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Previously, we have looked into the way you could go about creating your own shipping container workshop, what you would need to look into beforehand and the accessories that could be included – and today we’re looking at how shipping containers are perfectly ideal for workshop conversions. There are quite a few characteristics of containers […]

If you’ve been wondering where your next marketing campaign could be going, consider large format advertising. Shipping containers lend themselves to the very type of ads that can transform our landscape – with the added advantage of storage included. Traditionally only used in remote places, showing only localised companies or products, large scale adverts are […]

A new shipping container house has made its way onto the Australian radar! Amy Plant & Richard Vaughan of Gippsland, Victoria, have built a beautiful home from 3 shipping containers joined by floating links on a 5-acre block of land – matching perfectly to their lifestyle and values. Originally, they both decided while travelling to […]

One of the main features of a shipping container is that they’re so easily customisable they can be turned into an object for so many different uses. One of the most common modifications that is requested is to convert a container into a functional workshop. But what is actually involved in this? YOUR INPUT The […]

With the current way of life revolving increasingly around the digital nomad, there is a simple answer to the stirring question – how to live remotely anywhere in Australia; and that answer is: Shipping Containers. Shipping Containers have become the most easily modifiable accommodation, with the ability to be totally self sufficient after the initial […]

Did you know – currently there is a great exhibition in our own backyard on the various aspects of shipping containers, and how we use them? The Australian National Maritime Museum at Darling Harbour are running “Container: The Box that Changed the World”, their first ever outdoor show which in their own words “Personalises the […]

Most people wouldn’t ordinarily realise that there is a difference between an insulated container when you intend to live in it versus when you only need to store items. The key variation lies in the life the container had before its intended purpose. Often our customers are searching for a container they would like to […]

They started off existence built from wood ‘Loose’ boxes were designed to ship coal originally back in the late 1700’s; made from wood in roughly similar sizes they transported the coal from the quarries in England via horse-drawn wagons to canal barges. By the mid-1800’s iron was starting to be used in conjunction with wood […]

One of the most commonly asked questions by customers in the shipping container industry is ‘How do I prepare my site?’ – so today we’re going to clear this up. When you make the decision to buy or hire a shipping container, you need to plan your site according to the containers – and your […]

So far, we’ve covered for you the beginning of creating a shipping container home – and the planning, preparation, research, budget, and local council rules and regulations – but where do you go from there? Quite often this is a sticking point for those designing their own home, as each home and space are different, […]