In conjunction with VEC, Giraffe Civil Construction successfully tendered and completed ST Patrick’s river diversion for base and pipe works to be carried out for the power station be built at the site.
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Timberlands – Eastern Creek Road Causeway
Continuing our great relationship with Timberlands Pacific, we were asked to undertake the project of upgrading and repairing a major river crossing on Eastern Creek Road, Scamander. Combining Giraffe Civil and Brett Carlson Building ‘s experience our first step was to create stable footings to be then tied into the above concrete slab to addContinue reading “Timberlands – Eastern Creek Road Causeway”
Clay Stockpiling – Austral Brick, Longford
Giraffe Civil Contracting have a been bulk hauling clay from four different quarries around the north of the state to Austral Bricks, Longford for over 20 years. Controlling all mining leases and permits for Austral Bricks, Giraffe excavate, blend, haul and stockpile approx. 50,000 cubic meters per year.
Tas Irrigation’s Pipeline – Camden Hill
Giraffe Civil Contracting working under VEC Civil Engineering won the tenders to de-stump approx. 8kms of old growth & plantation. with also picking up other work along the way, with Access roads to pump stations, turbines etc. all roads meeting Forest Practice Codes with drainage and gradient requirements. Pictures below: East Diddleum Access road toContinue reading “Tas Irrigation’s Pipeline – Camden Hill”
Bio-Solid Removal – TasWater
Giraffe Civil Contracting have been awarded numerous contracts from TasWater to handle and remove Bio-Soilds from sewerage lagoons around Tasmania. From Liquid form to semi-solid form using our Environmental Licences/Permits to transport the material to licenced agricultural grounds around Tasmania. Seen below is our 30,000L Vacuum Semi-Tanker to remove and transport bio-soilds
Bridport Old Pier Beach Erosion Control
Giraffe Civil Contracting was awarded the tender to stop the ocean eroding the picnic area bank at the Old Pier Beach at Bridport. Looking at a few options to control this with retaining walls, rocks etc. We decided to install Geotextile Sand Bags supplied by GeoTas which are specifically designed and manufactured nonwoven, needle punched,Continue reading “Bridport Old Pier Beach Erosion Control”
Timberlands Pacific – Springfield Cable Road
Working alongside Mike Hammersley Contracting, Giraffe Civil worked on a cable logging road in Springfield, North-East region of Tasmania. Our Doosan DX225 excavator was busy forming up roads, constructing log truck turning holes, passing bays as well as construction of a timber retaining walls to control bank erosion and potential landslip hazards.
TasWater – Isandula Dam Access Road
Giraffe Civil Contracting were awarded the tender for the construction of TasWater’s access track to the bottom of the Isandula Dam, Ulverstone TAS The access track was to meet all Forestry Tasmania’s codes of practice, making up to 60% gradient hill-side into a desired gradient of 15-20% by cutting and benching our way to theContinue reading “TasWater – Isandula Dam Access Road”
Small Towns Water Supply Program
Giraffe Civil Contracting were involved in the Northern Tasmania’s Small Towns Water Upgrade Program. Mathinna upgrades started in January 2018 and completed by March 2018. Giraffe Civil were contracted under Water Industries Solutions to dig and lay the new water services in and through the township, covering over 2km’s of pipe laying etc.