Client / Hutchinson Builders
Location / Bundaberg, Queensland
Value / $70 million
Services / Integrated Architectural, Structural and Civil Engineering
Sector / Industrial


The KNAUF Plasterboard Factory is a brand new 13,228m2 warehouse and manufacturing facility and, 323m2 office, located in Bundaberg, Queensland. The development is a full plasterboard manufacturing facility, producing complete plasterboard from pure gypsom and packing the product on trucks to be sent out to distributors.


The client expressed their desire for a quality designed and built development that cooperated with their strict budget and timeframe.


McVeigh worked closely with Hutchinson Builders and their german clients throughout the project life cycle to ensure the final product met and exceeded their expectations.


Using effecient design of repetitve portal frames and by rationalising the design brief loading requiremetns to the actual practical usage limits, we were able to save on material and construction costs with thinner slabs and less reinforcement in the structural steel.

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