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Replacing Bloody $#@% bollards!

Anyone who's worked with bollards and hasn't referred to them as "Bloody Bollards", is a saint!

Did you ever stop to wonder why Bollards are designed to fail? We're not sure if we are just smarter than the rest of the industry or if maybe planned obsolescence ( intentionally designing products to wear out or become obsolete within a relatively short time) plays a part?

Either way we urgently need to stop this waste of money & resources!

A bollard replaced just once a year will cost more than $50000.00 over the life for development. For state and local government authorities this represents millions of dollars simply sent to landfill year after year. For shopping centres, this represents disturbance to the public and safety concerns that are growing increasingly problematic.


Most people think we'll make the bollard strong enough so it won't dent or bend, but as neither the bollard nor the footing have any impact absorbing capabilities the energy is directed toward the footing which is dislodged and both the bollard and the expensive footings are sent to landfill and need replacing year after year. The bigger the footing- the greater the waste. If used in carparks- they cause major damage to vehicles and are extremely costly to constantly replace.

This not only makes the bollards dangerous and often extremely unsightly, but with hundreds of thousands of bollards impacted around the country every year, it creates an enormous amount of landfill. We have a sustainable solution.


Standard surface mount bollards are okay for indoors but are not impact resistant and therefore should not be used when bollard may be subject to impact from a vehicle. When a Surface mount bollard is hit, the energy is directed to the weakest point, which is usually the weld that breaks, the base plate that bends, or the concrete anchors which are ripped from the pavement. Either way a vehicle will drive through unabated and they are costly to replace.

Warning: Despite some referring to these as ram raid bollards (putting shop owners and local government authorities at risk of litigation), standard surface mounted bollards will not stop a vehicle and provide no protection to pedestrians. We have a safe and sustainable solution.


In the past few years we've seen a massive increase in poor quality imported bollards that rust out and corrode in no time- the Australian government issued a warning as not only are these bollards dangerous, they are drastically increasing landfill. Don't pay for rubbish! Importers buy these bollards for around ten dollars (as opposed to Aussie bollards costing $100 + to manufacture) and on-sell them for Australian prices. Always ask if the bollard and the steel is locally manufactured as there's a reason they are so cheap. Buy local and save.

Shown left hundreds of cheap imported surface mount bollards were installed in Burswood carpark and most were damaged within 2-3 weeks as the caps popped off, the base plate bent and the bolts were ripped from the pavement - costing thousands to replace. Above City of Perth installed imported stainless steel bollards that dented and rusted and needed replacing in no time. They came to us for a solution.

STOP PAYING TO REPEATEDLY REPLACE BOLLARDS & EXPENSIVE FOOTINGS You can now preserve expensive concrete footings for a lifetime (100 years +) Impact tested and in situ tested for more than two decades, Impact Recovery Bollards and ZERO WASTE Foundations are reusable impact after impact


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