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Bridge Engineering, Civil Structures

Sports Stadia, Arena's

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In order to demonstrate our track record in our fields of expertise, we have summarised a selection of our projects, which have been recently completed or which are ongoing.

For each of the selected projects we provide a descriptive summary of the project itself, as well as outlining the nature of our involvement and our responsibilities in its execution. We also provide some general project data. The projects are of a diverse nature, and include large stadium structures, buildings, bridges and tunnels.
We are proud of the diversity of skills and expertise, which we can offer to our clients.

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NMBMM WC2010 Multi-Purpose Stadium

SPORTS STADIA, ARENA’S

Client: Ninham Shand (Pty) Ltd
Client:
Ninham Shand (Pty) Ltd

Location:
Port Elizabeth

Date:
2006 – 2009

Services Provided:

Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality appointed Ninham Shand for the detail design of the facility as part of a Joint Venture. Ninham Shand in turn appointed EXSTRADO Consulting Engineers as their sub-consultants to the project, with the following responsibilities:

  • Converting the structural system of the entire concrete bowl to comprise largely precast concrete as opposed to in-situ reinforced concrete of the preliminary tender design by others. This served to optimise the construction programme, and enhance the quality, durability and aesthetic characteristics of the completed facility
  • Global Static and Modal analyses of the entire facility to comply with IStructE – “Dynamic performance requirements for permanent grandstands subject to crowd action”.
  • Design, detailing and scheduling of all precast concrete elements, including raker beams, terrace units, VIP Units, Vomitories etc. for both the lower and upper tiers. Design to BS8110. Design and detailing of high level transfer slabs, which, in addition to the support of seating, had to resist large vertical and horizontal forces emanating from the roof structure.
  • Coordination with German Consultants Schlaich, Bergermann und Partner responsible for design of the roof structure

The value of the project is approximately R2.2 billion, was completed in 2009, and will accommodate 48000 seated spectators.
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2009 CONSTRUCTION WORLD AWARD – WINNER – BEST PROJECT
2010 CESA GLENRAND MIB ENGINEERING EXCELLENCE – WINNER – BEST PROJECT

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