Rail

Pitt Street Integrated Station
Project

Pitt Street Integrated Station Development

Client

CPB for Sydney Metro

Location

Sydney, NSW Australia

Overview

The Pitt Street Integrated Station Development (PSISD) project will deliver a new metro station strategically located at the junction of Sydney’s southern CBD and the midtown retail precinct, a number of commercial, residential, entertainment and cultural activities within the southern Sydney CBD and Chinatown. blueVisions is assigned to deliver the project’s complete planning services through design, procurement, construction and commissioning phases including both an underground station and two over station development.

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Project

Wellington Metro Upgrade Phase 2

Client

John Holland for Kiwi Rail

Location

Wellington, New Zealand

Overview

Our combined Project Management, Project Controls and Contract Services team are supporting John Holland for the Phase 2 works. John Holland is replacing the overhead line system that supplies power to Metlink’s commuter trains on Wellington’s Hutt Line. The completion of these works includes replacing 1,274 timber poles with steel masts, renewal of 38km of overhead wires and installing an underground conduit route for combined services, making a safer, more reliable service.

blueVisions scope is to lead the project re-forecast activities that involves reviewing quantities, revising the cost estimate/forecast, analysing project risks, issues and delays, and advising on delivery strategies to potentially take advantage of extended rail corridor possession (shutdown) periods.

Project

Northwest Rapid Transit – Programming Services

Client

Northwest Rapid Transit – Infrastructure Joint Venture

Location

Sydney, NSW Australia

Overview

Sydney Metro Northwest is the first stage of Sydney Metro – Australia’s biggest public transport project and a priority infrastructure investment for the NSW Government. blueVisions is part of the Project Controls team that assisted the team to develop and monitor a complex interlinks programme. blueVisions works closely with Engineers, Project Managers and the other Joint Venture to develop detailed and integrated programme which are adjusted and monitored on weekly basis. These programs are then used to monitor various significant client and contract milestones.

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Project

Provision of services for Independent Certification of Newcastle Light Rail

Client

SMEC Australia

Location

Newcastle, NSW, Australia

Overview

The Newcastle Light Rail project is an important and exciting project for the City of Newcastle. It is a crucial part of the revitalisation of the Newcastle City Centre providing the travelling public with a fast and efficient service to access all areas of the inner-city area. blueVisions role in the project is to provide leadership and knowledge to the Independent Certifier’s Team on the project and to provide the required certification of the design and construction of the Works. The Independent Certifier is to act independently of the Principal and the Managing Contractor in the certification of the project Works.

Project

Heritage Projects – Transport Access

Client

Transport for NSW

Location

NSW, Australia

Overview

The $2b Transport Access Program is an initiative to provide a better experience for public transport customers by delivering accessible, modern, secure and integrated transport infrastructure. The above programs consist of 100s of projects. Each required separate planning approvals including consultation with NSW Heritage Division and the NSW Heritage Council. blueVisions provided advice and management for approvals made under NSW Heritage Act, archaeological testing and excavation, management of Conditions of Approval and heritage compliance matters, program-wide heritage SME resource procurement and site-specific Heritage Conservation Management Plans and operational requirements.

Project

Perth to Mandurah Rail Link

Client

Rail Link Joint Venture

Location

Perth, WA Australia

Overview

RLJV – Rail Link Joint Venture between John Holland (65%), Macmahon Holdings (25%) & Multiplex (10%), and major sub-contractor O’Donnell Griffin was the construction of a new 70km southern railway line from Perth City to Mandurah, including 70km of double track and signalling and communications systems between Perth and Mandurah.

Project

TSU A-Sets Infrastructure Upgrade

Client

RailCorp’s Traction Supply Upgrade Division

Location

Sydney, NSW Australia

Overview

As part of the rollout of the new A-Sets train fleet, RailCorp’s Traction Supply Upgrade division (together with NovoRail joint venture) is upgrading substations, feeder stations and overhead wiring across the Sydney rail network to provide the additional power capacity required to run the new A-Sets trains. blueVisions was commissioned to develop the master project schedule for all phases of the project and provide on-going support and training to Project Manager an Engineers in project time management.

Project

Upper Hunter Rail Alliance

Client

Leighton Contractors

Location

Sydney, NSW Australia

Overview

The Upper Hunter Rail Alliance was formed in 2009 to plan and construct a number of rail projects in the Hunter Valley. Trains operating on the Hunter Valley rail network play an important role in transporting passengers and freight. To ensure future network capacity, and maximise the benefits of other projects currently in planning, ARTC has begun a program of works to reduce current network constraints. The program consists of various project sites within the Hunter Valley region which includes upgrade and new works covering the sites. blueVisions provided detailed planning services specifically developing the detailed design, planning and pre-construction elements covering the entire program of works. blueVisions senior planning engineer worked closely with the Alliance team developing the programme to achieve the client’s requirements and ensure stakeholder involvement and buy-in.

Project

Power Supply Upgrade Program

Client

Transport for NSW

Location

Sydney, NSW Australia

Overview

The Power Supply Upgrade Program is designed to ensure Sydney’s rail network is able to meet expected power requirements to support future timetables and new generations of the air-conditioned fleet (e.g. the Waratah trains). The program involves the construction of new electrical infrastructure and upgrades to substations, section huts, overhead wiring and feeders across the network. The program includes Traction Supply Upgrade (TSU) Waratah Program, Central Station Power Upgrade, Signal Power Supply Upgrade, North Eveleigh 11kV Relocation. The benefits of Power Supply Upgrade Program will support the introduction of air-conditioned trains into service, provide additional power to operate trains on the network, improve service reliability by reducing the risk of disruption to rail services.

Project

North West Crossing Loop Extension

Client

North West Rail Link

Location

Sydney, NSW Australia

Overview

The $8.3 billion North West Rail Link is one of Australia’s largest public transport infrastructure project currently under construction and a priority rail project for the NSW Government. The project delivers eight new railway stations and 4,000 commuter car parking spaces to Sydney’s growing North West. The North West Rail Link delivers, for the first time, reliable public transport service to a region which has the highest car ownership levels per household in Australia. The project includes the construction of twin 15 km tunnels from Bella Vista to Epping – Australia’s longest rail tunnels. This contract was awarded in late June 2013. The North West Rail Link was open to customers by the end of 2019.

Roads and Tunnels

M4 East Motorway
Project

WestConnex M4 East – Programming Services

Client

CPB Samsung John Holland Joint Venture

Location

Sydney, NSW Australia

Overview

The M4 East Motorway is part of the second stage of WestConnex which includes the widening of the existing M4 Motorway. Seven kilometres in total length, the M4 East joins the M4 Widening at Homebush Bay Drive and provide a 5.5-kilometre tunnel with three lanes in each direction from the M4 at North Strathfield to Parramatta Road and the City West Link, Haberfield. Major work started 2016 and the M4 East was open to traffic in 2019. blueVisions was part of the Project Controls team that assisted the team to develop and monitor a complex interlinks programme. blueVisions worked closely with Engineers and Project Managers to develop a detailed and integrated programme which were adjusted and monitored on a weekly basis. blueVisions role included close communication and coordination with the different disciplines to ensure the programme was integrated between each interface.

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Windsor Road Upgrade
Project

Windsor Road Upgrade

Client

Roads & Maritime Services

Location

Paramatta, NSW Australia

Overview

The Windsor Road Upgrade was a $420M program of works to Windsor and Old Windsor Roads to upgrade the existing road from two to four lanes between Parramatta and McGraths Hill.

Brisbane Airport Link
Project

Airport Link Brisbane

Client

Thiess John Holland JV

Location

Brisbane, QLD Australia

Overview

Airport Link was Australia’s largest ever road infrastructure project during its construction. It is a 6.7km toll road (mainly underground) linking Brisbane city to the northern suburbs and airport precinct. It includes the Northern Busway (Windsor to Kedron), which will significantly expand the Brisbane busway network and help pave the way towards a city-wide busway. Various methodologies developed by blueVisions were used by other project team members. blueVisions was contracted to undertake design review and conducted site inspections.

Project

Ballina Bypass

Client

Leighton Contractors

Location

Ballina, NSW Australia

Overview

Leighton Contractors formed part of an alliance to deliver the Ballina Bypass project for the Roads and Traffic Authority of NSW (RTA) to design and construct the road bypass of the Northern NSW town of Ballina, providing approximately 12.4km of dual carriageway as part of the 10-year Pacific Highway Upgrade Program. The design review as well as attendance for site inspections were undertaken by blueVisions.

North West T-Way
Project

North West T-Way

Client

Leighton Contractors

Location

Sydney, NSW Australia

Overview

Leighton Contractors together with Maunsell, were awarded the RTA contract to design and construct the North West T-way project, a bus rapid transit line in the north-western suburbs of Sydney. The project consists of two sections, one linking Parramatta railway station and Rouse Hill, the other linking Blacktown and Parklea with 21kms of bus only roads, 3kms bus only lanes, 30 bus stations, 7 bridges and 3 underpasses. blueVisions’ extensive experience of road projects ensured that the project controls were able to effectively minimise risks and maximise opportunities, delivering greater resourcing efficiencies and providing reliable real time reporting for confident management decision making.

Road Users Strategic Projects
Project

Road Users Strategic Projects

Client

NSW Roads & Traffic Authority

Location

Sydney, NSW Australia

Overview

The Road Users Strategic Projects (RUSP) group at the Roads & Traffic Authority (RTA) sought to improve its strategic capability in project management in implementing training programs. blueVisions was commissioned to develop a training and coaching program that helped RTA build a project management centre of excellence incorporating blueVisions’ holistic approach that incorporates its accredited technical and project management skills. blueVisions also undertook a review of the design and attended site for the site inspections.

Airports

New Jogjakarta International Airport at Kulonprogo Indonesia
Project

Yogyakarta International Airport

Client

PT Angkasa Pura I (Persero)

Location

Kulon Progo, Java, Indonesia

Overview

Following a very competitive tender process, bluevisions has partnered with two other Project Management Consultancies in Indonesia and was appointed as the Project Management and Supervision Consultant for the New Yogyakarta International Airport. It will become the country’s first airport city, and commenced operations in March 2019, providing maximum capacity for 15 million passengers every year. By 2031 Kulon Progo Airport will have 10 times more capacity than the existing Yogyakarta Airport. With very tight time constraints, blueVisions brought in innovative project management methods to reach the airport’s opening in March 2019.

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Qantas Hangar 96
Project

Refurbishment of Hangar 96 for the A380 Airbus

Client

Qantas Airways Limited

Location

Sydney, NSW, Australia

Overview

Hangar 96 is Qantas’ A380 capable hangar, which allows a single A380 or two B747-400s to be positioned side by side. The upgraded hangar was completed to increase the opening width of the hangar doors to accommodate the A380’s wingspan, while modification work also included raising and modifying part of the roof, installing additional foam deluge fire systems under the wing positions and pits and trenches in the floor to provide services connections to the underside of the fuselage. blueVisions provided Project Management, Planning and Controls for design, approvals, construction and commissioning of this facility.

Ports and Logistics

Garden Island Infrastructure Recovery Project
Project

Garden Island Stage 1 Infrastructure Recovery Project

Client

Point Project Management

Location

Sydney, NSW Australia

Overview

The aim of Stage One was to address significant condition, capacity and compliance issues with two existing wharves at Garden Island (East), Sydney, New South Wales. These wharves are referred to as the Cruiser Wharf and the Oil Wharf. The aim was to demolish the Cruiser and Oil wharves and build a new wharf in a revised alignment in their place and also extend an adjoining wharf to limit the new realigned wharf’s protrusion.

Enfield Intermodal Logistics Centre
Project

Enfield Intermodal Logistics Centre

Client

Sydney Ports Corporation

Location

Sydney, NSW Australia

Overview

The Enfield Intermodal Logistics Centre (ILC) was constructed over 60-hectare site located in an industrial area and connected by a dedicated freight line to Port Botany. The ILC at Enfield is part of a network of existing planned intermodal terminal facilities in Sydney and would service around a quarter of the total intermodal demand. The project incorporated 13 hectares containers area, 52,500m2 warehouses, 40,000m2 light industrial and commercial areas, roadworks and 6 hectares ecological area.

Manly Wharf Upgrade
Project

Manly Wharf Upgrade

Client

NSW Maritime

Location

Manly, NSW Australia

Overview

The Manly Wharf Upgrade was a $17m project designed to improve circulation areas for passengers, repair the wharf structure and provide new accommodation for Sydney Ferries staff. The upgrade works include new JetCat facility on the eastern side of the Wharf which can move to suit different sized vessel and different tides. The construction of the works was staged to ensure that the Wharf remained in operational at all time. blueVisions Project Manager was responsible for the Design and Construction of this busy operational wharf. The Project Manager responsibility included managing the Programme, Budget and Contract Management (AS 2124 Contract) which required extensive Stakeholder Management, as well as undertaking the design review and attending site for inspections.

Circular Quay Ferry Terminal
Project

Circular Quay Ferry Terminal

Client

NSW Department of Finance and Services (Previously NSW Department of Public Works)

Location

NSW, Australia

Overview

The Circular Quay Wharves Upgrade included the rationalisation of retail space, operational space and the upgrading of the roof and walls to increase light and natural ventilation onto the wharves. blueVisions assisted NSW Department of Finance and Services in developing the construction programme which incorporates design, procurement and staged construction to ensure the operation of the terminal. blueVisions worked with NSW Department of Finance and Services on a monthly basis to update the programme. This included identifying critical delays, activities re-sequencing to mitigate delays, development of detailed short-term programme to manage critical subcontractors. blueVisions also did the undertake of design review as well as the site inspections attendance.

Sydney Port Corp Vessel Tracking System
Project

Vessel Tracking System

Client

Sydney Port Corporation

Location

Sydney, NSW Australia

Overview

Sydney ports invested over $12 million in the state of the art technology to improve surveillance and tracking of all vessels including over 4,500 international shipping movements. The project enhanced the safety and efficiency of the commercial vessel traffic movements and to better protect the marine environment. The project involved using combined information from multiple sensors including radar, CCTV, VHF & AIS technologies. blueVisions was engaged by Sydney Ports to manage the project execution phase. Design review and site inspections were also undertaken by blueVisions.

Port Botany Expansion Project
Project

Port Botany Expansion

Client

Leighton Contractors

Location

Sydney, NSW Australia

Overview

Sydney Ports Corporation had undertaken a major expansion of its container port facilities at Port Botany. The expansion is one of the largest port projects to be undertaken in Australia in the last 30 years. blueVisions undertook a review of the design and attended site for the site inspections. blueVisions was also commissioned to provide specialised planning services to Leighton Contractors.