From disaster relief in Hawkes Bay following Cyclone Gabrielle to an innovative and portable “L-shaped” container solution for Lynas Rare Earth and a temporary container facility for 230 workers, it was another busy and innovative year for the team at Royal Wolf.
Here are 10 of the best container projects from this year:
Seven months into the planning, multiple container structures were carefully engineered to house five giant-screen TVs for crowds watching the tennis action at Grand Slam Oval in Melbourne Park during this year’s Australian Open.
To maximise space the bottom layer of the container stacks also doubled as food and beverage kiosks.
To support the aftermath and recovery effort in Hawkes Bay following Cyclone Gabrielle, Royal Wolf deployed secure storage units and site offices to businesses and organisations including local marae, golf clubs, and Riding for the Disabled.
The storage containers were used to store donated goods such as food, stock feed, and essential products for families who had lost their homes.
Bay of Plenty State of the Art Self-Storage Facility
Our newest self-storage facility in Bay of Plenty sets a benchmark for meeting customer needs with 24/7 pin code access, camera security, and our award-winning Wolf Lock containers with tri-locking systems for added security.
With units ranging from 10 to 20 feet and refrigerated container storage, the new facility meets the demand for self-storage options from local businesses and homeowners with limited space on their properties.
Return and Earn Project
Back in 2017, we partnered with TOMRA to deliver 700 reverse vending machines for the NSW Government’s ‘Return and Earn’ scheme.
The great thing is, this highly specialist and bespoke container solution, continues to help reduce the volume of litter and keep recycling top of mind across the state.
Powered by renewable energy, the Site Hub is a 100% self-contained work site that can be set up within minutes without the need for external infrastructure.?
This game-changing container product helps to make operations more efficient and provides significant cost savings for customers.
Watch the video here to learn more about Site Hub: Royal Wolf Site Hub
They may not look like containers, yet the logging cassettes developed in collaboration with KiwiRail have the functionality, simplicity, and efficiency of containers.
Royal Wolf worked with KiwiRail to design and produce the latest rollout of 900 units to help increase the efficiencies and sustainability of its wagon fleet.
Swanson Dock West Project
One of the year’s large-scale container projects saw Royal Wolf partner with McConnell Dowell to supply and install 53 containers for facilities to service up to 230 staff at the Swanson Dock West Remediation Project in Melbourne.
The facilities, including lunchrooms, offices, ablutions, and a first-aid room, provide critical support and amenities for those working on the three-stage project due for completion in 2027.
New Zealand’s oldest ice creamery, Rush Munro's, needed a new home when its long-term lease ended after 97 years. Using containers, the Hawkes Bay institution took the opportunity to carry on its ice cream legacy by moving to the centre of its hometown Hastings.
Two container buildings were created using modified containers to create a container shop (constructed from two 20-foot containers) and a 10-foot accessible disability toilet on a central city site.
Rare Earth Processing
An innovative and portable “L-shaped” container solution was designed and built for Lynas Rare Earth to house its control equipment while also providing full visibility over its plant.
The L-shaped configuration, with three glass panels in a cantilevered structure, provides a 180-degree view of the processing plant, providing a safe and comfortable working environment for operators.
More than 45 containers – ranging from 10-foot kiosks to an 80 m-long blast wall – made an international yachting regatta plain sailing for teams and fans on Lyttelton Harbour.
The scale of the Christchurch event required a robust, temporary infrastructure with containers used both behind the scenes, housing teams and boats, and on the event’s two race days.