Gold Coast Airport BP Joint User Hydrant

  • Location - Coolangatta, QLD
  • Completion Date - 2012
  • Value - $2.4 Million
  • Client - BP Australia

The BP Joint User Hydrant Infrastructure (JUHI) project involved the construction of fuel farm for BP at the Gold Coast airport, including construction of maneuverable traffic areas, concrete base for fuel tanks and other refuelling infrastructure.

These works were undertaken in a secure airport environment in close proximity to aircraft taxiways and runways. SEE Civil undertook all eathworks and pavement works as well as facilitating works of specialist contractors including mechanical and electrical subcontractors and specialist tank subcontractors.

Scope of Works

  • Earthworks including significant excavation and dewatering.
  • Construction of concrete ring beams for the base of fuel tanks.
  • Construction of heavy duty pavements through the construction area (approximately 5000 square metres) to accomodate fuel tanker movements upon completion.
  • Installation of electrical and other service infrastructure, conduits and pipes.
  • Piling works for capping slabs for fuel tanks
  • Construction of significant stormwater infrastructure
  • Working airside in a high security environment
  • Working in a controlled environment as part of BP Australia’s safety and environmental systems.


Aerial view of BP JUHI project under construction

Form work for the concrete tank ring beam

Excavation and well-point dewatering for Gold Coast Airport BP JUHI project

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