In 2013, the multi-disciplined provider, Siemens won a contract to supply the Roy Hill Iron Ore mine, and in 2015, made the decision to set up a service centre in Perth, WA.
A typical commercial warehouse includes steelwork for the columns, roof trusses, and bracing. Being a critical component of the buildings’ structural framework, the steel items needed to be protected from the elements.
For example, the $6m Siemens building contained around 120T of Structural Steel, which was painted in a single coat, Inorganic Zinc system, over a class 2.5 blast.
Coating Tips for Commercial Structural Steelwork
Over the past 50 years, Ferro-Clean has processed many similar projects to Siemens. Here are some useful tips;
The Future for Western Australian Construction
Undoubtedly, the mining boom is over and the future of construction in W.A. lies in commercial buildings and infrastructure as major companies set up in Perth to service the ongoing maintenance in Mining and Oil & Gas.
Looking ahead to 2016, there are already 300 commercial building projects approved for construction, totaling over $1.9bn investment, which is encouraging news!
In a tough market it is critical to provide faultless service and to partner with reliable suppliers and contractors in order to deliver on time, and to the client’s expectations.