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by AG
Wed Jul 08, 2020 9:05 am
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [U/C] 269 North Terrace | 118m | 36 Levels | Student accommodation
Replies: 443
Views: 111600

[U/C] Re: 269 North Terrace | 118m | 36 Levels | Student accommodation

Technically the correct term is a jump form, but it's also referred to sometimes as core boxes. It's a scaffolding system used for the main core walls (which house elevators and building services, typically, and also provides the building with a significant amount of it's structural capacity), hung ...
by AG
Wed Jan 22, 2020 4:54 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [U/C] Adelaide Oval Hotel
Replies: 628
Views: 90527

[U/C] Re: Adelaide Oval Hotel

Neko Neko Peko Peko wrote:
Tue Jan 21, 2020 8:33 pm
Doesn't CLT have fire resistant properties too?
CLT does have fire resistant properties... the outside chars (sacrificial) and protects the inner layers when subjected to fire.
by AG
Fri Dec 13, 2019 12:32 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [PRO] 80 Currie Street | 137m | 34 levels | Office
Replies: 45
Views: 7975

[PRO] Re: 80 Currie Street | 137m | 34 levels | Office

The $50 million cost may just be the cost of the "shell", and not inclusive of building services and other fitouts.
by AG
Fri Dec 13, 2019 12:30 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: [U/C] M2 North-South Motorway
Replies: 4665
Views: 778236

[U/C] Re: North-South Motorway

The problem I have with a huge bridge or tunnel is they just keep costing money forever. They are not permanent structures. Constant checks for cracking and movement. What is the expected life of the superway? I imagine it will degrade over time to the point that it probably needs to be entirely re...
by AG
Thu Jun 06, 2019 2:44 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: [U/C] M2 North-South Motorway
Replies: 4665
Views: 778236

[U/C] Re: North-South Motorway

Demo’s will continue all this year (ie Croydon Kings soccer club has until the end of their season before they need to vacate). I think construction is from early 2020 and take until the end of 2022 for completion. The main job is the overpass. It will be interesting if they assemble a bridge/overp...
by AG
Wed Jun 05, 2019 10:56 am
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: [U/C] M2 North-South Motorway
Replies: 4665
Views: 778236

[U/C] Re: North-South Motorway

I can't quite tell what the set up is here - is there a piled wall behind the retained slopes, or is this shotcreted wall the only thing supporting the surface road above? From what I can tell, the wall in question is an unreinforced shotcrete sloped wall which relies on gravity (i.e. it's own weig...
by AG
Thu May 30, 2019 10:15 am
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [U/C] 104-106 Currie Street | 117m | 33lvl | Sofitel Hotel
Replies: 657
Views: 211127

[U/C] Re: 104-106 Currie Street | 117m | 33lvl | Sofitel Hotel

I'm not sure if there's a technology forum to lump these kinds of answers together for future reference... A few months ago someone explained how tower cranes get taller and a few other technical aspects. One that I did not see covered is the tower concrete pump. Is there a clear explanation (or ca...
by AG
Wed May 29, 2019 3:52 pm
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [U/C] 104-106 Currie Street | 117m | 33lvl | Sofitel Hotel
Replies: 657
Views: 211127

[U/C] Re: 104-106 Currie Street | 117m | 33lvl | Sofitel Hotel

I'm not sure if there's a technology forum to lump these kinds of answers together for future reference... A few months ago someone explained how tower cranes get taller and a few other technical aspects. One that I did not see covered is the tower concrete pump. Is there a clear explanation (or ca...
by AG
Mon May 13, 2019 10:12 am
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Adelaide Metro Trains
Replies: 4592
Views: 796685

Re: Oaklands Crossing | $174m

If the Seaford Line is going to squeeze any more services into peak hour, then some compromises or changes are going to be needed to maximise peak hour capacity. At peak frequencies of every 3-4 minutes (or quicker) inbound from Woodlands Park including the Tonsley Line, you are not going to be able...
by AG
Fri May 10, 2019 10:10 am
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: [U/C] M2 North-South Motorway
Replies: 4665
Views: 778236

[U/C] Re: North-South Motorway

The walls on the T2T section are secant pile walls (these are structural) covered with pre-cast panels (non-structural).

The Darlington section looks like they've tried to go for unreinforced shotcrete and relying on gravity for it to stay in place (ummm, what?!).
by AG
Tue Mar 19, 2019 1:45 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: News & Discussion: Roads & Traffic
Replies: 1282
Views: 211988

Re: News & Discussion: Roads & Traffic

Throwing massive amounts of money to target small problem areas to give the perception of doing something. Anyone else smell an election coming up?
by AG
Mon Mar 18, 2019 2:52 pm
Forum: Infrastructure/Transport Development
Topic: [COM] Oaklands Crossing | $174m
Replies: 840
Views: 144132

[COM] Re: Oaklands Crossing | $174m

If you look through the scope of works outlined in the March newsletter, then it becomes apparent that the rail closure period is also being used to undertake other upgrades further along the rail corridor beyond where the Oaklands crossing upgrade is being finished.
by AG
Fri Feb 22, 2019 11:32 am
Forum: Metropolitan Development
Topic: [ONH] Burnside Village (Extension)
Replies: 273
Views: 72777

[ONH] Re: Burnside Village (Extension)

Wonder if David Jones is even interested in a 4th Adelaide site given Rundle Mall store is 6kms away from Burnside (15min)? They should invest their money and upgrade/downsize the Marion store as they did West Lakes I think David Jones is more interested in going down the boutique format like they ...
by AG
Tue Jan 15, 2019 10:36 am
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [U/C] Festival Plaza Redevelopment | $800 million
Replies: 1034
Views: 254720

[U/C] Re: Festival Plaza Redevelopment | $800 million

I wonder how deep the water table in the area is, and if it rises when the Torrens floods. What happens if the bottom of the car park is below it? The site of the car park does rise a fair bit from the river heading up to North Terrace. Generally basements are constructed either with a waterproofin...
by AG
Fri Jan 11, 2019 11:09 am
Forum: CBD Development
Topic: [U/C] 11 Frome Street | 138m | 37 Levels | Crowne Plaza / Adelaidean | New tallest
Replies: 1631
Views: 370898

[U/C] Re: Adelaidean | 11 Frome Street | 135m | 37 Levels | Mixed Use | New tallest

The concrete slabs around the void for the tower crane would incorporate ferrules at the interface with the void, which would allow the reinforcing bars for the infill slab sections to be continuous with those of the rest of the slab.