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Cheese Plant

Kerry Group

MRG Consulting Engineers

€5.1m

10 months

Industrial

Listowel, Co. Kerry

 

 

 

The food hall project involved the construction of a stand-alone 3,000m2 manufacturing facility on the Listowel site.  The new extension is a 2 storey structural concrete building with load bearing first floor deck with a height of 15m and a new refrigerated building adjoining it.

 

The project consisted:

 

• Bulk excavation and bulk fill due to poor ground conditions.

• Large volumes of reinforced concrete to raft slab and super structure.

• Reinforced concrete frame and deck floors

• Stainless steel access floors/stairs

• Pipe bridge to existing plant

• 3,000m2 trowel on Ucrete floor laid to falls

• Installation of two heavy duty goods lifts

• Extensive external grounds works package

All works were completed in a live food factory environment.  The project was delivered on time and on budget.

 

 

Cheese Plant

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Borgwarner  Extension

Borgwarner

O’Sullivan Campell Architects

MRG Consulting Engineers

€5,000,000

7 months

Industrial

3,300m2

Tralee, Co. Kerry

 

 

 

 

Borgwarner Systems is one of the leading manufacturers of diesel cold starting technology for the automotive industry.

 

This project involved the complete construction of a new 2 storey 3,300m2 manufacturing facility and link building to the existing operational plant.

 

The structure of the building was steel portal frame with insitu floors and brick cladding to the external façade.  Main internal finished works comprised of trowel on epoxy floors, metal partitions, ceilings, 600m2 office fit out.

 

Griffin Brothers acted as P.S.C.S and fulfilled the roles for same.

 

Borgwarner  Extension

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Shot Blasting Project

Liebherr

Brunner Consulting Engineers

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7 weeks – 24 hour shifts

Industrial

Killarney, Co. Kerry

 

 

 

 

 

This project involved the construction works for the largest ever combined shot blast machine to Liebherr Container Cranes in Killarney.

 

The new equipment has been designed as a combined pass-through monorail shot blast machine, its 36m long 8m wide and tall and split in two along axis of transport.  The new shot blast machine has revolutionized Liebherr’s operations in Killarney.  The construction works involved working in a live sandblasting hall and adjacent to the main plant hall.

 

The scope of works included; 2,000m2 breaking up of existing floor, underpinning of main hall, 80 tonne gantry crane columns to a depth of 3m in a high water table, 2,800m3 of blast pit excavation.  Construction of fully waterproofed R.C. sand blast pit, 280m of crane rails installed through blast pit and external yards to very high tolerances.

 

This project was very complex and completed on time and on budget.

Shot Blasting Project

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Infant Formula Plant

Kerry Group

M.R.G

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10 Months

Industrial

Charleville Co. Cork

 

 

 

 

 

 

The new €40 million Canning Hall project is a state of the art manufacturing plant in Charleville that produces infant formula for the Chinese market. The new plant has the capacity to produce 15,000 tonne of infant formula a year.

 

The works involved the total strip out of the existing butter factory including major internal and external demolitions.

• A comprehensive substructure package including piling and ground beams.

• Structural steel framework internally and mezzanine floors.

• 8,000m2 of concrete floors to a very high finish.

• Trowel on Ucrete floorings to falls.

• Large diversions of live chemical stainless steel drainage system.

• 8,000m2 hard standings.

 

All works were carried out adjacent to a live highly sensitive food factory without causing interference to the normal operation of the Kerry Group Plant.

 

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Infant Formula Plant

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Evaporator Project Cow

Mondelez

Malachy Walsh & Partners

€5.5m

7 months

Industrial

Rathmore, Co. Kerry

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This involved the construction of a new 30m high evaporator building.  Griffin Brothers acted as P.S.C.S and fulfilled the roles for same.  The project is adjacent to the main operation of the factory with this remaining at full capacity during the project.  The main construction works encompass the following:

 

• All existing services including high voltage electricity fibre optic data, gas mains and high pressure steam lines were rerouted.

• Installation of odex piles

• Stainless steel and polypropylene drainage

• Extensive use of fire rated structural steel

• R.C structure to a level of 10m

• R.C deck floors at a level of 4.5m

• Plant access platforms / Stainless steel stairs

As there was no permanent floor at level 24m while installation of evaporators a design and accreditation of scaffold had to be implemented to accommodate works to the entire building.  This work was undertaken in a live environment with continued operation of the factory

 

 

 

Evaporator Project Cow

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Liebherr North Yard Extension

Liebherr

Brunner Consulting Engineers

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10 weeks

Civil

Killarney, Co. Kerry

 

 

 

 

 

The Liebherr Factory in Killarney produces ship to share container cranes on a site area of 190,000m2.  The project involved upgrade works to hall 2 in which the 17,000m2 manufacturing hall remained live at all times with the factory production continuing during the construction phase.

 

The main work encompassed the following:

 

• Demolition of internal offices and welfare facilities

• Create 3 new (72m2 x3#) load bearing structural opes to façade including structural steel removal and installation

• Temporary weathering of hall 2 during works to ensure no interference with production

• 5,000m3 bulk excavation

• 3,500m2 new concrete yard slab

• Storm & foul drainage and attenuation tanks

 

A comprehensive traffic management plan was formulated and implemented to allow movement of arctic trucks and large crane components on new routes.  These involved detailed segregation and effective communication.

 

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Cheese String Factory

Kerry Group

Murnane Engineering

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6 Months

Industrial

Charleville, Co. Cork

 

 

 

 

This project involved the construction of the Cheese String Factory on the Kerry Group Plant in Charleville.

 

Works consisted of major upgrade works to part of the existing factory to accommodate the new facility.  Works included R.C. floors, plant access platforms, stainless steel floors, piling and all associated external groundworks.

 

All drainage was completed in stainless steel and polypropylene pipes.  This work was completed in a live factory environment with continued operation of the factory.

Liebherr Hall 2 Facade Works

Cheese String Factory

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E.M.C. Project

Kerry Group

MRG Consulting Engineers

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5 months

Industrial

Listowel, Co. Kerry

 

 

 

 

 

This project involved the construction of new reinforced concrete mezzanine floor slabs as part of the development of a new process area with an existing building on the Kerry Group plant in Listowel.

 

The works included removal of R.C. floor slab, pilling works, mezzanine floors, stainless steel drainage, structural steel installations, and polypropylene pipework.

 

All works were undertaken in a live factory environment and completed without disruption to the operating factory.

 

E.M.C. Project

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35 Meter Stairs Enclosure

Kerry Group

Murnane Engineering

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10 Weeks

Industrial

Charleville, Co. Cork

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Construction of a 35 meter high access stairs and enclosure to the existing drying tower.

 

The scope of works included:

 

• Piling

• Raft Foundations

• Existing Services Diversion Works

• Construction of Stairs Tower

• Tie into Existing Building

All works were carried out in a live factory environment with production continuing without interference from construction work.

 

 

35 Meter Stairs Enclosure

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Salt Storage Unit

Kerry County Council

MRG Consulting Engineers

€750,000

4 Months

Industrial

600m2

Tralee, Co. Kerry

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This project involved the construction of a reinforced concrete 600m2 storage unit.

 

Works included bulk excavation, retaining secant pile wall, reinforced concrete 7m high walls, structural steel roof and all associated groundworks.

 

Salt Storage Unit

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Klinge Pharmaceutical Factory

Fugisawa

PM Group

MRG Consulting Engineers

€6,000,000

11 months

Industrial

Killorglin, Co. Kerry

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This was the complete construction of a new pharmaceutical manufacturing facility situated in killorglin, Co. Kerry.

 

The project comprised of a new 2 storey 6000m2 building adjacent to the exiting live facility including tie-ins, all based on a very stringent program.

 

The building structure was reinforced concrete frame and insitu R.C deck floor laid to falls.  Main internal finishes works included epoxy flooring, partitions, plastering, internal wall finishes, floor tiling etc..  Extensive site works were carried out which included stainless steel drainage, services roads and hard standings.

 

Klinge Pharmaceutical Factory

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Amann Industries Air Ducts

Amann Industries

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12 weeks

Industrial

Tralee, Co. Kerry

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The factory manufactured high specification synthetic thread for use in fashion and sports industries.  It is a 37,500m2 factory on a 27 hectare site.

 

The scope of works involved were internally within the factory to create 560m of 1.2mx1.4m on average of reinforced concrete air flow duct and service chambers through the floors of the existing factory.

 

The works consisted of large amounts of saw cutting and excavation.  Griffin Brothers implemented a comprehensive managing system to control dust, noise and fumes when carrying out the works.

 

The logistics of access through the factory for removal of excavations and importation of concrete were executed by implementing a comprehensive traffic management plan and discussed regularly with the client.

 

 

Amann Industries Air Ducts

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Palletizing Hall

Kerry Group

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6 months

Industrial

Listowel Co. Kerry

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This was the construction of a new 700m2 palletizing building that is attached to the existing butter spreads plant.

 

The works involved

 

• Deep excavations to substructure

• Under pinning to existing ground beams and silo base.

• Reducing water table

• R.C frame with block walls.

• Structural steel frame roof.

• Installation 4 loading docks.

• Create large openings to join palletizing with butter spreads all complete whilst live and operational.

• Polypropylane pipework.

 

 

Palletizing Hall

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