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Mining Industry Design Features

Global Fabric Structures provides a large range of interim and permanent weatherproof fabric structures for various mining applications including:

  • Heavy Equipment Covers
  • Super Haul Truck Workshops
  • Warehousing
  • Stockpiling
  • Storage
  • Site Shutdowns
  • Staffing Camps

The GFS pre-engineered range of clear span fabric structures are designed to be quick to install, easily relocatable and fully recyclable.

Accessory options include vehicle access door systems; personnel doors; mechanical ventilation systems; integration with HVAC; high bay lighting systems; and fire safety systems.

DESIGN FEATURES

COMPLETELY RELOCATABLE

GFS Industrial Fabric Structures are easily dismantled and transportable making them a viable solution for resale or reuse for the same or alternative applications.

A number of our products are also crane liftable around sites.

RAPID INSTALLATION

Global Fabric Structures prefabricated modular frame and fabric systems are designed for rapid, low cost installation.

Global Fabric Structures also installs structures onto fully operational mine sites.

FOUNDATION SYSTEMS

The lightweight properties of GFS Industrial Fabric Structures result in minimal foundation requirements - ranging from earth anchors, strip footings or pier footing systems.

LONG-LASTING FIRE RATED FABRICS

GFS Industrial Fabric Structures utilise high strength, fire retardant fabrics from approved suppliers with lifespans from 10 to 40 years, supported by manufacturer's warranties.

EFFICIENT SPACE UTILISATION

GFS structural frames are designed to provide large, clear span spaces for the most efficient space utilisation.

Structures can be adapted to suit specific clearance requirements.

ACCESSORY OPTIONS

Accessory options include specialty fabrics, personnel doors, vehicle access and doors, weather curtains, ventilation systems, windows, electrical, indirect or direct lighting systems, HVAC, fire safety gantry cranes and conveyor systems.

Customised, non-standard options can be engineered and developed according to client specifications

PRE-ENGINEERED STRUCTURAL FRAME

The Global Fabric Structures pre-engineered structural framing system with various profile shapes and sizes, is engineered to site specific conditions and provides the best corrosion protection system available.

The structural frame can easily be engineered for any cyclonic locations around the world.

STRUCTURAL LONGEVITY

The combination of high quality, corrosion resistant, high strength structural frames with coated membranes ensure maximum structural longevity.

Our unique combination of quality, high strength, corrosion resistant framing with premium coated fabrics ensures maximum structural longevity.

Global Fabric Structures provides structures that are approved and rated for the highest wind regions.

HARD WALLING SYSTEMS

Lightweight hard walling systems such as Colorbond Steel and Bondor Panels, or precast concrete can be incorporated for added security.

INTERNAL ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL

Environmental controls using ventilation systems, liners or insulating materials.

TRANSLUCENT MEMBRANES

Translucent fabric cladding provides a natural ambiance and well-lit, energy efficient, interior environment.

Combinations of Blackout and Translucent fabrics can be configured to create skylights.