Manufacturing

The A$100 million Hirotec plant in Elizabeth, South Australia, contains 150 tonnes of LYSAGHT® Zed and Cee purlins and girts.
24 December 2004 Hirotec Project Revs Up
Construction of a A$100 million new automotive manufacturing plant in South Australia is speeding ahead, with the help of local structural steel firm, MWS Engineering, and BlueScope Lysaght. [Read more]
Bordex Wine Racks showcase ZINCSEAL® steel
30 October 2004 Export Innovation a Vintage Success
An innovative South Australian manufacturer is riding the wave of demand for Australia's premium wines, exporting modular steel wine racks to the world. [Read more]
Bridge pylons constructed from XLERPLATE® as part of the Ballarat and Geelong corridors of the Regional Fast Rail Project.
14 October 2004 Regional fast rail project on track with XLERPLATE®
A local Portland heavy engineering company has played a key role in Victoria's largest upgrade of regional rail in the last 120 years. The Regional Fast Rail project involves the upgrading of the Ballarat, Bendigo, Geelong and Latrobe Valley lines, together with 38 new trains progressively coming into service from early 2005. [Read more]
236 tonnes of XLERPLATE® steel is being used to fabricate the Carbon-in-Leach (CIL) tanks at Chirano Gold Mine in Ghana.
13 August 2004 Western Australian Expertise Wins Ghana Gold Mine Work
Western Australian manufacturing company aiConstruction is set to shine on the international stage, with a contract for the fabrication, supply and installation of equipment for the Chirano Gold Mine in the West African nation of Ghana. [Read more]
Capral Aluminium Extrusion Plant in Bundamba, Queensland where 1,750 tonnes of 300 grade XLERPLATE® hot rolled plate steel was used to fabricate the beams.
18 July 2004 Innovative Steel Solution for Capral Plant
A local Gold Coast firm has come up with an innovative and cost effective structural solution for the new A$270 million Capral Aluminium Extrusion Plant, currently under construction in Queensland. Continuing market growth has been the driving force behind construction of the new Capral Aluminium plant, which is located in Bremer Park, at Bundamba west of Brisbane. [Read more]
The Linda platform will be used for extracting natural gas offshore from Varanus Island. It was constructed using 350 grade XLERPLATE® steel for the extra strength.
24 April 2004 Steel at Sea
A leading Western Australian engineering firm has been instrumental in the supply, delivery and commissioning of a new off-shore gas platform for Apache Energy Limited on behalf of the Harriet Joint Venture partners. [Read more]
Western Australia's biggest mining headframe fabricated using 390 tonnes of XLERPLATE® steel.
06 March 2004 Huge Headframe a Triumph for RCR Team
Western Australia's biggest mining headframe has been successfully fabricated using 390 tonnes of XLERPLATE® hot rolled steel at RCR's Welshpool workshops. The headframe was erected approximately 1,500 kilometres away at Newcrest Mining's major gold project at Telfer in a complex operation that was a triumph for the RCR team. [Read more]
The A$4 million portal crane at Vervoise Bay, Western Australia. It has a total lifting capacity of 200 tonnes and was fabricated using 650 tonnes of 250 grade XLERPLATE® steel.
14 February 2004 Western Australian Firm Makes Light Work of Heavy Lifting
The biggest portal crane in the country has recently been designed and constructed by a local Western Australian company, who beat world wide competition to win the contract. [Read more]
Leading pipeline manufacturer Tyco Water has used XLERPLATE® steel plate to manufacture stockpile conveyor trestles for the alumina refinery Northwest of Gladstone, Queensland.
17 January 2004 A Steel Solution For Comalco Refinery
Currently under construction, Queensland's new Comalco Alumina Refinery will be the first of its kind built in the past 20 years. Leading pipeline manufacturer Tyco Water has used XLERPLATE® steel plate to manufacture stockpile conveyor trestles for the refinery, as part of its mineral handling system. [Read more]
XLERPLATE® steel being used in the fabrication of hundreds of large pile casings for a new wharf at Fisherman Islands in Brisbane
23 August 2003 Port of Brisbane Building on Strong Foundations Thanks to XLERPLATE®
More than 3,500 tonnes of BlueScope Steel's XLERPLATE® hot rolled steel has been used in the fabrication of hundreds of large pile casings for a new wharf under construction at Fisherman Islands in Brisbane. Being built by the Port of Brisbane Corporation, Wharf 9 will be 317 metres long and capable of berthing large container vessels up to 70,000 dwt (dead weight tonnage). [Read more]