Metalcom Recycling Depot Concrete Works

Client McMahon Services
Location Karratha, WA
Value $0.7 million
Duration Apr 2012 - Jun 2012

Project overview

Metalcom is the largest and most experienced scrap metal recycler in the Pilbara region with over 150 collection bins distributed across the region. While Metalcom is based in the Pilbara, they service clients across all states and territories of Australia for the collection, transportation, processing and marketing of scrap metal to Asia Pacific. Recycled scrap metals handled includes brass, copper, stainless steel, cast iron, lead, zinc and nickel.

Ballestrin was contracted to complete the construction of several concrete elements, for McMahon Services’ sister company Metalcom’s recycling depot in Karratha’s Light Industrial Area.

Works included the installation and placement of reinforcement steel and formwork to slab, set down, pits, aprons and verandas, steel footings and pier footings totalling 12,000m² of works. Scope included placement and set-up of control joints, concrete placement, construction of a 60t weigh bridge measuring 22m by 6.5m and construction of a rail iron turning bay measuring 20m by 25m.