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  • Project: SYD LEO building - alterations and additions Qantas Commercial Centre Mascot
  • Location: Mascot, Sydney
  • Construction Completion Date: September 2013
  • Client: Qantas Airways Limited
  • Consultants:
    Structural - Aurecon
    Services - Aurecon
  • Project Managers: Alasdair Macdonald Architects
  • Builders: Inaphase Pty Ltd

syd leo building - alterations and additions

Qantas Engine Maintenance workshops (EM) provide on site capability for the refurbishment of parts associated with aircraft engines and components.

Qantas Spare Engine Management (SEM) carries out minor repairs to and manages an inventory of aircraft engines to ensure that adequate engine redundancy can be provided for Qantas Aircraft. This inventory already includes RB and GE Engines and in the near future will also include a contingent of up to eight A380 Trent 900 Engines.

In order to bring the Qantas SYD LEO (Large Engine Overhaul) workshop in line with international machine workshop standards, the building was refurbished to achieve EASA compliance. New enlarged roller door openings provide access for A380 Trent 900 engines. Existing fitouts and services to all areas were demolished and replaced with new.

A new administration building was purpose built as a cost efficient structure compromising mostly prefabricated elements to achieve maximum efficiency of construction and materials. The new building was achieved for a fraction of the cost of a typical new commercial building.

Site works included a new area of hardstand for parking, paths, landscaping and line marking for engine traffic.

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