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Procore Construction Management Software

In Q4 2016, Building Engineering adopted the use of Procore, a cloud based management application for the construction industry. Procore Technologies Inc describes their software as "connecting people, applications, and devices through a unified platform to help construction firms manage risk and build quality projects, safely, on time, and within budget".

As an early Australian user, (Bldg.Eng) are implementing Procore across all new projects, with significant, positive results already.

Moe Rail Precinct Revitalisation

(Bldg.Eng) congratulates FJMT Architects for their recent win in The Shaw Contract Design Awards in the best Public Space category for The Frank Bartlett Library & Services Centre.

(Bldg.Eng) are proud to have been the builders of this significant community facility as part of the Moe Rail Precinct Revitalisation project.

For more details visit Australian Design Review

2017 Site Vs Office Showdown

As part of the Building Engineering culture, actively promoting work life balance and ensuring the wellbeing of staff, the 12th annual SITE Vs OFFICE soccer match was recently held at John Cain Memorial Park.

 

With 7 players each, both sides played a hard and fast match, with SITE the clear winners on the day. Construction Manager Steve Sweeney was on hand to present the winners trophy with George Tzouramanis voted best on ground.

 

Pakenham Community Health Hub Opens

Building Engineering recently completed works on the Pakenham Health Hub for clients Monash Health and long time collaborators Clarke Hopkins Clarke Architects.

This project involved the complete stripping out of and entire new fit-out of an existing Cardinia Shire Council building to create a new Integrated Health Hub facility for the community. Minor extension works were also part of the scope.

For more information visit Pakenham Community Health Hub

Westbourne Grammar Sports & Aquatic Centre

Building Engineering were recently awarded the contract to build a new Sports & Aquatic Centre at Westbourne Grammar School in Truganina, Victoria. Beating strong competition, our team are delighted to be working with Croxon Ramsay Architects and Westbourne Grammar on this strategic and significant project.

The new Aquatic Centre will be an addition to an existing indoor sports facility which will also receive refurbishment works. The project includes an 8 lane 25m pool, wet and dry change, new entry foyer, kitchenette, sports administration offices, medical office, gym facilities, gym store, dance studio and multi-purpose space. Extensive landscaping is also included in the scope.

Early works have already commenced on site, with the project team preparing to begin major works in late April.

Renderings produced by Croxon Ramsay.

West Gippsland Arts Centre Commencement

Earlier this year in February, Building Engineering were honoured to be appointed by Baw Baw Shire Council as the successful builder to undertake construction works on a major upgrade project for the West Gippsland Arts Centre.

On Monday April 3rd, (Bldg.Eng) Directors and Senior Staff attended the official commencement ceremony for the project. Distinguished guests in attendance included all levels of government including the Mayor of Baw Baw Shire Councillor Joe Gauci, Federal Member for McMillan Russell Broadbent MP and Member for Eastern Victoria Harriet Shing MP.

Funding for the $13 million project has been provided by both State and Federal Governments, with additional funds from Baw Baw Shire Council's Capital Works Program.

Works will include demolition, upgrades and extensions to critical parts of the existing facility with the project expected to be completed in May 2018. Renderings by Williams Ross Architects Pty Ltd

For a video go to WGAC Project

Community Sports Sponsorship

As the building contractor for the West Gippsland Regional Arts Centre (designed by Williams Ross Architects) Building Engineering are proud to announce our sponsorship of the Warragul United Soccer Club for the 2017 season.

Specifically, (Bldg.Eng) are major sponsors of the Senior and Reserve away team jerseys along with Laser Plumbing.

For more information on WUSC visit Warragul United Soccer Club Facebook

Archisoccer Finals 2017

As Principal Sponsor of the 2016-2017 Archisoccer League, Building Engineering congratulate champions MAP ARCHITECTS for their stunning 4-1 effort against runners up Plus Architects.

The grounds of Wesley College were buzzing as the MAP squad went to town in the last 10 minutes, scoring three goals and claiming victory in a hard fought match.

For more details visit the Archisoccer website.

2017 Compendium

Building Engineering are proud to introduce our updated Compendium, showcasing a sample of our completed and award winning projects. Our thanks to David and the team at Design by Pidgeon.

 

We invite you to view the document here

2017 Corporate Triathlon Series

A brave team from Building Engineering took part in the 2017 Corporate Triathlon Series at Elwood Beach Park on the early hours of March 5th.

After a staggered wave start at 7.30am, competitors swam 400m in an open course along the foreshore, cycled 10km on a closed traffic course and eventually sprinted (or walked) the final 4km run and crossed the finish line where friends, family and sustenance awaited.

Congratulations to event crew SME360, The City of Port Phillip and Sponsorship Partners for a great event.

Well done team (Bldg.Eng)

For results and more information visit: 2017 Corporate Triathlon Series

Christ Church Grammar School Redevelopment

Building Engineering were awarded this project in late 2016.

The scope of works includes the demolition of existing buildings and pavements, bulk excavation to provide for a basement level carpark and storage area, construction of home rooms and breakout study areas over two levels, new Art Studio, music room and age appropriate science labs, tuckshop relocation works and driveway widening.

Works will also include extensive courtyard upgrades, providing a new multi-use games area (MUGA) and installation of soft landscaping.

Scheduled works are programmed to occur over four stages with minimal disruption to curriculum and learning activities a key driver for both client and the (Bldg.Eng) team.

Architects for the project are Sally Draper (in association) with Mclldowie Partners.

2016 AIB National Excellence Award for Siena College St Catherine Student Centre

On the 3rd of September 2016, (Bldg.Eng) was awarded the Australian Institute of Building (AIB) National Excellence Award under Commercial Construction $1 Million to $10 Million category.

Congratulations to our (Bldg.Eng) team for their great work and effort in delivering this project successfully.

See: Siena College St. Catherine Student Centre for project images and details.