Recently Completed Projects


Kagome Australia

  • Location: Echuca, Victoria 3564

  • Project Summary: Corrosion treatment and application of 2-pack coating system to Tomato processing facility.

  • Project Completion: 2019

  • Scope: Aid climbing and abseiling works to access steel grids for corrosion treatment and application of 2 pack coating system.

A unique job for our team of professionals that came with its unique set of challenges. Extreme heat conditions in country Victoria was an added obstacle to navigate. The result being a very satisfied client to complete the scope within the allocated timeframe and budget while maintaining a hydrated and dedicated workforce.


Elm and Stone

Elm and Stone, Docklands, Melbourne, VIC

  • Location: 24 Newquay Promenade, Docklands VIC 3008

  • Builder: Built Pty Ltd

  • Project Summary: Full design, construction and installation of Facade Access System.

System consists of multiple davit system, pull in anchors and static lines over multiple roofs.


664 Collins Street by Mirvac - Rope Access Glazing Package

  • Location: 664 Collins Street, Melbourne, VIC

  • Builder: Mirvac Construction (Vic) Pty Ltd

  • Project Summary: 13 storey office building with unitised curtain wall and external feature fins

  • Size: Total 12,500sqm

  • Project Completion: 2018

  • Scope:

    • The installation of multiple glass panels with loads up to 320KG

    • Removal and installation of feature fins to curtain wall

    • Design and building of multiple scaffold systems, including counterweight and suspended structures

This project presented the API team with multiple challenges that were overcome through excellent team management via our on site supervisors. All the glazing works were undertaken during full construction with multiple trades active on site.


Volaire

Volaire - Facade Access System

  • Location: 9 Dryburgh St, West Melbourne, VIC

  • Builder: Built Pty Ltd

  • Project Summary: Residential development featuring 152 apartments and retail tenancies.

  • Size: 10 Levels

  • Project Completion: 2018

  • Scope: Design and construction of a façade access system.


Aurora Apartments

  • Location: 224-252 Latrobe Street, Melbourne

  • Builder: Probuild Pty Ltd

  • Project Summary: Residential development featuring 941 residential apartments and 250 serviced apartments.

  • Size: 92 Levels

  • Project Completion: 2019

  • Scope: Glazing works via rope access methods, multiple panel reglazes and installs from ground floor to level 35

Installation of glass panels on a live construction site offers many complex scenarios to navigate through and this site was one of the most challenging due to its size and coordination required with other on site trades. Our team of professionals maintained their focus under extreme adversity and delivered for our client in the safest possible manner.


Australian Unity Building

Australian Unity Building

  • Location: 114 Albert Rd, South Melbourne VIC 3205

  • Builder: Watpac Pty Ltd

  • Project Summary: Located in Albert Road, South Melbourne, the project will deliver an 18-level tower comprising 83 purpose-designed retirement living apartments for Australian Unity.

  • Size: 18 levels

  • Project Completion: January 2019

  • Scope: Design and Construction of the Facade Access System. Comprising of T-plate cast ins, raptor rails, static lines and roof access hatch.


Avant by Probuild - Rope Access Glazing Package

  • Location: 54 A'Beckett Street, Melbourne

  • Builder: Probuild Pty Ltd

  • Project Summary: Residential development featuring 473 apartments and retail tenancies.

  • Size: 57 Levels

  • Project Completion: 2018

  • Scope:

    • Glazing works via rope access methods

    • Multiple panel reglazes and installations

Multiple glass panels were replaced and installed during construction that required a capable and competant glazing team to complete during construction phase. API took ownership of the job through reliable on site management that we pride ourselves on.


Kings Domain by Hamilton Marino - Rope Access Glazing Package

  • Location: 68 Dorcas Street, Southbank, Melbourne, VIC

  • Builder: Hamilton Marino Pty Ltd

  • Project Summary: Residential development featuring 235 apartments and retail tenancies

  • Size: 24 Storeys

  • Project Completion: 2018

  • Scope:

    • Design and construction of a façade access system

    • Crane tie glazing of double-glazed vision and spandrel panels

    • Broken panel replacements

    • Installation of external vertical flashings

    • Rope Access painting works

    • Tilt panel caulking

With a publicly accessible roof terrace, due consideration had to be given to façade access anchor points not being trip hazards around the terrace, hence the perimeter glazed screen was shifted back by Hamilton Marino Builders to provide a maintenance-only zone to the level 24 roof edge.

API designed a series of rope access anchor cleats to be integrated into the roof ‘crown’ columns [by the steel contractor], as well as calling up three overhead Fall Arrest static lines, given the edge was now ‘live’.

Six davit locations were also provided to facilitate temporary swing stage access for finishing trades along the East elevation.


Sky Sign at 664 Collins Street

  • Location: 664 Collins Street, Melbourne

  • Builder: Mirvac Pty Ltd

  • Project Summary: Installation of Pitcher Partners sky sign to East and Southern facades


New Charsfield

New Charsfield, St Kilda Road, Melbourne, VIC

  • Location: 478 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne VIC 3004

  • Builder: Hamilton Marino Builders

  • Project Summary: Full design, construction and installation of Facade Access System.

System consists of Raptor rails, Davit system and static lines


Urbanest Carlton

Urbanest Carlton Student Accommodation

  • Location: 105 Berkeley St, Carlton VIC 3053

  • Builder: Icon Pty Ltd

  • Project Summary: 13 storey office building with unitised curtain wall and external feature fins

  • Size: 10 levels

  • Project Completion: 2018

  • Scope: API was engaged to design and construct the full facade access system which consisted of T plate anchors at roof level, static lines and mechanical anchors. API was also engaged to complete various facade works during construction including caulking works, facade painting, patching and window shroud installation.