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  • + 271 Collins Street

    Client: GE Hubay

    Location: Melbourne CBD, VIC

    Works Completed: Dec 2015 – June 2016 (est.)


    • Exterior coating had deteriorated over the years, a new colour was chosen to modernise the building.

    Scope of Work:

    • Priming and painting of the entire facade
    • Concrete and render repair
    • Steel preparation and coatings
    • Anchor installation, certification and inspections
    • Pressure cleaning

    Benefits of Rope Access:

    •   No internal access needed, minimal disruption to office areas
    •   Eliminates need for unsightly & expensive scaffolding systems

    Building facts:

    • The building as a whole is five structures in one with finish dates varying
    • Three main façade’s facing Flinders Lane, Collins & Elizabeth Streets

    Job facts:  

    • Approximately 6 month contract with 3 stages of work scope comprising of pressure cleaning & priming & 2 top coats (concrete / render repair & patching where needed)  
    • Up to 10 rope access tradesmen working on site
    • Construction site setup on building roof with 2 sheds for product & equipment storage
    • All job logistics controlled on site for maximum productivity
    • Lead procedures used to paint handrails

    Quality, Safety & Environment:

    • PCCP (Painting Contractors Certification Program) quality control and ITP’s (Inspection and Test Plan) used
    • Extensive site records maintained & work scope progress updated weekly  
    • IRATA (International Rope Access Trade Association) Certified technicians only 
    • Site inductions and daily safety / toolbox briefs
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