News

Jul 12, 2017
Two new case studies have been added to the Case Studies page. They are from Steel Australia magazine which is produced by the Australian Steel Institute.
Jul 7, 2017
Galvanizers Association of Australia are now members of the Green Building Council Australia.
May 19, 2017
A new course that aims to provide participants with knowledge of galvanized coatings and how to inspect and assess them.
Apr 27, 2017

The 25th International Galvanizing Conference will be held at the Estrel Hotel, Berlin, 17 – 22 June 2018. The ‘must-attend’ event for the worldwide galvanizing industry covers technical, commercial and environmental topics for the general (batch) hot dip galvanizing industry.

Sep 16, 2016
At the recent Australian Steel Institute - Steel Excellence Awards the inaugural Galvanizing Excellence Award was presented. The two winning projects of the Galvanizing Excellence Awards took advantage of hot dip galvanizing (HDG) to enhance the architectural merits of a striking new college building and a bushland home it was announced on 12 September.
Aug 5, 2016

For a copy of "Galvanized Rebar: It Works" please click here to download a copy.

May 27, 2016

For a copy of the complete "Design Guide for Hot Dip Galvanizing - best practice for venting and draining" please click here to download a copy.

Mar 1, 2016
A new course that aims to provide participants with knowledge of galvanized coatings and how to inspect and assess them.
Sep 9, 2015
Armoured suits may never have been made from steel wool in times gone by, but a stunning ram sculpture of freshly galvanized steel by Fremantle-based artist, Greg James is turning heads today for its intricate and shimmering form.
Jul 1, 2015
Introductory Corrosion Seminar - Protective Coatings & Cathodic Protection - Thursday 30 July 2015 - 9am - 5.30pm - Melbourne, VIC
Jul 1, 2015

Introductory Corrosion Seminar - Protective Coatings & Cathodic Protection - Thursday 30 July 2015 - 9am-5.30pm - Chatswood, NSW

Jul 1, 2015

Fundamentals of Corrosion Practice - Wednesday 22 July 2015 at 6 - 8.30pm - Melbourne, VIC

Jun 30, 2015
The Global Galvanizing Awards recognise the innovative use of galvanized steel by architects, engineers and steel constructors. These awards have been held in conjunction with the industry’s global forum – Intergalva 2015.
Jan 20, 2014

Four new case studies have been added to 'Case Studies' page.

Aug 29, 2013

Corrosion Protection of Structural Steelwork

Corrosion protection is a vital and often expensive facet of steel design but possibly the area least understood by designers.

Feb 25, 2013
Choosing a corrosion protection system is a critical step in the design of any project. The estimated annual cost of corrosion is a staggering 3% of the Australian GDP and the life-cycle cost of corrosion-related maintenance is typically two- to five-times the initial cost.
Nov 14, 2012
Are sub-standard lintels putting your reputation at risk?
Sep 18, 2012

The 'After Fabrication Hot Dip Galvanizing - Practical Reference' CD has recently been revised.  This is edition number 4. 

Sep 18, 2012

The Townsville Railway Station has been in service for about 10 years.  When revisited in August 2012 it was observed that the duplex system had withstood the environment very well and there was no sign of corrosion of the structural steel elements.

Aug 7, 2012

The Asia Pacific General Galvanizing Association (APGGA) is proud to present the 9th Asia Pacific General Galvanizing Conference to be held at the Marina Bay Resort, Singapore, from the 8th to 11th September 2013.

Jul 27, 2012

The Lavarack Army Barracks is located on 400 hectares in Townsville, Queensland.   

May 23, 2012
Revised Painting Guide for Hot Dip Galvanized Steel
Apr 18, 2012
New 'Time to first maintenance' chart for HDG Steel to AS/NZS 4680
Dec 19, 2011
Intergalva Conference - Paris - 10-15th June 2012
Oct 12, 2011

Welcome to the Galvanizers Association of Australia's new website. 

Oct 10, 2011
A list of recent case studies can be found here.