Mapoon Accommodation

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.

Land & Sea Management Unit Offices

Black & More managed the concept plans for a new building at Thursday Island which includes: Reception area, large meeting room, 2 x small interview rooms, 2 x EL2 Program Manager Offices, 10 x EL1 Program Manager Offices, 30 x Workstations, Bathrooms, Tearoom, Secure Storage for legal records, small reference library space, printing/office supplies storage and laundry/mudroom facilities.

MIP6 NPARC Bamaga Sewerage Lagoons Upgrade and Regional Waste Facility

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.

Aurukun Waterpark

Black & More managed design and construction of the Aurukun Waterpark Project consisting of a new concrete splashpad and features (including tipping bucket) within the existing swimming pool footprint; a new kiosk and amenities building; two new shade structures consisting of steel framing, colorbond roof sheeting, and new concrete slabs; a masonry block plant room to house the splashpad pumps, filters, and switchboards; and finished off with live and artificial turf.

Topsy Creek Road

Black & More finalised designs and project managed construction of 3 causeways along Topsy Creek Road under Stage 1 of the Topsy Creek Road Upgrade project.

The Topsy Creek Road upgrade project consists of 7 areas of works split into two stages as follows:

Stage 1:

  • Causeway No.1 – Gooseberry Creek
  • 350m x 7m concrete causeway with rock protection either side
  • Causeway No.2 – Sand Hole
  • 150m x 7m concrete causeway including 6/1200×900 box culverts and rock protection either side
  • Causeway No.3 – Boomerang Creek
  • 250m x 7m concrete causeway with rock protection either side

Stage 2:

  • Causeway No.4
  • Causeway No.5
  • Road and Drainage Upgrades at Various Locations
  • Barge Ramp

Stage 2 works are to be designed and constructed in 2017/18.

The aim of the project is to provide an alternate supply route to the Community during the wet season when other access roads are closed.

These works were funded by the Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development and the Department of Transport and Main Roads.

Lockhart River Esplanade Road

Civil engineering design and project management for design of a new esplanade road. Works included construction of a new culvert, 260 metres of sealed road with flush kerbing and concrete barge unloading facility.

Portland Roads Restoration and Redevelopment Works

Black & More provided master planning, civil engineering design and project management to the construction of major disaster recovery and redevelopment works on a 62km stretch of access road to the Lockhart River community. Planning works involved coordination and logistics for delivery of works under multiple government programs including NDRRA, CRF, TIDS and CIMA. Works involve: bridging multiple creeks; re-sheeting and table drain recovery; sealing and resilience works.

Black & More provided master planning, civil engineering design and project management to the construction of major disaster recovery and redevelopment works on a 62km stretch of access road to the Lockhart River community. Planning works involved coordination and logistics for delivery of works under multiple government programs including NDRRA, CRF, TIDS and CIMA. Works involve: bridging multiple creeks; re-sheeting and table drain recovery; sealing and resilience works.

Indigenous State Infrastructure Program Technical Advisor

Black & More was engaged by the State Government to advise on project identification, delivery methodology, design and documentation and construction. The projects included water, sewerage and solid waste infrastructure in remote Indigenous communities across the State.

Pascoe River Crossing – Portland Road

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.

Aurukun Health & Wellbeing Centre

Black & More managed the procurement of a contractor to design and construct a new Health & Wellbeing Centre Building that provides essential day to day living services to the Community.