4 East South: Project Update - June 2015

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Main build

The first sets of precast concrete planks have started on the west core of the building. The preparation of the east side has been completed and the planks will be arriving in the next couple of weeks.

Two cranes are now in use to assist in the increased number of deliveries.

Wheel washers and banksmen are in constant use at the site entrance and all construction vehicles are having their wheels washed down before leaving the site.

Figure 1 Preparation for East Core Walls
Figure 1 Preparation for East Core Walls

Energy Centre

The Energy Centre is complete and fully energised. This building will be handed over to the University in the next few weeks.

Health & Safety

There have been zero accidents on site and the project received 100% score in the safety audit.

There are ongoing reviews to optimise safe construction methods and improve risk management.

Environmental

99.9% of site waste has been diverted from land fill to date. Discussions and research are continuing to use more environmentally friendly construction materials.

Did you know?

Students from the DepartmentĀ of Architecture and Civil Engineering have visited site and future visits are being arranged.

Faculty of Civil Engineering and Architecture Visit
Faculty of Civil Engineering and Architecture Visit

General queries can be addressed to the Estates Helpdesk

Please also see Campus investments webpages and Estates webpages

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