Duratec Australia Dampier Cargo Wharf Fender Replacement Project
The Dampier Cargo Wharf (DCW) was constructed in 1982, and provides seven berths for the loading and provisioning of vessels servicing the marine industry and offshore oil and gas fields. The fenders on the western side of the DCW were in poor condition and Duratec was engaged to replace the old high maintenance ones with a more modern and durable design for an extended service life.
Point Quobba AtoN Remediation
The Point Quobba aid to navigation (AtoN) is located approximately 30nm north-west of Carnarvon, WA. The structure consists of a reinforced concrete cylindrical tower with cast iron lantern room and a stainless steel balcony. The upper portion of the concrete tower was showing signs of deterioration and the lantern room had significant corrosion between the panel joints which was causing the cast iron panels to crack.
Duratec was engaged by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority to refurbish the concrete tower and lantern room. Watch this time-lapse footage of the removal of the lantern room.
HMAS Stirling Low Level Bridge Repairs Project
HMAS Stirling is the Royal Australian Navy’s primary base on the West coast and is located on Garden Island.
The Low-Level bridge that links the island to the mainland is critical Defence infrastructure and required structural maintenance and life extension.
Crown Metropol Design & Construct Project
Built in 1985, the then Burswood Hotel complex’s exterior has undergone several expansions, renovations and maintenance upgrades and was re-branded in 2012 to Crown Metropol. With nearly 30 years of exposure to weathering, the façade was in need of a major refurbishment with the priorities being architectural coatings, window sealing and waterproofing the outside.
Bunbury Port Authority Wharf Remediation Project
Duratec was awarded a five year design and construct contract by the Bunbury Port Authority for the remediation of the outer harbour’s berth’s 1 and 2. The project involved a structural analysis of the deck capacity, technical condition survey of the reinforced concrete wharf piles, a review of the land-back reinforced concrete retaining wall, and a geotechnical review and remediation of the land-back embankment.
Old Treasury Building Balcony Remediation Project
Built awarded Duratec a remediation contract to provide design and construct building repair services to the heritage listed Old Treasury Building in Perth’s CBD. The works were performed under a design and construct contract with the brief to remediate and strengthen the balconies compliant with current Australian Standards Structural Design codes, State Heritage requirements and remain serviceable for a 100 year design life.
Parmelia House Facade Repairs Project
Duratec was engaged to perform a variety of repairs to the 19 storey Parmelia House facade in Perth. Parmelia House was built in 1968 with extensive use of reinforced concrete. The maintenance works included remediating spalling concrete and the repair and strengthening of sun hoods on the north and south facades.
International School of WA Concrete Repair Project
Duratec was awarded a repair contract at the International School of Western Australia in City Beach. The works involved concrete repair, installation of a cathodic protection system and coatings application throughout the school.