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International School Suva

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Construction Updates - May, 2017

31.05.2017

We have ongoing work at 4 places on site.                                 

 

  1. Think tank (Site C)

o   Finishing works – painting, plastering

o   Installing the lights and switch

o   Fitting in the railings

 

2. J Block (Site A)

o   Placing of beams

o   Moving timber for platform

 

3. K Block (Old school block – rear entry to construction site)

o   Placing of security booth near gate

 

4. Site B

o   Shifting security booth to rear construction gate

 

30.05.2017

 

We have ongoing work at 2 places on site.                                 

 

  1. Think tank (Site C)

o   Finishing works – painting, plastering

o   Removal left over material and scaffoldings

o   Installing the lights and switch

o   Fitting in the railings

 

2. J Block (Site A)

o   Off-loading of beams

o   Site preparation for laying of beams

o   Laying of beams

 

29.05.2017

 

We have ongoing work at 3 places on site.                                 

 

  1. Think tank (Site C)

o   Finishing works – painting, plastering

o   Removal left over material and scaffoldings

o   Earthworks to make way for construction on the existing L Block

 

  1. J Block (Site A)

o   Removal of some box from the beam

o   Filling in the crushed metal around J Block

 

  1. K Block (Old school block – rear entry to construction site)

o   Finishing works for the driveway and gate

27.05.2017

 

We have ongoing work at 2 places on site.                                 

 

  1. Think tank (Site C)

o   Fitting in the ceiling

o   Finishing works – painting, plastering

o   Removal left over material and scaffoldings

o   Earthworks to make way for construction on the existing L Block

o   Filling in the footings for the L Block storage room

 

  1. J Block (Site A)

o   Steel fixing for beam

o   Concrete pouring in the beam

o   Filling in the crushed metal around J Block

 

Today also the SPREP consultants will be surveying the whole ISS premises for the presence of asbestos material.

 

26.05.2017

 

We have ongoing work at 2 places on site.                                 

 

  1. Think tank (Site C)

o   Fitting in the ceiling

o   Finishing works – painting, plastering

o   Earthworks to make way for construction on the existing L Block

o   Part removal of scaffolding

o   Ongoing cleanup around the Think Tank

 

2. J Block (Site A)

o   Fabricating box for pouring in concrete

 

25.05.2017

 

We have ongoing work at 3 places on site.                                 

 

1. Think tank (Site C)

o   Fitting in the ceiling

o   Finishing works – painting, plastering

o   Earthworks to make way for construction on the existing L Block

o   Part removal of scaffolding

o   Ongoing cleanup around the Think Tank

 

2. J Block (Site A)

o   Steel fixing for beam

 

3. K Block (Old school block – rear entry to construction site)

o   Filling in the gravel and compacting

 

 

24.05.2017

 

We have ongoing work at 3 places on site.                                 

 

  1. Think tank (Site C)

o   Fitting in the ceiling

o   Finishing works – painting, plastering

o   Earthworks to make way for construction on the existing L Block

o   Part removal of scaffolding

o   Ongoing cleanup around the Think Tank

 

2. J Block (Site A)

o   Steel fixing for beam/fabricating box for pouring concrete

 

3. K Block (Old school block – rear entry to construction site)

o   Finishing works for the driveway

o   Filling in the gravel for the driveway

 

 

23.05.2017

 

We have ongoing work at 1 place on site.                                 

 

  1. Think tank (Site C)

o   Fitting in the ceiling

o   Finishing works –plastering

o   Electrical works

o   Earthworks to make way for construction on the existing J Block

 

We had work going at only one area due to the adverse weather condition. Also working on the Think Tank was challenging due to the strong winds, therefore the workers were encouraged to work where there was less chance of strong wind affecting the safety of the workers.

 

22.05.2017

 

We have ongoing work at 2 places on site.                                 

 

  1. Think tank (Site C)

o   Fitting in the ceiling

o   Finishing works – painting, plastering

o   Electrical works – installation of power point and lights

o   Digging mud from the side of Think Tank

o   General cleanup work

 

2.       J Block (Site A)

o   Fabrication of iron rods

o   General cleanup

 

Most of the works on site were not being carried out due to the rainy weather.

 

20.05.2017

 

We have ongoing work at 3 places on site.                                 

 

1. Think tank (Site C)

o   Fitting in the ceiling

o   Finishing works – painting, plastering

 

2. J Block (Site A)

o   Steel fixing for beam

o   Fabrication of box for filling beam

o   Earthworks to make way for construction on the existing J Block

 

3. K Block (Old school block – rear entry to construction site)

o   Finishing works for the driveway and gate

o   Pouring in the concrete for the driveway

 

 

19.05.2017

 

We have ongoing work at 4 places on site.                                 

 

1. Think tank (Site C)

o   Fitting in the ceiling

o   Finishing works – painting, plastering

o   Installation of aluminum railings

o   Electrical works

 

2. J Block (Site A)

o   Steel fixing for beam on going works

o   Fabrication of box for filling beam

 

3. K Block (Old school block – rear entry to construction site)

o   Finishing works for the driveway and gate

o   Fabricating box to fill with cement

 

4. Site D – Bridge

o   Dismantling of the box and props and moving it out of Site D

o   Removing other hazard from Site D

 

18.05.2017

 

We have ongoing work at 4 places on site.                                 

 

1. Think tank (Site C)

o   Fitting in the ceiling

o   Finishing works – painting, plastering

o   Installation of railings

 

2. J Block (Site A)

o   Steel fixing for beam

o   Fabrication of box for filling beam

 

3. K Block (Old school block – rear entry to construction site)

o   Finishing works for the driveway and gate

 

4. Site D – Bridge

o   Dismantling of the box and props and moving it out of Site D

 

17.05.2017

We have ongoing work at 3 places on site.                                 

 

1. Think tank (Site C)

o   Fitting in the ceiling

o   Finishing works – painting, plastering

o   Installation of railings

 

2. J Block (Site A)

o   Steel fixing for beam

o   Fabrication of box for filling beam

 

3. K Block (Old school block – rear entry to construction site)

o   Making the new driveway  at the K Block. Compacting the soapstone

o   Removing the wall to fit in the gate.

 

Some works can only be done depending on the weather.

 

16.05.2017

We have ongoing work at 3 places on site.                                 

 

  1. Think tank (Site C)

o   Fitting in the ceiling

o   Aggregate works on steps

o   Installing gutter and roof.

 

2. J Block (Site A)

o   Steel fixing for beam

 

3. K Block (Old school block – rear entry to construction site)

o   Making the new driveway  at the K Block. Compacting the soapstone.

 

 

15.05.2017

We have ongoing work at 3 places on site.                                 

 

  • 1.Think tank (Site C)

o   Fitting in the ceiling

o   Aggregate works on steps

o   Installing gutter and roof.

 

  • 2.J Block (Site A)

o   Steel fixing for beam

 

  • 3.K Block (Old school block – rear entry to construction site)

o   Driveway works - filling in with soapsatone for compacting

 

 

13.05.2017

 

We have ongoing work at 4 places on site.                                 

 

1.           Stockpile (Site B)

              o   Removal of soapstone from the stockpile to a landfill

 

2.            Think tank (Site C)

                o   Fitting in the ceiling

                o   Aggregate works on steps

                o   Installing gutter and roof.

                o   Installation of railings

 

3.           J Block (Site A)

              o   Steel fixing for beam

 

4.            K Block (Old school block - rear entry to construction site)

              o   Partial demolition works

 

12.05.2017

We have ongoing work at 3 places on site.                                 

 

  • 1.Think tank (Site C)

o   Fitting in the ceiling

o   Aggregate works on steps

o   Installing gutter and roof.

 

2. J Block (Site A)

o   Steel fixing for beam

 

  • 3. K Block (Old school block – rear entry to construction site)

o   Fabrication of new gate for the new construction site entry.

 

There has been intermittent work stoppages due to the adverse weather conditions in Site C and A.

 

 

11.05.2017

 

We have ongoing work at 2  places on site.                                 

 

1.            Think tank (Site C)

                o   Finishing works – glazing, plastering and painting

                o   Aggregate works on steps

                o   Installing gutter and roof. – weather permitting

                o   Water proofing works on gutters - weather permitting

                o   Installation of railings

 

2.            J Block (Site A)

               o   Steel fixing for beam

 

Since there still is warning for Tropical Cyclone Ella we have some people working on cleaning up the compound for any material that has potential to get air borne in case of strong winds.

 

 

10.05.2017

 

We have ongoing work at 4  places on site.                                 

 

1.           Stockpile (Site B)

o   Sample collection for soil testing by SPREP consultant

 

2.            Think tank (Site C)

o   Fitting in the ceiling

o   Aggregate works on steps

o   Installing gutter and roof. – weather permitting

o   Water proofing works on gutters - weather permitting

o   Installation of railings

 

3.            J Block (Site A)

o   Steel fixing for beam

 

4.             Bridge Area (Site D)

o   Putting up barriers (net) to stop any dust entering Pre-School

 

Due to the current cyclone warning some workers has been tasked to move materials to a secure location e.g. roofing iron and any other material which has potential to be blown if we have strong winds.

 

 

09.05.2017

 

We have ongoing work at 5 places on site.                                 

 

 1.           Stockpile (Site B)

o   Removal of soapstone from the stockpile to a landfill

o   Sample collection for soil testing by SPREP consultant

 

 2.           Think tank (Site C)

o   Fitting in the ceiling

o   Aggregate works on steps

o   Installing gutter and roof.

o   Water proofing works on gutters

o   Installation of railings

 

 3.           J Block (Site A)

               o   Steel fixing for beam

 

4.            K Block (Old school block - rear entry to construction site)

               o   Final fittings removal for the partial demolition

 

5.           Site D

               o   Putting up barriers (net) to stop any dust entering Pre-School

 

08.05.2017

 

We have ongoing work at 4 places on site.                                 

 

1.       Stockpile (Site B)

o   Covering of the cleared up stockpile

o   Soil sample collection for validation process for clearance

 

2.       Think tank (Site C)

o   Fitting in the ceiling

o   Plastering and glazing works

o   Installation of roof.

o   Cleaning up

 

3.       J Block (Site A)

o   Steel fixing for beam on going work

 

4.       K Block (Old school block – rear entry to construction site)

o   Partial demolition of the K Block

 

Some workers are working on the defects in L Block – Basement as identified by AAPi Designs this is an ongoing works.

 

 

06.05.2017

 

We have ongoing work at 4 places on site.                                 

 

1.       Stockpile (Site B)

o   Removal of soapstone from the stockpile to a landfill

o   Sample collection for soil testing by SPREP consultant

 

2.       Think tank (Site C)

o   Fitting in the ceiling

o   Aggregate works on steps

o   Installing gutter and roof.

 

3.       J Block (Site A)

o   Steel fixing for beam

 

4.       K Block (Old school block – rear entry to construction site)

o   Dismantling the  electrical fitting.

o   Partial demolition of the K Block

 

Some workers are working on the defects in L Block – Basement as identified by AAPi Designs this is an ongoing works.

 

05.05.2017

 

We have ongoing work at 3 places on site.  Some workers are working on the defects in L Block – Basement as identified by AAPi Designs.

 

  1. Think tank (Site C)

o   Fitting in the ceiling

o   Waterproofing works

o   Aggregate works on steps

o   Installing gutter and roof.

  1. J Block (Site A)

o   Steel fixing for beam

  1. K Block (Old school block – rear entry to construction site)

o   Removing fittings (shelves, etc.)

 

04.05.2017

 

We have ongoing work at 2 places on site.  Some worker are working on the defects in L Block – Basement as identified by AAPi Designs.

 

1.       Think tank (Site C)

o   Fitting in the ceiling

o   Aggregate works on steps

o   Installing gutter and roof.

2.       J Block (Site A)

o   Steel fixing for beam

3.       K Block (Old school block – rear entry to construction site)

o   Partitioning of the inside of K Block for demolition to start on weekend to make way for driveway

o   Dismantling the  electrical fitting.

 

03.05.17

 

  • We have ongoing work at 2 places on site. Most of our workmen have been working on the Think Tank(Site C) we have also deployed some of our staff to clean up the work area e.g. removing scaffolding etc. Also we have workers partitioning off the inside of K Block– Old Primary School) to allow weekend demolition for constructing the  new driveway.  In the holidays work was done to ensure all asbestos related material in this block was removed under SPREP supervision. Due to the rain today our works have slowed down because works cannot be carried out in all the areas of Think Tank (Site C).

1.         Think tank (Site C)

    Fitting in the ceiling

2.         K Block

  • Partitioning of the inside of K Block for demolition to start
  • Dismantling the electrical fitting.

 

02.05.17

 

We have ongoing work at 2 places on site. Most of our workmen has been working on the Think Tank we have also deployed some of our staff to clean up the work area e.g. removing scaffolding etc.

 

1.       Think tank(Site C)

 

o   Installation of gutter

o   Installation of fascia board

o   Tiling on the steps

o   Concrete aggregate floorworks

o   Fitting in the ceiling/ electrical works

 

 

2.       L Block(New Primary building)

 

o   Overhang roof installation and final works

 

 

01.05.17

 

We have ongoing work at 2 places on site. Most of our workmen has been working on the Think Tank we have also deployed some of our staff to clean up the work area e.g. removing scaffolding etc.

1.       Think tank (Site C)

o   Installation of gutter

o   Installation of fascia board

o   Tiling on the steps

o   Concrete aggregate floor

o   Fitting in the ceiling

1.       L Block(Overhang roof installation New primary Building)

2.       J. Block (Site  A)  

3.        Covered area where the wellness centre is planned. Site B

4.        Bridge  Site D