Materials Handling

Townsville Sugar – Bulk Storage Terminal

Now the world’s largest bulk sugar storage facility measures 335m long, 112m wide and 30m high and is designed to hold 400,000 tonnes of sugar.
Structural solution was the use of portal frames composed of steel trusses spanning 53.5m and spaced at 8.0m centers. Overall the building uses approx. 1,600 tonnes of steel sections including the external conveyor towers and galleries.


Client – Adco Constructions

Location – Townsville (North QLD)

Scope – Portal frames, steel trusses, conveyor towers and galleries.

Steel Tonnage – 1600 tonne