Saunders and Ward

Polar Operations, Transport and Logistics

Ben Rolliston

Phone: +61 (0) 3 6211 8050


Saunders and Ward manufactures a wide range of customised equipment for the Australian Antarctic Division, including containerised fuel tanks, containers, structural steelwork, satellite tracking towers, wind tower cool porch steelwork, 20 tonne capacity traverse sleds, a 50 tonne four wheel compaction roller, a 50 tonne three wheel compaction roller, 80 tonne proof roller and a mess van sled. The company has the capacity to undertake projects from the simplest to the most complex.

For over 98 years Saunders and Ward has been providing a wide range of steel fabrication, machining and general engineering work, completed to strict quality and performance guidelines. Our steel fabrication workshop and machine shop utilise the latest equipment. Experienced and highly skilled staff can manufacture complex steel parts and complete items of equipment in-house, from start to finish. This saves clients time and money and enables Saunders and Ward to pass on the benefit of a quality-controlled finished product at a competitive price.