This facility is set to be the best of its kind in Australia. The will contain ground breaking environmental, energy & water initiatives. The overall projects cost is estimated to be AUD$36m
The new Plenty Valley Shopping mall consisted of 10 interlinking structural buildings. Each size was roughly the size of a football field. It has a distinctive cooling tower located near the entrance.
This project comprised the design and construction of an additional frozen and chilled goods Distribution Centre and Environmental Loadout Area to complement Easy Logistics existing drystore and distribution facilities. The building consists of a structural steel frame on concrete foundations with base and wear slabs, clad with EPS panel walls and roof, with precast concrete fire walls to the boun
This project involved the construction of a major residential development in the heart of Takapuna, comprising 1 and 2 bedroom apartments and 3 bedroom townhouses. The structure is a combination of structural steel, precast and reinforced concrete. Steel Pencil's envolvement was to provide shop drawings for both the structural steel content and precast concrete beams. The development included exte
This project is for the construction of new offices and council chambers for the Horowhenua District Council on State Highway 1 in Levin. The 2,280m2 structure comprises precast concrete wall panels (including architecturally designed exposed aggregate panels) with aluminium cladding to the entry and fascias and Colorsteel roofing. The new civic building incorporates a large public foyer with inte
Steel Pencil was commissioned to provide structural steel shop drawings for part of the new developments at Toyota's National Customer Centre in Palmerston North planned for 2006. The 41 metre long building houses a combined workshop, office and wash bay. 460UB67 portal frames provide the framing for the eight meter high open plan building with a central Mezzanine over the wash bay. Access is gain
A new court enclosure adjoining the world renowned Renouf Tennis Centre in New Zealand. The two new courts are fully enclosed. Curved rafters and steel purlins support the roof and wall cladding with each rafter weighing over five tonnes. The curved rafters are fabricated by Eastbridge using rolled plate for the flanges and profile cut webs. These rafters are 600mm deep fabricated I beams with 26m
This project comprises the construction of a new 525m2 distribution warehouse for Hynds Pipe Systems, incorporating 100m2 of offices over two-storeys. The steel portal frame structure is clad with low-level precast concrete panels and metal cladding.
Steel Pencil was commissioned by Keegan Contractors to provide precast panel shop drawings. A total number of 42 panels where provided forming the exterior and partition walls of the new Courtesy Ford building. This new showroom and workshop features a circular glass front facade forming the viewing gallery. 131m3 of concrete was used in the manufacture of the precast panels weighing a staggering