Black & More managed the design and construction of the demolition and replacement of the Lockhart River Airport Road Bridge. These works were funded by TCICA and Works 4 Queensland. This bridge is a vital link on the only access road into Lockhart River.
Black & More has been engaged to scope, prepare and acquit NDRRA submissions for Restoration of Public Assets (REPA) since 2015. Black & More also act as the consulting project manager for delivery of works through various methods including Council civil works department, sub-contractors and Contract through open tender.
Black & More managed the civil engineering design and project management for the upgrade works along 790m of Portland Road. Works included construction of 3 new culvert sites, 790 metres of sealed road and associated roadworks and drainage.
Black & More were engaged by Kowanyama Aboriginal Shire Council for the Documentation, Procurement, Construction Phase Services and Defects Liability Period to act as the consulting project manager for the delivery of works after Kowanyama experienced a Tropical Low which resulted in heavy rain events between 14 and 18 March 2016.
Due to the heavy rain events, damage was caused to the essential public assets (in this case roads) and was deemed an “eligible” disaster by QRA NDRRA. Works included;
• Scoping and road condition (REPA)
• Submission Building
• Obtaining approved Work Scope
• Tender and Procurement
• Sourcing replacement material
• Construction Management
• Reporting to QRA
• Acquittal of funding
Black & More acted in the role of Principal Consultant to undertake major renovations of more than 20 Far North Queensland Schools. Works included architectural, structural, mechanical and electrical upgrades. Works also entailed in the identification and removal of asbestos containing materials from buildings built before 1990.
Black & More project managed the design and construction of the rectification and upgrade to the Pascoe Crossing. These works were funded by QRA (NDRRA), CRF and Council. This crossing is a vital link on the only access Road into Lockhart River.
Project management of planning, design and construction upgrades to the Ravenshoe, Julatten and Millaa Millaa Childcare Centres over the 2015/16 financial year, including building and landscaping works to DET standards.
Black & More are managing the delivery of the upgrade works to the Bamaga Sewerage Lagoons and construction of the new Northern Peninsula Area (NPA) Regional Waste Facility. The Bamaga Sewerage Lagoons Upgrade involves the expansion of existing primary and secondary treatment ponds and increase in effluent disposal area. The NPA Regional Waste Facility project involves construction of a new landfill facility at Injinoo, new waste transfer station at Umagico and the closure of the existing landfill facility at Umagico.
Black & More administered the Contract and provided Superintendency services for the construction and refurbishment of new and existing campground amenities blocks.
Black & More managed the funding application, design, documentation and construction of the Mapoon accommodation facility. This facility included 2 x 2 bedroom accommodation units, 4 x 1 bedroom accommodation units and 2 x 1 PWD accommodation units, car parking facilities, access paths, laundry facility and storage, central BBQ shelter and landscaped gardens. Council and the local Mapoon Workforce had significant involvement in the construction of this project which has provided significant economic benefits to the community.