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67km Pipeline Replacement - BHP SA

Posted By Australian Earthmoving,
12/07/2021 15:01 PM
Founded in South Australia in 2001, Leed Engineering is a privately-owned engineering and civil construction infrastructure company that specializes in water projects that include dams, pipelines, water treatment plants, pump stations, water storage and sewer throughout Australia. OverviewThe Olympic Dam mine, owned and operated by BHP, is a large poly-metallic underground mine located in South Australia with significant deposits of copper, gold, silver and uranium. In fact, the underground...

Moving water across great Australian distances

Posted By Australian Mining,
18/02/2021 08:56 AM
Moving a scarce resource like water to its intended, remote destination is no easy feat in Australia. Steel Mains discusses what it takes to get this job done right the first time. Water scarcity affects every continent globally, with consumption of the resources having risen more than twice the rate of population growth over the past century. Faced not only with its scarcity, mining companies must also contend with the challenges of overcoming the distance between mine sites and water sources. ...

Victoria's Big Build continues under Stage 4

Posted By The Australian Pipeliner,
02/10/2020 11:01 AM
Established by the Victorian Government in 2015, the Level Crossing Removal Project is one of the largest rail infrastructure projects in the state’s history. The Western Program Alliance has been delivering a number of the program's projects in Melbourne's west, including Cherry Street, Werribee. The Level Crossing Removal Project (LXRP) aims to eliminate 75 level crossings across metropolitan Melbourne by 2025, in addition to other rail network...

High quality locally made pipe solutions for life

Posted By Australian Mining,
03/09/2020 15:32 PM
Steel pipe is synonymous with strength. In comparison with any other pipe material, steel offers the highest strength, in proportion to wall thickness of any commercial piping material. As a ferrous material if not adequately protected from the potential of corrosion, its longevity may be reduced. With over 100 years local and international supply experience, an Australian manufacturer has managed to solve this challenge by providing pipe and fittings with a proprietary thermoplastic corrosion...

Kwinana Plant celebrating 60 Years

Posted By Steel Mains,
11/08/2020 09:07 AM
Steel Mains Kwinana Plant is celebrating 60 years of operation this year. The current manufacturing operations in Kwinana continues over 120 years of pipe manufacturing history in Western Australia servicing the Water Industry and supporting community growth through access to critical locally manufactured water infrastructure. Original pipe making site based in Falkirk Park Estate (near Maylands Railway station) – then Mephan Ferguson's Pipe Works – operated from late 1890s to early 1900 and...

How mining companies can build more resilient supply chains

Posted By Australian Mining,
10/08/2020 09:21 AM
Supply chain disruptions of the magnitude created by the COVID-19 pandemic are causing the industry to re-assess its strengths and weaknesses to be better prepared for potential ripple effects.  To put into perspective the scale of supply chain disruptions, the World Economic Forum reported in May that week-on-week trade in China, the United States and Europe halved because of the crisis.  In the same month, data from Tradeshift, a global platform for supply chain management,...

Carrier pipe installation for Western Sydney’s Northern Road Upgrade

Posted By Utility Magazine,
30/06/2020 09:46 AM
Kwik-ZIP HDX-38 spacers were installed to facilitate the slip-lining of 160m of DN900 MSCL (Sintakote) carrier pipe into DN1200 Jacking Pipe for the Northern Road Upgrade (Stage 5) Project in Western Sydney.     Due to the run length and weight of the pipe, the kwik-ZIP spacer rings were installed at 1m intervals for the first 30m of the pipe, and then at 2m intervals for the remaining 130m. The project highlights the ability of kwik-ZIP’s HDX range to support carrier pipe...

1753 OD Rubber Ring Joints

Posted By Steel Mains,
24/06/2020 11:48 AM
1753 OD Sintajoint Rubber Ring Joint pipes ready for delivery on the Cherry St level removal crossing project.Combined with unrestrained Rubber Ring Joint fittings, these pipes will be used for the watermain diversion on an existing Southern Rural Water asset. McConnell Dowell will be overseeing the installation of these pipes.If you would like more information on our unrestrained Rubber Ring Joints, please click the the following link: https://lnkd.in/gezE3t7#steelpipes...

Pipes delivered at Victorian crossing removal

Posted By The Australian Pipeliner,
18/06/2020 14:33 PM
Steel Mains pipes and fittings have been delivered at a level crossing removal in Werribee, Victoria, overseen by McConnell Dowell. The Cherry St level crossing removal in Werribee involves the diversion of two existing City West Water potable watermains. The first set of Steel Mains’ 660 mm outside diameter Sintakote mild steel pipe and fittings were delivered to site this week, with McConnell Dowell managing the level crossing removal and water main...

Australian steel facilitates construction of W2BH

Posted By The Australian Pipeliner,
18/06/2020 14:00 PM
Construction of the 270 km W2BH, completed in December 2018, was facilitated by a proudly Australian partnership between Steel Mains and Bluescope Steel to supply almost 30,000 t of steel pipes. In addition to securing the long-term water supply for Broken Hill, the project is enabling growth and prosperity for local communities, as well as state and national economies in regional NSW. In October 2017, WaterNSW appointed a consortium of John Holland, MPC Kinetic and TRILITY to...