MAJOR PROJECT SUMMARY

ADK PROJECT SUMMARY 2006

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Below outlines a small sample of the projects completed by ADK in 2006

Contract: 2006/0117/T

Scope: Excavation to exact alignment & depth according to construction plans to install 4 x 150mm electrical conduit and 1 x 50mm communication conduits in residential communities over a distance of 2.5 kilometres.

Technical Speciality:

  • Install 4x180mm electrical & 1x63mm Communication conduits by directional drill under roadways and residential driveways and gardens.

  • Excavate trenches in residential areas avoiding existing major utility services

  • Horizontal auger of 450mm diameter under driveways to avoid removal of public driveways.

  • Quarantine zone for electric ants restrictions were applied and adhered to.

Conclusion:

  • Zero work related injuries or general public complaints

  • Construction progress satisfied required timeframes with weekly schedule reports provided to the client.

Contract: Arthur Street Steel Encasing

Scope: Install 46 metres of 400mm diameter steel encasing under 4 lanes of high density traffic and insert 2 x 125mm & 2 X 80mm electrical conduits

Technical Speciality:

  • Clash of existing services required depth of envelope to alter from 1.5m to 3.5m. Shoring installed at the entry and exit areas of bore path for workplace health & safety.

  • Establish temporary footpath for pedestrian safety.

Conclusion:

  • Zero work related injuries or general public complaints

  • Construction completed with a limited time frame surpassing client expectations.

Contract: Sugar World Subdivisions Stage 2 to 10

Scope: Install electrical, communication, water and subsoils within new subdivision
 

Technical Speciality:

  • Coordinate operations to flow with other contracted parties

  • Attend regular safety meetings to establish common goals for all contracted parties

  • Pressure test all water reticulations to satisfy necessary inspection reports

Conclusion:

  • Zero work related injuries or client complaints

  • Construction progress satisfied required timeframes resulting in no loss of time for the client.

Contract: Construction Plan JW00396 Northpoint Electrical Head Works


Scope: Excavation to exact alignment & depth according to construction plans to install 4 x 150mm electrical conduit and 1 x 50mm communication conduits in over a distance of 1.5 kilometres.

Technical Speciality:

  • Install 180mm, 140mm & 110mm Electrical & 63mm Communication conduits by directional drill under roadways.

  • Install 110mm conduit by directional drill directly into the base of a pad mount substation.

  • Quarantine zone for electric ants restrictions were applied and adhered to.

Conclusion:

  • Zero work related injuries or client complaints

  • Construction progress satisfied all client quality, WH&S and environmental requirements.

Contract: Contract Number 2006/0029/T Overhead & Underground Optic Fibre Installation

Scope: Install underground and overhead optic fibre in residential areas a distance of 15 kilometres.

Technical Speciality:

  • Install 63mm Communication conduits by directional drill under roadways.

  • Assemble overhead supports and haul optic fibre suspended on power lines to specified tension.

  • Haul underground optic fibre to specified tension.

  • Install concrete pits in new locations and over existing services

Conclusion:

  • Zero work related injuries or client complaints

  • Construction progress satisfied all client quality, WH&S and environmental requirements.

Contract: Contract Number RP15338 Overhead & Underground Optic Fibre

Scope: Install underground and overhead optic fibre in residential areas a distance of 5 kilometres.

Technical Speciality:

  • Install 63mm Communication conduits by directional drill under roadways, creeks & car parks.

  • Assemble overhead supports & haul optic fibre suspended on power lines to specified tension.

  • Secure optic fibre to pre-cast concrete ceiling.

  • Install pits in new locations and over existing services.

Conclusion:

  • Zero work related injuries or client complaints

  • Construction progress satisfied all client quality, WH&S and environmental requirements.

Contract: Captain Cook Highway Smithfield Rising Main

Scope: Install 70 metres of 600mm diameter steel encasing under 4 lanes of main roads high density traffic and insert 450mm ductile iron concrete lined sewer main

Technical Speciality:

  • Clash with existing services required depth of envelope to alter from 1.5m to 3.5m requiring shoring to be installed at the entry and exit areas of the bore path.

  • Establish temporary footpath for pedestrian safety.

  • Install 375mm DICL pipe supported by legs within steel encasing

Conclusion:

  • Construction stalled due to redesign due to commence early 2007.

Contract: Kurrimine Beach

Scope: Install pits, manholes and 63mm communication conduits by directional drill of a 1.5 kilometre distance.

Technical Speciality:

  • Install 63mm Communication conduits by directional drill under roadways and rivers.

  • Install concrete manholes and pits in new locations and over existing services

Conclusion:

  • Zero work related injuries or client complaints

  • Construction progress satisfied all client quality, WH&S and environmental requirements.

 

Referees

Name: Russell Fitzmaurice
Company: Ergon Energy
Position: Project Manager - TADS Project Services
Phone: (07) 4080 4972, 0429 618 016
Email: russell.fitzmaurice@ergon.com.au

 

Name: John Gaskin
Company: Ergon Energy
Position: Project Manager - Optic Fibre Installations
Phone: (07) 4125 0425, 0417 727 810
Email: john.gaskin@ergon.com.au

 

Name: Ken Costin
Company: KODE Constructions
Position: Company Administration Systems Manager
Phone: (07) 4040 8811, 0400 665 700
Email: ken.costin@ergon.com.au

 

 
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