While the current Domestic Terminal Building (DTB) fire system at Brisbane Airport is fully compliant with all Australian safety standards, increasing passenger numbers and the continuing expansion of the Terminal requires an upgrade of services.
In March 2016, Broad was selected as preferred contractor for the upgrade of the fire services systems at DTB at Brisbane Airport. The project would be delivered over two phases; an extensive planning and design phase, followed by construction.
During the design phase of the project our team worked closely with Brisbane Airport Corporation (BAC) to carefully plan the works in a staged approach and finalise the design to meet these stages.
Following successful completion of the design phase, construction works commenced in November 2016 to deliver the second phase of the project.
The scope of work includes the following:
- Upgrade of existing smoke detection system
- Upgrade of existing emergency lighting and exit signs
- Upgrade of existing EWIS and intercom system
- Improved overall system performance.
Throughout the works the DTB will remain operational and a critical aspect of the project is to ensure minimum disruption to its operations. Through delivery of comparable projects, Broad has developed a thorough understanding and ability to deliver works while minimising the impact on operations, and will execute this expertise through the design phase and the construction phase.
Clear communication and stakeholder engagement are also vital elements of this project. The team will champion a proactive and collaborative approach, and ensure the client and key stakeholders are effectively informed throughout the design and construction phases.
Project completion is due in late 2017.