Hotel DeBrett Seismic Strengthening Project

Location Auckland CBD Client Project Manager John Bukowski, Babbage Duration 5 weeks Completion Nov 2014 Value $600,000 Contract NZIA SCC: 2011 The Project The Hotel DeBrett Project involved the seismic strengthening of an approximately 16 metre high brick chimney within the historic heritage hotel located in Auckland’s CBD. Specifically the project involved: Interior strengthening using…

Endeans Building Remediation Project

Location Auckland CBD Project Manager MPM Projects Nick Ainley Duration 8 months Completion September 2014 Value $3.2M Contract NZS 3910: 2003 The Project TBS Remcon were nominated as the preferred head contractor to refurbish the Endeans Building located in the heart of Auckland’s CBD. This heritage building was completed in 1915 and is said to be the…

Fields Parade Remediation Project

Location Albany Architect Babbage Duration 7 months Completion March 2015 Value $2.0M (including variations) Contract NZS 3910: 2013 The Project The Fields Parade project commenced in July 2014 which involved the reclad of ten townhouses located in Albany, Auckland. The remedial works consisted of the following: Removal of the existing monolithic cladding Removal and refurbishment…

Bluescope Steel Rotary Kiln Relining Contract

Location Glenbrook Client Bluescope Steel Duration Ongoing Value $1.2-2M per year The Project Bluescope Steel undertake programmed maintenance shutdowns on each of its 4 Rotary Kilns. On a ‘staged basis’ TBS typically perform 2 programmed shutdowns per year whereby each kiln is inspected and areas of degraded refractory brick lining are identified for breakout and replacement. Generally…

Poatina Penstock Refurbishment Project

Location Tasmania Client Hydro Tasmania Duration 5 months Completion August 2011 Value AUD $8 million The Project Commissioned in 1965, the Poatina Penstock carries water to the Poatina Powerstation, which is Hydro Tasmania’s second biggest powerstation. The condition of the original anti-corrosion paintwork on the penstock interior was beginning to deteriorate, which posed a risk to…

AHB Cable Supports and Strengthening Project

Location Auckland Harbour Bridge Client Transpower Duration 10 months Completion August 2012 Value $8 million The Project The Auckland Harbour Bridge (AHB) Cable Supports and strengthening Project was part of Transpower’s North Auckland and Auckland Grid Upgrade Project, which involves the installation of a new underground high voltage cable link between Pakuranga and Albany. The AHB…