John Holland has been awarded The Managing Contractor (MC) role for the delivery of the Early Works package of the Melbourne Metro project.
About the Project
The package includes:
- site investigation works, including geotechnical investigations, service proving, feature survey, condition surveys etc.
- relocation and protection of up to 100 utilities, including gas, power and relocation and protection of up to 100 utilities, including gas, power and telecommunications services, and the 120 year old brick main sewer line under the Domain interchange.
- major site preparation works including land clearing, property demolition, tree protection and removal and temporary relocation of important monuments.
- road works and other general minor traffic improvement works.
- work on the stations shafts to begin next year, following the conclusion of Environment Effects Statement (EES) process currently underway and formal planning approval for the project
- Excavation of huge open shafts adjacent to Swanston Street to enable the underground construction of the two new city stations built as part of the $10.9 billion project.
- The station shafts will be up to 35 metres deep more than 11 storeys below the ground and involve the excavation of 34 Olympic-sized swimming pools worth of soil and rock from beneath the city.
- Excavation of the CBD North Station will involve two shafts at Franklin and A'Beckett Street which will be covered by massive acoustic sheds to reduce noise for neighbouring residents and offices.
- Construction of CBD South will involve the partial demolition of the carpark underneath City Square.
Supplier Pre-Qualification Requirements
The Subcontractor must carry out the Works so as to achieve the sustainability objectives set out by Melbourne Metro Rail Authority (MMRA):
- Achieve an Excellent (minimum IS score of 67) Design and As Built certified rating under IS Rating tool
- Implement measures within the Early Works scope that ensure the infrastructure is resilient to the impacts of a changing climate in accordance with the Melbourne Metro Climate Change Risk Assessment and the Melbourne Metro Climate Change Adaptation Plan.
- Develop and implement a local content strategy for the MC Works that establishes the framework for meeting or exceeding local content targets in accordance with the Victorian Industry Participation Policy Act 2003 , including: A certified Local Industry Development Plan (LIDP) that establishes a strategy to meet or exceed an overall minimum of 88 per cent local content and specifies proposed percentages for each of the contestable items identified by Industry Capability Network Victoria (ICN).
- Collaborate with the ICN to maximise opportunities for local Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to participate in delivery.
- Identify local SMEs for potential participation in the supply chain for MC Works and demonstrate how these local SMEs have been alerted to potential tenders and supply opportunities.
- Identify and implement initiatives that generate positive social outcomes to strengthen the economic, social and environmental well- being of the community.
- Support the States commitment to social procurement by implementing strategic procurement practices to generate social benefits beyond the products and services required.
- Implement a historical and cultural heritage significance interpretation plan to explore and develop heritage initiatives that celebrate cultural connections and local identity at known heritage places, relevant to the MC Works.
- Implement an independent design review process that enables technical experts to effectively address key urban design aspects of connectivity, accessibility, safety and identity.
- Provide timely and relevant information to the community on milestones, project designs and construction impacts; proactively identify and communicate opportunities for the community to participate in project planning and delivery.
- Identify and implement workforce initiatives that provide for the utilisation of new workplace skills and contribute to relevant sectoral, state and national targets.
- Utilise Victorian registered apprentices, Victorian registered trainees or engineering cadets for at least 10% of the contract works total estimated labour hours in accordance with the Major Project Skills Guarantee.
- Achieve the Aboriginal Employment Target of 2.5% of total labour hours on the project.
- Develop and implement nationally recognised accredited training and skill development programs and ensure that 20% of the workforce participate in Nationally Recognised Accredited Training.
- Assess current and future workforce skill needs and develop a skills and labour gap plan and workforce profiles, including skill categories, required for the design and construction of major elements of the project.
- Develop and optimise employment and training opportunities for economically and socially disadvantaged individuals during the construction and operations.
Reduce a minimum of 20% of greenhouse gas emissions over the infrastructure lifecycle through either:
- a. generation of onsite renewable energy; and/or
- b. use of alternative fuels; and/or
- c. purchase of renewable energy from an Australian Government accredited renewable energy supplier; and/or
- d. offsets that are sourced from renewable sources or renewable energy projects.
Materials and Waste
- Achieve a 15% reduction in materials lifecycle impacts (measured through ecopoints as defined by ISCA) below the base case.
- Reduce Portland cement content in concrete by minimum 30% and replace with supplementary cementitious materials across all concrete used in the project compared to the base case.
- Source 95% of all timber products used for permanent worksfrom re-used timber, post-consumer recycled timber or from Forest Stewardship Council.
- Source at least 80% of steel used in construction from suppliers certified under Australian Certification Authority for Reinforcing Steels or similar international association or organisation.
- Source at least 80% of fabricated structural steelwork from a steel fabricator / steel contractor which is accredited to the Environmental Sustainability Charter of the Australian Steel Institute (ASI) or similar international association or organisation.
- Ensure that greater than 95% by volume of reusable topsoil and spoil (general fill), greater than 90% by volume of inert and non-hazardous waste and greater than 60% by volume of office waste is diverted from landfill.
John Holland Contractor Management System
- Contractors working on The Metro Tunnel Early Works must first register on the Contractor Management System. The online system underscores the Managing Contractors commitment to the health, safety and wellbeing of everyone working on our projects.
- Pegasus manage the Contractor Management System on behalf of The Managing Contractor. The complete Pegasus contractor management solution is called Onsite Track Easy which includes but is not limited to the following services: administer contractor compliance and pre-qualification documents, manage the qualifications and competencies of all workers. All workers on the MTEW project are required to have a Rail Industry Worker card.
Industry Briefing Session
John Holland, together with ICN, are committed to providing full, fair and reasonable opportunity for capable local industry to participate across its supply chain opportunities, and reflect the project teams' commitment to local industry participation.
We are organising a briefing session and encourage interested suppliers to attend. At the briefing, you will learn more about John Holland's pre-qualification requirements and understand how they are building supply chain capability.
Date: Tuesday 22 November 2016
Time: 6.00pm - 8.00pm
Venue: Melbourne City Town Hall (Third Floor, Supper Room), 90-120 Swanston Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
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