The Projects

Here you'll find information on projects along with Furphy Foundry product news from all over Australia. Take a look it might give you the inspiration you need for your next project.


Iconic fence restored in 1980s by Furphy

on Friday, 02 November 2018. Posted in The Projects

Iconic fence restored in 1980s by Furphy

It's one of the world's most photographed fences because of what is beyond - two of Australia's top tourist attractions.

Promenade in Queen's Park

on Thursday, 01 November 2018. Posted in The Projects

Promenade in Queen's Park

In the town known for its flowers and gardens, a stroll through the state heritage-listed Queens Park and Botanic Gardens is an absolute must for any visitor to Toowoomba.

Helping to keep Australia beautiful

on Thursday, 01 November 2018. Posted in The Projects

Helping to keep Australia beautiful

According to the Keep Australia Beautiful Litter Index, Australia’s rates of litter are dropping each year, and its encouraging to read that recreation parks are amongst the cleanest of public areas in the country. Litter and recycling receptacles no doubt play a large part.

Fascinators and Furphy meet at Australia’s biggest event

on Wednesday, 31 October 2018. Posted in The Projects

Fascinators and Furphy meet at Australia’s biggest event

Among the fascinators and pageantry of Melbourne Cup Carnival, the Furphy name will this year be prominently displayed at Flemington in the shape of the biggest marquee in the famous Birdcage.

Globosus greeting for visitors to Shepparton

on Wednesday, 31 October 2018. Posted in The Projects

Globosus greeting for visitors to Shepparton

As you enter the Victorian regional centre of Shepparton, they are the mysterious sentinels on the edge of town.

Behind the scenes: Construction of a Metro seat

on Tuesday, 14 August 2018. Posted in The Projects

Behind the scenes: Construction of a Metro seat

The Metro Seating is an elegant addition to an open space. Here's the behind the scenes of how the Metro comes to be.

Civic seats in one of Australia's biggest developments

on Thursday, 09 August 2018. Posted in The Projects

Civic seats in one of Australia's biggest developments

Furphy’s Civic seats, installed throughout Aura, are available 24/7 to give residents a well-deserved rest. They need it.

New product: Esplanade Bar Furniture

on Thursday, 09 August 2018.

New product: Esplanade Bar Furniture

Viewing life from a slightly higher perspective, the Esplanade bar furniture is a public gathering point for a simple drink of coffee or lingering longer in the park.

Furphy grain-stripper broke new ground

on Thursday, 09 August 2018. Posted in The Projects

Furphy grain-stripper broke new ground

Although the famed water cart was John Furphy’s most well-known invention, it was his grain stripper that was eagerly sought by farmers at the time.

New growth for office block and trees

on Wednesday, 08 August 2018. Posted in The Projects

New growth for office block and trees

When a smart new office block sprang up in an inner Melbourne suburb, the construction company called on Furphy Foundry for that touch of green street charm.

Popular park benefits from Pavillion shelters

on Wednesday, 27 June 2018. Posted in The Projects

Popular park benefits from Pavillion shelters

The weekend crowds which gather at this Melbourne park now have extra shelter thanks to two Pavillion Shelters from Furphy Foundry.

Earth scoops, clod crushers and swingle trees

on Tuesday, 26 June 2018. Posted in The Projects

Earth scoops, clod crushers and swingle trees

By the 1900s, Furphy had evolved from a blacksmith/wheelwright shop to a foundry, thanks to the addition of a Cupula Furnace.

Take a seat in a "pause location"

on Tuesday, 26 June 2018. Posted in The Projects

Take a seat in a

Cattana Wetlands, 20 km north of Cairns, started out as a sugar cane farm and sand mining quarry and has since been rehabilitated to form an enjoyable 80ha nature conservation park.

Furphy's Group Production Manager celebrates 15 years

on Tuesday, 26 June 2018. Posted in The Projects

Furphy's Group Production Manager celebrates 15 years

Furphy Foundry is a fast-moving, high production plant, renowned for the build quality of its products, and for the past 15 years, Group Production Manager Todd Huggard has played a significant role in that reality.

Furphy and Shepparton come to Melbourne

on Thursday, 26 April 2018. Posted in The Projects

Furphy and Shepparton come to Melbourne

Melbourne commuters and visitors were given the chance to experience great things about Shepparton, including Furphy Foundry, when Federation Square recently became “Shepp Square”.

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