World’s Largest Sundial

World’s Largest Sundial

Galvanized reinforcement was used to build the world’s largest sundial, constructed in Singleton NSW to celebrate Australia’s bicentenary in 1988. The sundial measures 14.6m long and 7.92m high. It is built of 30 t of concrete with 2.5 km of galvanized...
Parliament House, Canberra

Parliament House, Canberra

Designed for a 200 year life, Australia’s New Parliament House was opened in January, 1988 to coincide with the bicentenary of European settlement. This important public building required the use of sound durable concrete free from the risk of cracking and spalling....
Lotus Temple

Lotus Temple

The Baha’i or ‘Lotus’ Temple at Qutub Minar near Delhi, was completed in 1986. Its shape is based on the petals of the lotus flower with 27 interior petals surrounded by 9 open petals and 9 broad entrance petals. This monumental structure, using bright...
Deep Tunnel System

Deep Tunnel System

An integral part of the Changi sewerage treatment facility is the discharge of treated effluent into the Straits of Singapore some 5 km from the shoreline. This is achieved through twin reinforced concrete pipes laid in a dredged trench on the seabed. Each section of...
Australian High Court

Australian High Court

Several important Australian Federal Government buildings located in the Parliamentary Triangle in Canberra were constructed using galvanized reinforced pre-cast cladding, window and facia units.  A 26 year life assessment of the buildings stated that “throughout the...

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