Case studies

Fork Farm Homestead, Wanaka, Central Otago

Originally part of Wanaka Station, Fork Farm has been in the Hunt family since 1928 and the farming operation includes sheep, deer and beef cattle. The two level homestead was built by Scottish stonemasons over 100 years ago and was being strengthened and refurbished with a view to another 100 years.

Hawkins Office, Middleton, Christchurch

As part of a building fitout at Hawkins Christchurch office one precast panel wall was identified by engineers as requiring strengthening involving application of Sika Carbodur S614 vertical strips both sides of the wall and at 2 metre nominal centres.

SB Logistics, Christchurch Airport

SB Logistics continued expansion in Christchurch has meant the company has outgrown their current premises located by Christchurch Airport. This growth promoted the company to built a new 5000m2 warehouse at a estimated cost of $10 million located at Dakota Park which is a business subdivision at Christchurch Airport.

Bridge 105 MSL - Replacement, South Canterbury

KiwiRail’s vision of providing a world class freight and passenger service for New Zealand, means maintenance and improvements to the rail network are an essential element. Bridge 105 is a steel and timber construction that crosses the Otaio River 2km south of St Andrews but the 106 year old timber substructure had deteriorated significantly forcing a decision to replace the existing bridge with a new 126m long concrete structure.

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