Coal Loader Wharf
Kooragang Island, Newcastle

Completed in 20 weeks for client Port Waratah Coal Services through head contractor Transfield Constructions, this project was valued at $1,500,000 The precast wharf structure is approximately 300m long and consists of a pair of primary coal loader runway beams connected by permanent formwork slabs. In total, 80 beams of mass up to 45 tonnes and 120 slabs formed the skelatal structure of the wharf. High performance concrete of marine durability classification was used throughout. The project required the provision of concrete using aggregates not susceptible to AAR/ASR reactivity.