The Blue Star Atlantic team has been working on the Wakerley Sports Park for just under a year. Located in the bayside suburbs of Brisbane, this new sports park consists of multiple netball courts, a sporting clubhouse and a connecting pedestrian and cyclist pathway. All areas of the project are currently in the rough-in stage and will be followed by the final fit off stages. The Blue Star team is working hard towards project completion to handover to the client later this year.
Today is World Day for Safety and Health at Work and Workers’ Memorial Day. This is a day for promoting health and safety in the workplace and also a time to remember those who have lost their lives at work. Blue Star is highly focussed on the health, safety and wellbeing of all of our employees to ensure they can go to work and return home safe. Our highly experienced safety, operations and rehabilitation management team are committed to maintaining an exceptional safety record whilst ensuring that our safety culture is led from the top and embraced throughout all levels of the business.
Blue Star Pacific was proud to have secured the electrical D&C contract for the Ripley Valley State School and the Ripley Valley State Secondary College. Both schools have been open for teaching since the start of the 2020 school year. This project is part of a multi-million dollar education precinct with both schools featuring general learning areas, administration centres, lecture theatres, as well as dedicated spaces for performing arts, music and sport. Blue Star Pacific have worked hard alongside our client Watpac to deliver a high-quality project within a reasonably short timeframe.
Recently completed Lume Apartments located in Kangaroo Point offers an exceptional lifestyle for its residents. This 13 level boutique property boasts a striking view of Brisbane’s landmarks from the rooftop with outdoor entertainment and dining area, infinity edge pool, fully equipped athlete’s-grade gym, restoration zone, and steam room. Residents can also embrace the best parts of Kangaroo Point with ferry terminals only a short walk away linking them to an array of restaurants, shops, and bars. Awarded the D&C electrical package mid-2018, Blue Star Pacific alongside Hutchinson Builders worked together to successfully deliver this high-end inner-city project. *Photo sourced from Lume Apartments Facebook page @lumeapartments.
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.