Author Archive | Darko Popovich

Vicpole invests in clean, natural energy.

Vicpole invests in clean, natural energy

At Vicpole we understand the importance of designing, manufacturing, marketing and distributing products with a low environmental burden. As a result, we’re committed to good environmental practice and sustainability in manufacturing, ensuring any adverse effects on the environment are kept to a minimum. Our goal is to minimise consumption through the reduction, reuse or recycling […]

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Vicpole Announces Jemena, United Energy and Ausnet approval of Toorak 16LED

Approval for use of Toorak 16LED luminaires across Victorian Energy Distribution networks Jemena, United Energy and Ausnet has been granted. The Toorak 16LED, which became the first decorative LED luminaire to be approved by a Victorian Energy distribution Business (when Powercor granted approval in 2015), can now boast approval across all Victorian Energy Distribution Business […]

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Powercor Approval of the Toorak 16LED

Vicpole also releases Neos 16LED. For Release immediately. Toorak 16LED and Neos 16LED luminaires. Today Vicpole announced the immediate availability of Toorak 16LED and Neos 16LED luminaires, inviting all Councils, Retirement Community Developers and lighting industry stakeholders to upgrade to Toorak and Neos LED.  The Toorak 16LED has also been granted roads approval by Victorian […]

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Energy Efficient Street Lighting Rollouts

For what seems an eternity, we’ve been reminded of the need to eliminate non efficient street lighting, in particular the likes of the old 80W mercury vapour luminaire  – not so long ago, there were over 350,000 in Victoria alone. Councils have responded by rolling out energy efficient street lighting programmes that will result in […]

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Recycling Responsibilities

Recycling Responsibilities. All manufacturers in their own way have a responsibility to ensure their practises are not detrimental to the environment, and most will have in place policies and cultures that enforce a green approach in their day to day activities. The following is a brief summary of some of the practises Vicpole currently has […]

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The Vicpole Way – Attention to Detail

Attention to Detail. A pole is not always a pole. At Vicpole we pride ourselves on attention to detail. Vicpole’s family owned facility in Bayswater Victoria has a complete section dedicated to ensuring the poles are finished to the client’s expectations. Our gal clean up area ensures every pole is appropriately “dressed” before painting or […]

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Vicpole to Light Up Yarra Park

The MCG is being transformed. Vicpole has been selected to “light up Yarra Park”. Work is well and truly under way on the upgrade of public lighting poles and lights at Yarra Park. The site, which surrounds the MCG is already benefitting from landscape works and new street furniture. New Citipower approved Vicpole tapered round […]

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Dandenong City Council Offices

Dandenong Streetscape Revitalisation

  The transformation of the Dandenong CBD  – a landmark project which involved the revitalisation of Lonsdale Street and surrounding precincts, a new Council offices building as well as upgrades to many existing facilites, is now complete. Vicpole worked closely with City of Greater Dandenong and lighting designers Electrolight to create a column specifically for […]

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Kew Cottages

Kew Cottages Development

  Client: Kew Development Corporation Project Managers: Walker Corporation Consultants: Parry Fraser Jones Electrical Design: Plan B Services Column: 5.5m Kew Cottages column Mounting Type: Direct buried Paint Finish: Sparkling Aluminium In 2006, Vicpole was commissioned to provide a pole design for Walker Corporation for their Kew Cottages development. Chosen for its simplicity, contemporary elegance […]

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