New Building Construction: Progress Update 19
Position:- The project is on average on programme however the critical activities running through the south atrium and entrance works are adrift by a couple of weeks.
Cladding Mock Up:- The glass window and louvre is presently being installed onto the existing mock up which houses the reconstituted stone.
Visits:- The St Aloysius School came to site for a fun day on the 21/6/2012. The Maths Department visited the site on 22/6/2012 to view the latest progress. PDCM group viewed the project on 25/6/2012.
Future works for July
Steel Beams & Columns:- Steelwork has been erected in most of the Entrance and is expected to return to install entrance splice columns in early July.
Blockwork:- The ground floor power and gas rooms are presently being built in blockwork, which will be followed by a continuation of perimeter walls in the basement and mezzanine.
Ground Floor:- Large pre-stressed concrete beams that form part of the ground floor slab that span the large lecture theatre have been installed and the connecting ring beam poured. The central area is gradually being progressed and is expected to be complete by mid July.
1st Floor:- The last slab to the south is 23A expected to be poured by 9/7/2012. These slabs consist of a set of precast concrete planks (temporary supported) with an insitu concrete topping with strands (steels within tubes) which are stressed (tightened at the ends) after the concrete has set hard.
2nd Floor:- The second pour on the south was poured on 20/6/2012 and the remainder is expected to be complete by end July.
3rd Floor:- The first pour on the north, and first roof pour was concreted on 26/6/12.
Lifts:- The lift contractor Thyssen is expected to commence on 9/7/2012 with the car lift in the north being the first installation.
Mechanical & Electrical:- Crownhouse is expected to commence on the 9/7/2012 with internal drainage.
Recent Site Photos