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Goods & Services | Pacific Engineering Projects

Kiwi Company – international presence New Zealand owned and operated engineering firm Pacific Engineering Projects (PEP) has completed and is currently engaged in some of the most significant projects within the countries it operates in.

Samoa Water Authority project – Samoa

PEP has been contracted to lay 3500m of underground cable for the SIEA, project managed by Nishant Pratap

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Completed tank Labasa Hospital, Fiji

Labasa Hospital Water Reticulation upgrade – Labasa, Fiji PEP was the turnkey contractor for this multi-discipline project which involved upgrading the main water supply pipe ring main to the hospital. A 350,000 litre storage reservoir was also supplied and installed, with PEP providing the civil and structural engineering design for the tank and tank foundation.

Following an internationally competitive bidding process, the Samoa Water Authority (SWA) awarded PEP the contract to build the chlorination facilities for three of its water treatment plants, Fuluasou, Alaoa and Malololelei.

The project was completed to the satisfaction of all stakeholders. There were no injuries to anyone – a major feat given the work was carried out around a major fully operational hospital.

Ranitesh Singh is the project manager for this multi-disciplined project which involves the construction of the chlorination building, and the commissioning and installation of all mechanical and electrical equipment.

Toa Petroleum Fuel Terminal – Rarotonga, Cook Islands

An alarm auto dialer will also be installed and connected to the system to provide phone call alarms on pre-programmed mobile numbers. Construction work on all three sites has commenced and once the new facility is completed it will be connected to the existing system.

Solomon Islands Electricity Authority cable laying project – Solomon Islands

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PEP’s client, TOA Petroleum (Apex Agencies Ltd), Rarotonga relocated its existing fuel storage facility in Panama to a site located at Areanu Pt. PEP undertook engineering and design, obtaining of statutory and regulatory authority permits, construction management, testing and commissioning.

Tovata Booster Pump – Fiji The existing Wainibuku Pumping Station houses two Tovata Booster Pumps. Due to an increase in demand, both the booster pumps run continuously. With no

standby capacity available, this means during a planned maintenance shut downwater supply to the Suva and Nausori region is affected. The Water Authority of Fiji commissioned PEP to supply and install a new booster pump to augment the existing Tovata booster pumping system, which will ensure two operational pumps are available at all times. Amit Diar from the Auckland office is leading this project. >

PEP has been contracted to design, supply, install and commission 3500m of 33kV high voltage underground cable for the Solomon Islands Electricity Authority (SIEA). Expected to be completed by the end of July, the project will strengthen the SIEA’s network and provide reliable power supply to Honiara.

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Marsden B Power Station dismantling – Ruakaka, New Zealand This multi-discipline project involved the dismantling, packing and shipping of the 250MW Marsden B Power Station for United Telecoms Ltd (UTL) in Bangalore, India. The project included more than 100,000 direct man-hours expanded onsite without a lost time injury or any environmental mishaps. The chartered heavy lift ship Happy Rover departed Northport, Marsden Point in May 2012 for Southern India.

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