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Elmo Talent is Complete

Elmo Talent is Complete

Dunsteel recently finished the interconnecting stair between Level 26-27 of 580 George St for the Elmo Talent fitout. Our scope included the stair structure as well as the finishes including glass, steel balustrade, timber treads and handrails, tactiles and nosing...

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Bathurst St Update

Bathurst St Update

Now we have the ability to weld studs onsite without the need for power because of our new stud welding setup. At Bathurst St we have been welding shear studs on the beams through the bondek. If you would like any further information about our products and services or...

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New Project Kings School

New Project Kings School

Grindley has awarded Dunsteel the structural steel package for works at the Kings School in Parramatta. We will be working on Macarthur House and Hake Harris House primarily on strengthening, extending and upgrading the existing roofs, installing new roofs and first...

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Fact Share

Fact Share

The amount of steel currently in use around the world averages at about 270kg per person. If you would like any further information about our products and services or are seeking help for an upcoming project, feel free to reach out for a confidential chat with our...

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Bathurst St Update

Bathurst St Update

Last night Dunsteel transported and installed 2 beams at Bathurst St with a 130T crane. The beams were 20m long and the heaviest one weighed 16.5 tonne. We also installed Granor Heavy Duty Slip Joints for the beams to sit on to allow movement. Once the steel is...

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Lennox Update

Lennox Update

The Lennox jumpstart columns being installed on site on Friday. If you would like any further information about our products and services or are seeking help for an upcoming project, feel free to reach out for a confidential chat with our professional and friendly...

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Freehills is Complete

Freehills is Complete

Shape Group recently contracted Dunsteel to help complete a project called Freehills. The project was on Level 29 of the 161 Castlereigh St in Sydney CBD and involved filling in a void from an old stair with an infill floor, including the bondek and fire proofing with...

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New Project Darling Park

New Project Darling Park

Darling Park is a new project in Sussex St, Sydney that Dunsteel are working on with Built NSW. The project includes renovating the South East Tower and building a new facade structure. If you would like any further information about our products and services or are...

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Fact Share

Fact Share

The Sydney Harbour Bridge is made entirely of steel and on a hot day can expand up to 18cm in height. If you would like any further information about our products and services or are seeking help for an upcoming project, feel free to reach out for a confidential chat...

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Lennox Update

Lennox Update

Dunsteel made the first delivery of the jump start columns to The Lennox in Parramatta today. If you would like any further information about our products and services or are seeking help for an upcoming project, feel free to reach out for a confidential chat with our...

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Penrith Panthers is Complete

Penrith Panthers is Complete

The Penrith Panthers Link Bridge is now complete. Dunsteel supplied, fabricated and installed the steelwork to the link bridge connecting the League Club with the new Multi storey car park. There were 3 box sections that when put together on site created a bridge over...

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Elmo Talent Update

Elmo Talent Update

The works for Axiom at Elmo Talent are coming along great. We have installed the staircase and stunning handrail and are now looking forward to seeing the finished product. If you would like any further information about our products and services or are seeking help...

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New project BMW Rushcutters

New project BMW Rushcutters

Taylor have awarded Dunsteel the structural steel package for BMW Rushcutters. We are excited to be part of what is expected to be one of the largest dealership refurbishments in Sydney's history. Our scope includes 9 flights of stairs, 2 plantrooms, an awning and...

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Fact Share

Fact Share

Fun Fact: The energy needed to produce a ton of steel has halved in the last 30 years. If you would like any further information about our products and services or are seeking help for an upcoming project, feel free to reach out for a confidential chat with our...

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Environmental Sustainability Charter Membership

Environmental Sustainability Charter Membership

Dunsteel have just completed the audit for the ASI Environmental Sustainability Charter and remain at the top with a GOLD status - David Ryan 'Dunsteel is an exemplar in its field of environmental project performance'. Charter members can earn a green star point for...

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Air Trunk is Complete

Air Trunk is Complete

It was an absolute pleasure to work alongside A W Edwards again at Air Trunk. We completed 5 sets of fire stairs, some generator access platforms and the awning and façade steelwork. If you would like any further information about our products and services or are...

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Gregory Hills Update

Gregory Hills Update

Dunsteel have been working on this old Masters Building in Gregory Hills to transform it into a Bunnings store. We completed shop drawing, fabrication and installation of the structural steel for the refurbishment. If you would like any further information about our...

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A Look into the Past

A Look into the Past

A LOOK INTO THE PAST: 50 Years ago, Dunsteel (then known as Dunlop Steel) were commissioned by The Mittagong Shire Council to build a 10 metre high Rocket Ship climbing frame and slippery dip. The contract was let for a grand total of $705! Unfortunately the Rocket...

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Fact Share

Fact Share

Fun Fact: For an average 20 square house, more than 40 trees are used in the framing. For a steel frame only about 4 recycled cars would be used. If you would like any further information about our products and services or are seeking help for an upcoming project,...

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Seaforth Update

Seaforth Update

Dunsteel are fabricating and installing the steel framing and lift shaft for this 6 storey house on the side of a cliff in Seaforth. If you would like any further information about our products and services or are seeking help for an upcoming project, feel free to...

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Kings School is Complete

Kings School is Complete

Dunsteel worked for Stephen Edwards on the Kings School project completed earlier this year. We completed the structural steel for the whole building, including the roof framing, terracotta columns and precast and glazing support. Stephen Edwards had a tight program...

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Bathurst St Update

Bathurst St Update

This is the BIM model drawn inhouse for our works at Bathurst St with Ford Civil. We have completed the hoarding and are about to start the loading platform and Porterhouse bracing works. If you would like any further information about our products and services or are...

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New Project Richmond Marketplace

New Project Richmond Marketplace

Mainbrace have engaged Dunsteel for the first time to complete the structural steel component of the façade upgrades at Richmond Marketplace. The scope is to supply and install 50 tons of steel which will be fixed to the existing structure as well as some new...

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Fact Share

Fact Share

      Fun Fact: The Golden Gate Bridge was built with 83,000 tons of steel in the early 1930's. Today the improved properties and optimized construction would mean it could be built using half the material. If you would like any further information...

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Northern Beaches Update

Northern Beaches Update

The pedestrian awnings at the new Northern Beaches Hospital are coming along very well. Our scope is to fabricate and install 100 tons of steel for the pedestrian and entrance awnings. We are applying a warranted 3 coat paint system to all the steelwork for superior...

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Kirrabilli is Complete

Kirrabilli is Complete

Dunsteel recently completed works at Kirrabilli with an amazing view of the Harbour Bridge. We had to supply and install a new structural steel façade and balconies to the existing apartment block. If you would like any further information about our products and...

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Tempo Apartments Update

Tempo Apartments Update

We are currently installing the street awning on busy Victoria Rd, Drummoyne at Tempo Apartments. If you would like any further information about our products and services or are seeking help for an upcoming project, feel free to reach out for a confidential chat with...

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10 interesting facts about Steel Fabrication

10 interesting facts about Steel Fabrication

Since 1964, Dunsteel Group has been fabricating steel products of all shapes and sizes. Over the years, our fabricated products have evolved and can be seen in facades from the Sydney CBD through to the fabricated steel supporting the main structure for the upgrade at...

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Sustainable Steel

Sustainable Steel

The Australian steel industry produces in excess of eight million tonnes of steel per year, and including all of its steelmaking, manufacturing and distribution activities has a turnover of circa $30 billion and employs over 90,000 people earning in excess of $4.5...

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The advantages of steel framing

The advantages of steel framing

  When steel framing is used in buildings it enables architectural and design flexibility that is cost efficient, sustainable, durable and safe with resistance to fire, corrosion and pests. Steel framing stands the test of time, it’s light and easy to transport...

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