Airport Consultancy Group


Brisbane Airport

Concrete Placement

(Oct 2011 – Oct 2012)

Brisbane Airport – Domestic apron construction

Specific tasks undertaken for this project were:

  • Planning of concrete construction works
  • On-site technical support during construction
  • Construction quality reviews

ACG was engaged by the concrete placement contractor to ensure that the finished product exceeded the minimum standards set out in the specifications.

Project Challenges and Outcomes

Staging of construction works to minimise disturbance to operational aircraft pavements.

Investigation into cracking patterns similar to rapid dry shrinkage cracking. Review of construction methodology against specification requirements. Determination of cosmetic cracking only with no long term durability impacts to the pavement.

Referee: Peter Kavanagh – National Construction Manager – BMDM. Phone: +61 (0)7 3893 7000