This is the University of Canterbury’s largest Design and Build student accommodation facility to date.
The new facility will comprise of:
John Jones Steel was awarded the contract to supply and erect the 1100 tonne of steel required for this 5 storey project.
Our in-house draughting team produced the shop drawings, our Timaru and Christchurch workshops fabricated the steel, with our paint shop applying the primer coat.
Then our trucks transported the final product to site for our site team to assemble large sections on the ground and then lifted into place using our cranes this minimises at height work and speeds up the erection process.