Technology

National Broadband Network – Satellite Ground Stations

Australia

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.

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.