Black & More was the lead consultant on this project, overseeing the various design and construction contracts. The Business Precinct Building is the prominent new business hub located in the Centre of Aurukun, providing offices to local government and retail spaces for local business.
Black & More acts as project manager for council’s housing program comprising 31 houses delivered as part of the NPARIH Program. The role includes management of design, procurement, construction and Indigenous employment and training reporting.
Provision of technical and project management support to KASC in the delivery of 2 x 2 bedroom and 1 x 3 bedroom detached houses under the NPARIH Remote Housing Project.
Black & More project managed the procurement, construction and delivery of the Mapoon Community Centre.
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 finalized designs and project managed construction of upgrades along Topsy Creek Road under 2 stages of 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 – (150m x 7m concrete causeway with rock protection either side). • Road and Drainage Upgrades at Various Locations. • Barge Ramp. The aim of the project was 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.