This project allowed us to contribute to safer, stronger bridges with wider traffic lanes and shoulders, improved walking and cycling facilities, and reduced maintenance costs. The Super Tees made on this site were used on the Whirokino Bridge and PP2O (Peka Peka to Otaki)
These projects, along with the other contributions that we made to the ongoing Waikato Expressway allowed us to contribute to the construction of what will come to be the key for convenient and safe travel in the Waikato Region. In 2020 we completed the Mangaonua Stream Bridge and Cambridge Road.
This 134 room hotel was built with internal links to the already-existing airport. Only a small portion of the Airport was closed off for this process and the project ultimately won the Safety Excellence Award at the New Zealand Institute of Building Award Ceremony.
Built on the grounds of the previous Rimutaka Fire Station, the new building is comprised of four alliance bays with operational decontamination areas, transitional showers and PPE storage spaces. As well as six bedroom areas, a gymnasium, kitchen, operations room and secure car park. All of these facilities were designed and around the fire Station design guidelines alongside our own Health and Safety requirements.
We worked with Calder Stewart to build the foundation of the Metalcraft building located in Lower Hutt.
We completed a series of projects in 2019 which contributed to the Waikato Expressway in Hamilton East. The Mangaharakeke and Mangaone Stream Bridges are two adjacent, curved bridges constructed of 30m long Super Tee Beams. The streams below were temporarily redirected as a safety measure while the bridge were put in place.
The Resolution Drive project saw the an underpass added under the Drive's extension. This change allowed for a walking and cycling path to be added to the pre-existing Resolution Drive for local use.
The Puketaha Bridge is one of the few bridges in this project built to take expressway traffic over the existing local roads, rather than under. This project included ground improvements surrounding the existing roads to support the mechanically stabilised earth that holds the bridge.
Traffic was temporarily diverted during the construction of the Horsham Downs Bridge, as the bridge itself was put in place to redirect Horsham Downs Road to go over the new expressway.
The Pyes Pa Reservoir was built in order to accommodate the rapid commercial growth of Tauranga. This geodesic dome was erected in 2018 as a part of the Tauranga City Council's intention to update and expand it's water infrastructure. This aluminium dome is self-supporting, lightweight and partly built beneath the ground to minimise visibility.
To add to our list of contributions to the Waikato Expressway, we finished three additional bridges in 2018, the Greenhill Interchange, Ruakura Interchange and East West Link.
The Greenhill Interchange was put in place to insure more convenient and safe travel for local residents. The previous alignment would divert travellers from the expressway, where the new interchange allows local residents to use the expressway for short-distance commutes.
The Ruakura Interchange is a diamond-shaped interchange which allowed for Ruakura Road to be re-aligned and provided a new entry point into the city form the Expressway.
East West Link was a key part of the entire project, making sure that Tamahere residents could use the Expressway to their advantage whilst also remaining connected to their local routes.
Two cement storage facilities of 30,000 tonne capacity with two pneumatic ship unloaders and bulk cement tanker loading facilities. Surrounded by offices, equipment storage facilities road ways a security facilities, all of which remained safely operational throughout the entirety of this project.
This project involved re-configuring the Kinleith Substation, which provides electricity to the Tokoroa network, as well as a local pulp and paper mill. Due to the importance of the substation, it was essential that it remained up and running throughout renovations. Our team managed to safely do our part to reconfigure the old substation whilst the deconstruction of separate areas of the original transformer plinths, foundation pads, traverser track and retaining wall continued and the plant remained operational.
Given the advanced age of Owhata Substation
The Joll Road Development project saw our team installing precast concrete panels of 10.8m x 2.5m, which were externally exposed in the final product. This development became home to retail spaces and offices which were a beautiful contribution to the local community.
Energy plant projects are distinguishable by their scale. Overcoming the issues that come with such a scale in the form of both time constraints and the multitude of companies participating to meet those time constraints safely, is a perfect example of our project management skills.
Due to growing demand, Bupa expanded their existing Retirement Village with a three-storey building. The end product achieved a 6-star rating from the Green Home Council, insuring that we have helped to created a warm, safe, healthy environment for residents.
The Worser Bay Boat Club Community had been in the same building for 64 years, making it such a pleasure to be involved with the rebuild.
This project was located directly on the waterfront, comprised of a series of boat storage sheds, as well as a main administration/ club building, and a ramp and rigging area.
These depots were designed to be a convenience to transport operators and public. They include house workshops, administrative blocks, washing station and parks with a capacity of 91 buses.
Affectionately named the Fabric of Onehunga, this apartment complex is centred around a communal green space, which the residents of all 239 new apartments have access to. The steel framework of this building is externally exposed, celebrating the industrial heritage of the area it is built in.
We are very proud to have been a part of this project. This health facility insures that all nurses, midwives and health care assistants on site can make parents and newborns their first priority at all times.
A two lane link underneath the existing Maungatapu and Hairini roundabouts were added to improve safety and traffic flow on this route in the midst of State Highway 29A.
Renovations to the Main Building of the school, this project not only improved upon the seismic strength of the school whilst maintaining it's historic aesthetic. It also added additional classrooms, thereby raising the capacity of the school to 1200 students.
Bowen Campus stands alongside two adjacent buildings. This project included both re-utilising the original structure so it can accomadate Government Ministries from each of the other buildings, as well as increasing the original floor space. This increase in area has allowed for considerable additional retail amenities.
Constructed of two large interconnected buildings, the Atrium and Town Hall. Each of these buildings is inclusive of three smaller areas, each capable of holding up to 1000 people. Additionally there are smaller function spaces and banquet areas designed with a capacity of up to 650 seated guests.
Our contribution to the Haywards project came in the form of the Haywards State Highway 2-State Highway 58 Interchange and the Haywards Pedestrian Bridge. This project not only allowed for a safer transition for motorists descending from SH2 to SH548, but also improved the safety of access and traffic flow to many other public staples in the area. Such as Manor Park Train Station and Belmont Regional Park.
In 2017 we completed five different project in contribution to the Waikato Expressway.
Kay Road is the tallest bridge along the highway, standing at 18.8m, constructed of 29m long super tees, supported by 110 tonne crossheads.
Matangi Road was one of the first bridge to open across the Waikato Expressway project, this bridhe was built from top to bottom. Traffic was temporarily re-directed while steel piles were driven into the ground and filled by reinforced concrete. After crossheads and bridge beams were placed to support the weight of the bridge, which now runs over a four-lane expressway.
ECMTR/ Ryburn, this portion of the project was largely practical. The expressway in this area improved the flow of traffic, causing it to be both safer and more efficient. In the process, Powells Road was redirected and made to run parallel to the expressway, creating a merge onto Ryburn Road for local residents.
Morrinsville/ SH26, this 60m bridge was built top to bottom, with traffic being only briefly redirected before a four lane expressway was placed underneath to improve traffic flow and safety in the area.
Gordonton Road, this layout change will massively improve the safety and travel times in the area. The layout of this portion of the expressway insures consistently reliable travel for both long-distance travellers and local residents.
This 2000msq project is located in the midst of a retail area. This two-storey storage facility boasts an engineered gravel which provides comprehensive seismic strengthening, as well as a contribution to the development of the Kapiti Coast Retail Community.
The Hilda Ross Facility is a dementia and hospitalization unit within a larger retirement village. Due to the specialized nature of the retirement village, the construction of 158 resident-capacity unit had to be carried out carefully whilst leaving the surrounding care units fully accessible and operational.
The extension of the English and Art Block at Hutt International Boys School was a project which had our team re-aligning existing wall framing inside the already-standing building. This project also involved an extensive amount of communication with the client to manage noise and the health and safety of both the construction workers and the students on the live campus.
This four lane expressway was built with the intention of improving the safety and length of trips. It separates local and long-distance drivers, reaping benefits for both local and national travellers. Our contribution to this project involved the Super T Yard Foundation, Remedial and Production Slabs, Super T Beams and Crosshead beams for the entire project, Culvert 14 Insitu, Raumati Road Bridge, Waikanae Bridge, Makarini Footbridge and Precast Barriers.
120 Super Tees, 30 crossheads and precast barriers constructed by us on a local precast yard before being transferred for installation.
A seven-storey head office building spanning 160,000 sq metres. The basement-level parking in this building was constructed concurrently with the rest of the project and accessed safely through a neighbouring car park which was being built simultaneously.
This bridge served as the replacement for a 90 year bridge which was growing brittle and unsafe. The new bridge is 120m long, with a reinforced concrete slab foundation. It proved a safe option, even providding the opportunity to realign roads in the area to create a safer driving environment in the wider region. Our contribution to this project included both the Whakaruatapu Underpass and the Whakaruatapu Culvert in Dannervirke.
Considered a must-see in the Wellington Region, Avalon Park is a six hectare modernized and unique playground comprised of disability-friendly play equipment, an artificial stream, and a variety of steel climbing-frames.
This 27km long motorway will be constructed of four lanes, built to meet the high deman for a safer, more reliable route for motorists travelling between Wellington and Lower Hutt, more resistant to severe weather and earthquakes. Our contribution to this project included Bridge 9, Motu Bridge Super Tees and the Tawa Longitudinal Insitu Chamber Reinforcing.
With the rapid growth of the Kapiti Coast, the Peka Peka to Otaki (PP2O) Expressway offers safer, more efficient travel as well as an alternative route for freight, separating larger vehicles from local traffic.
Built originally in 1954, the Hutt City Council Administration buildings, were re-piled and strengthened by our staff to meet updated building requirements. Multiple tests were carried out before our team began working on this process, with health and safety of our staff whilst working on an existing building with potential asbestos and other risks being a top consideration.
One of two extensions to Victoria University, a six-storey extension was added to Rutherford House with the additional challenge that university operations moved forward throughout progression of the project. In order for these piles to be placed in the midst of the Wellington area, temporary works platforms were put in place to insure that the site remained separated from daily commuters.
The two-storey, 12,500m2 Te Toki a Rata labratory and research facility at Victoria University's Kelburn Campus.The construction of this project closed of none of the existing institute and only a small portion of the external walking path out of caution, with no effect to vehicle or foot traffic.
A bridge replacement completed during a 48 hour block of the train lines. The bridge was constructed off site site. Jensen Steel fabricated the four new steel spans at 20m, 12m and two 4m lengths, from weathering steel. Each span was 5m wide and the longest span weighed 60 tonne.
This long-planned project sought to accommodate the rapid growth of the city at the time by taking on the service of the 102 year old Princess Margaret Hospital. As a family owned and operate company, we were grateful to be a part of this project, which sought the advice of leading paediatric hospitals to help create the most comforting environment possible for children and their families, including a 3500sqm garden space in the upper levels.
The Wheatstone Project was one of Australia's first liquefied natural gas hub, as well as one of it's leading resource facilities. We assisted Georgiou Precast in making 400 jacking pipes which contributed to the construction of a 1.2km tunnel. This project was created in consideration of the substantial size of the Wheatstone facility, the tunnel itself both protecting the supply pipeline and minimising the impact on the environment.
The intention of this project was to reunite Perth with the waterfront, bringing the possibility of new recreational activities for locals and tourists alike, whilst also reinstating Perth as a riverside city. Our contribution to this large-scale project was the foundation of the 1,700 new residential apartments in the area.
Mining is a large industry in Western Australia, and the Gorgon Manholes are amongst the largest natural gas projects in the world. These 610 manholes, each weighing between 15-20 tonnes made sure it was also safe and environmentally friendly - with quarantining procedures in place to insure the safety of indigenous animals and insects.
This five-storey apartment and hotel complex allows for both short-term and long term guests in the midst of Perth city, and an office space for guests travelling for work.
was the aim of the Ministry of Education to have the school be extremely earthquake and tsunami proof, given the volatile environmental conditions. This beach-side school consists of three, two-storey, modern, open-plan learning environments, a high-ceiling gymnasiusm and performing arts centre, with an elevated walkway.
This project was completed using a combination of hollow-core beams and super-tee bridge beams, all of which contributed to safer, easier travel across Tauranga which support tourism and regional growth by providing a "corridor" which can be used for travel throughout the region.
Bayfair Shopping Centre (Mount Maunganui) Extension included alterations to the existing shopping mall and the four-storey car park. This project was completed whilst the mall remained entirely accessible and safe to customers, and upon completion of the project housed a record 98 retailers and had taken on a modernised refurbishment.
This full-immersion te-reo Maori for students Years 7-13 is a combination of multiple learning centres with a unique, modern design which represents the schools own goals of flexible and passionate learning experiences for its students.
As the ever-changing and growing Bay of Plenty region's population developed throughout Papamoa, the increasingly high demand for a supermarket was met with this two-storey, high ceiling building with two large storage facilities and refrigeration areas.
Pacific Apartments is a modern apartment building and conference facility comprised of 11 storeys on the beach of Mount Maunganui, built due to the high demand of the increasingly popular tourist destination and making a perfect contribution to the iconic scenery.
Twenty years after the construction of the Tauranga Harbour Link, another was added due to massive population increase and high demand. A 466m bridge was added alongside the original, along with a 550m long overpass. These new additions assure not only safer and faster travel, but also added further to the history of this increasingly beautiful city.
Situated in one of the hubs of the region, the Gisborne Police Station's renovation was focused on the retention of the original building's historic aesthetic, as well as the construction of the seismically separate parking building. The new station has 29 cells at ground level, with a number of offices and multi-purpose rooms to the second level, and two levels of car parking.
Located in a prime area of Mount Maunganui, where commercial and residential areas merge seamlessly into a hub of tourism, this 21 apartment complex and underground park was constructed safely and efficiently, directly opposite the beach.
Located in the in the centre of Mount Maunganui, this apartment complex holds retail spaces on the floor level as well as as twelve Mountain-view apartments above. Since their construction, Customhouse Apartments have become a key aspect of the Mount Maunganui lifestyle.
An ocean-side resort comprised of two identical, eleven-storey towers which sit directly at the bottom of Mount Maunganui. The bottom level is a series of retail spaces which have become iconic to both tourists and the local community.
A building with a 400 ton foundation of reinforcing completed safely in two months when we operated as Hunters Contractors.
Built on the ground of the old New World building, this two-storey, high-ceiling storage and cooling facility includes a 106 capacity car park on 2300sq.m of land. this project was completed by our team in a short period of time with the demolition of the previous building taking place in May of that year and the opening of the new facility taking place in December.
A four-storey apartment complex with store facilities at the ground level.
A four-storey apartment complex of 43 apartments, this rounded building was completed whilst the roads on either stayed remained open for safe use.
Two intersecting four-storey apartment buildings with underground, constructed safely near the beach.
Gate Pa New World is a modern-style building with a plethora of construction space, built for Foodstuffs.
A three-storey building divided into 22 self-contained 2-3 bedroom apartments.
A complex comprised of 22 individual buildings/ apartments of different sizes.
Subcontracting to CBC Construction, Mount Central Apartments is a four-level apartment building with underground parking.
The Atrium Apartments (Mount Maunganui) is a 41 apartment complex, constructed safely on the soft ground surrounding the beach.
A three-storey, 31 room complex located in Mount Maunganui on the side of a road which remained fully operational during construction.
Located in Mount Maunganui, and consisting of stadium and speedway, courts, auditorium, suites and cafe.
A bridge replacement completed during a 48 hour block of the train lines. We constructed large portions of the bridge off-site using 20 metre, 12 metre and 4 metre spans. Each span was 5 metres wide and the longest of them weighed 60 tonnes.