The commencement to 2016 saw an unseasonably dry ‘wet season’ for Darwin and as a result the building works at the Palmerston Regional Hospital have been full steam ahead.

Excitement is growing as the building continues to rise up from the ground.  Works have been carried out to complete the civil pipeworks and as construction continues water spraying has been utilised to reduce the trade mark layer of red NT dust on the surrounding environment. Within the rich red landscape protrudes the foundation of the hospital and its 266 columns for the ground floor.

As the column pouring for the ground floor nears completion, a clearer picture of the layout is emerging and the true scale and size of the overall project is becoming evident.




Irwinconsult are not only inspecting and monitoring this progress on site, but also continuously improving and creating the next chapters of the build. Irwinconsult are responsible for the following engineering tasks within this project:

  • Concept Design
  • Design Development
  • Contract Documentation
  • Tender Analysis
  • Construction Inspections for:
    • Civil Engineering and Traffic
    • Structural Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Hydraulic Engineering
    • Electrical Engineering
    • Medical Gases Engineering
    • Fire Protection Engineering
    • Acoustics
    • Environmentally Sustainable Design (ESD)
    • Building Certification

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