Lang O’Rourke were contracted to build the new facilities for the pilot training school at RAAF East Sale. The $200 million development would include new hangars and maintenance workshops, classrooms and training facilities, flight simulators and live-in accommodation for 105 junior officers. From 2019, basic pilot training for all army, navy and air force pilots will take place at RAAF Base East Sale utilising this new facility.
Mirage Doors were contracted to supply and install 11 Series 100 x 1.2 steel roller shutters (pictured) for the maintenance hangers that were 12.1M wide x 5.2M high to meet high wind load requirements and tie in to advanced fire suppression systems. An additional 13 steel roller shutters were provided for storage areas and 8 Aluminium Series 1 roller shutters in the training facility. Mirage worked closely with LOR steel contractors to ensure adequate structural support for a successful project.
Managing Contractor Laing O’Rourke engaged Mirage Doors in 2017 to provide a range of Shutter & Door solutions on the $370 Million Battlefield Airlifter Project located at the Royal Australian Airforce Base- Amberley, Queensland.
The Project consists of upgrades & reconfigurations on base to accommodate the C-27J Spartan Battlefield Airlifter aircraft and Operational Facilities.
Spanning over two years Mirage Doors have manufactured & installed 58 Roller Shutters, Fire Shutters & Counterweight Bi-Fold Doors across six stages on the Project.
Co-owners Vicinity Centres and Perron Group unveiled the grand plans to transform the 50-year-old centre with the first stage of the $490 million project, the Fresh Food Market Hall, opening by the end of the year, followed by an 8000sq m David Jones, and a further 240 retailers covering 78,000sq m.
In this first stage Mirage Doors have been actively involved supplying predominantly SD products to meet the needs and designs of the new development. This has included both Glass, Polycarb, and solid infills.
Probuild have constructed a $300 million expansion of Melbourne’s Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC), incorporating a hotel and multi-storey car park to the existing facilities.
The 20,000m2 MCEC expansion integrates the existing spaces and includes an additional 9,000m2 of flexible expansion space. A multi-purpose space will have retractable seating for up to 1,100 people, service pods, meeting rooms and informal meeting spaces. There will also be a large concourse and a banquet room with capacity to cater for up to 450 people.
The 331-room hotel adds a new tier of accommodation to the precinct, complementing the existing Hilton South Wharf hotel.
Mirage Doors were contracted to supply and install four large 6.0M x 6.5M Bifold counter weight doors, and 8 smaller 3M x 3M Bifold doors. These doors were insulated and fully clad, with double side and bottom seals to minimise noise transfer.
The new $50 million Lakelands Shopping Centre opened its doors to hundreds of waiting shoppers and is now the largest shopping centre between Mandurah and Rockingham south of Perth.
The 20,000sqm centre is anchored by Coles, K-Mart and ALDI and boasts more than 40 specialty stores.
In addition to the big brand names, the new Lakelands Shopping Centre also offers a great mix of retailers including a newsagency, nail bar, pharmacy, local fruit and vegetable shop, patisserie, surf shop, clothing shops, gift shops and more.
As Mirage Doors are a specified supplier to Coles and Kmart nationally, our Perth Branch was approached to supply and install our Series 3 Aluminium roller shutters to a range of shops in this centre as well as our SD range of side closures.
Premium UK retailer Debenhams has opened its first Australian store in Melbourne, offering a suite of exclusive designers and new services and technologies to attract customers. The 3600 square metre store is located in the basement of the St Collins Lane mall in Collins Street, and apart from a clutch of labels and designers never seen in the Australian market, Debenhams is offering innovative new services that will distinguish its offering from locals. Staff will carry mobile point-of-sale devices so sales can be completed anywhere in the store and customers will no longer be forced to wait in a queue to make a transaction. And a new Debenhams Australia app will enable shoppers to create a wishlist of items that will be ready and waiting to be tried on.
Mirage Doors were engaged to manufacture and install an 11.3 meter wide, Perforated Series 3 Aluminium roller shutter to provide maximum store access. The door required a custom shaped tapered bottom rail to match the floor line. Careful planning was required to deliver and manoeuvre the door into place in the busy Collins lane area. The result was spectacular.
Becon construction were engaged to develop a new stadium for Emanuel College in Point Cook.
Mirage Doors were contracted to provide 3 x S5000 series glazed vertical lift doors to the façade to provide open access and airflow to the stadium.
These included protection canopies for the motorisation and drive shafts and glazing to match the adjacent façade.