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  • + Hazelwood Power Station

    Client: GDF Suez

    Location: Hazelwood, VIC

    Works Completed:  May - November 2015

    Structural Issues:

    • Above top gantry gunnite shotcrete replacement of 140 metre chimney
    • Delaminated and spalling concrete patches up to 44 square metre below top gantry

    Scope of Work:

    • Inspection and report
    • Concrete patch repairs
    • Replacement of structural reinforcement
    • Shotcreting

    Benefits of Rope Access:

    • Cost effective – eliminating the need for complex scaffolding
    • Works completed whilst chimney online


    Job facts:

    • First time in Australia of shotcreting to 140 metre high
    • Custom engineered winches and davits used for materials handling
    • Safely removed and repaired up to 44 m2 of delaminated and spalled concrete via rope access


    Quality, Safety & Environment:

    • Site inspections and daily safety briefs
    • Adhered to site specific permit systems
    • Personal gas monitoring
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  • Hazelwood Power Station Chimney facade repair
  • Hazelwood Power Station Chimney