Groves House Achieves practical completion and receives MBA award
St Martins reveals its new look Making a splash with the opening of two Queensland pools Push the boundaries...anything is possible.
New projects across the nation
St Martins new look
Groves House Aged Care Facility
BroadAPM commences first awarded job
A new direction - Broad Civil
Making a splash in Queensland
Elder Street Car Park opens to public
BROADVIEW MAGAZINE ISSUE 12 - SPRING 2010 Printed using environmentally safe vegetable based inks. Published by Broad Group Holdings Pty Limited Level 1, 18-32 Parliament Place West Perth, WA No part of this publication may be reproduced or copied in any form without written permission from Broad Group Holdings Pty Limited. DISCLAIMER The opinions expressed in this publication do not necessarily represent the views of Broad Group Holdings Pty Limited or its related companies. We make no representation or warranty as to the reliability, accuracy or completeness of the information contained in this publication which should not be relied upon for commercial purposes.
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In an exciting expansion of Broad’s business, Broad has established a new civil construction division Broad Civil. Works have already begun on Broad’s first awarded civil project, the St Georges Terrace Streetscape Enhancement in the Perth CBD.
I would like to take this opportunity to personally welcome to Broad a new Civil Manager in Khanh Nguyen. Khanh joins us from DownerEDi and will oversee the initial phases of the civil division. Broad is fortunate that Khanh has also been joined by some of his former colleagues who sought to join the new division, namely Site Manager Lee McCabe, Project Engineer Scott Maisey and Civil Estimator Krishna Pillai. With Peter McMorrow now on board full-time as Executive Chairman at Broad, his expanded role will provide a wealth of additional knowledge and experience across the company. As perhaps the most experienced civil construction leader in Australia, it is our intention to exploit Peter’s expertise to the full.
Australia, Broad began work by Early Contractor Involvement (ECI), a new and innovative project delivery method. Another notable milestone in the Broad story is our Joint Venture in Victoria, BroadAPM being awarded its first contract. Work has commenced on the D&C 618-bed student accommodation facility for Monash University at its Clayton campus in Melbourne.
Recently, I had the pleasure of attending Broads handover of the St Martins buildings to our client, St Martins Properties. Mr John Apps, the CEO, was very complimentary of the Broad team and the quality of the building. As Managing Our design and construct involvement in the Director of Broad it was a great pleasure to Aspire Schools consortium, which will see Broad hear a very happy and satisfied client praising deliver seven schools between 2010 and 2014, Broad. I would like to note that this was our third is continuing to shine. project for this client The schools are well on As perhaps the most experienced and congratulate the track with work now civil construction leader in Australia, St Martins team on the started on the largest successful delivery of single component it is our intention to exploit the project. of the PPP project With Broad continuing at Murrumba Downs Peter’s expertise to the full. to successfully deliver Secondary School. I am quality projects and win new work across pleased to also share with you that the first stage the country I wish to take this opportunity to of the Peregian Springs State School picked up personally thank all members of the Broad team two construction awards at the Sunshine Coast and our subcontractors for their dedication and Region Housing & Construction Awards. The pure hard-work which in turn is highlighted project was announced the winner of ‘Health through the delivery and quality of our projects and Education Facilities over $15 million’ and and look forward to sharing more success with ‘Excellence in Sustainable Building’. The second you in the future. stage of the construction program starts at Peregian Springs in mid-July 2011 with the PPP works rolling through until the final delivery date of January 1, 2014. Broad have also begun work on the Fast Track Prisoner Accommodation project for the Government of Western Australia which involves the simultaneous construction of five two-storey accommodation blocks at Albany, Casuarina and Hakea prisons. One of the first of its kind in
Kari Rummukainen Founder and Managing Director
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New Projects work gets underway
Reporting on what’s new and happening across the nation at Broad.
Western Australian Prisons Broad has begun work on the Fast Track Prisoner Accommodation Project for the Government of Western Australia involving the simultaneous construction of five two-storey accommodation blocks at Albany, Casuarina and Hakea prisons.
Broad were selected as Managing Contractor for the construction of the new prisoner accommodation blocks spread over three locations in Western Australia.
The construction works will utilise large prefabricated components to enhance both the speed of delivery and management of prison security logistics.
One of the first in WA, the Early Contractor Involvement (ECI) project is tracking well to date. ECI is a new and innovative project delivery method which combines the principles of an alliance type project with the traditional D&C (Design and Construct) type contract. This enables all parties to be engaged in the early stages of the project compared to more conventional type of contracts. Overall this has given a better understanding by all involved in the project and its potential risks.
One cell block will be constructed at Albany, and two cell blocks each at Casuarina and Hakea. Each block will contain 64 cells accommodating two inmates per cell in a double bunk configuration with each cell including a shower and toilet.
Other advantages to the ECI process: • Quicker construction periods • Early procurement of sub-contractors and materials • Fewer variations • Fully integrated team approach TAKING SHAPE: The last of the tilt-up panel installation at Hakea Prison.
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• Better integration of construction techniques.
The predominantly pre-cast concrete structures will feature suspended pre-cast upper floors, sandwich panel roofing and additional unique prison security features when compared with a traditional building. The Hakea component of the project is beyond the perimeter wall of the current prison facility while the other two construction sites at Casuarina and Albany are within the existing prison facilities. Working within operating prisons requires strict adherence to security protocols throughout all aspects of the project delivery. Emphasising Broad’s capability to handle sensitive projects, the security management challenges greatly affect the logistics of the build, with clearances required for all personnel and limited movements around the construction site. Fast Track Prisoner Accommodation Project Manager, Siljan Stojkovski , said “A greater emphasis on forward planning is required by the site team to ensure there is minimal disruption to the operation of the prison during the construction of the cell blocks across the three prison sites”
New Woolworths Shopping Centre for Gladstone
Broad is preparing to construct a new three-storey library and learning facility at Eagle Junction Primary School in Brisbane. The project, funded through the Building the Education Revolution program, will see approximately 1,400sqm of learning space constructed over three floors on the 480sqm site footprint. The new building will house arts and drama on the ground floor, the library on the first floor and three classrooms on the second floor. The reinforced concrete structure will have precast floors with a topping slab, a weather board and concrete exterior and colorbond roofing. After finalising the design aspects of the D&C contract, Broad embarked on the removal of two existing transportable classrooms and other site preparations to enable construction to commence. The new facilities are scheduled for completion for the 2011 school year
Broad is to undertake the design development of a new Woolworths shopping centre in Queensland.
stores. Approximately 5,000sqm has been allocated to provide 253 car parking bays. Broad is due to commence construction of the facility in November, with the complex scheduled
The new 3,200sqm Woolworths shopping
for completion in late 2011.
centre will be located at Forest Springs in
Situated some 550km north of Brisbane and
125km south-east of Rockhampton, Gladstone is
The project includes an additional 110sqm
a thriving regional city in the mid north coast of
loading dock and 1,470sqm for specialty
JD Hardie Centre
Broad have been selected for the
The redevelopment will give the South Hedland
JD Hardie Centre, with the vision of providing a
redevelopment of a youth facility
community access to one of the State’s best
multi-purpose hall, youth activity rooms, offices,
recreation venues. Broad will stage the
counselling rooms, toilets and associated site
in South Hedland, known as the
construction of the facilities, working in
JD Hardie Centre, approximately
and operational schedules in order to minimise
Town of Port Hedland mayor Kelly Howlett said
the inconvenience to existing users.
redeveloping the centre represented the most
The scope of work includes a substantial
significant investment in youth facilities and
extension and redevelopment of the existing
services in the town’s history
1,660km north of Perth.
conjunction with the Centre’s current programs
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St Martins towers - a fresh look The redevelopment of the three adjacent buildings for St Martin’s Properties reached practical competition on 19th October.
In one of Perth’s prime CBD locations, numbers 40, 44 and 50 St Georges Terrace have undergone a variety of transformations including new external façades, interior works and entrance upgrades. The scope of the project saw buildings number 40 and 50 undergo recladding to the façades, providing the 35 year old buildings with an ultra new look through the use of alpolic cladding. Mast climbers were used across the project on the public façades, while areas not primarily visible to the public underwent maintenance and painting with access gained via swing stages. Broad also refurbished the ground floors of each of the buildings with glazing works and improvements to the entrance canopies. The bulk of the ground floor works were made to 50 St Georges Terrace which saw the former NAB banking chamber transformed into an ultra modern retail arcade using extensive glazing, aluminum louvers and highly polished Terrazzo flooring resulting in a bright open feel to the retail arcade. The refurbishment to the ground floor of 44 St Georges Terrace has resulted in a welcoming environment for the 37 storey tower by using highly polished black granite stone to the walls, complementing the existing stone and creating an effortless through-flow to the arcade of number 50 St Georges Terrace. Number 50 has also seen changes to ten of its upper floors which have been refurbished to an excellent standard and will provide 1st class office facilities for the new tenants who will commence their fit outs during the coming months. The project was a return to the St Georges Terrace site for Broad, five years on from an original upgrade of the forecourt and entrance to the St Martin’s Tower at number 44. Broad WA General Manager Nick Cater said it was the relationship with the client which had been instrumental in the awarding of the repeat business and highlighted that Broad’s attention to detail brings rewards. Coordinating the project’s interface with the public presented itself as one of the biggest challenges. Due to strict noise restrictions during
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Deception Bay, QLD
A new ALDI store for Deception Bay normal business hours, the team clocked a lot of out of hours work, in addition to traffic management requirements for deliveries on what is a main arterial road in Perth’s CBD and a high volume pedestrian area. Broad’s experience and systems provided a strong base for handling the complexities. Project Manager, David McNichol said ‘The project team have worked effortlessly over the past 12 months and to reach practical completion on time and to the satisfaction of the client, this is a testimony to their dedication and commitment and we look forward to working with St Martins Properties again in the near future.’
Customers have been welcomed to the latest ALDI store in Queensland at Deception Bay. Broad Queensland completed work on the ‘new look’ 1,650sqm store in early June with the store officially opening on July 8, 2010.
BEFORE: The towers preparing for the mast climbing to commence.
A number of new pilot features have been included in the store, with Deception Bay the first to utilise “picture frame” precast panels instead of the traditional plain panels. A series of different polished concrete areas were also included in the back of house sections of the building as a guide to flooring options for future developments. The pre-cast concrete and structural steel building included the shop floor, storage and refrigeration areas, staff facilities and a plant room, plus the external colonnade and concrete and asphalt car park and access areas.
AFTER: The finished towers stand proudly on St Georges Terrace.
Project Manager Greg Cuff said despite Queensland’s extensive wet season the store was delivered in line with the client’s expectations
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The award-winning Groves House The new three level, 60 bed, Aged
Situated in the Newcastle suburb of Cardiff
In addition to the 60 residents’ suites, the
Care Facility for Christian Brethren
Heights, the new facility features a full
internal facilities include landscaped courtyards
commercial kitchen and laundry on the lower
ground floor. The ground floor contains a 15 bed High Care wing and a 15 bed Dementia wing, each with a separate servery, office and storage areas.
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wall paper, timber veneers, carpet and painting, the design also provided welded vinyl to walls
The upper floor has a 30 bed low care layout with
and floors in bathroom areas, decorative coffers
and cornices in ceilings and full air-conditioning
The construction utilised post tensioned concrete
Incorporating ‘warm’ colours through the use of
to all areas.
slabs and reinforced footings, masonry walls
The official opening of the new Groves House
with a finish of face brickwork, cement render
Aged Care Facility was celebrated with a
and plasterboard wall systems with timber roof
wonderful display of community, care and
trusses and metal colorbond roofing.
construction site into a leading aged care environment. Member for Charlton, Hon Greg Combet MP officially opened the centre and specifically noted the high quality of works he had witnessed throughout the complex. The Directors of the CBCS team with whom Broad dealt with on a weekly basis, all spoke in the highest terms of a relationship which was based on confidence, trust and integrity as the project had powered its way through the various phases of works. A selection of musical interludes by the Waratah Chorale throughout the opening not only entertained the guests with their angelic voices, but in doing so, provided life and light into the very fabric of the building which will stay with all who attended well into the future. During the speeches provided by CBCS Chairman and Directors Tony Follard and Ray Dupen, the entire Broad Team were directly and personally thanked for their efforts, most specifically Project Manager Ben Kulhanek, Site Manager Michael Nebauer and Administrator James Douglas. Their great personal pride in the works was recognised for its enormous contribution to the successful delivery of such a quality project.
Broad constructed the 60 bed facility for Christian Brethren Community Services (CBCS) and more than 250 guests helped bring life and warmth to Groves House and welcome the new residents home on July 17.
As the guests departed, there was a proud moment for the Broad Team to hear a new resident who was proudly showing off her new home to family and friends say, “I think it’s beautiful”.
As further testament to the Broad team and the pure quality of workmanship, Member for Charlton, Hon Greg Combet MP officially Groves House opened the centre and specifically noted the high quality was awarded ‘Best Aged Care/ of works he had witnessed throughout the complex. Medium Density Development over The special event not only marked the $5m’ at the 2010 Newcastle MBA awards accomplishment and pride of completing a new dinner on Friday 10th September facility, but completed the transition from busy
TOP: Broad Project Manager, Ben Kulhanek (left) with Architect, Peter Johnson (right). MIDDLE: Attending the opening the facility, Ray Dupen, Director and Chairman of Property Management Committee, CBCS (centre) and at the microphone, Tony Folland Chairman of Directors, CBCS (right). BOTTOM: Residents and their guests inspecting the new facility. Broadview _ issue 12
Shows its skills at Monash The BroadAPM Joint Venture in Victoria has been awarded its first contract and construction has started. The design and construction of a 618-bed student accommodation facility for Monash University at its Clayton campus in Melbourne is a fantastic start for the emerging relationship between Broad Construction Services (NSW/VIC) and APM Group. Broad Managing Director Kari Rummukainen said the project confirmed the strength the joint venture provided as a competitive alternative across South Eastern Australia. “The Monash University Project highlights the combined skills offered by BroadAPM and is a superb foundation from which to continue to build,” he said. “I am particularly impressed with how well the project has commenced and the quality and professionalism of all involved. This strong start to the project directly reflects the strength and experience both parties bring to BroadAPM”. The integration of procedures and policies from the two companies has provided BroadAPM with the combination of an extensive catalogue of successful projects in Victoria and the strength and experience of a national operation. The Monash facility will be the first university residential project in Australia to target a Green Star certification and is aiming for a 5 star rating. It is also the first student accommodation project to attract funding through the National Rental Affordability Scheme. BroadAPM started the design phase of the project in July, with construction now underway and completion scheduled for late 2011. The facility is architecturally designed by BVN Architecture, with services and environmentally sustainable design conducted by Norman Disney & Young, and structural design by Bonacci. 10
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The design is for two five storey buildings each containing 300 residential units with associated common facilities and amenities over 22,000sqm. The Green Star Design and As-Built rating under the Multi-Unit Rating Tool will be sought through exceptional passive design, in combination with active features such as grey water treatment and a 140Kw photovoltaic array.
Commenting on the project, Romilly Madew, Chief Executive of the Green Building Council of Australia said, “Universities around Australia have shown strong leadership in the green building arena. We are delighted with Monash University’s commitment to achieve a Green Star rating for this project which will set the benchmark for future campus accommodation projects.”
A new direction for Broad The new civil arm of the business will initially be part of the Western Australian operations and focus on the delivery of civil works packages and ultimately look to provide Broad with the ability to deliver complete civil and construction works to the market. In order to strengthen its move in this direction, Broad has welcomed a new Civil Manager in Khanh Nguyen. Khanh will oversee the initial phases of the civil division, reporting to WA General Manager Nick Cater.
widened granite paved footpaths, increased central median width, new pedestrian crossings, improved and larger bus shelters, street furniture and tree plantings and associated landscaping. The objective of the streetscape upgrade is to create a sense of arrival in the city centre, where the emphasis is moved from through traffic to a pedestrian friendly environment. â€˜Pinch pointsâ€™ in the pedestrian areas will be eliminated by repositioning some of the bus shelters, while businesses with wide forecourts adjacent to the area will be encouraged to introduce more sitting and alfresco opportunities. Works began on the Terrace in September 2010 with completion scheduled in mid 2011.
Khanh has more than 14 years engineering experience in civil construction and maintenance and joins Broad from the role of General Manager, Infrastructure and Asset Management with DownerEDi Works. His extensive experience in bid direction, engineering and operations management has also seen him engaged in key relationships with government. In addition to seeking and bidding for new works, the team will put their skill towards Broadâ€™s first awarded civil project, the St Georges Terrace Streetscape Enhancement. The works for the City of Perth, in the heart of the Central Business District will see the reduction of the vehicular traffic lanes from three to two in both directions between William and Barrack Streets. Each will include a dedicated bus lane.
While the initial activities will be in WA, Broad Civil will look to explore appropriate opportunities in other regions as the business matures
Included in the project is the demolition of existing infrastructure and replacement with
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Making a splash in Queensland
Buranda, QLD Colmslie, QLD
Swimming time at Narbethong It is not every day Broad builds a new swimming pool five metres above ground level, but to overcome the location challenges of Narbethong Special School’s new facility ... that’s what we did.
The biggest challenge for the 11 metre x 5 metre training pool at the special needs facility in Brisbane’s East was the school’s location, which is effectively on a flood plain. Therefore, the pool had to be raised above the flood plain to what is equivalent to the facility’s second storey and adjoining an existing three storey building. The pool features male and female change
Funded through the Federal Government’s
rooms, a unisex shower and toilet facilities,
Building the Education Revolution program,
as well as two pool deck showers and a storage
Narbethong Special School in Brisbane’s East
facility on the pool deck for some of the
was granted permission for the construction of a
heated pool to enhance the school’s facilities.
On Friday 20th August the facility was officially
Broad was engaged to provide a design and
opened by Katherine Byrne, School Principal,
construct package for the pool, in conjunction
pictured right receiving opening gifts from
with Resource Coordination Partnership, following
Vince Evans, Broad Business and Engineering
which construction approval was granted.
Celebrating the completion of Colmslie Aquatic Centre Broad is proud to have delivered the new Colmslie Aquatic Centre for the Brisbane City Council. The last in the series of similar projects across Brisbane, Broad’s construction of the new Colmslie Aquatic Centre has, as intended, resulted in a high quality and state of the art recreation facility for the greater Brisbane community. Broad started work on the 8,000sqm complex on 10 June 2009, with practical completion attained at the end of June 2010. The complex features an open air 50m swimming pool, a covered therapy pool and associated plant rooms, pool concourse areas, male and 12
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female amenities, a reception area, kiosk and car
earthworks associated with the construction of
a pool, extensive attention to detail was placed
During Broad’s construction works additions
into the construction and testing processes of the
were made to the initial scope of the project to
pools and tank.
include a children's splash pool and additional car
Broad also worked within a tight construction
park works for the adjacent Queensland Hockey
footprint enabling a stand of existing native
Centre. Despite these additions the Broad team delivered the project on time. Beyond the usual excavation and surrounding
vegetation to remain immediately adjacent to the pool concourse and the operations of the State Hockey Centre to not be impeded
Elder Street Car Park - The greener place to park Just three days after the City of Perth awarded early practical completion, it officially opened the new Elder Street Car Park. The newest and greenest car park in Perth is an
Construction of the new car park required careful
important addition to the city’s facilities and has
planning to minimise disruptions to the existing
created an additional 580 car bays compared to
neighbouring offices, nearby residential housing
the old structure.
and hotel facilities.
The facility has vastly improved not only the
The project involved the demolition of the
aesthetics of the building, but also the access and
existing two level car park, which catered for 484
egress for Perth’s commuting public.
vehicles, and the construction of a new five level
car park with 1,064 car bays, a secured area for up to 54 bicycles and a secured area for up to 58 motorcycles. It is the first city car park to offer recharging facilities for electric cars, with 12 special ‘hardwired’ bays. The five-level car park features efficient, sensor-controlled lighting which closes down when there is no customer movement, thereby reducing energy use and costs. Solar panels on the roof supply energy to the electric car-recharging points. The building is designed for natural ventilation while rainwater will be returned to the underground water table through soak wells. The latest in efficient ticketing equipment has also been installed. The different internal colour scheme from floor to floor, linked to Australian animals, will assist motorists to locate their vehicles. Lord Mayor Lisa Scaffidi officially opened Perth’s most technologically up-to-date and environmentally friendly car park at Elder Street in the city’s west end
OFFICIALLY OPENED: Lord Mayor Lisa Scaffidi opens the car park to the public.
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Broad Reconised by Peers Australian Institute of Building Awards Congratulations to Siljan Stojkovski, Broad WA Project Manager, who has been recognised by his peers as a leader in the construction industry, nationally. Siljan was presented with a ‘High Commendation Award’ at the 2010 AIB ceremony in Melbourne, in recognition of his work in leading the Broad team on the Rockingham Cinemas and Retail Project in Western Australia. Siljan’s national success follows on from his recognition at the West Australian awards the previous month. While the award is an individual recognition of Siljan’s work, it is also a strong reflection of the skill and professionalism of the entire Broad team involved in the cinemas project. Many congratulations once again to Siljan and the entire Rockingham Cinemas and Retail Project Team
Broad Group Holdings Some photos atPerth the conclusion the 2,35Km 240km to of Busselton Perth to Busselton Bike ride last Friday and Bike Ride Saturday. At 6am in the morning, on Friday 30th July, seven riders began the 240km bike ride from Perth to Busselton. The inaugural ride was completed as a pilot run with the view to set up an annual charity ride raising valuable funds for chosen WA charities. The pilot team consisted of Simon Amos, Jarrod Margaria, Mark Bendotti, Garry Ralston, Chris
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Sunshine Coast Region Housing & Construction Awards Peregian Springs State School picked up two construction awards at the Sunshine Coast Region Housing & Construction Awards on Saturday, 17 July 2010. The project was announced the winner of 'Health and Education Facilities over $15 million' and 'Excellence in Sustainable Building'.
2010 Newcastle MBA Awards The three level, 60 bed, Aged Care Facility for Christian Brethren Community Services received ‘Best Aged Care/Medium Density Development over $5m’, presented at the Newcastle MBA Awards dinner held on Friday 10th September 2010. Congratulations to all involved in the project which has set a new standard for AgedCare facilities
Congratulations to all involved in the project. The school is part of a ground breaking Private Public Partnership with the Queensland Government which will see Broad deliver seven schools between 2010 and 2014 as part of the Aspire Schools consortium. Broad’s initiatives in respect to environmental issues and construction management have been rewarded with the school being awarded a 4 Star Green Star Design Certificate – the first such award to be made nationally under the Green Star Education V1 2008 rating tool
AWARD WINNING: Peregian Springs State School picks up two awards.
Crowley, Wayne Sharp and Chris Pratt. They rode a staggering 170Km to Bunbury on the first day of the ride, arriving at around 2pm. Finishing the ride on Saturday, the team concluded the day with a dinner attended by 25 people overlooking the famous Busselton jetty and reflected over the past two days. Laughter and jokes were made debating over how it took the team of seven people 30 minutes to fix a puncture. Further comments were made regarding the importance of practice when it comes to unclipping your bike shoes from peddles. Something Jarrod Margaria soon
discovered when after two hours of riding the team stopped for a short break. A sudden loud bang came from the back of the line with everyone turning to see Jarrod doing a great impression of a turtle on its back with his bike in the air!
ProjectS napshots BER Schools An impromptu visit by Deputy Prime Minister and Treasurer, Wayne Swan to the Brighton State School Project took the Broad team by surprise. Mr Swan visited the school, located within his electorate, on September 10th. Site Manager John Clohessy headed the tour of the ha2 building and resource centre, both funded under the Building the Education Revolution program. The ha2 building consists of a hall with toilet and kitchen facilities and will be utilised as performance building for theatre and dance. The resource centre is a modern school library with computer facilities and other modern teaching aids.
finishing trades are attending to areas in the new South entrance and lift lobby. Glazing to the new South entrance façade is in progress with glazing to the new North entrance now complete. Temporary secure hoardings inside the Commonwealth Bank will be progressively removed once new construction work is nearing completion and the building is secure which will enable the Bank to proceed with fit-out works Broad has completed the main structural elements of the buildings for Stage 2B and trades are progressively working through the main structures in preparation for the finishing trades
the direction of the Transport Construction Authority on behalf of Railcorp
Aspire Schools Work started on the largest single component of the SEQ Schools PPP Project. As part of the Aspire Schools consortium, Broad has commenced construction on the Murrumba Downs Secondary School, with the first students to be welcomed in the 2012 school year. Broad will design and construct a total of six primary schools and one secondary school as part of the Aspire Schools consortium. The first stage
and tenant fit-outs to follow
construction works have already been completed
Macarthur Railway Station Upgrade Works
Peregian Springs State School, with the schools
at BayView State School in Thornlands and already operating. Construction at Collingwood Park, Bellbird and East Coomera Primary Schools is well progressed and on track for pupils to fill the class rooms for the start of the 2011 school year. Work will then shift to Bundilla from January 2, 2011 through to January 1, 2012 to complete the first stage of the
During the design the buildings were moved closer together creating a water proof thoroughfare - perfect for a photo opportunity. Pictured left to right, Wayne Swan, school principal Pat McAuliffe, the two school captains and Broad site manager John Clohessy
150 St Georges Terrace The 150 St Georges Terrace project consists of two phases: •
Stage 2A: The extensive renovation of existing 150 St Georges Terrace Commonwealth Bank Building. Stage 2B and 2C: the construction of two new restaurants on the North and West elevation of the Commonwealth Bank.
Stage 2A is now in the final stages of construction. The external scaffold on the East wall elevation is in the process of removal and
works. The second stage of the construction program This complicated upgrade project, involving moving trains, active passengers and main road re-construction, (including traffic switching) is now nearing completion. The project team has achieved programmed construction targets, driven by seven critical rail possession weekends, where it has been necessary to plan activities on an hourly basis, over a continuous 40 hour period.
starts at Peregian Springs and BayView in midJuly 2011 with the PPP works rolling through until the final delivery date of January 1, 2014
Remote Indigenous Housing Program The Remote Indigenous Housing Program based in Beagle Bay on the Dampier Peninsular achieved Practical Completion for Package 2 consisting of
During this period the established rigorous safety standards continue, particularly noting that workers are restricted to a maximum 12 hour shift time on all rail projects, with an enforced 8 hour break between shifts.
11 units on 22nd September 2010, 13 days ahead
The Macarthur team has performed most capably for this project, our first ever completed under
commenced in the same community and is
of schedule. Congratulations to the team and in particular Norman Baker (Site Manager) and Paul McMahon (Site Supervisor) for their efforts on this remote project. Package 3 has already tracking well Broadview _ issue 12
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