Remote North Fencing

  • Period: 22/3/2016 – 23/12/2016
  • Client: Department of Defence
  • Value: $2,142,988
  • Location: RAAF Base Scherger, QLD

Project Overview

Works involve civil works to the perimeter track and maintenance to the fence at RAAF Base Scherger.

  • Implementation of erosion and sediment control measures
  • Minor local earthworks and reshaping of perimeter tracks
  • Ground surface treatment and subgrade preparation
  • Pavement works
  • Repairs to degraded sections of perimeter fence
  • Replacement of damaged sections of perimeter fence
  • Realignment of existing perimeter fence

    Challenges

    • Remote location of the site – logistics, materials had to be sourced from as far away as Brisbane
    • Ground conditions along the fence line and creeks with water-logged areas posing construction difficulties
    • Monsoonal weather events
    • Interactions between mobile plant and people
    • Working within a mine lease
    • Ongoing damage by feral animals during construction works

    Successes

    • Indigenous employment on this project was 80%, with workforce recruited from Traditional Owner businesses
    • Project completed before target completion date and under budget
    • No defects
    • No LTI’s
    • All earthmoving equipment and labour provided by local businesses including traditional owner businessess

    Related Projects

    RMU Upgrades

    RAAF Base Tindal has an extensive 11 kV distribution network comprising of 11kV switchboards, underground cabling and over fifty 11 kV ring main units (RMUs)….

    Vehicle and Stores Facilities

    Design and Construction of a new facility in an existing compound directly adjacent to Building 504. The following elements included, Vehicle shelters and…

    Early Civil Works

    Bulk earthworks to construct large building pad. Works included, Clearing and Grubbing Development of Borrow Pits to produce general fill and pavement gravels…

    Have a Project in Mind?

    Let’s Get Building!

    Contact Us

    Lot 2 Chevallum Rd, Forest Glen QLD 4556 Australia

    +61 7 5450 1329

    admin@kennelly.com.au