Enduroplank™ Decking Like New 10 Years On At Bellerive Yacht Club, Hobart TAS

10 years ago, Bellerive Yacht Club in Hobart, Tasmania installed recycled plastic decking Enduroplank™ and profiles for seating along their dock. The recycled plastic products from Replas, still looking as new, have not corroded, cracked or split from the marine environment. Enduroplank™ is a sturdy, low maintenance decking product that provides an ethical alternative to [...]

Blue Recycled Plastic Bollards Shine at Pembroke Park in Sorrell Council Tasmania

Pembroke Park, just outside of bustling Hobart Tasmania, is home to several blue 125 mm squared recycled plastic bollards from Replas. The robust, 125 mm square bollards have a pyramid-shaped top, an ideal solution wherever rigid barriers are required, like at Pembroke Park. 125 mm square bollards are hollow to reduce its weight for easier [...]

City Of Launceston Completes Pedestrian Bridge With Enduroplank™ Decking

In July 2018, the City of Launceston in Tasmania completed a pedestrian and cyclist bridge accessing Seaport to Riverbend Park spanning the North Esk River. "The City of Launceston is thrilled with the positive comments we've received about the newly constructed Seaport pedestrian bridge in Launceston," explained City of Launceston Mayor, Albert van Zetten. "The [...]

Retirement Village Can Sit In Comfort With Custom Kimberley Seat

Recently a Retirement Lifestyle Village in Tasmania's South contacted Replas about recycled plastic furniture they had seen elsewhere supplied by Replas. Particularly interested in a custom Kimberley seat, this seat was fitted with two sets of arms. One set in the traditional position on the outer ends, and the other 'in board.' This allows the [...]

Launceston Church Grammar Primary School Has The Replas Works!

Down in Launceston Tasmania, the Church Grammar Primary School is not shy to a Replas product! Surrounding both the primary and secondary school includes multitudes of Replas products. These products include settings, seats, benches, and grand stand seating made from profiles. Have their schools surrounded by Replas products means the future of the school will [...]

Fencing Fit For A Mayor At Banksia Centre In Latrobe Council – Tasmania

The local indoor sport, arts, and meeting venue, Banksia Centre in Tasmania, required new fencing surrounding the carpark. Replas bollard fencing went over very well with Mayor Peter Freshney who explains, “the bollards were sourced from Replas for several reasons; they are cost effective, easy to install, visually suitable, and are environmentally sound being made [...]

Circular Head RSL purchases Kingfisher seats to honor the four services on ANZAC day

Recently the Circular Head RSL Centenary Committee in Smithton Tasmania, purchased 2 Kingfisher seats in an unusual colour combo, black on black. They then had custom seat backs fabricated and designed by a local workshop, Pro Art Signs – Darren Gorringe, to capture an ANZAC remembrance them. These were installed on ANZAC day between the [...]

Seaport

Built in 2002 from Tasmanian Ironbark, the waterfront boardwalk at Seaport in Launceston, Tasmania had reached the end of its practical life after only 10 years. Even with regular maintenance, the Ironbark could not stand up to the tough climatic conditions of the area. After a very thorough and lengthy selection process, Enduroplank™ decking from [...]

Osford’s Raspins Beach clean and accessible

Orford’s Raspins Beach on Tasmania’s East Coast is an iconic point for visitors passing through, looking for a beautiful scenic background to photograph. Travellers can enjoy a break on the beach with all the amenities provided to refresh and recuperate. In recent years, Raspins Beach has won the Keep Australia Beautiful Clean Beaches Award and [...]

Orford’s Raspins Beach clean and accessible

Orford’s Raspins Beach on Tasmania’s East Coast is an iconic point for visitors passing through, looking for a beautiful scenic background to photograph. Travellers can enjoy a break on the beach with all the amenities provided to refresh and recuperate. In recent years, Raspins Beach has won the Keep Australia Beautiful Clean Beaches Award and [...]

Agfest chooses Replas

At this year’s Agfest Field Days 2014 Replas collected several ute-loads of waste-plastic which had been gathered from the 2013 show. Anthony from Agfest was on hand to assist with the loading of the waste-plastic which is now heading to Victoria for processing. Replas’ new bollard range was on display and the new “Brolga” bollard [...]

Overcoming obstacles

Replas team-members were approached by a client who wished to build a set of stairs and landings using the infamous Enduroplank™ product. The council that he was quoting for had decided to change their tender to show the recycled-plastic Enduroplank™ instead of the previously specified timber decking, due to the longer life span and higher [...]

The post is in

Albuera Street Primary School in Hobart were so happy with the Replas posts that line their entrance they recently contacted us to order some more. The recycled-plastic posts create an elegant yet extremely simple barrier that will stand the test of time.

Super solution

Caught up with the latest craze in sports? Disc golf combines the skill of golf with the fun of Frisbee®. One of Australia's leading disc golf experts, Richard Sampson from Discology wants to make this activity more eco-friendly and sustainable and has identified Replas products as a perfect fit for key equipment infrastructure. At the [...]

Weathering the storm

A recycled-plastic beach viewing platform and access path at Raspins Beach in Tasmania, was chosen because it would have minimal impact on the landscape and cope with the coastal conditions. Twelve months after installation it has proven to be the perfect choice. ‘The walkway section was tested by a severe beach eroding storm several weeks [...]

Recycled plastic makes Tynwald wheelchair friendly

Recently, the Derwent Valley Council in Tasmania undertook some improvements at Tynwald Park, a large recreation park which has BBQ, sporting & play areas within its boundaries. As part of the upgrade, council wished to improve wheelchair access. The existing old treated pine post and log combination protruded, hindering entry. The solution was to use [...]

Under Construction

Tasmania’s largest construction company Fairbrother & John Holland teamed up to build the new Menzies Centre Building. Composite Fibre (FRP) bearers were specified for the substructure below the outdoor deck areas with 600 lm of product used. While the Fairbrother/John Holland tradespeople onsite were unfamiliar with FRP, they found it easy to work with. The [...]

Track marks the spot

Kristine Archer, Urban Design and Environment Coordinator at Kingborough Council worked closely with the Replas Tasmania office to design a range of Trackmarker Signs to be placed in local parks. The signage was needed to clearly identify the parks with their municipality, so the length of the names was a consideration to the final design. [...]

On the road again

Sorell Council in Tasmania is a strong supporter of recycled-plastic products. So naturally they chose Replas 125 mm bollards with pre-installed reflectors to provide the perfect roadside barrier. They are easy to install and offer a long-lasting maintenance-free solution whatever the location.

Glamorgan ‘Springs’ into recycling

Glamorgan Spring Bay Council installed Tasmania’s first beach access pathway using long-lasting Enduroplank™ decking combined with Replas profiles for the substructure. The new pathway will not corrode or deteriorate in this exposed situation and will provide a lasting addition to the beach which is one of Tasmania’s most easily accessible beaches on the beautiful East [...]

Innovations in signage

Birdport Innovations in Tasmania had this to say about their recently installed Replas signage: ‘For superior service and product choose Replas. Birdport Innovations chose this company a second time in two years for their communication, reliability and great artwork combined with sustainable materials. We could not be happier with the installed signs and the public [...]

Launceston City Council bridges the gap

Due to the fact that Enduroplank™ is extremely low maintenance, Launceston City Council, in Tasmania, chose the recycled-plastic decking to complete a new bridge in Youngtown. Wagners CFT and sub-contractor BridgePro assembled and installed the bridge which features a composite fibre sub-surface. Installation was hassle free and the bridge will now provide a long-lasting and [...]

The butterfly effect

Each year in Tasmania, the Kingborough Council hosts a poster competition for schools based on an environmental theme. Bruny Island School, who were winners in 2011 and 2012, have a commitment to sustainable practices with their garden, farm, environment and infrastructure. The students agreed that any purchase with the competition prize money should follow this [...]

Elite design

What do athletes and recycled-plastic have in common? When subject to wet or muddy conditions, a quick shower has them both looking good as new. Launceston Church Grammar in Tasmania commissioned ARTAS architects to design a new fit out for the change rooms of the school’s sports complex. Having previously worked with Replas products, they [...]

Just imagine

With our new range of sheeting colours the possibilities are endless.  ARTAS the architects who designed Queenstown’s Hub in Tasmania made clever use of recycled-plastic sheeting when designing the community centre. Not only creating a striking façade, but one that will last the distance.  ‘We used Replas to produce some collection ‘bins’ for our local [...]

We can take it

Rocky Cape Conservation Reserve is located on the picturesque North Coast of Tasmania. Popular for swimming and boating, the area is idyllic on a nice day, but it also experiences extreme conditions. As well as wild weather, tide fluctuations mean the boat ramp is submerged on a daily basis. Over five years ago Replas recycled-plastic [...]

The test of time

Replas has been around for a long time, but so too have our products. According to Karen Loughborough, Asset Risk Supervisor at West Tamar Council in Tasmania, settings purchased over seven years ago, ‘look as good as they did when first installed. Apart from a slight modification to allow the use of umbrellas they are [...]

River Views

The Launceston City Council in Tasmania, recently unveiled a new viewing deck on the Tamar River which features an Enduroplank™ recycled-plastic deck. Taking pride of place on the deck is a Beachcomber seat which was custom designed by Replas for the Lions Club of Riverside. Launceston Mayor Albert van Zetten said, ‘Council officers wanted something [...]

Replas welcomes new sales person to Tassie office

Replas would like to welcome Mathew Philpott to the Tasmanian office. He comes to us with a wealth of sales and marketing experience and is loving the idea of being involved with an environmentally responsible product. Mathew is married with two young daughters and says he is, ‘extremely impressed with the knowledge base and talented [...]

Colin Merritt set to spread the good word in New Zealand

Our NZ distributor Metal Art Ltd is pleased to welcome Colin Merritt to the Kiwi team. After spending the last two years growing the Replas business in Tasmania, Colin has made the move back home across the Tasman. He has taken up responsibility for servicing our northern region market, based in Auckland. Colin is looking forward to [...]

A community seat

A Tasmanian Lions Club member noticed disabled residents at Hobblers Bridge complex were forced to sit on a bluestone wall while waiting for taxis and busses. Concerned that this cold, damp seating solution was not good for residents’ health, Riverside Lions Club donated a Beachcomber seat to St Michaels Association. The seat features the Lions [...]

AGFEST 2012

Replas Tasmania attended our 6th Agfest in May 2012. The Agricultural show is the largest of its kind in Tasmania and this year attracted over sixty thousand visitors. Not even the driving rain on set up day, or the cold wet Thursday that started the show could deter visitors from all over Australia coming to [...]

Break O Day

The Break O Day Child and Family Centre in Tasmania is a newly constructed pre-school learning and parental education facility. In designing the outdoor area, landscape architect Dr Don Thomson, of Landscape impressions, chose to incorporate many recycled-plastic products in order to minimise the impact of his designs on our natural resources. Don said, ‘The [...]