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Kingfield Galvanizing has made the 2018 AFR Most Innovative Companies List

Kingfield Galvanizing was honoured to be recognised as one of Australia and New Zealand’s Most Innovative Companies. The prestigious annual list, published by The Australian Financial Review, is based on a rigorous assessment process managed by Australia’s leading innovation consultancy, Inventium, in conjunction with a panel of industry expert judges. Kingfield Galvanizing ranked 70th on [...]

By |August 1st, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Kingfield Galvanizing has made the 2018 AFR Most Innovative Companies List

Kingfield Galvanizing wins Australian Construction Award

Kingfield Galvanizing has won the Process Innovation Award at this year’s Australian Construction Awards for their technological advances in the hot dip galvanizing (HDG) industry. The Awards honour Australia’s construction, design, built environment and architecture industry. Kingfield’s process innovation integrates sustainability and automation in a state-of-the-art hot dip galvanizing facility, in Somerton, Victoria. The plant [...]

By |June 18th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Kingfield Galvanizing wins Australian Construction Award

National forecast and Victorian construction data insights

As members of the Green Building Council (GBCA), the Infrastructure Sustainability Council (ISCA) and several construction industry forums, Kingfield Galvanizing regularly receives the latest forecast data. Victoria continues to be a star performer in the construction sector and our state’s forecast growth provides industry suppliers with ongoing business opportunities. Find out more in this snapshot [...]

By |June 12th, 2018|Blog, Case Studies|Comments Off on National forecast and Victorian construction data insights

Eureka Stadium

Stage I of Ballarat’s Major Events Precinct redevelopment used 360 tonnes of hot dip galvanized (HDG) steelwork in the upgrade of Eureka Stadium to the new Mars Stadium. The HDG coating solution provided the project cost and time efficiencies required for the new regional sports and entertainment facility, the first of its kind in the [...]

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St Kilda Adventure Playground

Kingfield Galvanizing hot dip galvanized (HDG) 18 tonnes of steel for the new St Kilda Adventure Playground located just 20 metres from an aggressive coastal environment. This replaced a termite-infested wooden structure that served as a community hub for over 30 years. The HDG steelwork provided significant benefits over the original design in aesthetics, constructability, [...]

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Australia’s most sustainable hot dip galvanizing plant

Kingfield Galvanizing invested $20 million in developing the largest sustainable and most highly automated galvanizing plant. The facility has the lowest emissions of any HDG plant in the southern hemisphere. Automated processes, enclosed zones and recycling initiatives were designed to reduce waste, minimise emissions and achieve cost efficiencies at the facility in Melbourne's northern suburbs. [...]

By |February 12th, 2018|Case Studies|Comments Off on Australia’s most sustainable hot dip galvanizing plant

Kingfield supplies HDG steel for MFB’s Victorian Emergency Management Training Centre

The Metropolitan Fire Brigade’s (MFB) latest Victorian Emergency Management Training Centre contains 280 tonnes of steel, with 88% of all buildings, including all handrails containing Hot Dip Galvanized (HDG) components completed by Kingfield Galvanizing. The centre provides a facility for fire fighters and all other Victorian emergency management to train together in realistic emergency situations and [...]

By |February 12th, 2018|Case Studies|Comments Off on Kingfield supplies HDG steel for MFB’s Victorian Emergency Management Training Centre

2017 winner in Premier’s Sustainability Awards

Kingfield Galvanizing was delighted to win at the 2017 Premier’s Sustainability Awards for our sustainable and highly automated hot dip galvanizing plant. The $20 million facility has the lowest emissions of any HDG plant in the southern hemisphere. Automated processes, enclosed zones and recycling initiatives were designed to reduce waste, minimise emissions and achieve cost [...]

By |December 13th, 2017|Blog, Galvanizing Sales|Comments Off on 2017 winner in Premier’s Sustainability Awards

Pre-Treatment Tank Cleaning Program

Kingfield recently experienced another 1st for the Australian Galvanizing Industry. We ran our first pre-treatment zone cleaning & desludging for the new plant. The ‘first’ of anything is always the ‘great unknown’, however the process and the results offered key learnings and highlighted some great advantages of operating a facility like ours. The process required [...]

By |November 27th, 2017|Blog, Galvanizing Plant, Galvanizing Technical|Comments Off on Pre-Treatment Tank Cleaning Program

Mars Stadium (previously Eureka Stadium)

Stage I of Ballarat’s Major Events Precinct redevelopment used 360 tonnes of hot dip galvanized (HDG) steel work in the upgrade of Eureka Stadium to the new Mars Stadium. The HDG coating solution provided the project cost and time efficiencies required for the new regional sports and entertainment facility, the first of its kind in [...]

By |November 20th, 2017|Blog, Galvanizing Sales|Comments Off on Mars Stadium (previously Eureka Stadium)