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Department of Construction and Infrastructure annual report 2010-2011



Department of Construction and Infrastructure annual report 2010-2011


Northern Territory. Department of Construction and Infrastructure


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Northern Territory Government

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Department of Construction and Infrastructure annual report; Annual Report



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Department of Infrastructure

Previously known as

Department of Planning and Infrastructure

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Northern Territory Government



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Department of Construction and Infrastructure Annual Report 2010-2011 52 Performance Reporting KATHERINE PROJECTS Yarralin Police Station $8.8M Project Description: Construct a police station plus four x four bedroom dwellings and a Visiting Officers Quarter (VOQ). The contract was awarded in May 2010 with the expected construction time of 52 weeks. Completion Date: The keys to the project were handed over to NT Police, Fire and Emergency Services on 21 December 2010, ahead of schedule. Achievements construction completed four months ahead of schedule delivered project within the revised scope of work and budget client very satisfied with the project delivery/outcomes employed eight Indigenous workers the project was able to utilise 98.5% of services, suppliers and labour from the NT Challenges completing construction prior to the wettest season on record clearance of land urgency in delivering these assets to the client Pigeon Hole Airstrip $1.4M Project Description: Pigeon Holes previous airstrip was susceptible to flooding, therefore the upgrade was necessary. The project was a partnership agreement between the contractor and the Victoria Daly Shire to promote Indigenous employment and received Federal Funding. Completion date: The project was completed in 44 weeks, on the 13 September 2010. It was completed in time to be fully operational for the ensuing wet season. Achievements employed eight Indigenous workers to assist with project due to new infrastructure going over existing roads, better flood immunity access to the community was constructed the project was completely resourced by NT contractors Challenges access to the community across black soil plains meant an even narrower dry season construction window variations due to the large amount of rock encountered during construction

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