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Barwon Water project awarded to Dunstans

27 October 2015

Dunstans Construction Group are please to be announce the award of a Design Construct HDD Outfall project for Barwon Water in Anglesea, Victoria.

This is a complex project comprising of sub sea marine works and pipeline fabrication. Construction commenced in October.

Dunstans welcomes Alex Dunstan to the business

1 October 2015

Dunstans welcomed Alex Dunstan to the business in 2015 as he completed year 1 in his Boiler Making apprenticeship.

Alex is now working alongside his two brothers: Thomas (Projects), Edward (Mechanic) and his cousin Sam (Mechanic).

We are excited about the next Generation working through the ranks and continuing to support our clients on challenging projects.

A new Farley profile cutter

2 September 2015

Dunstans Engineering division are pleased to announce that we have added a 12m bed Farley Profile cutter to our fleet of specialised equipment.

This will provide our clients with superior products with reduce cost savings said Murray Dunstan, Director.

Dunstans have added a new directional drill to the fleet

Ray Dunstan releases his new book

17 August 2015

On the 25th of April 2015, surrounded by friends and family from far and wide, Ray Dunstan released his new book, which is a collection of history and memories from the Dunstan Family.

Dunstans now hires vacuum tankers

17 August 2015

We’re continuing to grow our fleet of modern vacuum tankers here at Dunstans, with the introduction of another twin steer 10,000lt Minspec Unit.

Caltex contract completion

31 July 2015

Dunstans has successfully completed the installation of the first two stages of the Caltex jet fuel pipeline in Brisbane, which included four complex HDD crossings.

This was an keystone project for Dunstans with the completion of the longest HDD crossing of the Brisbane River and the installation of the 1,100 metre new 250mm poly coated steel pipeline below the river.

Three additional HDD crossings were carried out in busy industrial corridors with the entry and exit locations within metres of high-pressure gas, water and fuel pipelines as well as electricity, fibre optic and copper telecommunications cables.

All HDD crossings were successfully completed on time and with no time lost due to injury.

Dunstans complete NBN in Port Augusta

31 July 2015

Working with SA Power Networks, Dunstans has completed multiple stages of works for the NBN roll-out in Port Augusta, SA.

These works involved both HDD and trenching as well as pit installation and potholing of existing services. Multiple crews conducted works in succession in Port Augusta to ensure all works were managed efficiently and safely.

Working in built-up areas of Port Augusta, our team were constantly locating and working in the vicinity of gas pipelines, water mains, electricity and telecommunications. Dunstans completed over 15km of Horizontal Directional Drilling as part of the works.

All HDD crossings were successfully completed on time and with no time lost due to injuries.

AGL hydro project completion

31 July 2015

In challenging conditions, Dunstans has installed 400m of new 650mm steel and GRP pipe as part of the AGL hydro project.

Encountering high rainfall and snowfall during the works, Dunstans safely and successfully installed the new 400m of pipe, replacing the heritage wood stave pipeline.

Transgrid FOC install contract award

31 July 2015

Dunstans has been awarded a project for the installation of 6km of Fibre Optic Cable (FOC) from TransGrid’s tower to multiple customers located in Walla Walla NSW.

This private project is a design and construct contract with FOC to be installed using a combination of conduit and direct buried methods with HDD and trenching. Pit installations, hauling and splicing will was conducted in-house by Dunstans.

Dunstans has carried out environmental and cultural heritage assessments for the project.

All HDD crossings were successfully completed on time and with no time lost due to injuries.