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Innovation in Sustainability: Steel Mains publishes first EPD

Posted By Steel Australia,
11/09/2023 11:37 AM
Steel Mains recently published its first Environmental Product Declaration  (EPD) for their SINTAKOTE® Mild Steel Cement Mortar Lined, medium-density polyethylene coated pipes. The primary purpose of the EPD is to provide transparent and detailed information for the selection of SINTAKOTE® steel pipe and its impact on the environment through selection and life cycle use by customers and water infrastructure asset owners. Originating in 1878, Steel Mains is Australia’s leading...

Kwinana Plant part of the fabric of Australia’s water infrastructure

Posted By Australian Pipeliner,
18/10/2022 12:47 PM
Steel Mains’ history is fundamentally linked with the development of Australia’s water infrastructure since the 1800s. Constantly at the forefront in terms of developments in the water industry, Steel Mains has evolved alongside the water needs of Western Australia. The original pipe making site in WA was Mephan Ferguson’s Pipe Works. Located in Falkirk Park Estate – near the Maylands Railway Station – Mephan Ferguson’s operated from 1890 until the early 1900s, when a new plant at Salvado Road,...

Robust steel pipeline solution provides solutions for life

Posted By The Australian Pipeliner,
01/04/2022 13:00 PM
After more than 140 years as an Australian steel pipe manufacturer, Steel Mains is the country’s premier supplier of pipeline systems, with a consistent history of involvement in large-scale major pipeline projects and a relationship with all major water authorities spanning many decades. Founded in 1878 in Australia, Steel Mains provides the highest quality steel pipeline systems to the most exacting and challenging specifications offering a long-life solution, since they are des...

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...