Macalloy Architectural Tension Bars Suspend Ethiad Stadium Roof; Manchester, UK

Macalloy Architectural Tension Rods were used extensively within the structure of Ethiad stadium.

Macalloy tie rods are used to suspend the roof of the Ethiad Stadium, the home of Manchester City. The roof is supported by a stayed structure which uses Macalloy tension rods to suspend the roof from steel pylons, which in turn are anchored back to the ground. The steel pylons are quite unique, protruding from the top of circular spectator walkways which take spectators to different levels of the stadium.

Architect - Arups

Contractor - John Laing

Engineer - Arups

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Australia 108, Melbourne, Australia

Australia 108, planned for construction at 70 Southbank Boulevard, Southbank, Victoria, will be the first 100 storey residential apartment building in the southern hemisphere. Macalloy is providing a total of 203 tonnes of 1030 steel bar in 75mm fully threaded. 


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VTB Arena, Moscow Russia

Work is well under way at the VTB Arena - also known as Dynamo Central Stadium. Macalloy have provided galvanised 520 Grade Tension Rods in M16, M85 and M100. Work is expected to be completed later on this year, ready to host FIFA 2018 World Cup. Macalloy is also supplying Tension Rods to 4 other Russian Stadiums/Arena's - again these venues will be hosting the 2018 World Cup.




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Macalloy can provide support for installation and stressing of all our products. Site services support includes equipment hire, training of site personnel to install and tension bars and on site installation.

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