Electricity

RPG Australia will use over 6,500 tonnes of Grade 350 XLERPLATE® steel in the construction of wind towers at Lake George, NSW, which when finished will stand approximately 80 metres high with a base diameter of 4.3 metres.
30 September 2008 RPG Australia Secures Capital Wind Farm Contract
RPG Australia has secured a contract to manufacture wind towers for the Capital Wind Farm at Lake George in New South Wales. [Read more]
A chimney stack for the new Bluewaters Power, Western Australia uses BlueScope Steel XLERPLATE®.
13 December 2007 Power Station Stacks Up
Western Construction's successful track record in fabrication has seen the company win a major contract to fabricate a chimney stack for the new Bluewaters Power Station. [Read more]
RJE Pty Ltd rolls XLERPLATE® steel at its Milperra workshop in Sydney.
18 June 2007 Rigby Jones Switches To Specialist Support
Metal cutting and forming company RJE (Rigby Jones) Pty Ltd has recently supplied, cut and profiled XLERPLATE® steel for a heat recovery steam generator stack at the new Tallawarra Power Station on the shores of Lake Illawarra, near Wollongong. [Read more]
SURELINE® power poles were subjected to a range of fire intensity levels during the tests
08 November 2006 CSIRO Bushfire Tests Confirm Rural Advantage for SURELINE®
BlueScope Steel's development of the SURELINE® solution delivers significant advantages to the rural areas within electricity networks through its flexible lightweight design and bushfire proof performance. [Read more]
LYSAGHT SPANDEK®  and LYSAGHT CUSTOM ORB® cladding made from COLORBOND® Ultra steel was used in construction of the Kemerton Power Station in Western Australia.
17 October 2006 A Sound Steel Solution for Western Australian Power Plant
A leading Western Australian engineering firm has provided a reliable and acoustically efficient roofing and walling solution for the first major privately owned power station to be constructed in Western Australia. [Read more]
Transportable buildings made with LYSAGHT SPANDEK® cladding in COLORBOND® Stainless steel for roofing and external walls, fixed to LYSAGHT® Zed and Cee purlins.
The interiors were lined with LYSAGHT PANELRIB® cladding.
27 June 2006 Refinery Expansion Sparks Innovative Construction Solution
A Newcastle (New South Wales) company has completed construction of a series of world record breaking transportable buildings, and supplied them for delivery by sea. [Read more]
Steve Edmund, Managing Director of Haywards Engineering, manufacturing 60 metre high wind towers for a wind farm near Woolnorth, Tasmania. The towers are constructed of  XLERPLATE® steel.
17 January 2004 Towers Harness The Wind
It's the cleanest air on earth. And it's now helping Hydro Tasmania produce clean electricity. According to the air monitoring station at Cape Grim, the purity of the air that blows in from the Southern Ocean across the north-east tip of Tasmania is the cleanest that has ever been measured on the planet. [Read more]
Keppel Prince Engineering General Manager Steve Garner, inside a wind tower made from XLERPLATE® steel. The wind towers will be located at Challicum Hills wind farm near Ararat, Vic.
12 December 2003 Tower Power
XLERPLATE® steel from BlueScope Steel is at the heart of Australia's newest power generation industry. Victorian firm Keppel Prince Engineering has used its expertise in steel tower construction to win a key role in the rapidly growing wind power generation industry. [Read more]
Air Ride Technology, SA, are fabricating 34 wind towers for a new wind farm located at Millicent in south east South Australia. The towers are constructed of XLERPLATE® steel.
16 October 2003 Wind Towers a Breeze For Air Ride Technology
South Australian company, Air Ride Technology, are powering ahead in the fabrication of 34 wind towers for a new wind farm located at Millicent in south east South Australia. [Read more]
Wind turbines located at the wind farm at Crookwell, near Goulburn in the New South Wales Southern Highlands
02 August 2000 Wind Turbines of Crookwell - Clean, Green, International Partnership Machines
Australia's first grid connected wind farm represents the way of the future in more than just electricity generation, it shows the way for successful international partnerships in emerging industries. The wind farm at Crookwell, near Goulburn in the NSW Southern Highlands, contributes five megawatts to the national electricity grid, generated by eight of the largest wind turbines yet installed in Australia. [Read more]