The scope of works included:
We mobilised a fleet of large excavators and associated plant to complete demolition works across the 40 acre site, including specialised long reach attachments, hydraulic shears and a hydraulic pulveriser attached to a crane to deconstruct the chimney stack.
A significant and heavily scrutinised challenge was to remediate and rehabilitate asbestos contaminated materials and soil, including:
We worked with an independent hygienist who was commissioned to direct our remediation and rehabilitation work, as well as to ensure all appropriate OHS protocols were met – in accordance with the requirements of the City of Yarra (local council) and Victorian Environment Protection Authority.
As part of our recycling works programme, non-contaminated concrete and brick materials were crushed onsite and processed to make ‘Envirocrete’ – a ground breaking environmentally sustainable construction material we developed in collaboration with Boral Limited.