The $40 million upgrade of Berth 4 at Port of Townsville and the Chith Export Facility at Rio Tinto’s new Amrun mining operation were among the winning projects in the Queensland 2018 CCF Earth Awards.
Published: 11 September 2018
The Civil Contractors Federation Queensland Earth Awards recognise excellence in civil construction including roads, bridges, railways, marine structures and utilities.
CCF Queensland chief executive officer Damian Long said the 25th CCF Earth Awards had received a record number of nominations.
“The projects highlighted are a great example of how the civil construction industry provides jobs and skilling opportunities for all Queenslanders,” Mr Long said.
The winners were:Projects valued up to $2m
: Doval Constructions:
Mt Crosby Weir Pier and Sluice Gate UpgradeProjects valued between $2m and $5m
: Piling & Civil Australia:
Transmission Tower Foundation Replacement, TownsvillProjects valued between $5m and $10m: Georgiou Group: Frew Lamington National Park Road Reconstruction
Projects valued betwen $10m and $30m: FKG Group: Warrago Highway Overtaking Lanes – Oakey to Dalby
Projects valued between $30m and $75m: CivilPlus Construction: Berth 4 Upgrade
Projects valued at more than $75m: Rio Tinto, Bechtel, Jacobs and McConnell Dowell: Amrun Chith Export Facility
CivilPlus Constructions delivered the $40.7m Berth 4 Upgrade Project to assist in accommodating projected trade growth at the Port of Townsville.
The Berth 4 deck was raised and widened to become level with Berth 3, the length extended by 41m to a total of 241m, allowing a continuous quay line for Berths 2, 3 and 4.
A total of 256 new piles were installed and used to support the fully suspended formwork system for the heavily reinforced 5900 cubic metres of placed concrete.