By SOUTHERN PROGRAM ALLIANCE — ACCIONA, COLEMAN RAIL, WSP METRO TRAINS MELBOURNE (MTM) AND THE LEVEL CROSSING REMOVAL PROJECT (LXRP)
The Southern Program Alliance (SPA)’s Additional Works Package 1 removed three dangerous and congested level crossings on the Frankston Line in Melbourne’s south-east for the state government’s Level Crossing Removal Project, reducing emissions and commute times. SPA also built two new state-of-the-art stations in Cheltenham and Mentone, preserved heritage buildings and trees, and created public spaces to revitalise nearby communities.
By McConnell Dowell, Decmil Group and Major Road Projects Victoria.
The Mordialloc Freeway Project included the construction of nine kilometres of road, eight kilometres of shared walking and cycling paths and six new bridges, including four with new freeway entry and exit ramps.
By Multiplex Constructions Pty Ltd
In delivering QQT, Multiplex managed major redevelopment works, including partial demolition and reuse of the existing 50 Bridge Street building. The final design retained 68% of the original tower structure providing a net gain in floor space, substantial cost savings, significant reduction in the carbon footprint of the building and tangible safety in design outcomes.
By R2P ALLIANCE — DEPARTMENT FOR INFRASTRUCTURE AND TRANSPORT, MCCONNELL DOWELL, ARUP AND MOTT MACDONALD
The R2P Project involved the construction of a 1.8km motorway section on one of South Australia’s most important transport corridors. Construction included a 6-lane overpass, two arterial surface roads, grade separated pedestrian and cyclist overpass, heavy vehicle bypass road, landscaping and complex traffic management.
Delivered to the highest quality, $28m under TOC and 4 months ahead of schedule, the result is an integrated engineered solution that stitches the North-South Corridor into the adjacent communities within which it sits.
By John Holland, CPB Contractors and Ghella Joint Venture
15.5-kilometre fully lined tunnels between Chatswood and Sydenham, 57 cross-passages, rail corridor widening, two permanent portals/ dive structures, six new underground stations (mined/lined and open box), including tanked Barangaroo station box structure; rail corridor widening; one shaft; temporary TBM retrieval shaft; 230-metre crossover cavern; design/ manufacture of 99,000 pre-cast tunnel-lining segments and drainage/earthworks for new train maintenance and stabling facility.
By PACIFIC COMPLETE — LAING O’ROURKE & WSP
Pacific Complete, a Joint Venture between Laing O’Rourke & WSP was appointed as Delivery Partner to TfNSW to manage the 129-kilometre section of the Pacific Highway between Glenugie and Ballina. The upgrade to four lanes of divided carriageway included earthworks, piling, bridge and structures, pavements, material supply and finishing works. Our construction, design and programme management specialists focussed on community and construction, procuring and managing over 170 contract packages. The Delivery Partner enabled the unprecedented scale and pace required for W2B complemented by a high performing and collaborative team culture integrated with TfNSW. Pacific Complete utilised TfNSW experience of previous Pacific Highway upgrades enhanced by private sector expertise to innovate solutions and realise long-needed safety outcomes to generate high quality public value. This significant piece of infrastructure leaves a positive legacy for local communities and stakeholders. W2B will improve safety, reduce travel times and boost greater economic growth. The Delivery Partner is #DrivenToSaveLives.
Adbri has been building a better Australia since 1882. We are leading Australian construction and building materials company that manufactures and distributes cement, lime, concrete, aggregates, masonry products and industrial minerals. Adbri is a vertically integrated business operating over 60 quarries and 100+ concrete plants across Australia. The Group employees more than 1,500 people and serves customers in the residential and non-residential construction, engineering construction, infrastructure, alumina production and mining markets through its portfolio of 19 brands
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Caterpillar is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. We are also a leading financial services provider through Caterpillar Financial Services.
CBUS is the leading industry super fund for the construction, building and allied industries. The Fund is focussed on maximising retirement outcomes for members and helping employers manage their business superannuation needs.
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InfraBuild recycles, manufactures and distributes steel long products. InfraBuild is Australia’s only fully vertically-integrated steel manufacturer spanning scrap metal recycling, steel manufacturing and downstream distribution.
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