News Archive 2007

South Australian roofing specialist Aceblock Pty Ltd has elected to take students fresh from that state's Doorways 2 Construction (D2C) Vocational Education and Training program being run through selected schools
09 Oct 07 Go-Ahead Roof Plumbing Company Helps Kick Start Young Careers
South Australian roofing specialist Aceblock Pty Ltd has elected to take students fresh from that state's Doorways 2 Construction (D2C) Vocational Education and Training program being run through selected schools. [Read more]
Steel fabricators using North American welding codes will be able to qualify welding procedures using readily available XLERPLATE® steel from 2008
03 Oct 07 Standards breakthrough for XLERPLATE® steel
Steel fabricators using North American welding codes will be able to qualify welding procedures using readily available XLERPLATE® steel from 2008. [Read more]
Caterpillar Underground Mining's R1600G Underground Mining Loader machine frames are manufactured from XLERPLATE® steel.
03 Oct 07 TAS Mining Sales Strong
Tasmanian based company Caterpillar Underground Mining is experiencing strong sales growth. Based in Burnie on the state's north west coast, Caterpillar Underground Mining designs, manufactures and exports underground mining equipment. [Read more]
Wind towers at Codrington Wind Farm in Victoria, made from XLERPLATE® steel
03 Oct 07 Fabricators Join Forces For Wind Tower Project
Acciona Energy, reportedly the world's largest wind farm developer and builder, commissioned Victorian based Keppel Prince Engineering and Tasmanian based Haywards Steel Fabrication and Construction to fabricate wind towers for Waubra Wind Farm in Victoria. [Read more]
Rail bridge girders made from XLERPLATE® steel in Samaras Structural Engineers' workshop will form part of the railway line between Cloud Break Mine and Port Hedland
03 Oct 07 Samaras Structural Engineers Secures WA Rail Bridges Contract
Samaras Structural Engineers is fabricating and delivering eight surface treated rail bridges for the Fortescue Metals Group's Cloud Break Mine in Western Australia. [Read more]
Adelaide fabricator Liebherr-Australia manufacture buckets, made from XLERPLATE® steel which are capable of holding between two and a half to 36 cubic metres of materials
03 Oct 07 Local Buckets Leverage Liebherr's Success
Demand for Liebherr-Australia's excavation equipment, including buckets and dump trays, has doubled since July 2005. The fabricator, based in the Adelaide suburb of Para Hills, manufactures hydraulic shovel and backhoe configured excavators for the Australian mining industry. [Read more]
Hanson Building Products has upgraded the steel plates with  XLERPLATE® steel in its Hess machine at its masonry plant in the suburb of Stapylton, Queensland
02 Oct 07 XLERPLATE® Upgrade For Masonry Machine
Hanson Building Products has upgraded the steel plates in its Hess machine at its masonry plant in the suburb of Stapylton, half way between Brisbane and the Gold Coast. [Read more]
Louis Chouaifaity at L & A Pressure Welding’s Revesby workshops in Sydney with pressure vessels built from SA/AS 1548 - 7-490T XLERPLATE® steel
02 Oct 07 More Local Orders Fill L&A Pressure Welding's Books
Business is booming for family owned fabricator L&A Pressure Welding because of growing demand for specialist petrol and chemical bulk storage facilities. [Read more]
A tourist viewing platform made from XLERPLATE®steel is being built in the New South Wales Illawarra region.
02 Oct 07 XLERPLATE® Airwalk For The Illawarra
A tourist viewing platform made from XLERPLATE® steel is being built in the New South Wales Illawarra region. Tasmanian based fabricator Crisp Bros is drawing, fabricating and erecting the 500 metre elevated tree top walk 'Illawarra Fly' on the escarpment at Knights Hill above Wollongong. [Read more]
TRUECORE® steel, has taken the Australian building market by storm, notching up 100,000 tonnes worth of steel framing just two years after launching.
19 Sep 07 TRUECORE® Steel Celebrates 100,000 Tonne
Exceeding all forecasts, BlueScope Steel's residential house framing material, TRUECORE® steel, has taken the Australian building market by storm, notching up 100,000 tonnes worth of steel framing just two years after launching. [Read more]