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Electrical Fitouts: 7 Reasons to Use Modified Shipping Containers

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You’ve spent ten’s of thousands of dollars on sensitive electrical equipment such as computer servers, power generators, switch rooms or control systems for your business and you will need somewhere to safely store and operate it. Many businesses will have custom rooms built into their facilities, but what happens if you don’t have the space available to expand…

ZieglerBuild’s Unique Shipping Container Home

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After his house was affected by the Brisbane floods, builder Todd Miller of ZieglerBuild set about a massive construction project of the scale that belongs in TV shows such as grand designs. Alongside his artist wife, he designed, planned and built the largest shipping container home in Australia, a mansion style property constructed from 31 individual…

The GCS Guide to Purchasing Your First Shipping Container

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New and used shipping containers are ideal solutions for temporary or long term storage, mobile offices, temporary buildings or even the basic building blocks for container homes. But with so many options, grades and shipping container modifications available, it’s incredibly easy to get confused and not know where to start. Gateway Container Sales & Hire…

Icy Cold: 3 Shipping Container Solutions in Antarctica

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Since their inception over 50 years ago, shipping containers have made their way all over the globe, even reaching the South Pole, one of the coldest places on earth. Today shipping containers are used for a wide variety of applications in Antarctica and are ideal due to their low cost, ease of transport and versatility….

3.2.1 Action! Shipping Containers in Entertainment & Events

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The entertainment sector is a growing part of Australian industry. Whether it’s concerts, festivals, sporting matches, film production or conferences and meetings, there are many occasions when the humble shipping container is the perfect solution. We’ll check out the best ways to make use of a wide variety of shipping containers, from off the shelf…

5 Cost Effective Uses Of Second Hand Containers in Prisons

In prison, those things withheld from and denied to the prisoner become precisely what he wants most of all. Eldridge Cleaver

Whether we like to admit it or not, the corrections sector is a vital part of a functioning society. Crime and punishment have been part of Australia’s history since the first convicts were transferred to penal colonies in the 18th and 19th centuries. Fast forward a few hundred years and our prison populations (along with…