Macalloy Architectural Tension Bars were used as an within a design and architectural specification for the Basketball Centre
The WA Basketball Centre in Perth, Australia, has a visually stunning lightweight roof structure which encompasses Macalloy tie rods. This basketball arena has a stayed roof structure, suspended using Macalloy tie rods anchored back to ground level concrete blocks.
The arena is home to 2 show courts and 6 practice courts and can house 2,000 spectators.
With the aid of the Macalloy tie rods, the stayed roof structure provides for an un-inhibited internal space, with no internal columns and a large span lightweight roof.
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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.
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.
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.