Kirkdale Investments

Contract Value: $19 million
Client: Kirkdale Investments
Location: Manurewa, Auckland

The project is a residential land development project for Kirkdale Investments and due to our performance and quality of work the last six stages were negotiated as extensions to the existing contract. The earthworks on this project consisted of cuts up to 4m into weak volcanic ash and peat. To complete the subdivisions in the contract period, the production rates achieved in the earthworks season is over 80,000m3/month.

Project Scope:

  • Earthworks – erosion and sediment control; topsoil stripping & respreading 600,000m3; excavate and dispose soft soils 215,000m3; cut to fill 780,000m³.
  • Pavement construction 100,000m2. 
  • Drainage works – stormwater quality ponds, 225 dia to 1500 dia; water reticulation; services. 
  • Sewerage pump station – 14m deep and involved significant concrete works. 
  • Structures – timber pole retaining walls, pond outlet and inlet structures, rip rap for spillways, gabion and reno mattresses. 
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