The Projects

Contemporary bin enclosures for WA suburbs

on Thursday, 26 May 2016. Posted in The Projects

Contemporary bin enclosures for WA suburbs

The City of Vincent in Western Australia lies about 3 kilometres away from the Perth CBD and manages 139 kilometres of roads and 104 hectares of parklands and gardens. Leederville and Mount Hawthorn are two distinguished suburbs of the city due to their efforts in education and urban development.

These two suburbs continue to prove their commitment and dedication to their local communities with their redevelopment action plans for the betterment of their precincts.

A quick guide to common metal finishes

on Thursday, 26 May 2016. Posted in The Projects

A quick guide to common metal finishes

In outdoor public furniture, different metals are chosen for different applications and environments.

The most commonly used metals includes aluminium, mild steel and stainless steel. These metals require different levels of finishing depending on on the application and environment.

100% recycled aluminium

on Monday, 18 April 2016. Posted in The Projects

100% recycled aluminium

At Furphy Foundry, we manufacture our castings using 100% recycled aluminium to produce high quality, long lasting and low maintenance products.

Using 100% recycled aluminium is a significant sustainability practice, this accounts for more than 90% of the energy required in producing cast aluminium from the base material of bauxite. Aside from this, recycled aluminium also decreases emission of greenhouse gases by more than 15% vs the base material equivalent.

Custom seats floating on the botanical border

on Monday, 18 April 2016. Posted in The Projects

Custom seats floating on the botanical border

Sitting on the border of New South Wales and Victoria is the Moama and Echuca Botanic Gardens. With Furphy’s unparalleled experience in customising products, we were asked by Murray City Council to manufacture and supply three fully customised benches for the Botanic Gardens.

The seat design drawings were supplied by the city council and our task was to carry out the idea into reality, it’s very contemporary with no traditional seat leg supports which gives these seats the appearance of floating.

Colour coating finish

on Monday, 18 April 2016. Posted in The Projects

Colour coating finish

Powder Coating is an effective solution for finishing metal products due to its robust performance, durability and cost-efficiency.

In contrast with conventional liquid coating, powder coating has no liquid elements on it but rather uses dry powder in the process. There are three steps in powder coating process: pre-treatment, powder application and curing.

3.6m seats at Moorabbin’s Activity Centre

on Monday, 18 April 2016. Posted in The Projects

3.6m seats at Moorabbin’s Activity Centre

Located approximately 17 kilometres away from Melbourne CBD, Moorabbin Activity Centre is an established residential and commercial area covered by the City of Kingston Council.

The area was redeveloped in accordance with the council’s vision 'to actively engage to bring Moorabbin to life by complementing its strong cultural role.’

Toowoomba City Library - Civic Square

on Monday, 21 March 2016. Posted in The Projects

Toowoomba City Library - Civic Square

The $27 million Toowoomba City Library officially opened its doors on Saturday the 27th of February, 2016. This 6,800 m2 building envelope has all the traditional library features but boasts a cutting edge modern design with high technology equipment.

The copper façade is a major element, identifying the library as the absolute city centre piece. The project was constructed by Hutchinson Builders, one of Australia’s oldest and largest private building and construction companies.

Website downloads are now easier!

on Friday, 12 February 2016. Posted in The Projects

Website downloads are now easier!

We’re delighted to announce the recent changes we’ve made to our website. We hope you like it!

Julia Gillard Library project

on Friday, 12 February 2016. Posted in The Projects

Julia Gillard Library project

Furphy Foundry is proud to be part of the newly opened Julia Gillard Library in Tarneit, City of Wyndham Victoria.

The new library officially opened its doors last February 3rd 2016 to promote learning and growth to Tarneit residents by providing them access to a wide range of resources. It was named after Australia’s first female Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, who served the country for three years.

Gateway @ Port Business Park gets Promenade perfection

on Friday, 12 February 2016. Posted in The Projects

Gateway @ Port Business Park gets Promenade perfection

Salta Properties has been a go-to developer for quality residential apartments, commercial offices and provider of other industrial solutions for over 40 years. Their proven experience in the field of property development and project management has earned them success and numerous awards in Australia.

An example of this is a high end business park in Port Melbourne. The Gateway @ Port business park is located approximately 5.8 kilometres south-west of Melbourne CBD.

Our Prom is the bomb!

on Friday, 12 February 2016. Posted in The Projects

Our Prom is the bomb!

Having a picnic at the park at a beautiful location with family and friends is just what we do…

For this reason, it is fairly important to provide comfortable places, picnic settings and seating where people can gather around and enjoy time together.

Fulcrum Suite & Chaise Lounge at Craigieburn

on Monday, 19 May 2014. Posted in The Projects

Fulcrum Suite & Chaise Lounge at Craigieburn

We recently supplied the new Lend Lease Village Green Project with a selection of Furphy Foundry products.

Village Green is an exciting development in Craigieburn, Victoria.

Metro seats and bins + Corso bins and chaise lounges

on Tuesday, 05 August 2014. Posted in The Projects

Metro seats and bins + Corso bins and chaise lounges

Modern universities and educational institutions are unique public environments that require effective and safe facilities. 

The Deakin University in Burwood, Victoria has recently been reinvigorated with a vast array of outdoor public facilities designed to encourage students and staff to utilise the busy campus.

Versatile and stylish public litter and recycling receptacles

on Friday, 19 September 2014. Posted in The Projects

Versatile and stylish public litter and recycling receptacles

We offer one of Australia's most diverse ranges of Litter & Recycling Receptacles manufactured for indoor and outdoor public use.

Our receptacles are made in Australia and have been designed to house a variety of litter or recycling bins.

Furphy street and park furniture in Darebin

on Tuesday, 23 September 2014. Posted in The Projects

Furphy street and park furniture in Darebin

Darebin City Council have been a highly valued customer of Furphy Foundry for many years. We have supplied a large amount of Furphy Seats, Benches, Picnic Settings and Litter Receptacles throughout the Darebin City area, as well as other Custom Products, Bike Racks and more.

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