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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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The Story of Steel Fabrication in Australia

The Story of Steel Fabrication in Australia

Humble Beginnings Australian’s first attempt at steel fabrication was around the mid 1800’s with no real success due to lack of experience and inferior materials such as iron ore. Later in the 1800’s all attempts of manufacturing ceased and importing from overseas was...

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What are the factors for choosing a steel structural system?

What are the factors for choosing a steel structural system?

Steel Structures are a common feature in most buildings these days. From commercial buildings through to luxury apartment blocks, steel is a major component in the construction and design phase due to its durability, cost efficiency and flexibility. Timber, Steel and...

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What are the advantages of Structural Steel?

What are the advantages of Structural Steel?

Structural steel is used in some shape or form in almost any type of structure. In today’s modern architecture, steel is a predominant feature because of its adaptability and its aesthetic appeal. It is widely recognised as one of the most sustainable materials in the...

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What Dunsteel in-house capabilities include

What Dunsteel in-house capabilities include

In 1964 Noel Dunlop started making simple steel products for the local farmers in the Southern Highlands of NSW. From then the Dunlop family has grown the business considerably to include a 100+ tonne workshop spanning over 4800 metres with a large outdoor area for...

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What experience and services Dunsteel offers

What experience and services Dunsteel offers

Dunsteel is a highly respected Steel Fabrication business that has successfully completed numerous major steel construction projects for leading New South Wales builders and Architects. Dunsteel are one of the most experienced and innovative suppliers of facades and...

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