Manufacturing

Grade 250 XLERPLATE® is being used in the fabrication of  29 process tanks for a new Northern Territory mine.
15 June 2007 Process Tanks For Northern Territory Mining Project
Darwin based fabricator Specialised Labour and Engineering (SLE) is finalising fabrication work on 29 process tanks for a new Northern Territory mine. [Read more]
Construction of the iron ore screening plant at Dampier involved over 4,000 tonnes of 250 Grade XLERPLATE® steel and rolled steel sections
25 October 2006 AGC out to Repeat its Dampier Port Upgrade Success
Western Australian based AGC Industries Pty Ltd (AGC) is adding to the growing national expertise in the development of bulk shipping, handling and treatment facilities during the current minerals boom. [Read more]
North West Shelf LNG plant emission stack components at Pacific Industrial Company’s Kwinana workshops, fabricated from 250 Grade XLERPLATE® steel.
27 September 2006 Woodside LNG Train Emission Stacks Get Express Treatment
Leading Western Australian steel fabricator, Pacific Industrial Company (PIC), has recently designed, fabricated, surface treated and refractory lined three emission stacks as part of a major A$2 billion expansion program for Woodside Energy Limited. [Read more]
L & A Pressure Welding Pty Ltd is using SA/AS 1548 - 7-490T XLERPLATE® steel to fabricate 32 pressure vessels
26 July 2006 Business Booming for Pressure Welding Specialist
L & A Pressure Welding Pty Ltd is fabricating 32 pressure vessels from XLERPLATE® steel for a fifth LNG processing train on the Burrup Peninsula near Karratha in Western Australia. It is the largest pressure vessel fabrication project it has tackled since it was established 25 years ago. [Read more]
Construction of the Bucyrus 8750 dragline has involved nearly 3,500 tonnes of XLERPLATE® steel.
21 July 2006 Suppliers all Pull Together for Dragline Project
A construction project involving dozens of local companies is on track to hand over what will be the second largest operating dragline in the world and one of the largest pieces of mining equipment ever commissioned in Australia. [Read more]
Rollpress Proplate Group utilised almost 250 tonnes of XLERPLATE® steel in the manufacture of steel navigation beacons for Hay Point, 40 kilometres south of Mackay, Queensland.
05 July 2006 Rollpress Beacons Help Keep Coal Exports on Track
Steel navigation beacons manufactured by Brisbane company Rollpress Proplate Group are part of a major upgrade which will increase Hay Point's lead as the world's largest coal export port. [Read more]
Tristar Industries' side tipper trailer uses XLERPLATE® steel in its design
02 June 2006 Tough Trailers Carry Tristar Industries to Success
Darwin company Tristar Industries Pty Ltd has a 30 year history to back its claim that remoteness from major markets is no barrier to success. [Read more]
P&H MinePro Services’ 9020 model dragline weighs in at nearly 6,000 metric tonnes and uses 3,000 tonnes of XLERPLATE® steel
25 May 2006 P&H MinePro Services Keeps Dragline Production in Top Gear
When it comes to mining equipment, or for that matter, any mobile equipment, a dragline represents the cutting edge. While some surface mining operations rely on the truck and shovel method of removing overburden, P&H MinePro Services Australasia has supplied and built six huge draglines for local mines. [Read more]
Onsite roll forming of LYSAGHT KLIP-LOK 700 HI-STRENGTH® concealed fix cladding at Nexus Industry Park at Prestons, Sydney.
25 May 2006 Mobile Roll Forming Meets Mirvac’s Quality Standards
Mobile roll forming technology from BlueScope Lysaght was part of a cost effective Mirvac building solution. 11,000 square metres of LYSAGHT KLIP-LOK 700 HI-STRENGTH® concealed fix cladding was roll formed on site. [Read more]
XLERPLATE® steel was used to add a third deck for the rail cars which are used as motor vehicle transporters on the Adelaide to Perth rail line
15 May 2006 Blacksmithing in 1908, Steel Fabrication Now
Port Pirie, company S.J. Cheesman Engineering began business as a blacksmith shop in 1908 when supplying materials for horseless carriages was just beginning as an industry. [Read more]