Sydney Gateway: External challenges no deterrent for project’s success

Large-scale infrastructure projects inevitably have their challenges and complications. COVID and a La Nina weather pattern, which saw the highest ever recorded rainfall totals on the Australian East Coast, have challenged the Sydney Gateway project in ways no one foresaw. InfraBuild Reinforcing’s Steve Niven, Peter Markuse and Dave Drevon have taken time to reflect on…

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Sydney Metro City & Southwest

Home / Civil Sydney Metro City & Southwest Reinforcing Solutions pivotal to Sydney Metro success Sydney Metro is Australia’s biggest public transport project. Services started in May 2019 in the city’s north west with a train every four minutes in the peak. Metro rail will be extended into the CBD and beyond to Bankstown in…

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Coupler Solution proves essential to Barangaroo Station delivery

The complexity of the Sydney Metro City & Southwest’s Barangaroo Station, in addition to the heavy reinforcing used throughout, meant traditional lapped joints would have resulted in excess material wastage. For example, every heavy bar throughout the project would have required over 1400 mm lapping on either end. This would have inflated the project’s total…

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Iron Bridge Magnetite Project

Value: $3.7 billion Timeframe: scheduled for completion in 2021 Client:  Fortescue Metals Group subsidiary FMG Iron Bridge and Formosa Steel IB Pty Ltd Primary Contractor: CPB Contractors Project Scope:  Located 145km south of Port Hedland, the Iron Bridge Magnetite Project is a new mine development. A joint venture between Fortescue’s subsidiary FMG Iron Bridge and…

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Cross River Rail

Value: $5.4 billion Timeframe: Due for completion in 2024 Client: Cross River Rail Delivery Authority Primary Contractor: Pulse Consortium Project Scope: Having recently progressed from early works into major construction, Cross River Rail is a key piece of infrastructure anticipated to unlock travel overcrowding for the city of Brisbane and surrounds. Valued at $5.4 billion,…

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Yanchep Rail Extension and Thornlie-Cockburn Link

Value:  $1.247 billion (combined) Timeframe: scheduled for completion in 2023 Client: METRONET Primary Contractor: The NEWest Alliance (CPB Contractors and the Downer Group) Project Scope:  Following the successful supply of reinforcing steel to the Forrestfield-Airport Link, InfraBuild Construction Solutions is proud to continue to be a part of Western Australia’s rail infrastructure development by partnering…

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ANGAU Hospital Redevelopment

Earthquake proofing a structure isn’t something Australian fabricators and steel manufacturers have to take into consideration very often. A new hospital development in Papua New Guinea however, where earthquakes are more prevalent, proved just one of the challenges for QLD based Watkins Steel. Watkins Steel worked alongside the external design team who were responsible for…

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Bentleigh McKinnon Level Crossing Removal

Part of Victoria’s expansive Level Crossing Removal Project, the Bentleigh McKinnon package of works involved replacing level crossings with underpasses. As part of an Alliance involving KBR, VicRoads, Public Transport Victoria (PTV), Metro Trains Melbourne (Metro) and the Level Crossing Removal Authority, John Holland was responsible for the tanking slabs which reinforced the underpass and…

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Flinders Link Rail Project – South Australia

Home / Civil Flinders Link Rail Project – South Australia Key Information $141 million jointly funded railway project by the Australian and South Australian government InfraBuild Steel Centre supplied the cut plate component Liberty Primary Steel supplied plain carbon and head hardened rail, all made locally in Whyalla The importance of strong relationships between customer…

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Massive reinforcing supply to new rail project in WA

InfraBuild Construction Solutions has supplied up to 35 tonnes of prefabricated reinforcing steel per day for the construction of Perth’s Forrestfield–Airport Link. Construction of Perth’s $1.86 billion Forrestfield–Airport Link is at an advanced stage, with huge tonnages of complex, large-scale prefabricated diaphragm wall cages and processed reinforcing steel used in the project. InfraBuild Construction Solutions…

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Structural steel for William Street Bridge

A long-span bridge above the future entrance of the Metro Tunnel near Melbourne’s William Street has been constructed with the use of high-grade steel supplied by InfraBuild Steel Centre. Structural steel supplied by InfraBuild Steel Centre has been used in the construction of a new bridge over the widened rail corridor near Melbourne’s South Yarra…

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