March 28, 2017

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.