Royal Wolf designed and delivered a unique two-storey workshop facility
made using shipping containers for BGC Contracting’s Whyalla-based mine site in
South Australia. BGC is one of the country’s major open pit mining contractors.
Royal Wolf was commissioned by BGC to deliver a new modular workshop
that would help support the operations of the mine site, specifically providing
the ability to conduct all-weather maintenance on mining dump trucks.
Royal Wolf created a double-height containerised building made from 14 individually
fitted-out units, each 40 feet in length, and housing one office, five
workshops, three storage spaces and a lubrication distribution centre. Custom
stairs and cantilevered walkways were installed to deliver accessibility and
three loading docks were fitted with pivot gates to allow for goods to be easily
packed in the storage containers.
Royal Wolf CEO Robert Allan said the latest facility builds on an
already strong relationship with BGC Contracting and the mining industry.
Built to specifications given by the client in just three months, the
workshop facility measures 27 metres long, 18 metres wide and 15 metres high. Royal
Wolf’s customised containers are easy to assemble and transport, offering
exceptional strength and security to provide the perfect facility for staff to
carry out mining machinery maintenance onsite.
Royal Wolf's portable buildings range offers various solutions for
meeting amenity requirements when executing short or long term projects in
industry or community settings. These containerised buildings can be
transformed into hotel rooms, site offices, toilet and shower blocks, lunch
rooms, change rooms, first aid rooms, hoardings/ gantries or correctional
Royal Wolf is the largest shipping container provider in Australia and
New Zealand, with 28 Customer Service Centres and over 20,000 customers.