Rockwork USA-Asia

Scenario Cockram have successfully completed many Design and Construct Rockwork projects for the Themed Environment Sector.

Our scope includes the Design and 3D modelling of Rock Work form and production of metal fabric from which the Rock Work takes its shape. On site duties include structural steel installation to support the Rock Work form, Cementitious applications and final Painting of the Rock Work. Contracts include trade partnership in Integrated Project Delivery IPD contracts and D&C contracts, with projects as large as 700,000sq ft of Rock Work.

Shanghai Disney


Cockram Scenario was the first vendor to be substantially complete with the show set scope of work at the Shanghai Disney Resort on Pirates of the Caribbean. Cockram was also engaged in various contract models to deliver the Main Entry and Gardens precinct of the Disney Shanghai Project.

Cockram Scenario managed over 500 workers (Sub Contractors and Direct Employees) by  Management resources and provided specialty craftsman from China and the Asia region in order to achieve the quality and schedule requirements of Disney.

Treasure Cove was the largest show set scope within the park

  • 24 Months – for Design and Production
  • Delivered on schedule and in budget

Cockram was asked to grow the base contract and take on the following additional scopes

  • Fiberglass icon characters for Hotels 1&2 Production / Installation
  • Treasure Cove Signage Production / Installation
  • Show action doors and platforms Fabrication / Installation
  • Treasure Cove (term contract)
  • Fantasyland Signage Production / Installation (term contract)
  • Main Entry Garden (Program / Construction Management)
  • Main Entry Gardens (term contract – Construction)
  • Woodland Gardens Rockwork (term contract – Construction)
  • Mickey Avenue (term contract – Construction)


Lights, Camera, Action

Universal Studios Singapore

Role: Turn Key Show Contractor – production and installation

Scope: Design Development, BIM Management and integration, Shop Drawings, Manufacturing, Show Control, SFX, Animatronics, SAE, Lighting, AV (Audio Video), Installation Supervision, Testing and Commissioning and Handover and close out to Owner.

Project Description & BIM Usage:                   

  • Design development from 2D concept to fully integrated 3D models & detailed shop drawings.
  • All show elements were modelled and coordinated in 3D.
  • Fully lit and textured 3D guest point of view animation was used for creative coordination and definition of art direction intent
  • Fire and water effect particle and fluid simulations were carried out to define show experience
  • Weekly big room meetings were held with all project participants (contractors and specialty trades like Audio, Video, Lighting, Special Effects, Show Control).
  • Technical drawings were derived directly from the 3D models to guarantee spatial accuracy.
  • BIM was used during installation (survey of as built conditions and clash detection carried out to anticipate issues and find solutions before hitting the field)

Hilleman Labs R&D Centre

New Delhi

This was a fast-tracked Research and Development facility in an operational university building, with construction commencing whilst the design was being finalized. The 1860m2 fitout comprised of International standard finished labs, fume hoods, offices, canteen, IT rooms and reception. Services included 1000 meters HT cable, DG sets, transformers and panels,  HVAC, DMW systems, PA/CCTV/EPBAX, BMS, automatic doors and installation of Goods and Passenger lifts.

International Flavors & Fragrances Flying Dragon Project

Guangzhou, China

A new plant on a Greenfield 38,500 m² site. The plant consists of the major buildings including Powder and Liquid Manufacturing Building, Raw Material and Finished Goods Warehouse, Utility Building, Administration Building, Flammable Warehouse, Tank Farm, Waste Water Treatment Centre, Recycle Waste Shelter and Fire Fighting Tank and Pump Room.

Givaudan Kuai Project

Nantong, China

This project was completed on a Greenfield site in three phases.  The Production Building  has a total area of 11233m2, includes three level steel reinforced concrete structure containing production rooms, a two- level Office Room, two-level Utility Room, warehouse with steel beams and columns, insulated double skin metal panel wall and roof.  Also included in the scope of works were a Packing Room, Buffer Room, CIP Room, Process Flavour Room, Blender Room, SD Room,Weight Room, Blender Dumping, PAL and Liquid Room.

Dow Chemicals R&D Centre

Shanghai, China

Three buildings comprising Dow’s 88,000m2 R&D Centre. The larger buildings are the R&D building and the Administration building and the smallest is the Central Utilities Building (CUB).   The R&D and Administration buildings include undercover car park, 64 light laboratories and 1 heavy laboratory, offices, a 700 seat restaurant, Gymnasium, Presidents suite and Badminton court. The building has an open area through the center with a glass atrium roofprotecting the space.
The CUB building houses the High Voltage and Low Voltage Electrical rooms, Boiler room, Ice chiller tank, Chillers and Fire protection room and holding tank etc.

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Alcan Cable Project

Tianjin, China

A new light industrial facility for Alcan Cable Tianjin Co., Ltd for the production of high technology, flame retardant cable products based on new alloy technology. The facility was constructed on a land parcel in the Tianjin Airport Industrial Park and consisted of two phases of approximately 35,000m2 in total.  The project was completed on time and within budget to an international level of quality.

International School of Tianjin Phase 2

Tianjin, China

A 20,000m2 extension to the existing school campus in Tianjin. The new facility includes the elementary and secondary education areas including a 470 Seat Theater, Class Rooms, Science Labs, Library, Muli-Media Rooms, IT Rooms, Music Rooms (Acoustically Formed), Teacher & Student Lounges and New Utility Rooms.

Johnson & Johnson Renaissance Project

Shanghai, China

Project Renaissance is a Brownfield project with site area of 9,778 m2, which will provide additional manufacturing capacity for J&J’s liquid pharmaceutical products to meet increased market demand. The manufacturing facility will include raw materials handling, washing, liquid pre-mix and mixing processes and filling / packaging lines. The new site will also include utilities, general office areas, staging area and an existing canteen to support the manufacturing operations. Manufacturing capacity from both the SJJP facility and the J&J Xian (XJP) facility will be moved into the new liquids manufacturing plant.

Eisai New Injection Project

Suzhou, China

This Brownfield project of approximately 50,000m2 is for a new pharmaceutical injection plant. The project comprises three buildings including the two-level plus basement and mezzanine injection production building, annex building housing steam plant and pump station and a class A hazardous goods storage building. Level 1 of the production building houses a production workshop and storage, level 2 is dedicated to laboratories, utility room and offices.

Kraft Project Picasso

Suzhou, China

A c.41,000m2 expansion to an existing facility for processing granular sugar, flour, palm oil and glucose. Operations consist of ingredient dumping, mixing, forming, baking, cream filling addition, cooling and packaging (2-stage).   it is intended to develop the site to double production capacity over two phases.  To achieve this, Cockram is constructing additional buildings, utilities and site infrastructure.  An extension to the existing staff amenities building is also being undertaken as part of the project.

AstraZeneca Broad Market Manufacturing Site Project

Taizhou China

AstraZeneca, one of the world’s leading Pharma companies, is establishing a new pharmaceutical manufacturing facility in Jiangsu Province, China. Known as China Broad Market Manufacturing Site, in the China Medical City, Taizhou, the 51,000m2 project comprises Sterile dry powder filling for injectable Cephalosporin products, and Oral Solid Dosage products. Phase 1 of the $230M project was recently completed and Phases 2 and 3 are progressing well.

Boehringer Ingelheim Panda Project

Shanghai - China

This 17,000m2 project includes an Ampule and Solids packaging building (APP), which houses QA/QC offices, general offices and multiple packaging lines.  The APP Building is linked to a fully automated lights out High-Bay Warehouse (HBW).  At 22m high this warehouse is equipped with a European racking system and demands strict tolerances in base building construction.  The 3-level Centre of Competence (CoC) houses high quality lab and working offices.

Associated works include Hazardous Goods store, Pumphouse and Firefighting Water Tank, Waste, Gate Houses and upgrades to the existing infrastructure including a new 4000KVa substation, underground services, ring road and packing areas.

Baxter Healthcare Expansion Project

Guangzhou – China

The Baxter Healthcare facility produces sterile renal products in soft plastic bags.  Cockram’s project scope included a full development of two new filling lines and the construction of a multi-level manufacturing building approximately 20,000m2 with associated facility and utility systems and a new 2nd floor office adjacent. The facility will have full sprinkler protection and will be required to meet both local Fire Code and Factory Mutual standards requirement.

Sanofi Minsheng Relocation Project

Hangzhou – China

This Relocation Project is a joint venture between Hangzhou Minsheng Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. and Sanofi-Aventis.

The facility specializes in manufacturing OTC items such as vitamins and health products, predominantly coated and non-coated tablets, capsules and soft gelatin capsules, including packing of the products in bottles or blister packaging. The existing plant will continue production during the relocation phase.  Major equipment will be relocated and started up in the new facility so as not to affect the supply to market.

Sanofi-Aventis Lotus Relocation Project

January 2012

Located within the Rankin Park Campus adjacent to the John Hunter Hospital in Newcastle, the 16,000 m²building consists of 2 five storey wings (east & west) of solid elements linked together by a two storey elevated glass entry pod. This project is a green-field facility in Hangzhou for Sanofi-Aventis designed to replace the current production facility. The site has a total area of 49,587m2 of which the new plant will be approximately 30,000m2.  The new facility will comprise areas including manufacturing, distribution centre, warehouse, solvent store, energy centre, administration, laboratory and amenities.

Novo Nordisk Filling Plant Project

Located on a Greenfield site of approximately 98,000 sqm, the project was constructed in two phases.  The completed facility has enabled Novo Nordisk to meet the rapidly expanding demand for insulin products in China. This filling site comprises formulation, filling, inspection and packaging of Penfills, and some packaging of FlexPen (pre-filled insulin pens), in addition to vial packaging.

Pfizer Utilities Infrastructure Project

Mumbai – India

Infrastructure upgrade throughout Pfizer’s 23 Acre Mumbai facility. Included was Roads, drains, paths, lighting and landscaping, a gatehouse security building, meter room to house the incomers for the 22kV site power from the local authorities and a cable, 350m from the meter room to the Panel room which houses all the site wide electrical distribution panels and transformer, a pipe rack runs throughout the site providing services to all buildings. Adjacent the panel room are 2 1200kVA diesel generators for 100% power backup, a fuel oil tank farm provides fuel oil for the generators, diesel fire pump and boilers.
A 750m3 water tank and a pump-house supply water to the site and fire sprinkler and fire hydrant systems to all of the buildings throughout the site. A utilities building houses the Soft water filtration system and associated plant and equipment, services are provided from this building to all the others. This project was not required originally as all services were provided from the adjacent facility however part way through construction all services to the site were terminated which made this project a necessity.

Pfizer PSB 2

Mumbai – India

A 2 level Pharmaceutical Sciences building of approximately 7,000m2. The facility includes laboratories for process chemistry and safety, Hydrogenation, Scale up unit, QC Lab and Analytical, BMS and IT server rooms and stability ovens and technical space including 30 air handling units, 11 Scrubber units for fume extraction, UPS with battery back-up and Vacuum skid. Two atria provide natural light to laboratories.
The building also houses meeting rooms and Conference room with Audio visual facilities, staff amenities, canteen, document storage and an acoustic treated training room.

Pfizer API Pilot Plant

Mumbai – India

With a floor area of 5,000m2 over four levels this facility produces API (Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients) for animal health and comprises laboratories and clean rooms with HEPA filtration and warehousing, DCS and BMS Control rooms, technical service areas, filter dryers, UPS reactor halls with nine reactors, of which six are glass lined and three are Hasteloy, transfer panels and drum transfer stations, office and warehousing.
Externally there is a cooling tower, below ground slurry tanks, Organic and Aqueous tanks, and a Blast proof room with Hydrogenation, nitrogen generation plant, Solvent storage tank farm and drum storage area.

McCain Foods French Fry Manufacturing Facility

Harbin – China

Design and construction of McCain’s Greenfield French fry processing facility in Harbin Heilongjiang Province, capable of producing 7.5 tonnes of French Fries per hour.

Scholle Packaging Facility Fitout

Suzhou - China

Scholle Industries appointed Cockram to undertake the general construction services for its leased facility. The main scope of Cockram’s services included: general construction services, local project construction permits and approvals, quality controls, program controls, construction management and safety controls, project completion and as-built documentation.