navigation Satellite Systems (RNSS) data are also most welcome. See Procedures for becoming an APREF station for further details.

Analysis standards

For those organisations wanting to contribute solutions, the analysis must be to the standard consistent with the IERS Conventions 2010 (for example using the Bernese, GIPSY, GAMIT, NAPEOS, EPOS, PAGES software packages). For further details see IERS Conventions Center.

Contributed solutions are in the SINEX format.

APREF mandate

APREF was mandated by Resolution 1 (Regional Geodesy) of the 18th United Nations Regional Cartographic Conference (UNRCC) for Asia and the Pacific, 26 – 29 October 2009, Bangkok, Thailand. APREF is also endorsed by the: International GNSS Service (IGS), United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA), and the Federation of International Surveyors (FIG).

12 reasons why more Australian home designers, builders and owners choose timber framing

There are many advantages that choosing timber framing brings to a project, from a single home to mid-rise apartments – this article explores 12 and links to a page with more information.

1: Timber Framing is Proven and Popular

Lightweight timber framing is the popular choice for Australian homes. Decades of experience have ensured that the system is safe, reliable, cost-effective and well understood by designers, professional builders and even experienced DIY’ers. Owners and occupants can be assured that they are gaining the advantages of a proven building method.

2: Timber Framing is Fire Predictable

A home’s timber framing is usually protected by cladding, often brick on the exterior and plasterboard on the interior. Timber maintains its structural integrity for a long time as it chars at a predictable rate.

3: Timber Framing is Durable and Termite Treated

In designated termite areas, it is important to install a termite barrier system to build termites out. This is because, regardless of the material used for the frame, termites can still eat through other items such as flooring, joinery and plasterboard if they have access. They can also cause damage to electrical cabling. Today, in areas subject to termite attack, timber framing is made from wood safely treated to resist termites, so that is no longer a worry. In fact, many Australian timber framed houses are well over 100 years old which shows the longevity of wood.

4: Timber Framing is Strong, Stable and Quiet

Since the properties of timber are so well understood, a timber-framed house won’t be noisy, as it doesn’t expand and contract during temperature changes and risk premature cracking in plaster linings.

5: Timber Framing Gives You Low-cost Flexibility

Today, most framing systems are prefabricated or built offsite. However, any last-minute changes or variations are easily made onsite by carpenters equipped with all the tools they need. Of course, if they need extra timber, it’s as close as the nearest hardware store.

6: Timber Framing is Fast to Assemble

Prefabrication, flexibility and builders’ knowledge of how timber frames are assembled, (joints, connections, tie-downs and bracing) combine to deliver fast, efficient buildings to lock up stage.

7: Timber Framing is Easy to Renovate

When a family outgrows their home, more space is needed, or you buy a home requiring renovation, timber framing is simple and easy to work with. Whether it’s removing existing framing, adding more timber framing or both, the ready availability of designers, materials and tradespeople familiar with the material make it an easier process.

8: It’s Simple to Install Services in Timber Framing

Timber frames can be easily drilled to install plumbing and electric cables, unlike some materials that require cushioning grommets to protect cable insulation during installation and limit longer term damage to plumbing due to expansion and contraction or corrosion.

9: Timber Framing is a Good Insulator

Timber framing helps insulate your home as it has a higher R-value than many other materials. This means that it doesn’t act as a ‘thermal bridge’, conducting energy (heat) from one side of a wall to the other.

10: Timber Framing is Renewably and Responsibly Sourced

Most Australian-sourced timber is covered by either one or both certification systems, Australia’s Responsible Wood, which is endorsed by the world’s largest certification system the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC), or the Forest Stewardship Council. This means that the wood you use has been produced in an environmentally responsible and sustainable manner.

11: The Environmental Advantages of Timber Framing: Low Embodied Energy

Wood has the lowest embodied energy of all common building materials. This is a measure of the energy (usually produced by greenhouse gas-emitting generators) that is used to convert the wood in trees to framing timber.

12: Environmental advantages of Timber Framing: Stores Carbon from the Atmosphere

Choosing wood removes greenhouse gasses from the air. Approximately half the dry weight of wood is carbon, absorbed from the atmosphere by a growing tree. Using timber in buildings stores the carbon for as long as the building exists or the timber is reused or recycled.

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James Cook University

JCU Mackay Clinical School Building K, Level 1 Mackay Base Hospital Bridge Road, Mackay QLD 4740

07 4885 7100

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The Mackay Base Hospital is a contemporary 300 bed hospital which is large enough to provide a broad casemix, but small enough to allow students excellent access to consultant/registrar teaching and supervision. The high student to patient ratio provides a rich experiential learning environment. Enthusiastic clinical staff ensure students feel part of the clinical team, and their contributions are valued. Whilst the curriculum and rotation structure is the same as Townsville and Cairns Clinical Schools, there is a variety of placement opportunities including the Mackay Base Hospital, Mater Hospital, Mackay Rehabilitation Hospital, Community Services and General Practices. Students are allocated to small rotation groups of 6-7, which allows good access to procedural skills practise, teaching opportunities, and training equipment.

The student facilities at the Base Hospital are designed for the modern, high-tech student. There is 24/7 swipe-card access, free wifi, electronic attendance records, quiet study desks, spaces for group study, computer labs, and student lockers. The Mater JCU Clinical Training Centre also has modern spaces for study and tutorials that students utilise while on placements at the Mater Hospital.

With quite a multicultural background, you will find many different dining options within the area. From Indian, Asian, Greek and Italian you will be sure to find something to suit. The Mackay Harbour dining precinct is a lovely spot to spend a Sunday afternoon, enjoy a meal, a cool drink, and listen to local talent playing some tunes by the sea.

While in the area, a visit to Eungella – land of the clouds, is a must with its many walking trails through the rainforest and the possibility of spotting a Platypus in the local River. Over lunch at the Eungella Chalet, you can take in the view of the Pioneer Valley, on a clear day, you are able to see out over the Valley to the Mackay Harbour, 80 kilometres away. On the way you could also call in to Finch Hatton Gorge for a swim and grab a famous Pinnacle Pie from the Pinnacle Pub

The Whitsunday area is just a 1.5 hour drive up the road. Airlie Beach is a resort town and the gateway to the Whitsunday Islands. Take advantage of living in the area to visit one of the tropical islands and of course, Whitehaven Beach

In Mackay all Year 5 students are accommodated between 2 accommodation sites. We can offer rooms to some of the Year 6 students for their terms in Mackay, depending on the number of rooms left. Both sites offer a private, lockable room with shared kitchen, bathrooms and lounge area.

Competitive price tempered glass and aluminum curtain wall frame with Australia standard _Translucent facades_Construction and real estate_Purchase_Russia wholesale market

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Type: Curtain Walls Material: Aluminum Woodcase Glass: Single or Double Character: Strong Color: Clear Ford Blue, Blue Star Sewage or Others Surface Treatment: Powder Coated AS2047

Packaging Details

Packaging Details: Standard Package: Foam and hard carton inside and outside wooden case, which is suitable for container.


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Company Profile:

Guangzhou Apro Building Materials CO. Ltd (Apro) Professional Design, Developing, Manufacturing, Installation of Aluminum Products. Apro is an icon with a sense of a young, energetic, professional and international vision for business value. Our mission is to provide our customer with experienced solution and quality service to build a professional network maintenance and experienced engineer team.

Apro provides a professional solution, characteristic product design, all-day and all directions. Customer apro cover from site measurement before ordering, redesign solution, production and inspection. Apro possesses a large production line base in Guangzhou. Meanwhile, we have agent and showroom in Australia, USA, Philippines, Vietnam, etc.


Q1: What’s your main product?

A: We can supply aluminum systems (including profile, glass, hardware, accessories) as well as finished product ready for installation.

Q2: What’s your price?

A: Price is based on buyer’s specific requirements, so please provide information below to help us quote an accurate price.

1) shop drawing / window schedule show window opening way, size, quantity;

2) aluminum color;

3) Glass type (single or double or laminated or others) /

Glass thickness (5mm or 6mm or else, If you have no idea, we can recommend according to window size) / Glass color (Clear, Tinted, Reflective, Low-E or others, Argon or not).

Q3: What is the standard size of windows and doors?

A: our product is customer made. We always manufacture window and door sizes according to the buyer.

Q4: What’s your delivery time?

A: Series we stocked 10 working days from 300m2, Series unstocked 40 working days from m2.

Q5: What’s your payment terms?

A: 30% -50% of the total amount by T / T as deposit when the order is confirmed and the balance is paid by T / T before loading the container.

Q6: Do we need to install the glass (glazed in place) Or do Windows come with the glass installed?

A: We will install glass factories based on Windows / door measurements to make sure they can be safe during transport And if it is easy for you to install the entire Windows / doors on site glazed is recommended for large products.

Q7: What’s your warranty? What do we do in case of problems?

A: 5 years quality assurance, including the frame is unfading and not flaking, the equipment and accessories work properly when used correctly.

In our case there is a quality problem, we will provide a replacement by international courier service. Immediate delivery of spare parts with in stock, and if not stocking, time should be dependent on the material order time, which is usually 10-15 days.

Q8: What kind do you provide?

A: We are in a position to provide mechanical engineering as well as supervision service for the installation guide of our windows and doors, curtain walls.

Q9: Are your products certified?

A: yes, we will make our products tested and certified if your order quantity is 40-feet-container.

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90,000 Australian writer Colin McCullough, author of The Thorn Birds, dies

At the age of 78, the author of the famous novel “The Thorn Birds”, writer Colin McCullough, died.

Australian novelist Colin McCullough can be compared to her American counterparts Jerome D.Salinger or Harper Lee. All of them became famous after a single work, after the release of which they led a life of varying degrees of seclusion, and contacts with the outside world in every possible way limited; McCullough, for example, went to the secluded island of Norfolk, located in the Pacific Ocean near Australia.

Salinger was made famous by the Catcher in the Rye novel, Lee – To Kill a Mockingbird, and McCullough – the historical saga Singing in the Thorns, published in 1977 and tells about 50 years in the life of the large Cleary family.At the time of the publication of the novel, she was 40 years old.

Colin McCullough was born in eastern Australia in 1937, after high school earning a living as a teacher, journalist and librarian, but then entered the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Sydney; after completing her studies, she left for England, then she was invited to the medical school of Yale University in the USA, where she studied neurology and taught for ten years.



While at Yale, McCullough began writing.Her first literary experience was Tim, a 1974 novel about the relationship between an old maid and a mentally retarded youth.

McCullough’s second book is The Thorn Birds.

This Australian epic almost instantly became popular all over the world; about 30 million copies were sold, and the fee allowed the writer to leave her medical career. Noticed a new bestselling author and film producer.

Australian first. The first to be filmed was McCullough’s debut book.The film “Tim” was released in 1979, the young Mel Gibson, who played the title role in it, received an Australian Film Institute Award for it (though the impetus for his career was not this picture, but the Mad Max released the same year).

The next film adaptation was “The Thorn Birds” – a film based on this book was filmed as a four-part mini-series, the main roles were played by Richard Chamberlain (he played the father of Ralph de Bricassart) and Rachel Ward (Maggie Cleary).

The series was released in 1983 and enjoyed no less popularity than the book – in the United States, for example, it took second place in the list of the most rated serial films, received 11 Emmy nominations and won six awards, and at the Golden Globe “Was recognized as the best TV movie.

Perhaps it was communication with annoying representatives of the film industry that forced the writer to choose a remote island in the ocean for further living – she moved to Norfolk in the early 1980s, lived there with her husband until the end of her life.

But unlike Harper Lee, McCullough did not stop the success of the novel, her career went on as usual; however, there were no bestsellers like Singing among them. However, these were high-quality and rather popular works, and in different genres: the drama about the military hospital “Indecent Passion”, the messianic fantasy “The Symbol of Faith of the Third Millennium”, ladies’ prose “The Lady of Missalonga”.Then she became interested in history: she wrote a cycle of seven novels about Ancient Rome “The Lords of Rome”, composed “The Song of Three”, in the 2000s she turned to the detective genre with a cycle about Carmine Delmonico.

The island, by the way, really turned out to be a salvation from the cinema.

By and large, only one big film based on McCullough’s works was shot after the TV series “The Thorn Birds” – “Indecent Passion” (1985). In 1996, a relatively free sequel to the series “The Thorn Birds” appeared – with the same Chamberlain.Then they tried again to film “Tim” – however, the new picture had no success.

In 2013, McCullough released her most recent work, the historic Bitter Joy, about 1920s Australian society. Lately she was seriously ill and died on Thursday, January 29, in a hospital on Norfolk Island.

90,000 Unique color footage of the last Tasmanian tiger, extinct 85 years ago

In order to reproduce the color of the animal as accurately as possible, the team of professionals had to work for about 200 hours and apply a whole range of techniques to color the archived video of 1933.

To commemorate the 85th anniversary of the death of the last Tasmanian tiger named Benjamin and the declaration of these animals as extinct, the National Film and Sound Archives Australia (NFSA) released a video showing thylacine (marsupial wolf, Tasmanian wolf – other names for the animal) in color.

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The entry is dedicated to National Endangered Species Day, which is celebrated on September 7, and was created with the aim of raising awareness of the endangered flora and fauna.

According to NFSA staff, there are less than 12 original Tasmanian tiger films, and their total duration is only about three minutes without sound.

Samuel took original black and white footage from naturalist David Flea at Beaumaris Zoo, Hobart in December 1933 for this work. They depict Benjamin, the last thylacine to live in captivity.

Flea’s footage, at just under 80 seconds, is the longest movie of 10 known marsupial wolf videos in existence.The recording shows an animal that lies, walks around the perimeter of a small enclosure, opens its mouth wide, sniffs the air and scratches. Flea, an environmentalist who promoted captive breeding of endangered species, was bitten on the buttocks after filming the movie.

Benjamin died on the night of September 6-7, 1936 [+ -]

It took the team 200 hours to color the archived video. Samuel François-Steininger was in charge of the process.Through his Paris-based company Composite Films, he has earned a well-deserved reputation as a leader in the colorization of black and white archival material. His impressive track record includes collaborating with NFSA and Stranger Than Fiction Films on the award-winning series Australia in Color and Australia in Color Season 2.

Samuel François-Steininger [+ -]

Photo: NFSA

According to the professional, he and his assistants relied on the written description of the animal to get the correct coloration, as archival material was sorely lacking.Samuel’s team had to rely on sketches and paintings due to the lack of original color images or videos that could be used for research. The written descriptions of the thylacin coat gave them a general idea of ​​the shades and characteristics of the fur.

“These descriptions, combined with scientific drawings and recent color 3D renderings of the animal, have given us a clear idea of ​​what the thylacin fur should look like. I have worked on over 100 archived documentaries and series, most of which are very complex.As for thylacin, I faced a different challenge and responsibility: I had to take care of the rare frames and pay tribute to the last member of the species, which disappeared 85 years ago, “he said.

Photo: Open sources

NFSA scanned the original negative with a Scanity HDR (High Dynamic Range) film scanner and sent Ultra High Definition ProRes files to Samuel in Paris.François-Steininger’s team then began extensive research before embarking on the coloration process.

“The 4K scan provided by the NFSA was absolutely amazing for the 35mm negative of 1933, although it was very difficult to colorize because there were few elements in the frame besides the animal. And due to the resolution and image quality, there was a lot of detail – the fur was thick, and some animal skins, which were well preserved in the dark and did not lose their color, had to be looked for in natural history museums and carefully studied the structure and type of wool in order to accurately convey the shades and length.

The François-Steininger team used a range of tools for coloring: digital restoration, rotoscoping and 2D animation, lighting, AI algorithms for motion and noise, compositing and digital evaluation.

Tasmanian tiger Benjamin died on the night of September 6-7, 1936 [+ -]

Photo: Social networks

In turn, the curator of the agency Vic Green emphasized that this is a painstaking process in which “a lot of subjectivity and personal creativity are involved in order to be able to interpret many different aspects of the story.”

Thylacins are large carnivorous marsupials that are now considered extinct. They were the only members of the Thylacinidae family of animals that have survived to this day and are better known as the Tasmanian tiger or Tasmanian wolf. Despite the fact that the last Tasmanian tiger died 85 years ago, scientists do not lose hope that these animals could survive in the wild forests of Tasmania, but there is still no scientific confirmation of this.

Benjamin, pictured in the video, died on the night of September 6-7.This happened just two months after the Tasmanian tigers were taken under the protection of the law. The Tilacins lived in Tasmania for at least 2 million years, until European colonists came there and announced a hunt for these animals, which allegedly bullied livestock.

Tasmanian farmer Wilf Batty with the last wild thylacine he shot in May 1930 [+ -]

Photo: Wikipedia

No less destructive factors for the species were dogs brought by Europeans, habitat reduction and destruction of wild animals hunted by thylacins.All this led to the fact that out of five thousand individuals, not a single one remained.

90,000 Familiar all places: 15 real places where Marvel movie comics were filmed

Today, May 3, the movie “Avengers: War of Infinity” will be released on the screens of Russian cinemas. In honor of this event, we decided to remember the real places that the creators of the Marvel Cinematic Universe used to bring their stories to life.

1. Waterfall of the Warriors // Black Panther (2018)

If you want to become the next king of Wakanda, you’ll have to challenge the current king during a ritual battle at Warriors Falls.Close-ups and the battle scene itself were filmed on a specially prepared scenery built in Atlanta – a 9-meter colossus with a 2-meter deep water reservoir. However, the general views are real here. This is the Iguazu Falls, a complex of 275 waterfalls on the Iguazu River, located in South America, on the border of Argentina and Brazil.

2. Stark Industries // Iron Man (2008)

After spending three months in captivity by Middle Eastern terrorists, Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) returns to the United States and holds a press conference at the headquarters of his own company, Stark Industries, in Los Angeles.This scene was filmed at the Masimo Medical Company located in Irvine. The company’s offices are so cinematic that they also hosted the filming of the films “Transformers” (2007) and “Bouncers” (2004).

3. Culver University // The Incredible Hulk (2008)

Bruce Banner (Edward Norton) is a nuclear physicist at Culver University. The fictional educational institution was located on the campus of the University of Toronto, and the role of its green lawns was played by Morningside Park in the Canadian city of Scarborough.It was in this park that the scene was filmed in which William Hurt, as General Ross, tried to attack the big green guy.

4. Giant Donut // Iron Man 2 (2010)

In this movie, Stark is lying in an Iron Man suit inside a huge donut sign when Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) visits him to talk about the “Avengers initiative.” A real sign located in Inglewood, California was used for the filming.The following scene in a cafe was filmed about 20 miles from this location, at an establishment called “Yum Yum Donuts” in Playa del Rey.

5. District Hospital // Tor (2011)

As soon as Thor arrived on Earth, he was immediately knocked down in his van by Jane Foster (Natalie Portman). She brought the unconscious thunder god to a small county hospital in Santa Fe. The film crew used an office building called the Toney Anaya Building in Santa Fe, New Mexico as hospital premises.

6. Pier No. 13 // The First Avenger (2011)

After small and skinny Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) transforms into a tall and strong Captain America, a Hydra spy steals a super-soldier serum and escapes with it through the streets of Brooklyn, New York. In the climax of this chase scene, the film crew used the Titanic Hotel in Liverpool, England, instead of Pier 13.

7.Loki’s Speech // The Avengers (2012)

Loki (Tom Hiddleston) makes his incendiary speech about humanity in Germany. This scene was actually filmed in the central square of Cleveland.

8. Restaurant “Network of Neptune” // Iron Man 3 (2013)

In this movie, Tony Stark has a panic attack while signing autographs for fans at a seafood restaurant called Neptune’s Network.Although Malibu, California has a real restaurant with that name, the scene was filmed in Dania Beach, Florida, at a place called Dania Beach Bar & Grill. The film crew moved from California to Florida because the real Neptune Network is located on a busy highway, and it was unrealistic to block it during filming.

9.Royal Naval College // Thor 2: The Kingdom of Darkness (2013)

The decisive battle between Thor and the dark elf Malekith takes place at the Old Royal Naval College, located on the south bank of the Thames in Greenwich.Thor even asks the embarrassed subway driver how to get to Greenwich after being thrown far from the battlefield. The college, by the way, is very popular with filmmakers: the films Cinderella (2015), 007: Coordinates of Skyfall (2012), The King’s Speech (2010) and the TV series The Crown were filmed here.

10.Area // Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)

Although the action of “Guardians of the Galaxy” takes place mainly in space and on other planets, several real buildings and structures were used for filming.In particular, the railway station in the Belgian city of Liege became the very square where Groot and Rocket were detained at the very beginning of the story.

11. Research Base “Hydra” // “Avengers: Age of Ultron” (2015)

At the beginning of the film, a team of superheroes make their way through the forest in the fictional land of Sokovia to the Hydra research base to capture the Chitauri scepter. This scene was filmed in Italy, at Fort Bard. In the 19th century, the fort was used as an outpost to protect the valley from Napoleon Bonaparte, and now it houses the Museum of the Alps.The interior of the research base was played by the English castle of Dover.

12. Battle at the airport // Captain America: Confrontation (2016)

The epic battle between Squad Iron Man and Squad Captain America was filmed at Leipzig-Halle Airport in Schkeuditz, Germany.

13. Exeter College // Doctor Strange (2016)

The villain Kaecilius (Mads Mikkelsen) casts a complex spell from the book of Cagliostro to contact Dormammu from the Dark Dimension.He does this at the Exeter College chapel in Oxford, England.

14. Forests of Asgard // Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

In the film, Heimdall (Idris Elba) leads a large group of refugees to find refuge in the mountains. Asgardian forests and waterfalls in this scene depicted Tambourine National Park in Southeast Queensland, Australia.

15. Shawarma // The Avengers (2012)

At the end of The Avengers, Iron Man, flying over Manhattan during the battle with the Chitauri, notices a shawarma diner and says that he has never tried it.In the post-credits scene, we were shown a tired team of superheroes sitting in a cafe and eating shawarma. Needless to say, sales of shawarma have grown dramatically after the premiere of the film?

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Your Book24 90,065 90,000 Space footage showed the scale of forest fires in Australia :: Society :: RBK

According to the latest data, at least 18 people are listed among the deaths from wildfires in Australia.The situation is aggravated by high air temperatures and strong winds.

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The wildfires raging in Australia are so massive that satellite images show both the fires themselves and the smoke plume rising from them and covering the territory up to New Zealand.

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