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

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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Cape Naturaliste

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

West Gate Bridge Strengthening Project

Built in 1978, West Gate Bridge is an iconic structure that’s played a huge part in moving Melbourne for decades. After thirty years of operation, West Gate 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
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Eastern Treatment Plant Works

Eastern Treatment Plant Refurbishment

McElligotts performed remedial construction works during the Eastern Treatment Plant refurbishment between August 2011 and November 2013. During construction, major leaks had developed in concrete structures, requiring a strip of the existing coating and a relining. Our team lined over 5000m2 of concrete with Polibrid, using a reinforced coating system we’d developed using geo fabric.
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Refinery Maintenance

We conduct remedial maintenance programs at oil and gas refineries across Australia, putting together maintenance programs tailored to our client’s needs. Our team have worked on tanks, pipelines, walkways, vessels and exchangers, providing services that include: Ultra-high pressure cleaning and surface preparation Abrasive blasting and hand tool surface preparation Robotic blasting Relining Scaffolding access Protective
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Kangaroo Valley Pipe Cleaning

Kangaroo Valley Pipeline Relining

From April to September 2013, McElligotts was contracted to work on the Kangaroo Valley pipeline by the Sydney Catchment Authority. It was a large job involving a complete strip and relining of a 1.8Km long, 2.6m wide pipeline. The pipeline had only two access points, which definitely brought some hurdles throughout the project. Our initial
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Rail Beam Scaffolding

In July 2010, McElligotts erected scaffolding access to a ship fender along a rail beam. Instead of a conventional vertical birdcage design, this scaffolding had to hang from engineered brackets, welded to the rail beam above. As part of the design and engineering process, we prepared a 3D CAD design for our clients, ensuring they
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