Roy Hill Project: Final Wharf Modules lifted onto heavy lift vessel bound for Port Hedland

  McConnell Dowell is proud to announce that in early February, the final wharf modules for the Roy Hill Project were lifted onto a heavy lift vessel bound for Port Hedland.McConnell Dowell has worked with fabrication facilities in China to deliver a total of fourteen wharf modules for the highly anticipated project in Western Australia.  
Last modified on Thursday, 28 July 2016 11:10

First Terminal Opens for BCC Milton Ferry Project

​After many hours of hard work for the BCC Project Team, Milton Ferry Terminal is now up in running on the Brisbane River! On Sunday 18 January 2015, Lord Mayor Graham Quirk un-locked the gates to the much anticipated Milton Ferry Terminal. Milton is the first of 8 new or upgraded terminals McConnell Dowell are delivering for the Brisbane City Council. The Milton Terminal has already received positive feedback from the local community and businesses, with increased activity for the Park Road precinct. Congratulations to the project team on their continued effort delivering this project.   ​  
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Balaclava Premium Railway Station Upgrade Opens to the Public

Public Transport Chief Executive Officer Mark Wild and Metro Trains Chief Executive Officer Andrew Lezala officially open and celebrate the Balaclava Premium Railway Station Upgrade completion. Source: Public Transport Victoria.      
Last modified on Thursday, 28 July 2016 11:13

Power and Water Corporation awards McConnell Dowell WPP Inpex Lateral Pipeline and Metering Station – Darwin, NT

Power and Water Corporation NT have awarded McConnell Dowell a contract to design, procure, construct and commission metering skids and interconnecting 150mm 12” pipeline for gas transmission between the existing Wickham Point Pipeline and then new Inpex Gas Plant in Darwin, Northern Territory.Design work will commence immediately with commissioning scheduled to begin in September 2015.
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Melbourne Water awards Western Treatment Plant to McConnell Dowell and Tenix partnership

McConnell Dowell, in partnership with Tenix, has been awarded a contract by Melbourne Water to build a pilot wastewater treatment plant and demonstrate its operational capability and cost effectiveness over the coming 12 months.Three consortia, each with an alternate treatment process, will build and operate pilot plants at Melbourne Water’s Western Treatment Plant.  Pilot plant design will commence immediately, with construction and commissioning of the plant occurring by mid-January 2015.  Process optimisation and demonstration will occur throughout 2015, with a final report by January 2016. In parallel, a full scale plant will be designed and a lump sum construction estimate…
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Waterview tunnels construction reaches halfway

At 1.45 pm today Alice successfully broke through to daylight at the end of her ten month 2.4km underground journey as part of the $1.4bn project to build the 5km, six-lane motorway in Auckland.  "This is a spectacular milestone for the project and everyone involved," said Roger McRae. Managing Director of McConnell Dowell. McConnell Dowell is delivering the project as part of the Well-Connected Alliance. "This is one of the truly great engineering projects in the history of construction in New Zealand," said McRae. “The breakthrough itself was very exciting. But what is personally extremely satisfying for me is that…
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McConnell Dowell committed to code of practice for the building and construction industry

As reported in the Australian media recently, an audit conducted by the Victorian Construction Code Compliance Unit (CCCU) at the Springvale Level Crossing Removal Project in 2013, has led to the State Minister for Finance imposing a sanction on McConnell Dowell. This sanction prevents McConnell Dowell from tendering for or registering an interest in Victorian Government funded building and construction projects for three months. The sanction commenced on 15 September 2014 and will end on 14 December 2014. The CCCU determined that McConnell Dowell had breached the Victorian Code of Practice for the Building and Construction Industry by engaging a…
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McConnell Dowell wins Supreme Award and Transport Infrastructure award at Engineering Excellence awards

In a joint win at the New Zealand Engineering Excellence Awards on Friday night, McConnell Dowell took home the highly coveted Supreme Award for Engineering Excellence for Te Matau ā Pohe, the Lower Hatea River crossing in Whangarei. ''We are delighted to win such a prestigious award," said Roger McRae, Managing Director, McConnell Dowell. "The bridge is a stunning structure and an outstanding achievement for Whangarei District Council and everyone involved. What we have achieved together is an fine example of a collaborative contract delivery model, top quality international and local design and precision construction. Congratulations to everyone involved."
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Project award -fortescue iron ore loading berth 4, port hedland

The Company is pleased to advise that Fortescue Metals Pty Ltd (Fortescue) has awarded McConnell Dowell Constructors (Aust) Pty Ltd a design and construct contract for a fourth iron ore loading berth, with an option of a fifth, at their Anderson Point Facility in Port Hedland. The scope of work includes the supply and installation of: 415m of wharf superstructure Access jetties Navigational aids 9 berthing dolphins All mechanical components of a material handling system used to supply a new shiploader These works form part of the 155Mtpa expansion of the Port Facility. Design activities commence immediately, with on-site construction…
Last modified on Thursday, 28 July 2016 15:41

Sentosa bridge project completion

The Company is pleased to announce the successful completion of the Sentosa Bridge project in Singapore for Resorts World at Sentosa on time and on budget. The design and construct project was for a new 380m segmentally launched road bridge to travel to and from Singapore to Sentosa Island. Key to completing the project in such a short construction period was the maximisation of precast concrete elements and the modularisation of the steel truss bridges at the Company’s Batam fabrication facility. With such a challenging environment involving limited access for heavy lift barges and strong currents, this project showcased how…
Last modified on Friday, 18 December 2015 14:44

Helios bulk liquid storage

The Helios Bulk Liquid Storage and Blending Facility job was completed ahead of time, and with its first-class safety performance, was awarded the “Singapore Safety and Health Award” in 2008. McConnell Dowell was awarded the mechanical and civil works contract in May of 2006 by Helios Terminals Corporation. The project is based on Jurong Island, Singapore which has been a happy hunting ground for the company over the last 30 years. McConnell Dowell constructed tank foundations, pipe racks, bund walls, valve and pump manifold, piping, loading arms, jetty topsides, all electrical and instrumentation, and other facilities including offices. 21 liquid…
Last modified on Friday, 18 December 2015 14:38

Completion of Ura waterfront promenade

The Company is pleased to advise project completion of the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) Waterfront Promenade Marine Structures at Marina Bay. The Marine Structures scope comprised a 250m long 12m wide Marine Boardwalk, with 32m long x 5m wide Piles less Pontoon. The project poured 1300m3 of pre-cast concrete, 700m3 of Insitu concrete and used 3000m pf Steel Pipe Pile. The URA initiated the project as a “Park in the City”, with the emphasis on being an aesthetically pleasing feature in the heart of Singapore’s CBD. Further to the usual civil and structural challenges of the project was the additional…
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Project award – vopak banyan berths 6 & 7, jurong island – Singapore

The Company is pleased to advise that Vopak Asia Pte Ltd has awarded McConnell Dowell South East Asia Pte Ltd the design & construction contract of berths 6 & 7 at their Banyan facility, Jurong Island. The scope of work replicates the existing finger jetty, and comprises: 200m access roadway and 3 tiered piperack 50m long x 43m wide twin Jetty 6 mooring dolphins 4 breasting dolphins Pump platform The new jetties have been designed to accommodate LNG carrier vessels, and up to 80,000DWT. This project is an extension to berths 1 to 5, previously built by McConnell Dowell for…
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Singapore Parallel Train (SPT): Pars Contract

The Singapore Parallel Train saw more work for McConnell Dowell on Jurong Island, Singapore and fantastic results continued to raise the reputation of McConnell Dowell. An extensive 5 kilometres of pipe racks were implemented to provide the critical infrastructure that connects the existing facility to the new expansion. McConnell Dowell was awarded the job for the Singapore Parallel Train in May of 2008 by ExxonMobil. The SPT project was an integrated petrochemicals project that consisted of a number of downstream units including a steam cracker ethylene complex and two downstream plants for the production of ethylene and propylene derivatives. The…
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International cruise terminal at marina south

The Singapore Tourism Board awarded McConnell Dowell SEA, in joint venture with Penta Ocean and Toa Corporation, the design and construct contract for the new Singapore International Cruise Terminal at Marina South. The joint venture will undertake construction of: two new berths, terminal deck, car park deck and mooring dolphins, an 800 m long current training wall, dredging for navigation passage and land reclamation, road access, services and miscellaneous ancillary works. McConnell Dowell has primary responsibility for the training wall, installing driven piles and a 6 m wide concrete deck, as well as an interface deck of 45 m x…
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Successful commission of twin pipes, C916 beauty world station and associated tunnels project, Singapore

The Company is pleased to announce the successful commission of the twin stormwater diversion pipes through the station box at the Beauty World Project in Singapore. These pipes are temporary works to divert an existing major stormwater culvert that runs through the middle of the Beauty World Station. With water now flowing through the pipes, this important step allows us to demolish the existing drain and proceed with Stage 3 excavation for the station box. The twin pipes are necessary to temporarily divert the flows of the existing box culvert. These diversion pipes, which are 2.8 m dia, will be…
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Project achievement – green and gracious builder award (Excellent) 2012

The Company is pleased to announce McConnell Dowell South East Asia Pte Ltd has been awarded its first environmental award by the Building and Construction Authority on 24 May 2012. The award recognises progressive builders who take the effort to address environmental and public concerns arising from construction works and serves to develop a more positive image of the industry over time in Singapore. The Building and Construction Authority reviewed the following projects as part of the award selection process: Design and Construction of Station at Beauty World and Tunnels for Downtown Line Stage 2 (C916) Upgrading of Underground Link…
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Lta asac award win - Dtl2 C916

The Company is pleased to advise that the DTL2 C916 Beauty World Station and Tunnel project in Singapore was awarded first prize in the Land Transport Authority’s (LTA) Annual Safety Award Convention (ASAC) 2011 awards. This win follows the recent award for C916 of the Safety and Health Award Recognition for Projects (SHARP) by the Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) Awards 2011. The ASAC was introduced to promote integration of safety into work culture and the prestigious first prize is awarded to projects demonstrating excellence in Safety Culture and Management. DTL2 C916’s win recognises their impressive safety management processes and…
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Workplace safety and health awards 2011

The Company is pleased to advise that McConnell Dowell South East Asia Pte Ltd were awarded two 2011 Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) Awards at the Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) Council of Singapore Awards Dinner held on 27 July 2011. The awards presented by WSH, and supported by the Ministry of Manpower, recognise companies with innovative WSH practices and excellent WSH performance. Award details follow: Workplace Safety and Health Performance Award - recognises companies or organisations that have performed well in safety and health through the implementation of sound safety and health management systems. This Award is open to…
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Donggi senoro LNG marine facilities project award

The Company is pleased to announce that Japan Gas Corporation (JGC) has awarded PT McConnell Dowell Indonesia (MDI) the contract for the design and construction of the marine facilities for the Donggi Senoro LNG Project. The scope of work consist of the design, supply and construct of: 500 steel piles; 9,000 m3 of concrete; and 2,000 t of steel reinforcement for a 130 metre jetty with a platform and 11 dolphins, and a 170 metre x 25metre Material Offloading Facility. MDI will also supply and install the ships gangway and state of the art Docking Systems. Located in a remote…
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