Cranes & Fork Lifts:- Tower Crane TC2 is being used to secure the reconstituted stone fins. The south block is served with tower crane TC1 and will be supplemented occasionally with a small “city crane” and a roof “spider” crane . Internal materials are largely served by a fork lift and with use of the tower crane when required.
Sample Rooms:- Three “early” office rooms are now virtually complete with carpet and finals being the last items installed.
Future works for December
Architectural Metalwork:- Three basement staircases are due by the end of the month and the entrance feature stair is targeted for 3/12/2012.
Blockwork:- Largely finished with a number of walls to service rooms to complete.
Waterproofing & Flat Roof:- Now that the perimeter to roofs are complete, the next areas will be the core 1 roof followed by 3rd level main roof works.
Cladding:- Corner units continue to be installed on the north block. All elevations to the south block have commenced. The bulk of units will be installed by Christmas.
Glass Atrium Roofs:- The north atrium roof is expected to be enclosed by 7/12/2012. The south minor atrium main support beams are installed and is ready for glass to be installed. South major atrium will continue to install main support beams.
Reconstituted Stone:- The Stone contractor Techrete are progressing on the north block with the stone fins that surround the windows.
Lifts:- The lift contractor Thyssen have completed the first car lift in the north. The passenger lift in the north is expected to be complete by early December. The passenger lift to the south has commenced and is expected to be complete in early January.
Mechanical & Electrical:- The majority of plant has been delivered except the generator which is due mid December. Services contractor Crownhouse continue with internal drainage, sprinklers, ductwork, pipework and containment at the basement & mezzanine.
Internal Fitout:- Under floor services are ongoing generally 1 week ahead of programme on the north block. On the South block the first zones E&F have commenced on 12/11/2012 in line with programme.
Joinery:- Carcass works for balustrading within the North Atrium have commenced.
Smoke Curtains:- Carcass works for smoke curtains are expected in mid December. A smoke curtain, when deployed in the event of a fire, will direct smoke away from escape routes.
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