Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Catholic College in Alice Springs, NT, have included recycled plastic profiles in their playground area as a capping on top of bricks to be used for seating. "I was searching for a safe and durable product, resilient in the harsh Alice Springs environment with ranges from -5°C to 45°C [...]
The Ingkerreke Outstation Resource Centre in Alice Springs, Northern Territory have recently purchased Replas recycled plastic bollards in multiple sizes to be distributed throughout the Aboriginal Town Camps. Darren Moulds, Infrastructure Officer said, "the local town council have installed existing bollards, and we are very happy with this product as it holds up to our harsh [...]
"The bollards and wheel stops were installed out at Serpentine Gorge, 100km west of Alice Springs on Namatjira Drive. The works was for the Parks and Wildlife Commission NT," explains Clint Thompson at Diggamen Civil in the Northern Territory. "They were upgrading an existing car park that had permapine (timber) posts, that had started to [...]
Wi-Fi hotspots are helping Australia to become one of the most digitally connected places on Earth, extending coverage of a typical hand held device to about 10-15 km. The Centre for Appropriate Technology in Alice Springs worked with the traditional owners of Finke Gorge National Park to install a hotspot which is designed not only [...]
New bollards have been installed at Alice Springs Airport in the Northern Territory. The 100 millimetre square bollards line the runway and are complete with custom installed reflectors. The location of the bollards demonstrates the versatility of the product, and with built in UV stabilisers, these recycled-plastic bollards are perfect for withstanding the harsh Australian [...]
In January 2013 a bush fire swept through Kings Canyon in Alice Springs, NT, devastating a timber boardwalk in the area. Instead of repairing it with timber which is vulnerable to further damage the decision was made to use Enduroplank™ decking. Replas Diamond Club member Bullant Building, installed a magnificent new floating boardwalk made from [...]
Central Australia is an area that experiences some tough conditions, so any signage needs to be equally as tough. Replas signage has proven to be the perfect choice for the Alice Springs Desert Park. The recycled-plastic copes beautifully with the climate and as a bonus is resistant to termites.
The Centre for Appropriate Technology campus in Alice Springs is a not for profit organisation providing skills training for indigenous people. The Centre has incorporated Replas recycled materials in a number of skills teaching projects. Replas profiles have been used in seating located around the campus grounds.
The Northern Territory Government have used the Replas 145 mm square bollard extensively throughout the Territory. From tourist attractions, to roadways and car parks around government facilities. At the Arid Zone Research Institute in Alice Springs these long-lasting bollards line the driveway beautifully and as a bonus are resistant to termites.
Replas yellow speed humps proudly guard the entrance to the Alice Springs Hospital car park. Recycled-plastic speed humps are light enough to be installed by one person without the use of lifting equipment, yet provide a tough long-lasting solution.
The Old Telegraph Station at Alice Springs is a major tourist attraction in the town. Replas 145 mm bollards have been used extensively to line the roadways and define car parks in the vicinity of the Telegraph Station.
Wayoutback Desert Safaris, in Alice Springs provides unique outback experiences for tourists. When creating two camps at Yulara (Uluru) and at Kings Canyon Station they needed to use materials that were robust and long lasting in the extremes of the outback. After consulting with Replas, the company trialled the use of recycled-plastic profiles and sheeting [...]
The Centre for Appropriate Technology (CAT), in Alice Springs, works to secure sustainable livelihoods for communities of Indigenous people through appropriate technology. Students at the centre were given the opportunity to work with recycled plastic, creating 20 seats made from Replas slats on a steel frame. Not only are the students gaining valuable practical experience, [...]
The Department of Construction and Infrastructure in Alice Springs has used recycled-plastic bollards to fix a maintenance problem at the side of the Alice Springs Court House. What was a place for abandoned shopping trolleys and other refuse is now a well-managed space. Why pay more for timber bollards? To see our latest Bollard brochure [...]