Nova, Hendsolt, Govt, idec team

idec is currently working with Nova and Hendsolt to design and construct nine (9) fixed base Air Traffic Control and Surveillance Towers at Defence sites around Australia. Radars will be installed on idec towers between 12m and 25m tall at Oakey, Amberley, Townsville, Darwin, Tindal, Pearce, East Sale, Nowra and Williamtown.  The Townsville and Darwin


idec were recently awarded the detailing, fabrication and installation of several buildings at the RAAF Base at Ambereley.   Our scope includes 180t of structural steel over 3 new buildings and the refurbishment of  a number of aged trusses in an aircraft hangar. We have utilised 3D scanning technology to scan the trusses due to be refurbished.


PROJECT WIN:  idec is busy detailing and fabricating 750 tonne of steel for a new hangar to house one of the RAAF’s huge C17 Aircraft at Amberley.  We will be on site to begin standing steel in June. We look forward to working with CPB on this project.

WG1 Reservoir Roof Replacement


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PROJECT WIN idec is currently undertaking the replacement of three reservoir roofs for Gold Coast City Council at Parkwood, Worongary and Tallai. The tanks measure an impressive 37m,  61m and 33m in diameter respectively. Our scope of work includes; Removal of the existing roofs including sub structures Survey, design and manufacture of new roof structures

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Not that we need an excuse to dress up around here, but with the arrival of 3 new bubs to the idec family this year it was seemed fitting to hold a ‘Loud Shirt Day’ to raise money for the Mater Little Miracles. $350 raised for this wonderful cause.    

Project photography of the Lawnton Aquatic Centre Grandstand for Idec Solutions by Fred McKie Photography.

Congratulations to idec Project Manager Stuart Curnow and the whole idec team on the completion of the Lawnton Aquatic Centre Grandstand for Moreton Bay Regional Council.  This Design and Construct project for idec is a  1000 seat grandstand complete with disabled access, time keeping facilities and storage areas.  The structure  provides an impressive facility for

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Swampy Ridge near Mackay QLD  photo credit: Ben Dolphin (Mackay)

This extensive program involved the replacement of Radars at a number of remote locations throughout Australia.  idec were integral in providing the programs construction solutions including; Foundations, Radar Tower alterations, New Towers (including fabrication), Technical rigging services and site works. We thank Indra for the opportunity to work with them on this landmark program and

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PROJECT WIN: Congratulations to the whole  idec team for securing an additional seven (7) Design and Construct acoustic buildings for the Westconnex, Stage 2 project in Sydney for CPBDS JV.  This contract adds to the four (4) we are currently building on stage 1 of Westconnex.    Our scope includes engineering design, fabrication (utilising our built-up


idec have acquired  NSW Government Roads & Maritime Services (RMS) prequalification as a structural steel fabricator.  We add this to our existing Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads (DTMR) prequalification.  idec have experience with commuter shelters, road side guard rail/ screens and  signage.  We look forward to expanding our repertoire  of roads infrastructure projects


idec have proudly played a part in the refurbishment of the Mater Whitty Building located in South Brisbane.  The Whitty Building was originally opened in 1911 and was home to Brisbane’s first hospital.  This refurbishment project aimed to restore and highlight the original building’s charm and quality. Our scope included steel detailing, fabricating and erecting


Through efficient steel design and clever acoustic cladding composition, idec have secured the design and construct contract for four (4) acoustic buildings on the WestConnex- stage 1B project for Leighton Samsung John Holland Joint Venture in Sydney. WestConnex aims to ease a forecasted increase in traffic by widening and extending the M4 and M5 and

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idec to build F&M Warehouse

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F&M have engaged idec to design and construct their new head office facility at Parkinson Industrial Estate. The facility includes: A 1590m2 warehouse plus 286m2 of office space Clear span portal frame designed to accommodate a 5 tonne overhead crane Tilt panel walls Internal fit out including an under bench aquarium Design is underway and


RRS-1 Facility Complete

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idec’s Darwin team have successfully completed the construction of the Remote Radar Facility for JKC. The project was delivered on time and on budget. idec’s scope for this project included: Civil construction works Concrete footings Erection of a 30m telecommunications tower Installation of an equipment shelter Earthing of all works involving 35m deep earth rods

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The ABC’s 7.30 Report reveals the Australian steel industry’s warning about the safety standards of imported steel. Local fabricators are being engaged to repair dangerous workmanship on imported product bound for bridges, road infrastructure and general construction. At idec, we continue our unrelenting commitment to local manufacturing with our workshop producing a 100% compliant product. Hayden Cooper,

Mt Barrow

idec Solutions have been contracted by Airservices Australia to complete the upgrade works to their Mount Barrow (Tasmania) Communications Facility. Mount Barrow is a remote site at an elevation of 1415m with significant weather issues and a helicopter only installation approach for much of the works. The Project involves: Demolition of existing structures onsite including


In July, idec installed the first of three link bridges for Lend Lease at the Sunshine Coast University Hospital, linking the Facilities Management Centre and the Main Hospital Building. The 37 metre bridge was pre-assembled in two sections off site and transported to the construction site for installation. idec utilised a 350 tonne crane to


idec’s Winter edition of ‘insite’ is available now. Click the below image to download.  


idec goes international

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idec has been contracted to design and supply two (2) buildings that will form part of camp accommodation structures for employees on a significant gold mining operation in West Africa. Local temperatures reaching as high as 45 degrees have factored heavily into how idec approached the design work. Given this extreme heat, all buildings and connecting


idec Solutions was recently awarded the contract to Design and Construct a new 1000m2 warehouse on Brisbane’s southside. The structure will be used by Golden Harvest for the storage of raw products prior to exporting. With idec’s in-house capabilities, we will not only design and oversee construction of the concrete tilt panel building, but also


idec CEO, Glenn Gibson, will be taking part in the 2015 Vinnies CEO Sleepout where he will be sleeping rough on one of the coldest nights of the year to raise funds to support Australia’s homeless. On Thursday 18 June, CEO’s around the country will get a small glimpse into life on the streets. Funds


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