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Hay market: Growers optimise Quality

This means Hay Sheds achieve payback periods of less than two years... The business case for hay sheds is strong indeed.

Visit the Spanlift stand at Yorke Peninsula Field Days - September 2017!

Spanlift Australia are delighted to be exhibiting again at ​the Yorke Peninsula Field Days being held at Paskeville, SA on the 26th, 27th & 28th of September 2017. Call in and have a chat with one of our friendly staff at Site 822, Maitland Road, and find out how we can help you!

Spanlift are the GOLD Sponsor at the Growers SA Conference - August 2017!

Spanlift Australia are delighted to be the Gold Sponsor inaugarual Growers SA Conference being held at the Adelaide Hills Convention Centre, Hahndorf, SA on Friday 11th of August 2017.

Visit the Spanlift stand at South East Field Days - March 2017!

Spanlift Australia are delighted to be exhibiting again at ​the 39th Annual South East Field Days being held at Yakka Park, Lucindale, SA on the 17th & 18th of March 2017. Call in and have a chat with one of our friendly staff at Site 580, Hunt Street, and find out how we can help you!

Spanlift Toolbox Design

Spanlift are Developing the First Ever 'Farmers Toolbox!'

Join us in our endeavor to develop the Ultimate Farmers Toolbox! That's right, we want to develop a toolbox that every Farmer dreams about!

New Winery building completed by Spanlift

This new winery shed in finishing stages at Nuriootpa, SA has the works!

Spanlift Stadium - Final and largest lift

Final major lift involving 10 slew cranes ranging from 90T up to 400T lifting over 210T of steel structure into the air!

Photos of Stage 2 Lift for Spanlift Stadium

Stage 2 lift of the Spanlift Stadium was successfully completed late last week.

Another Road Train load of structural steel frames heading out to one of our valued customers

This is three trailers out of 14 full trailers of structural steel frames that has been sent up to Darwin out of our manufacturing plant in Mount Gambier.

Second stage of Spanlift Stadium at Satellite City BMX Club going together

The second stage of the roof cover over the Satellite City BMX Club going together nicely this week

Lifting the first stage of Spanlift Stadium in Darwin

Successful lift of the first stage of the cover being built by Spanlift Australia for the Satellite City BMX Club in Darwin

Spanlift Stadium taking shape at the Satellite City BMX Club in Darwin

The first section of the roof cover being built over the Satellite City BMX Track in Darwin starting to take shape.

Structural steel for Satellite City BMX Club cover heading north to Darwin

First road train of structural steel for the Satellite City BMX Club cover on its way up through the red centre, due to arrive in Darwin shortly!

Spanlift to exhibit at Eyre Peninsula Field Days 2016

Spanlift Australia are delighted to be exhibiting for the first time at the Eyre Peninsula Field Days being held in Cleve, SA on the 9th, 10th & 11th of August 2016. Call in and have a chat with one of our friendly staff at Site 294, Eighth Street, and find out how we can help you!

The Hon Scott Ryan and Hon Tony Pasin visit Spanlift

Spanlift Australia were pleased to welcome Scott Ryan, Senator and Tony Pasin, MP to our workshop for a brief visit today.

Congratulations to Rebecca Slade who won the hamper in the raffle at PIX/AMC 2016

Rebecca entered the raffle at our PIX/AMC stand at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre on 29-31st May 2016.

Visit Spanlift at the PIX/AMC Conference 2016

The Spanlift Australia team are excited to again be exhibiting at the Poultry Information Exchange (PIX/AMC) Conference on the Gold Coast this year. The 3 day event is held from Sunday 29th May through to Tuesday 31st May.

Pan Pacific Pork Expo 2016

We are excited to be exhibiting this year at the Pan Pacific Pork Expo on 25 & 26th May 2016.

Tony Pasin MP visits Spanlift Australia team

Today we had the pleasure of welcoming Mr. Tony Pasin MP, Federal Member for Barker to our team at Spanlift!

WIN an Esky filled with Beer at Kapunda Farm Fair 2016

Visit Spanlift at sites 180 - 189 at the Kapunda Farm Fair, 8 - 9 April 2016. Enter the draw at the Spanlift stand for your chance to WIN a Cool Ice Esky by Waeco filled with Beer and valued at $400! *T&C below.

South East Field Days review

The South East Field days was a great success with many in attendance last weekend.

Cameron wins Kincrome Toolbox in Spanlift Raffle at South East Field Days!

The team at Spanlift Australia would like to congratulate Cameron C. on winning the Kincrome Toolbox at the raffle held over the South East Field Days on 18th and 19th March, 2016.

Spanlift exhibiting at Kapunda Farm Fair 2016

Spanlift Australia are delighted to be exhibiting for the first time at the Kapunda Farm Fair being held at the Harness Racing Track in Kapunda, SA on the 8th & 9th of April 2016. Call in and have a chat with one of our friendly staff and find out how we can help you!

Spanlift Australia to build Olympic size roof to protect Olympic BMX hopefuls from harsh Darwin elements

We are pleased to announce that Spanlift Australia, has been chosen to build a state-of-the-art roof for Australia's premier BMX track near Darwin. The soon to be state-of-the-art track at Satellite City BMX Club is Australia's training ground for our Olympic hopefuls.

WIN a Kincrome Tool Chest at the South East Field Days

Visit the Spanlift at Site 583 at the South East Field Days, 18 - 19 March 2016. Enter the draw at the Spanlift stand for your chance to WIN a Kincrome Tool Chest valued at over $2400!

South East Field Days 2016

Spanlift Australia are delighted to be exhibiting again at the 38th Annual South East Field Days being held at Yakka Park, Lucindale, SA on the 18th & 19th of March 2016. Call in and have a chat with one of our friendly staff and find out how we can help you!

Holiday Closing Times for 2015

2015 has been a very busy year for us here at Spanlift Australia, and we trust it has been a profitable year for all our valued customers.

South Australia to mandate use of Australian steel in all public works.

South Australia stakes faith in local steel

Safety concerns over fabricated Chinese steel flooding Australian market

The Australian steel industry has issued a warning about the safety standards of steel products being imported from overseas.

Yorke Peninsula Field Days 2015

Spanlift Australia are delighted to be exhibiting again at the Yorke Peninsular Field Days being held at Paskeville between 29th of September and 1st of October 2015. Call in and have a chat with one of our friendly staff and find out how we can help you!

Victorian Pig Fair - April 2015

Spanlift Australia was proud to represent our PorkHouse Barns division at the recent Victorian Pig Fair held in Bendigo, Victoria, April 14 & 15. This was the first time Spanlift Australia had attended this event, and it was well received within the industry, with many farmers and investors stopping by to discuss their plans. With the future of the pig industry looking bright, many farmers are looking to expand their pig farms and put in new shedding.

Broiler Sheds fly out of the Poultryhouse manufacturing plant to site in 2014!

From June to December this year, Spanlift PoultryHouse Barns provided 25 Broiler Sheds across 3 different states! With a huge thanks to the 31 members of the Poultryhouse Team including all our suppliers & sub-contractor building trades who helped make this happen. Added to this the same factory produced over 10 Farm & Industrial buildings.

PoultryHouse Barns visits EuroTier 2014

In November, five members of the Spanlift PoultryHouse Barns team, visited EuroTier 2014 - The World's Largest & Leading Exhibition for Animal Husbandry & Production.

Spanlift PoultryHouse revolutionises poultry buildings

A broiler house is a broiler house - a building to keep chickens inside consisting of four walls and a roof with ventilation openings in the walls and feed and water equipment inside. Sounds simple and it is simple. Still there are many ways to fill in this broad sketch. Spanlift Broiler Buildings in Australia specialises in a specific way of constructing these houses, and with success and brilliant bird results. By Dick Ziggers

Australia continues to keep chicken imports at bay

The coordinating body for the Australian poultry industry, the Australian Chicken Meat Federation (ACMF) has reiterated the fact that it has strict protocols in place for the importation of chicken meat.

How Meat Chickens are Grown

Meat chickens, commonly called broilers, are floor-raised on litter such as wood shavings or rice hulls, indoors in climate-controlled housing. With modern farming methods, meat chickens reared indoors reach slaughter weight at about 5 to 6 weeks of age.

15 ways to provide outstanding in-house environmental control AND use less energy and reduce operating costs

Greater emphasis will be placed on reducing operating costs, particularly energy costs, in the design and construction of the poultry houses of tomorrow. There are a lot of questions as to what the future holds for the poultry industry. One thing, however, is certain. Poultry houses will have to be designed and built with a much greater emphasis on operating costs, in particular, heating and cooling, than they were in the past, most experts agree, as increases in propane and electricity costs are here to stay.

Roast Chicken is Trumps!

Research released by the Australian Chicken Meat Federation (ACMF) has revealed the favourite ways for Australians to enjoy home-cooked chicken, with Roast "chook" leading the field with 61% of consumer votes

Controlling the environment within a PoultryHouse Barn

In order to control the environment within a PoultryHouse Barn, it is essential that a producer not only controls how much air is entering the house, but also where it is entering.

Australian chicken meat production to grow

Australia chicken meat production is set to continue to grow and maintain its number one position as the most consumed meat in the country, according to the Outlook Report for chicken meat to 2018-19 of the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES).

Earthworks started at new greenfield site near Bacchus Marsh

Earthworks have started this week at a new 'greenfield' poultry site near Bacchus Marsh, VIC. PoultryHouse Barns are proud to be involved in this 8 shed broiler shed project for the Baiada contract grower.

Spanlift PoultryHouse hosts International Poultry delegate

Spanlift PoultryHouse Barns were pleased to host international poultry delegate Alo Mohan at one of our farms in Australia this week. Alo lives in the northeast of Ireland and has served as the National Poultry Chairman for the last 4 years.

PoultryHouse Barns stands out at PIX 2014!

Exhibiting for the first time at PIX (Poultry Information Exchange) 2014, the PoultryHouse Barns team have returned home with much excitement about the future of the poultry industry in Australia.

​Pictures of Stage 3 lift of Spanlift Stadium.

Final major lift involving 10 slew cranes ranging from 90T up to 400T lifting over 210T of steel structure into the air! A major feat, when finished this will be one of the largest clear span structures in Australia coming in at 105m long and 68m wide, and over 11m tall! Home to the Satellite City BMX Club this will be the place to race your BMX in the coming months in NT!

​Pictures of Stage 3 lift of Spanlift Stadium.

Final major lift involving 10 slew cranes ranging from 90T up to 400T lifting over 210T of steel structure into the air! A major feat, when finished this will be one of the largest clear span structures in Australia coming in at 105m long and 68m wide, and over 11m tall! Home to the Satellite City BMX Club this will be the place to race your BMX in the coming months in NT!

​Pictures of Stage 3 lift of Spanlift Stadium.

Final major lift involving 10 slew cranes ranging from 90T up to 400T lifting over 210T of steel structure into the air! A major feat, when finished this will be one of the largest clear span structures in Australia coming in at 105m long and 68m wide, and over 11m tall! Home to the Satellite City BMX Club this will be the place to race your BMX in the coming months in NT!