API Rope Access – NAB

Jan 15, 2015 Products

Project – NAB 700 Bourke Street Docklands

Market Sector: Commercial & Retail

Scale: 63,000 sqm

Completion:  June 2013

Key design features:

This building is distinguished by large vertical “fissures”, which provide vertical articulation, breaking up the massive scale of the building. A ”˜6 green star rating’, energy efficient facade, high performance solar glazing and a black water treatment plant.

API Rope was engaged as the rope access glazing contractor for all 5 Vertical fissures on the project.


To mange, coordinate and install double glazed units in a complex environment whilst under construction.

Achievements all via rope access methods:

  • Successful and safe installation of:
  • 45 double glazed triangle panels measuring up to 1.5 meters
  •  18 double glazed vision panels  measuring up to 4 meters in height.

Rope Access Equipment used (Best use of available technology):

  1. Lifting rig with cable winch at back of needle arm.
  1. Woods Power Grip Channel Lifter.

Project delivered and completed under strict time frames and within budget whilst working in a complicated construction environment.


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