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Kingfield Wins GAA’s 2018 Sorel Award

Boral’s existing CBD concrete manufacturing facility in Melbourne was compulsorily acquired for the Melbourne Metro Tunnel Project. As such, Boral chose to build a new high capacity plant in West Melbourne. The location provides excellent site accessibility to road infrastructure and expands Boral’s supply radius to 20km. The new three-acre site has the greatest capacity […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Australia’s first 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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

2017 Finalist in Premier’s Sustainability Awards

Kingfield Galvanizing invested $20million in developing a state-of-the-art hot dip galvanizing (HDG) facility in Victoria. The new plant was designed to deliver a commercially viable Australian benchmark for the future of galvanizing. To achieve this, we developed initiatives under three key sustainability criteria; Recycling, Reducing Environmental Impacts and Improved Workplace Safety. The plant build combines […]

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 steel work provided significant benefits over the original design in aesthetics, […]

Advanced Pre-Treatment keeps plant clean & lean – Steel Magazine article, March 2017

Proving that environmental sustainability and business efficiency can go hand in hand, the fully automated and sealed pre-treatment area of Kingfield Galvanizing’s larger new plant in Melbourne allows staff to be re-deployed to areas of the business and turn up the heat to achieve much greater throughput. Commissioned in April 2015, the plant expansion more […]

Kingfield supplies HDG steel for MFB Project

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 […]