National Broadband Network – Satellite Ground Stations
The project for NBN Co involves the construction of satellite ground stations that will form part of the National Broadband Network’s Long Term Satellite Service that provides high speed broadband to regional, rural and remote Australia. The construction works include a single storey building at the centre of each facility which will consist of a vestibule, technical rooms, a store room, office room, staff lunch room and amenities; Installation of antenna array; construction of internal sealed and unsealed roads around the site and services will include permanent and emergency power supply, data, communication, inergen gas suppression system, hydraulics, air-conditioning, fire, security, and sewerage system.
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Global Switch – Sydney East Data Centre, Stage 1
The Global Switch project is a joint venture between Cockram Construction and M+W Group to develop design, construct, fitout, test and commission their new facility.
The new data centre will comprise a six storey data centre facility with 12,500sq.m of technical space and a gross floor area of 24,000sq.m of world class critical infrastructure services. The facility will have a total I.T.electrical load of 21.375MW. The new facility will supply to some of the world’s largest organisations, significant Australian companies and government agencies for whom data centre resilience is critical.
Sydney East will also be a leading example of an environmentally sustainable data centre and will be targeting a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold Rating.
Hunter Medical Research Institute - New Research Facility
Newcastle, NSW - Australia
Located within the Rankin Park campus adjacent to the John Hunter Hospital in Newcastle, the 16,000 m² building consists of two five-storey wings (east & west) linked together by a two-storey elevated glass entry pod. The partnership development between Hunter Medical Research Institute, Hunter New England Health and The University of Newcastle represents a significant capital investment at the John Hunter Hospital Precinct and shall provide for 450 leading researchers under the one roof. The project consists of the following key features: PC2 laboratories, specific pathogen free zones, clinical trial support unit, animal holding areas (bio resource facility), outdoor semi enclosed recreation and barbeque area for the staff, workstations and generic open plan laboratories, lecture theatre and associated support staff offices and amenities. Construction of a three tiered open deck car-park for 250 vehicles is also part of the construction works to be undertaken.