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Cheung Chau submarine pipeline, Hong Kong

Cheung Chau submarine pipeline, Hong Kong

The NEC-procured Cheung Chau submarine pipeline between Lantau and Cheung Chau islands is one of the largest and most challenging trenchless pipeline works ever undertaken in Hong Kong. The 1.4 km long, 500 mm diameter water main was installed by horizontal directional drilling up to 100 m below sea level in granite bedrock.

 

Christchurch Art Gallery re-level project, New Zealand

Christchurch Art Gallery re-level project, New Zealand

Christchurch City Council used NEC3 Engineering and Construction Contract (ECC) option A (priced contract with activity schedule) to manage a project to strengthen the underlying ground and then re-level the structure after the earthquakes.

 

Christchurch Town Hall conservation project, New Zealand

Christchurch Town Hall conservation project, New Zealand

Christchurch Town Hall of the Performing Arts in South Island, New Zealand opened in 1972 providing a 2500 seat auditorium, 1000 seat theatre, four conference rooms and a restaurant. The iconic grade 1 listed heritage building is currently undergoing a major NEC-procured restoration following extensive earthquake damage suffered in 2011.

 

Chun Yat Street 132 kV substation, Hong Kong

Chun Yat Street 132 kV substation, Hong Kong

Chun Yat Street 132 kV substation in the Tseung Kwan O industrial estate was built using the shortest time in CLP's history – 3 years from conception to commissioning. Contractor Hip Hing Construction Co. Ltd. started on site on 1 November 2012 and completed the project on 29 January 2014 without compromising quality, safety or cost.

 

ECC and Conject deliver critical New Zealand electrical project, New Zealand

ECC and Conject deliver critical New Zealand electrical project, New Zealand

New Zealand contractor Pringle Beleski and Associates has recently completed a critical NZ$3.5 million (£1.8 million) electrical engineering project using the NEC3 Engineering and Construction Contract (ECC) and Conject contract change management system.

 

Green Build Hub, Cornwall, UK

Green Build Hub, Cornwall, UK

The NEC-procured Green Build Hub owned by the Cornwall Sustainable Building Trust is a new sustainable construction centre for the UK. It is located at the Eden Project visitor attraction site in Cornwall, UK and was part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund.

 

Lincolnshire Highways Alliance, Lincolnshire, England

Lincolnshire Highways Alliance, Lincolnshire, England

In 2010 Lincolnshire County Council signed three NEC3 contracts worth up to £450 million for highways maintenance, traffic signalling and design support.

 

Mill Creek Wind Farm, New Zealand

Mill Creek Wind Farm, New Zealand

The civil works at Mill Creek wind farm were procured using an NEC3 Engineering and Construction Contract (ECC) option C (target contract with activity schedule), while the electrical balance of plant works and transmission line were procured using ECC option A (priced contract with activity schedule).

 
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