The Vision City mixed storey Multiplex with a floor area of about 39,000 m2 is a private sector development owned by Rimbunan Hijau (RH), a listed Company in China. RH’s involvement in PNG includes being a Timber Merchant, owning Retail and Wholesale businesses as well as real estate.
Stocks & Partners were commissioned to produce the geotechnical brief for the site and the structural and civil engineering design and documentation of the building project with its extensive car park and site works. The challenge had been to carry out the work to a reduced time frame which included meeting deadlines for the various stages of documentation and authority approval
submissions. We were tasked to ensure strict compliance and approval of structural systems adopted on the project as well as checking for compliance with authority regulations and specifications.
During the construction phase multi tasking to ensure quality assurance procedures were instituted and implemented by the Mainland China contractor was made very difficult by the language barrier. On-site production facilities including a pre-stressing yard with beds and a steam curing plant was checked and approved with ongoing supervision and monitoring.
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