Cranes & Fork Lifts:- Tower Crane TC2 is expected to be dismantled mid February. The south block is served with tower crane TC1 and will be supplemented with roof cranes. Internal materials are largely served by a fork lift and with use of the tower crane when required. The “moling” hole is expected to be closed off in the next fortnight.
Entrance:- The pedestrian entrance has temporarily moved from Gate 1 to Gate 7 while electrical main cables are drawn through ducts to the power room.
Future works for February
Architectural Metalwork:- Entrance feature stair is installed together with the main elements of the basement staircases. Stair core balustrading has started in core 2.
Screeding:- Screeding (sand & cement layer to obtain a flat floor) has commenced.
Waterproofing & Flat Roof:- 3rd & 4th Level main roof to the north has been waterproofed while the south has had the 3rd and part 4th level waterproofed. Other levels will follow.
Cladding:- The north block is complete. All elevations to the south block have commenced with mainly corner sections to complete.
Glass Atrium Roofs:- The north atrium roof is largely enclosed. The south minor atrium main support beams and gridwork are in place with glass substantially installed. South major atrium has main support beams installed, with temporary cover / “tent” over the middle area.
Reconstituted Stone:- The Stone contractor Techrete are largely complete on the north and are progressing on the south block with the stone fins that surround the windows, with a priority to those above the Entrance.
Lifts:- The lift contractor Thyssen have completed the first car lift in the north. The passenger lift to the south has commenced and is expected to be complete in January. The 2nd car lift is expected to take 7 weeks.
Mechanical & Electrical:- The corridor areas in the north have commenced. Services contractor, Crownhouse, have largely installed internal drainage, sprinklers, ductwork, pipework and containment at the basement & mezzanine. Cabling and wiring will be ongoing in the coming weeks.
Internal Fitout:- All zones have commenced on the north while 6 out of 8 zones have commenced on the south. Door Frames have recently commenced in the north & south.
Joinery:- Carcass works for balustrading within the at South Atrium continues while timber balustrade panels have started being installed in the north.
Smoke Curtains:- Carcass works for smoke curtains started on 21/1/2013. A smoke curtain, when deployed in the event of a fire, will direct smoke away from escape routes.
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