Industrial

FIRM Construction provides construction of industrial shed, warehouses and factory units.

Construction projects range from 300m2 factory units to 12,000m2 warehouse and multi commercial developments.

We enjoy partnering with developers, plant suppliers and installers to dovetail construction with installation of specialist machinery.

Our recent works include the construction of industrial sheds, warehouses, industrial plant, civil works, railway engineering facilities and commercial office buildings. Many of these were completed in the Pilbarra, Western Australia.

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Perth Core Library

FIRM Construction constructed Australia’s biggest drill core facility.

Client: Department of Mines and Petroleum
Contract Scope: New build
Location: Perth metropolitan area (Carlisle)
Completion Date: 2016

Description: FIRM Construction was engaged in the construction of Australia’s biggest drill core facility – works include the demolition of existing structures that contained hazardous materials (asbestos).

The newly built facility consists of a brand new and extended core library storage area; new concrete core viewing area; office and kitchen spaces, along with its fit-outs; staff facilities; and the installation of new fire tanks, pumps and enclosures.

The highly intricate storage fit-out includes 120-bays of pallet racking, at a staggering 11-levels high, core viewing tables and a specialised conveyor system.

Our delivery team reached practical completion two weeks ahead of schedule.

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WIRTGEN Australia

Award-winning warehouse facility built by FIRM Construction.

Client: WIRTGEN Australia Pty Ltd.
Contract Scope: New build
Location: Perth metropolitan area (South Guildford)
Completion Date: 2015

Description: The award-winning WIRTGEN Australia facility in South Guildford was completed over a 12-month period with no lost time injury and medically treated incident recorded against 167 500 man-hours.

This Project includes the construction of a 15,000sqm warehouse and workshop; 30,000sqm hardstand; multi storeys office; wash bays; storage facilities for hazardous materials; fire tanks and water pumps.

This ‘G-Class’ classified site required for a specialist concrete hardener (Metz 230 heavy-duty metallic topping), drainage system suitable for airport operation and 250mm bitumen. FIRM Construction successfully procured WIRTGEN Australia (client)’s specific materials and products requirements from Europe in a short time frame.

Winner of the Australian Institute of Building Professional Excellence Award

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CEVA Industrial Warehouse

This industrial warehouse logistics facility was delivered in seven months.

Client: QR National (Aurizon)
Contract Scope: New build
Location: Perth metropolitan area (Forrestfield)
Completion Date: 2013

Description: FIRM Construction constructed Aurizon’s logistics facility in Forrestfield. Project works include civil, external landscaping and office fit-outs. This 7,500sqm warehouse was completed in seven months.

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Hartways Galvanisers

A second facility built for Hartway Galvaniser’s employees.

Client: Hartway Galvanisers
Contract Scope: New build
Location: Perth metropolitan area (Henderson)
Completion Date: 2011

Description: FIRM Construction built a second warehouse for Hartway Galvanisers, to also include additional office spaces and fit-outs in Henderson.

The 5,500sqm new facility features four pigeon pair gantry cranes, specialised galvanising plant and a custom-made hot dip galvanising holding tank imported from the United Kingdom.

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Caloundra Ave, Clarkson

Stage 1 of the Caloundra Ave Project consisting of 8 identical 2 storey warehouse units.

We have also been given the green light to commence stage 2. This project involves the design and construct of 14 factory units.

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Holcim (Australia) Pty Ltd

Client: Holcim Pty Ltd. (Australia)
Contract Scope: Major refurbishment
Location: Perth metropolitan area
Completion Date: 2010

Description: FIRM Construction recently completed the removal and replacement of roof and wall cladding to Holcim’s production facility. Our team was first engaged to remove roof sheetings due to fire damages. We were then called back to remove steel structural members and to re-clad the building after an installation of new machinery.

The Project was programmed to allow Holcim to remain operational throughout the refurbishment lifecycle.

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Warehouse Developments

FIRM Construction constructs factories, warehouses and commercial industrial developments. We use steel frames, concrete tilt-up, bricks, CFC, fridge panel and claddings; such as Alucobond and Kingspan roofing systems.

We provide upgrading of older style buildings to meet current standards and improving a property’s NABERS rating.