Piripaua Transformer Civil Works
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Client: Genesis Energy
Sector: Foundations
Location: Tuai
Contract Value: $850,000
Completed: Aug 2013
Main Contractor: Brian Perry Civil

The Piripaua Transformer Civil Works project is located just outside of the TeUruwera National Park. We have been contracted to supply two new transformer slabs to house two new 65 Ton power transformers that Genesis Energy have arriving from Korea. These will replace the 4 existing transformers currently in operation. Because the underlying ground conditions are extremely poor the slabs need to be founded on 12 x 600dia piles keyed into the bedrock below. The job also incorporates all the associated cable ducts and drainage works as well as a new access track.

Work Complete – August 2013

Project completion is looming with the exception of slight variation works to be complete.

Both turbines are now up and running, installation of the drainage channels complete and tested and earthworks and surfacing to the outside switch yard done.