australian owned roadside guardrail systems manufacturer

Australian Owned Manufacturer

Safe Direction is the only Australian owned roll form manufacturer of roadside guardrail systems. All product produced in its Sydney facility is manufactured using Australian made BlueScope steel. Safe Direction is bucking the trend of a contracting manufacturing industry with further investing in new machinery to enhance productivity and expand capability. Safe Direction’s Sydney operation…

rhino stop elite queensland project

RHINO-STOP® Elite Guardrail Looking Smart

The first RHINO-STOP® Elite Queensland project has been installed by Safe Direction’s customer Ontime Guardrail. Ontime reports that the installation was exceptionally quick and that their client is very happy with the product. RHINO-STOP® Elite was specified for its aesthetic appeal while meeting the requirements of, AS1170.1 for loadings on a carpark barrier and the…

ramshield guardrail installation on 4 separate projects across nsw

RamShield Hits the Ground Running!

RamShield Hits the Ground Running! Safe Direction’s recently approved RamShield Guardrail system was last week installed on 4 separate projects across NSW. Installers raved about the ease and simplicity of installation. The narrow width of the system also provided distinct benefits on winding narrow road formations giving more room back to motorists. RamShield has raised…

ramshield guardrail approved by nsw rms

RamShield approved by NSW RMS

Safe Direction is pleased to announce that its RamShield road safety barrier has been approved by Austroads Safety Barrier Assessment Panel (ASBAP) and has subsequently been approved for use by NSW Roads and Maritime Services (RMS). Safe Direction’s Managing Director, Hayden Wallace said “RamShield has been crash test validated to MASH Test Level 3 and…

safe direction launches rhino stop screen safety barrier

New RHINO-STOP® Screen Guardrail

Safe Direction announces the launch of RHINO-STOP® Screen, an Australian Standard compliant barrier system with inbuilt screen assembly. Incorporating the screen with the barrier provides a significant cost advantage over separate screen and barrier installations. The screen assembly can be constructed in any height up to 2.5m and is commonly used for anti-through protection, fall…

safe direction open new facility at smeaton grange

Safe Direction Open New Facility

Safe Direction has relocated into a new larger facility to accommodate the continued growth of its business and to expand its guardrail safety barrier manufacturing operation. The new facility is located in Smeaton Grange, approximately 40 minutes drive south west of the Sydney CBD. Equipped with an expansive external hardstand area, the new facility further…

rhino stop elite building perimeter barrier

New RHINO-STOP® Elite Guardrail

Safe Direction announces the launch of its latest Australian Standard compliant modular carpark barrier system – RHINO-STOP® Elite. RHINO-STOP® Elite has been designed by Safe Direction for where an architectural appearance is required to enhance the parking facility. The design has eliminated the industrial look of a “W-Beam” guardrail while at the same time increasing…

rhino stop truck guard safety barrier project in bunnings warehouse

Bunnings Warehouse Blacktown Guardrail Project

The new Bunnings Warehouse located in Blacktown, NSW was a $40 million dollar project constructed by ADCO Construction Group. More than 200m of the RHINO-STOP® Truck-Guard warehouse barrier was installed along the perimeter edge providing impact protection for heavy vehicles and fall protection for pedestrians. RHINO-STOP® Truck-Guard was developed specifically for Australian designers and certifiers…

coles tooronga car park safety barrier project

Coles Tooronga Car Park Barrier Project

Located at Tooronga, Victoria, the Coles multi-deck car park provides 7 levels of parking for 900 vehicles. Constructed by ICON Construction Australia, approximately 1800m of RHINO-STOP® Type 4 carpark barrier was installed providing perimeter edge and split level protection. Originally specifying spring steel buffer, the design was changed to the RHINO-STOP® carpark barrier system due…

acceptance of fleat and skt end terminals

Acceptance of FLEAT-SP & SKT-SP Terminals

Safe Direction is the exclusive Australian Distributor for Road Systems Inc (RSI) of the USA, developers of the Sequential Kinking Terminal (SKT) and Flared Energy Absorbing Terminal (FLEAT) for guardrails. The SKT and FLEAT are among the world’s most popular and highest performing guardrail end terminals, having provided exceptional in-service performance for over 15 years.…