Blue Star Pacific were awarded the D&C Electrical Works package for the Signature Apartments with Icon Co in 2019. Located in Broadbeach, the 35 storey project consists of 246 ocean view apartments. Residents at Signature will have access to “The Deck” which includes a private dining room, a theatre, residents lounge, infinity pool, a gym and a steam/sauna room. So far, the Blue Star team have started the install of temporary power on site and are continuing to work through design elements; while the builder is working on the excavation of basement levels to then pour the bottom basement slab by Easter.
Blue Star Atlantic were awarded the Pullman & Mercure Hotel Infrastructure Upgrade with MCC Construction in September 2019. Located in King George Square the project consists of a brand new Main Switchboard, Mechanical Switchboards and Distribution Board installation with all new mains and submain reticulation throughout approximately 24,000 metres of mains and submains. So far, the Blue Star team have nearly completed the installation of new cable trays, with just the Mercure Tower remaining to complete. All the new consumer mains are installed with the submain being installed closely behind. The new mechanical switchboards have been delivered and installed with the cut over completed whilst maintaining full hotel operations. The main switchboard is scheduled to be delivered this week. …
The Chester and Ella project is a unique set of towers which makes a definite statement in Brisbane. Chester tower is symbolic of the male form, raw materials with bold and sharp lines while Ella tower is symbolic of the female form with sleek curvy lines and a more refined finish. These different shapes and curves to the building made it a very challenging build however, we were able to work through this and deliver 319 apartments, 2 rooftop pools, gym, cinema and formal dining areas just before Christmas last year. The Blue Star crew worked hard to deliver a high quality project, its been great working with Hutchinson Builders again – We look forward to the next challenge together….
Last Friday Blue Star site teams had their Christmas Party at the Story Bridge Hotel, 2019 was another fantastic and successful year. We value all of our people and the commitment and loyalty they put in every day – We can’t wait to see what next year has in stall. Merry Christmas everyone!
Ripley Schools has had a lot of movement over the last couple of months. The completed Administration building has been handed over, and the classrooms are are the final stages and scheduled to be ready for the new school year. All building structures have been completed with fittings and commissioning currently underway which includes, lighting, power, various forms communications, fire and security with the help of our trusted Subcontractors on site. This project is fast approaching completion and is on time for handover in January 2020.
“Reticulation” the parts you don’t see. All these conduits are to be encased in a concrete slab, to provide integral pathways to points of connection and network services. This is just another level to the new student accommodation building at UTAS in Hobart. The Blue Star Pacific team have been working hard on this project for the last 6 months and are currently flying through the structure with estimated ‘top out’ to be February 2020. The team is confident they will deliver a high quality project to the clients.
Blue Star Pacific have been working on a two -story office fit-out located at 300 George Street. The final premises will house the Brisbane office of Urbis. Normally hidden above the ceiling tiles is a myriad of electrical, data and security cables, all interwoven within air-conditioning, fire sprinklers and other services. The Blue Star team are working hard to deliver the final work to the client in the new year.
Blue Star are proud sponsors of the Black Magic 7’s Rugby Team that played to the Grand Final at the Brisbane Rugby 7’s Carnival on the 16th of November. In the group stages of the carnival the Men’s team finished 1st on the ladder winning two games and drawing the third. They fought hard in the Semi -final round with two players falling injured. With a smaller bench the team dug deep scoring in the final 3 minutes of the game giving them the well-deserved win 17-12. Onward to the Grand Final. With two players down the boys gave it their all for the final game but unfortunately were beaten 22-15. Overall the day was a huge success, the boy’s…
Members of the Blue Star Atlantic team recently dressed up as Bogans to attend the Bogan Bingo event hosted by the Pullman Hotel in support of charity. It was an awesome night with drinks, food and rounds of Bingo with all the proceeds going to the Accor Community Fund. The Fund is raising 1 million dollars to help create healthy families through several charities such as the Kokoda Youth Foundation, Lifeline, AIME, the Garvan Institute and the Australian Childhood Foundation.
Blue Star Pacific are proud to have secured the electrical D&C contract in relation to the construction of 2 new schools in South Ripley. This project is part of a multi-million dollar education precinct being built on a 14.4 hectare site. It will be transformed into two separate schools, a primary school and a high school, and will feature general learning areas, administration centers, lecture theaters, as well as dedicated spaces for performing arts, music, and sport. The primary school will cater for 1,000 students and the high school will cater for 1,500 students. With the precinct set to welcome students in 2020, Blue Star Pacific will be working hard alongside its client Watpac to deliver a high quality project…