Kate Valley Landfill and Energy Park (Phase 2)

Kate Valley Landfill and Energy Park

Project Info Client: Waste Management NZ (WM)Collaborators: Canterbury Waste Services (CWS), Geotechnics, Eliot Sinclair Project Description Key Project ChallengesWorking adjacent to an operational landfill Tight specification tolerances for final batter Key AchievementsThe Canterbury team were able to successfully complete the required earthworks for cell 2A-3 on time and in line with the client’s programme and expectations. This work…

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Branch River Infiltration Gallery

Project Info Client: Manawa Energy Collaborators: Fulton Hogan Civil (Taylors partnered with Fulton Hogan Civil as the Concrete construction subcontractor)  Project Description Taylors were contracted to construct the Branch River Intake enhancement at the Branch River Hydro Electric Power Scheme. The work involved the construction of an intake gallery system under the river bed upstream from the existing weir…

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Waimea Community Dam

Project Info Client: Waimea Water Ltd Designer: Damwatch Project Description The Waimea Community Dam is a concrete-faced, rock-filled dam being constructed in the Lee Valley, near Nelson. It is one of the region’s most important infrastructure projects and the largest dam built in New Zealand in more than 20 years. Taylors Contracting is in a joint venture…

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Motueka Stopbank Refurbishment

Project Info Client: Tasman District Council Collaborators: Iwi, neighbouring landowners Project Description KEY PROJECT CHALLENGES KEY ACHIEVEMENTSImproving Community Resilience. This work helped to ensure the system is capable of safely and reliably containing a 2% Annual Exceedance Probability event (AEP, or 1-in-50-year flood). Taylors worked closely with several different landowners, managing access to land around farm activities…

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Te Pā Harakeke

Project Info Client: Nelson City CouncilCollaborators: Nelmac, Stantec, Department of Conservation Stormwater Project of the Year Awarded to Taylors Contracting by Water New Zealand, Stormwater Conference & Expo 2024 Project Description Taylors Contracting’s Nelson Civil Department Manager Robbie Swarbrick discusses the project’s key challenges and the creative solutions that the Taylors team devised to overcome them. Sludge…

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Seafield Terrace Rock Revetment Works

Project Info Client: Nelson City Council Land Dimensions Projects Valued $750,001–$1.5M Award Awared to Taylors by Civil Contractors NZ Nelson Marlborough Branch 2021 Project Description WINNER: CCNZ Nelson Marlborough 2021 Awards, $750,001 – $1.5 million Category This project entailed coastal erosion remedial work at Seafield Terrace, Glenduan. After a major storm event there was significant damage…

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Gollans Bay Quarry Road

Project Info Client: Lyttelton Port Company Project Description The Gollans Bay Quarry Road project has now been completed, April 2018. This project has been a great challenging job with 240,000 cubic metres being excavated and carted down the hill to the ports reclaim area. The 670 excavator was the main machine excavating and loading out and…

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Western Belfast Bypass

Project Info Client: FNZTA / Fulton HoganWebsite: NZTA Western Belfast Bypass Project Description In early 2015, Taylors Contracting was approached by Fulton Hogan to undertake the earthworks for the Western Belfast Bypass. This consisted of a new four lane grade separated motorway linking Johns Road and the Northern Motorway, which was estimated to result in 17,000 fewer…

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Quail Rise Subdivision

Project Info Client: Solitaire Investments Project Description Marsden Valley Subdivision “Quail Rise” Taylors Contracting has been busy constructing this large Stoke subdivision in several stages. Stage 1 & 2 were completed in late 2016 and consisted of 33 lots and 2 roadways. Since then Taylors has been working on stages 5 & 6. Stage 5 will…

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Sheffield Water Scheme

Project Info Client: Central Plains Water (CPW) Project Description The Sheffield Storage Pond is now complete. Water from the Waimakariri river intake is pumped 80m vertically to the open channel supply race, through 3 concrete drop structures to slow velocity before it enters the 1.6m inlet pipe for the last kilometre to the storage pond. From…

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