MakMax has been awarded the fabric roofing contract for the $144.2 million Gold Coast Stadium Redevelopment at Carrara, Queensland.

The stadium will boast a glass fibre membrane roof that will span a total of 16,600 square metres providing cover for the East, West and Southern perimeter of the structure.

The 25,000-seater capacity stadium is expected to be completed in mid 2011.

The facility is being built to accommodate an AFL oval, ICC-compliant cricket oval, provision to allow future installation of IAAF Athletics field and FIFA World Cup soccer field including all the associated corporate, media and player facilities.

MakMax managing director, Bernie Neylan, said: “We’re involved in many large stadium projects around the world such as the $290 million Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in South Africa for the FIFA World Cup, as well as Ranchi Stadium in India.

“We’re installing the membrane roof at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Delhi for the 2010 Commonwealth Games.”

MakMax is a specialist tensile membrane design, fabrication and construction company.

Offering in house design, engineering, and manufacturing capabilities MakMax produces stadium structures for the world market.

Posted on 03/07/2010