Seismic Strengthening of Auckland Fish Market
Seismic strengthening of Auckland fish market in Wynyard Quarter was undertaken by installing steel portal frames and Reid bracing. Maxbuild was employed as the specialist seismic strengthening contractor to undertake these works. We supplied and installed the steel portal frames and undertook all of the concrete repair works. The project presented significant challenges. For example, […]
Structural strengthening of multi-storey building in Auckland’s CBD using FRP
This high-rise office building in Auckland’s CBD was found to be below 67% of NBS and the new owner’s objective was to bring the structure up to at least that level. The structural engineer’s solution was to confine columns in lowest four levels of the building and to construct new reinforced concrete shear walls. All […]
Rosedale Road Culvert Re-lining
AMA appointed MaxBuild to undertake the re-lining of the 189 metre long Rosedale culvert. The existing culvert was showing significant signs of deterioration and the consultant’s methodology for repair was to install a reinforced concrete lining. MaxBuild undertook all the site activities including diversion of the water flow, installation of steel reinforcement before shotcreting of […]
Hunua Watermain Project
MaxBuild were engaged by Fulton Hogan for the Hunua Falls water main project to construct a number of insitu concrete walls to enclose a water main chamber, along with various other civil construction works required to complete the project.
MaxBuild installed the earthing and bonding flat bars for the rail electrification network and assisted with the installation of the fiberglass screens also requiring epoxy grouting as a packer between the bridge rail and screens.
Waterview Motorway Extension
MaxBuild has been working extensively with Well Connected Alliance on the Waterview Tunnel project. Our works have included: Concrete repair works on the viaducts connecting the Waterview Tunnel to SH16 Concrete improvement works within the tunnel Installation of Sikadur Combiflex SG in tunnel sumps to ensure water retention Improving watertightness and leak sealing by injection […]
Restrengthening Old Mangere Bridge
Old Mangere bridge is a favourite with local fisherman however to keep it a safe significant strengthening work was needed. Both stages consisted of fabricating and installing pile jackets ready for additional grouting the then installing the connection bracing back to the main bridge structure. Stage 3 is scheduled for late 2015.
2 Queen Street – Structural Refurbishment