Macalloy Bar Systems

Established in 1948, Macalloy leads the world in designing and manufacturing threaded bar systems for civil and structural engineering projects.

Offering a wide range of products and comprehensive know-how in the field of tensioning and load measurement, it has enabled engineers everywhere to design increasingly innovative solutions to some of the most challenging problems. Today, Macalloy products support some of the most intricate structures on the planet, including airports, stadia, bridges and glass facades.

 

Macalloy also supplies bars to the ground engineering market, for use as soil nails and rock bolts and in mini-piling applications. In addition, Macalloy’s large-diameter bars are used as sheet piling ties in marine and harbour construction projects.

BBR Case Studies

Moon Gate Strengthening, Aidanfield, Christchurch
Case Studies Macalloy Bar Systems

Moon Gate Strengthening, Aidanfield, Christchurch

The Moon Gate was constructed on the school site circa 1935. The Christchurch earthquake had caused minor damage to the wall and the current owners were keen to retain it as a link to the past. In order to retain this historic brick fence BBR Contech was engaged to install 4 vertical 26.5mm. Macalloy 1030 Bars through core drilled holes at buttress locations from the top to underside of the foundation.
Read More
Arts Centre Chemistry, CBD Christchurch
Case Studies Macalloy Bar Systems

Arts Centre Chemistry, CBD Christchurch

Located in Hereford Street, the building was originally designed by Collins and Harman and completed in 1910.  A programme of restoration work on the building commenced in September 2013 after the series of earthquakes in Christchurch since 2010 caused significant damage to the stonework.
Read More
The ‘Cardboard Cathedral’, Christchurch
Case Studies Macalloy Bar Systems

The ‘Cardboard Cathedral’, Christchurch

You won’t find many new cathedrals built for just $5 million these days, but in Christchurch they’ve done just that – and earned widespread acclaim to boot. The new ‘Christchurch Transitional Cathedral’ (known as the Cardboard Cathedral) was commissioned after the devastating 2011 earthquakes that left the iconic Christchurch Cathedral severely damaged.
Read More

Sign up to our newsletter

Get Your Quote or Call: +64 9 274 9259

One of our friendly staff members are here waiting to help you.