Steel Pencil - Construction Modelling Services

Steel Pencil, Construction Modellers
Offices in New Zealand, Australia & Philippines

Our Projects

Steel Pencil are involved in a wide range of projects around the world chosen because of  their expertise. Below is a partial list of projects, or click on the links to view projects according to discipline. Remember to check back from time to time as this page is updated often.

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1691 - Christchurch 'Cardboard' Transitional Cathedral

Christchurch 'Cardboard' Transitional Cathedral
Owner: Church Properties Trustees
Address: Madras and Hereford Streets, Christchurch, New Zealand
Tonnage: 58 Tonnes of steel & 98 x 600mmØ cardboard tubes

After the New Zealand wide trauma of the Canterbury earthquakes in September 2010 and February 2011, it is a good feeling to see Christchurch start its rebuild. Steel Pencil is involved in several projects. One particularly interesting one is the acclaimed “cardboard cathedral”, more properly known as the Transitional Cathedral. Designed (pro bono) by famous Japanese architect Shigeru Ban, th

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1688 - Cape Lambert Dump Hoppers CD6C & CD7C

Cape Lambert Dump Hoppers CD6C & CD7C
Owner: Rio Tinto Limited
Address: Pilbara, Western Australia, Australia
Tonnage: 340

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1680 - Ngaruawahia Bridge

Ngaruawahia Bridge
Owner: NZ Transport Agency
Address: State Highway 1, Waikato River, New Zealand
Tonnage: 650

The Ngaruawahia Bypass will cross the Waikato River approximately 400 metres upstream of the existing Horotiu Bridge on a 125m long by 16m wide bridge. The design of this bridge ensures that the bridge piers are located on the riverbanks clear of the Waikato River waterway, except in times of flood. The soffit level will also provide navigation clearance and freeboard under maximum flow conditi

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1677 - Codrilla CHPP Mine Project

Codrilla CHPP Mine Project
Owner: MacArthur Coal
Address: Bowen Basin, Queensland, Australia
Tonnage: 50

Steel Pencil was commissioned by Melco Engineering to provide shop drawings for the product bin, discharge chute, gate and supporting steelwork. Steel Pencil are working on, or have completed, other critical items for this project.

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1673 - 25 x 25m Post Tensioned Dome

25 x 25m Post Tensioned Dome
Owner: s2 Corporation Pty Ltd
Address: Sydney NSW, Australia

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1667 - Kaituna River Bridge

Kaituna River Bridge
Owner: NZ Transport Agency
Address: Paengaroa, Kaituna, New Zealand
Tonnage: 1100

The 150 metre long Kaituna River bridge lies within the new highway road from Domain Road to Paengaroa. The bridge which crosses over the Kaituna River at the newly aligned Bell road will consist of two lanes in either direction with access available for pedestrians and cyclists. When the bridge is complete the specifications of it will include 2500 cubic metres of poured concrete, 19,000 nu

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1659 - Lower Hatea Bridge

Lower Hatea Bridge
Owner: Whangarei District Council
Address: Whangarei, New Zealand
Tonnage: 340

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1656 - Te Takare Development

Te Takare Development
Owner: Horowhenua District Council
Address: 10 Bath Street, Levin, New Zealand

An old supermarket in Levin was perfectly located to convert into an expanded public library, and the extra space allowed for a whole raft of community facilities to be included, all on a shoestring budget using local contractors and sub-contractors. Good team work and collaboration by all resolved issues as they arose to produce a superb place of learning. NEW ZEALAND COMMERCIAL PROJECTS AWARD

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1649 - Didipio Gold Project

Didipio Gold Project
Owner: Oceana Gold
Address: Luzon, Philippines

Steel Pencil were contracted by the owner Oceana Gold to facilitate all the shop drawing, both structural and mechanical for the entire site. The proximity of our production office in Manila, Philippines meant that the client had easy access to information throughout the design and detailing phase. The project was managed by our New Zealand office which demonstrated Steel Pencil's ability to ma

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1640 - BR150 Pedestrian Bridge

BR150 Pedestrian Bridge
Owner: Queensland Government
Address: Woogaroo Creek, Queensland, Australia

This 40m long x 6m wide x 8m tall pedestrian bridge was built and delivered to site on time. The arches where developed CHS 406mm in diameter and are elliptical adding a complexity only tackled by those with special expertise. Guards and handrailing were also 3D modelled and supplied ensuring and close coordination was required with the civil contractors too.

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Steel Pencil is available to clients around the world. We have offices in Palmerston North New Zealand, in Manila, Philippines and Brisbane, Australia.  Click here for contact details.

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