Wantirna Sewer Shaft

Wantirna Sewer Shaft

McElligotts was engaged by Melbourne Water to rehabilitate the Wantirna Sewer Shaft in March, 2017. The scope of work included the rehabilitation of a 65m deep and 12m diameter sewer shaft. At McElligotts, the safety of our staff and clients is our top priority, so It was especially important for us to maintain a safe
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Concrete Repairs

BMA Coal Terminal

BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) sought out McElligotts to perform repairs to concrete kentledge beams on berth two at the BMA Hay Point Coal Loading Facility in North Queensland. The BMA Hay Point Coal Loading Facility is an important asset of Queensland Coal, and is a central loading point for the seven mines that BMA operate
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Wayatinah Penstocks

Wayatinah Penstocks

In 2016, McElligotts was contracted by Hydro Tasmania to remediate the Wayatinah Penstocks in Wayatinah, Tasmania. An important part of Tasmania’s power systems, the Wayatinah Penstocks are a group of three steel penstocks that run 220m into 3 spiral castings, powering the hydroelectric run of the river Wayatinah Power Station. To begin the project, McElligott’s
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Ryde Bridge

Ryde Bridge

In February 2017, McElligotts was contracted by Duratc on behalf of Maritime Services to complete the rehab and painting of the Ryde Bridge, a steel bridge structure with two truss spans, a central lift span and approach spans. The Ryde Bridge is located just west of the Sydney CBD and connects Ryde in North Sydney
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McElligotts Projects

Cape Wickham Lighthouse

Situated on King Island, Tasmania, the Cape Wickham Lighthouse is Australia’s tallest lighthouse, standing 48 metres tall. Built in 1861, the lighthouse is constructed of local stone, has walls 3.4 metres thick at the base and 11 flights of stairs each with 20 steps. The lighthouse was originally lit with a single oil wick burner
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Snowy Hydro Project

Snowy Hydro

An international engineering marvel both today and at the time it was devised, the Snowy Mountains scheme, or Snowy Hydro, is a network of sixteen dams, seven power stations and 225km of pipelines and aqueducts in Southern New South Wales. The sheer scale of the project required 25 years of continual construction and connected new
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Slade Point Reservoir

Slade Point Reservoir

McElligotts recently completed repairs for the Slade Point Reservoir in partnership with Mackay Regional Council. The reservoir was exhibiting deteriorated concrete with spalling, delaminated concrete and areas of exposed reinforcement. Slade Point is a small coastal town in Mackay. It’s unique location makes it one of the few spots in the region where visitors can
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Black Hill Water Reservoir

Black Hill Water Reservoir

McElligotts was engaged to remediate concrete seepage at the Black Hill Water Reservoir. Owned by the Hunter Water Corporation, the Black Hill Water Reservoir is an 86 million litre water reservoir, constructed in 1939. The structure was still in good overall condition, but had begun to show signs of seepage, with water escaping through deteriorated
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Light House Repairs

Cape Naturaliste

Sitting more than 100 metres above sea level on the headland at the western edge of WA’s Geographe Bay, the Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse is an incredibly popular tourist attraction in the Margaret River Region. Drawing in 75,000 visitors annually, and having been built in 1904, it was clear that the lighthouse was in need of
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Westgate Bridge Project

Westgate Bridge Strengthening Project

Built in 1978, Westgate Bridge is an iconic structure that’s played a huge part in moving Melbourne for decades. After thirty years of operation, Westgate Bridge had daily traffic of 160,000 vehicles, compared to the 40,000 it was carrying per day after opening. McElligotts was sub-contracted by John Holland Construction for abrasive blasting and other
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