Onsite milling of 7,000 square metres of LYSAGHT KLIP-LOK 700 HI-STRENGTH® concealed fix cladding to roof a new Virgin Blue maintenance hangar at Brisbane airport.
10 November 2005 LYSAGHT® Adds Practical Experience to Mobile Roll Forming Service
BlueScope Lysaght's first mobile roll forming project in Queensland has helped leading roofing contractor, Fultoncote Pty Ltd, complete a major job in minimum time with maximum productivity. [Read more]
The Hangars Williamtown AEW&C (Airborne Early Warning & Communications) Maintenance Facility north of Newcastle are roofed using LYSAGHT KLIP-LOK 700 HI-STRENGTH®, soffits are clad in LYSAGHT PANELRIB® and the walls are clad in LYSAGHT SPANDEK®.
13 August 2005 Advanced Building Technology Creates Hi Tech Hangars
The application of advanced building technologies is helping to speed the creation of a vital maintenance facility for the next generation of Australia's air defence capability. The managing contractors, Hansen Yuncken and contractor Hyland Roofing are working on the multi-million dollar project at Williamtown RAAF base north of Newcastle, New South Wales to complete the centrepiece of ground facilities for Australia's first airborne early warning and control aircraft. [Read more]
The 900 tonne ship loader bound for Dampier, Western Australia, was constructed using 800 tonnes of 350 grade XLERPLATE®.
16 April 2005 Steel giant for iron mine
One of Western Australia's largest steel fabricating companies, Pacific Industrial, has recently manufactured a steel giant for global mining equipment company, Voest-Alpine. The 900 tonne ship loader is bound for Dampier, Western Australia, as part of Hamersley Iron's A$685 million expansion of its port operations. [Read more]
Freamantle Steel Fabrication used XLERPLATE® steel to fabricate the largest shiploader of its type built in Australia.
04 March 2005 Big Loader for Bunbury Port
Leading Western Australian steel fabricator, Fremantle Steel Fabrication, has a reputation for efficient production and outstanding quality. So when they became involved in the fabrication of the largest ship loader of its type ever to be built in Australia, they used XLERPLATE® steel. [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]
Extra Lane on Sydney's Western Distributor. More than 600 tonnes of high strength XLERPLATE® steel will be used to extend the structure.
25 January 2003 Extra Lane to Ease Bridge Crawl
The strength of steel is being used to add an extra lane to Sydney's Western Distributor. BlueScope Steel specifically developed a series of long, heavy steel plates to make the project a reality. [Read more]
The Audi Centre, Brisbane uses roofing made from LYSAGHT SPANDEK® steel sheeting manufactured from COLORBOND® Metallic steel in the colour Citi®.
18 August 2002 Brisbane's Audi Centre a Sculpture in Steel and Glass
Prestige carmaker Audi is reinforcing its international position as a leading innovator in automotive design by creating showrooms that are sculptures in steel and glass. The newest Audi Centre in Brisbane is the largest and most elaborate of the company's showrooms to open in Australia. [Read more]
Steel City Racer - Products Used CM350-G Steel
10 February 2002 Formula SAE: The Steel City Racer
Lightweight, strength and agility are the essential attributes of any competitive racing car, and these qualities are also paramount in Formula SAE. The Steel City Racer - designed, engineered and manufactured by the University of Wollongong Racing Team (UOW Racing) - achieves these global prerequisites by combining a number of unique design features with selection of the right material for each specific application. [Read more]
The roof of the Olympic Park Railway Station, NSW, is made from ZINCALUME® steel comprising 18 arched steel frames in a folded vault configuration.
02 August 2000 Olympic Park Railway Station
For once the hoopla surrounding a major urban development is fully justified. The A$3.3 billion Olympic site development comes as a relief from the posturing that passes itself off as world class. [Read more]
Qantas departees concourse, Sydney.  Roofing was made using COLORBOND® steel.
02 August 2000 Qantas Domestic Terminal Business Class
Qantas has just provided its Sydney Mascot terminal with a classy upgrade. The old terminal was tatty and jet-lagged. With the Olympics and beyond, facilities provided by the national carrier will increasingly come under the public eye. By and large, aircraft are generic, so too are terminals. But this time Hassell architects was asked to design a building with a difference. [Read more]