Improve kitchen and service buildings for an expanding village
Client & Department
Area C NPI
Project No. & Name
Packsaddle Dry Mess Upgrade
The Packsaddle village was originally designed and built to accommodate 500 people. Over the years the capacity of the village accommodation increased to over 1700 rooms however the capacity of the Kitchen was never increased from the original design to cater for 500 people.
It was visible the kitchen and adjoining service buildings were run down and needed an urgent upgrade to cater for such numbers.
De-commission of Electrical cables from the Administration building, Ice Rooms, Wash Facilities, Kitchen, cool rooms and area lighting Removal of the Communications, fire system, APAC and split air conditioning units.
Installation of temporary administration building services including power and communications
Coordination of the HV & Earthing design
Installation of a 33KV Pad mounted substation including new power pole, ABS, over head and under ground 33KV Supply
New Earth grid, cad wielding & Earth stakes
Commissioning of HV including VLF testing, Insulation and Fall potential on the Earth Grid
Complexing of over 60 building modules
Design and Installation of the Conduit/pit reticulation for the project for over 2000 meters of conduit
Installation of the power cable supplying all the buildings over 7000 Meters was installed
Design and Installation of Distribution Boards for the project and re-work the non- conformance boards to meet Australian and BHP Electrical standards
Installation of cabling and equipment for the in-situ build works
Communication back bone cabling including Fibre Optic
Installation of the new fire detection system incorporating the existing buildings