Mainline Demolition
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Fremantle Port Authority, 1994. (#3 Wharf John Holland)





  • 1982 Established Mainline Demolition, initially domestic / small commercial demolitions, growing into the major demolition contractor in Western Australia.
  • 1987 Established Recycled Materials Company in Perth, recycling demolition waste including crushing of concrete for road base material.
  • 1988 First Australian CBD implosion, 4 others since completion.
  • 1992 Overseas demolition/remediation projects in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, USA.
  • 1998 Removed deck and piles under longest timber structure in the world at Woolloomooloo Wharf NSW.


  • 1985 13 acre Quarry Fremantle filled and rehabilitated for residential development.
  • 1990‘s Several design construct industrial developments for long term rental clients in W.A.
  • 1998 Purchase 1.6 hectare Bayswater, W.A. for recycling site still operational.
  • 2001 Purchase former Geelong Cement works. Masterplan, rezone and develop 110 acre cement works and 170 acre quarry for residential/mixed use development. Completed 2013. Sold
  • 2002 Purchase, remediate and develop a 4.6 hectare brownfield site in Bibra Lake Completed 2009. Sold.
  • 2003 Purchase remediate and develop 8.2 hectare brownfield site. Midland Rd. Completed 2010. Awaiting structure plan approval for development.


1987 to 2010 - contractor to Australian major projects.

Perth CBD & Metropolitan Area Projects :

  • QV1 - 2 x 11 level and 1 x 7 level
  • Central Park - 13 level
  • R & I Bank - 17 levels
  • National Mutual Building 100 St Georges Terrace - 15 level
  • Emu and Swan Brewery -  4 x 5 to 7 level
  • St John of God hospital Subiaco - 4, 5 and 7 level
  • Swan Portland Cement / Burswood – Multiple structures / levels
  • Multiple 5 to 10 level structures
  • Multiple shopping centres
  • Multiple Commercial and Industrial strip outs
  • Multiple Residential Houses

 East Perth & South Fremantle Power Station

  • Client: State Electricity Commission of Western Australia
  • Contact: State Electricity Commission of Western Australia
  • Commencing: November 2001
  • Completion: Due December 2003
  • Personnel: 24
  • Equipment: 1x30T, 1X28T, 1X22T Excavators 1x Tower crane

Power Station for the SECWA.   Included the removal of precipitators, fans, rooftop plant, coal tripper, various conveyors and water inflow and outflow pipelines, numerous outbuildings including the  removal of all hazardous materials. Contract 6 Months.

BHP Newcastle Steelworks N.S.W (Moltoni Adams)

  • Client: BHP Billiton
  • Contact: Vaughan Marten, Disposal Manager 02 4940 2315
  • Commencing: November 2001
  • Completion: Due December 2003
  • Personnel: 24
  • Equipment: 2x160T, 1x70T, 2x40T, 2x30T, 1X28T, 1X22T Excavators

110,000 tonnes of steel demolished including blast furnaces and numerous structures. Asbestos, mercury and other hazardous materials removed during works including large quantities of contaminated soil

New Economy Business Park, Ambridge, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

  • Client: Private public partnership with the State of Pennsylvania, Beaver County, Moltoni and local technical partner, Pittsburgh Minerals and Environmental Technology LLC
  • Contact: Commonwealth Government of Pennsylvania care of Bill Sutton, Pittsburgh Minerals and Environmental Technology LLC
  • Commencing: November 2003
  • Completion: 2008
  • Personnel: Multiple contractors

Demolition, remediation and development of 60 acre New Economy Business Park, Ambridge, Beaver County, (near Pittsburgh) Pennsylvania. 36 structures demolished (staged). Remediate highly contaminated site to spade ready and bring development to the site.  Repurpose site ready for Industrial, commercial and residential mixed use.

Geelong Cement Victoria Australia (Moltoni Adams)

  • Client: Adelaide Brighton Cement Ltd
  • Contact: Geoff Tucker, Plant Manager 03 5226 2626
  • Commenced: July 2001
  • Sold at predevlopment stage 2012

Demolition, remediation and redevelopment of cement works property. Staged demolition of the entire former cement works including asbestos removal. Remediation of estimated 33,000 tonnes of soil contaminated with organics and heavy metals. Master planning rezoning and DA approval for residential, mixed use and various commercial uses as the Fyansford Green project.

Cockatoo Island W.A. (Moltoni Adams)

  • Client: Henry Walker Eltin
  • Contact: 08 9389 4777
  • Commenced: July 2000
  • Completion: 2003

First stage to remove primary crusher and associated equipment completed. Stage two to remove ship loading and wharf facilities once mining on-site is completed.

BHP Site works NSW (Moltoni Adams)

  • Client: Brambles Ltd
  • Contact: Colin Elvy, Project Manager
  • Commenced: November 2002
  • Completion: July 2003

WMC Kambalda Nickel Mine

  • Client: Wylie & Skene
  • Contact: Western Mining: Peter Walker 08 9027 6211
  • Contact: Wylie & Skene: Mark Nelson 08 9322 1511
  • Commenced: May 1996
  • Completed: September 1996.

Remove all redundant plant including filter plant, crushing plant, CIP plant, thickener facilities, ore bins and conveyors. Additional work completed for client include phase 5 demolition works, various structures - Dampier, Tom Price, Paraburdoo. July - December 1999.

Robe River Project W.A. (Moltoni Adams)

  • Client: Rio Tinto
  • Contact: Dan Tenardi, General Manager, Operations 08 9159 2215
  • Commenced: May 2003
  • Completion: Due December 2003

Demolition and removal of the entire Iron Ore Pelletizing Plant, at the Robe River Site, in Northern Western Australia.

Pasminco Lead and Zinc Smelter, Cockle Creek, Newcastle (Moltoni Adams)

  • Client: Pasminco
  • Contact: Anthony Fitzsimons, Project Manager 02 9211 6633
  • Commenced: May 2004
  • Completion: December 2005

Demolition and removal of all assets to ground level across entire site.

BHP Kwinana

  • Client: BHP
  • Contact: BHP Australia Mike Baker 08 9439 5222
  • Commenced: April 1994
  • Completed: May 1995

Removal of Power Station, blast furnace stoves, conveyors, pumping stations and miscellaneous structures including asbestos and hazardous material removal.  Total of 10,000 tonnes of steel removed. April 1994- May 1995.

SCM Chemicals - Bunbury W.A.

  • Client: SCM Chemicals
  • Contact: SCM Chemicals
  • Commenced: November 1993
  • Completed: January 1994.

Total demolition of Acid Plant including asbestos sheeting while maintaining full operation of the site.

CSBP Albany W.A.

  • Client: Wesfarmers CSBP
  • Contact: George Martin, Project Manager 08 9411 8777
  • Commenced: November 1993
  • Completed: January 1994.

Demolition of former Sulphuric Acid Manufacturing Plant in Albany including asbestos removal, handling of acid contaminated bricks and lead sheeting/powder

Teutonic Bore Gold Mine, W.A.

  • Client: Hamersley Iron
  • Contact: Mike Luttrell 08 9143 5244 / Sally Glen 08 9322 1511 / Rick Maddock 08 9143 4268.
  • Bill Reeve [retired, MIM Holdings] (h) 08 9332 8397

Hamersley Iron, Dampier: remove redundant EII Sample station. 1997.   Tom Price: Demolition of former Dryer Plant and 12m conveyor 1998. Tom Price: Demolition of No. 2 & No. 3 crushing and screening plants 1999.  No lost time to Industrial disputes.

Northam Regional Hospital, W.A.

  • Client: Windsor Knight Holdings
  • Contact: Paul Hawkins 0414 279 421(Builder)
  • Commenced: May 2016
  • Completed: July 2016

Demolish, recycle and remediate 8 storey (plus basement) concrete and masonry Recycling initiatives deliver 93% reuse of old structure as recovered reusable, scrap metals, and road-base.

Old Mandurah Traffic Bridge, W.A.

  • Client: Georgiou Group
  • Contact: Samuel Collins
  • Commenced: September 2017
  • Completed: February 2018

Deconstruct and remove 220m Concrete and timber bridge and related infrastructure over busy estuarine channel. No incidents and no environmental impacts. No disruption to river traffic or local community over the 5 month duration of works.  Retain selected columns for new fishing platforms with remainder of columns being cut to 300mm below estuary floor (seabed).