Client: James Jones & Sons Ltd, Timber Treatment Building
BHC Ltd. was appointed by David Hardie Engineering as the Steelwork Contractor for the erection of a new timber treatment and re-saw building with an office, drying area and weighbridge.
The Building itself is over 22,000 sqm – as large as three full-sized football pitches. The Timber Treatment and Re-Saw building is a ‘L’ shaped building with a length of 245 m, width of 115 m at the southern end, a width of 80 m at the northern end and a maximum height to the ridge of the pitched roof of 10.7 m with a height to eaves of 6.75 m.
BHC Ltd. erected a second, smaller, rectangular saw-shop maintenance building in the south-east corner of the site which is 40 m x 20 m with a maximum height of 8.4 m.
BHC Ltd. was responsible for the supply of materials, fabrication, delivery and the erection of hot-rolled structural steelwork and cold-rolled steelwork using BHC Ltd’s own directly employed steel erecting squads and mobile crane & access platforms.
The Timber Treatment Building was constructed in 8 phases over 10 weeks.