McElligotts: 65 Years in the Remedial Construction Industry

McElligotts has been operating in the remedial construction and protective coatings industry for over 65 years and was originally established by John and Jim McElligott in 1954. Their unique vision and insight set the company up as industry leaders, a position that we have maintained for over six decades. Today, our new generation of leaders have taken on the McElligotts tradition of continuously striving to be the best.

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Our Services

McElligotts have the capacity to manage projects of any size all throughout Australia. Our continuous investment in our workforce, equipment, knowledgebase and technology enables us to provide services for the diverse requirements of the entire protective coatings and blasting industry. Our experience, attention to detail and skilled team ensure that we can cater to the demands of your project in a safe and environmentally friendly manner.

McElligotts are a leading abrasive blasting, painting and remedial construction firm, providing structure and equipment protection across Eastern Australia and Tasmania. We work on projects big and small, and have over 200 employees, each equipped with their own specialised training in fields like abrasive painting and blasting, protective coating application, scaffolding, toxic paint removal and more.

Our team have experience working on large-scale commercial, industrial and civil infrastructure projects. We have adapted our skills to suit the varied environments and project requirements of our clients and continue to research and develop new solutions such as specialised paint for hydraulic structure protection or developing safe lead paint removal techniques for tight areas.

McElligotts always welcome new challenges and opportunities to adapt our expertise to suit the varied needs of new projects in specialised industries.

Some of the industries we operate in include:

  • Commercial Construction and
  • Petrochemical
  • Mining
  • Energy
  • Dams
  • Water and Waste Water
  • Refineries including on and offshore oil applications
  • Rail, Bridges and Transport
  • Offshore Marine

View our Projects Portfolio to see some of our capabilities.

Safety and Environment:

Our experience, attention to detail and skilled team ensure that we can cater to the demands of your project in a safe and environmentally friendly manner. McElligotts have a strong track record when it comes to safety, with many milestones and records for operation without a workplace injury on one of our sites. We have developed internal processes to ensure that our workers are operating in a safe environment in addition to our OH&S obligations and requirements for handling toxic materials. Some of our safety precautions include having negative air environments when removing toxic paint, HEPA filtering wherever possible, plus regular re-training on new equipment and

Senior supervisors in our team hold NACE Coating Inspector qualifications and our painters and blasters have all completed their Cert III in Surface Preparation and Protective Coatings. Our scaffolding team all hold tickets in advanced scaffolding.

Get in Touch

McElligotts have offices in Victoria, Queensland, Tasmania and New South Wales. We work on projects all throughout Australia.

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03 9369 6711

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