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Logan Enhancement Project

Project No: 7075

Building on our significant façade engineering experience, we’ve recently been involved in the Logan Enhancement Project. Our Client required specialist engineering consultancy and façade certification for the design of aluminium screening across a number of different bridges as part of the project.

The bridge screens have been sourced through PicPerf, Locker Group’s architecturally designed perforated panels range. The vandal-resistant panelling carries a natural tree-scape image, created through varying aperture sizes in the metal. We ensured that the pedestrian barriers were certified against a 2,000-year wind event, plus usual pedestrian and cyclist loads per main roads specification requirements.  BEC provided cost saving analysis, and assisted in streamlining aluminium thickness and grade to achieve the most cost-efficient approach.

Dryandra Road Underpass Facade – Brisbane Airport

 

Project No: 6938

In our recent Dryandra Road Underpass project, the BEC team linked up with one of our favourite regular clients Locker Group to design and engineer the Façade Screening for an underpass involved in the New Parallel Runway by the Brisbane Airport.  

Dryandra road is located North of the Domestic Terminal and is now to be realigned as part of the New Parallel Runway project to will pass directly underneath the Taxiway, requiring the underpass to be capable of supporting a fully loaded, 700 tonne aircraft. (more…)

Julia Creek Aerodrome

Project No. 6867

Following a technical inspection in July 2017, Mckinlay Shire Council engaged BEC to design & document pavement rehabilitation & lighting upgrades for the Julia Creek Aerodrome in North West QLD.

The Aerodrome facilitates scheduled commercial flights by Rex Airlines, provides essential deliveries to the region, & accommodates transportation for 3,000 athletes, musicians and bull riders to the infamous annual Dirt’n Dust Festival.

Our design brief included runway, taxiway, and apron pavements, civil drainage and runway lighting. BE Collective was further engaged to offer comprehensive project management & superintendency services throughout construction.

The full 1.4km of stabilised pavement & sealed surface was completed within two weeks, through periods of monsoonal rain and extreme heat well above 40° degrees.

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Warrumbungle – Sir Ivan Fire Restoration

Project No. 6801

Built Environment Collective was recently engaged by the Warrumbungle Council to provide rapid assistance in response to the devastating Sir Ivan bushfire which raged across 55,000 hectares. The incident destroyed homes, fences and sheds and killed a huge portion of livestock in the region.

The fire was declared a natural disaster by NSW Government on the 14th of February 2017 and in response, the BE Collective team were asked to provide a wide range of services in order to prepare a submission for the restoration of fire affected areas of the Golden Highway. Our submission covered the clearing of “Hazard Trees” from the road reserve and making an assessment for reconstruction on any road furniture (signs, guard rails, etc.). Our services included specialist civil engineering consultancy; project and grants management; works supervision and coordination; and submission preparation.  BE Collective appreciated the opportunity to provide support and assistance to a community in need. (more…)

NSW Disaster Assistance and NDRRA Consultancy

Project No. 6756, and 6738. 

NSW has been devastated by flooding and prolonged rain events in 2016, in what’s widely considered the most damaging storm season the region has experienced in decades.

Shire Councils in the area have historically not achieved their preferred outcome with respect to State and Federal funding. Many Councils are under immense pressure to repair their road and bridge networks quickly, with wheat and produce harvest deadlines looming. 

BE Collective staff have significant long-term success in assisting 14 Councils to achieve optimal funding outcomes through NDRRA. Our John Tuxworth has additionally provided high-level consultancy support to the Queensland Reconstruction Authority(QRA) across a period of 3.5 years, and has significant and enhanced knowledge of the NDRRA Determination, Guidelines, Value-for-Money paradigm, eligibility, complementary & betterment opportunities, submissions, treatments, delivery & programme management, claims, acquittals, as well as Commonwealth auditing processes.

 

Our team are currently commissioned to support multiple councils in NSW with their:

  1. Data capture
  2. Liaison with RMS
  3. Submission preparation
  4. Tendering
  5. Contract Admin & Project Management
  6. Works Management
  7. Acquittal

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