Project High Lights 2016

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Construct [turn key] new 15m GU Mono Pole Tower Site – Garden Hills, National Capital District, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

Client: Bmobile VodafoneLogo

Project Duration: 20 days (completed 26 days)

Status: COMPLETED. FULL ACCEPTED. SITE OPERATIONAL as at 19th July, 2016

Scope:

  • Construct Tower, including fences

  • Install, Test & Integrate Base Station

  • Install, Test & Commission MW link

  • Install Base Station Hybrid DC system, Extended Storage

  • Install Main AC Utility Power to Site and integrate

  • Support LIVE integration & RF Optimisation

Project Progress in pictures- Start to Completion

1 Site Prep

Friday 24th June – Site preparation 

2 MoS Site Prep

Saturday 25th June – Material on Site 

Rig Fabrication1

Monday 27th Tuesday 28th June. Install readiness. RIG fabrication on site.

The RIG will be used with Ropes and Pulley to erect Mono Pole Structure, instead of using a Mobile 10-20 tonne  Issue using Mobile Crane Truck 3.7m and cost.

Work around: Premises gate 3m and tight work space to maneuver within. 4x3m section. Lengths limited to 3m meet PNG In country Air Craft Air Cargo dimensions requirement  fast deployment to other sites in future. Of course can send by Sea and saves cost of buying these in future. Material used: 25mm galvanised circular pipes and 12mm deformed bars (circular). Equipment required: Welding machine: 200A recommended. Drop Saw recommend, but can use hack saw.

Geo Tech Stud Excavation Foundation Compacting

Wednesday 29th June –  Geo Tech Study conducted on site, to determine foundation compacting requirement to support new tower.

Base Install1

Wednesday 29th June –  Foundation excavation started.

Earth and Backfill

Monday 4th July – Earthing install complete. Tuesday 5th July – Base complete. Back filled

RIG setup pole on site

Wednesday 6th July – RIG setup. Mono Pole moved to site. Ladders assembled.

 

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1st Section up

2nd Section up

Thursday 7th July – 1st and  2nd sections erection in progress.

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Tuesday 12thJuly – 2nd and 3rd sections installed

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Tuesday 19th July – Practical Acceptance. Site ‘On Air’. Commissioned 2G/3G traffic on UMTS 900Mhz, and 3G on 2100Mhz traffic (Dual band site). Temporary Mains AC Power.

 

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Wednesday 3rd August, 2016 – Final Acceptance – DC System installed. IP65 outdoor cabinet housing Base Station equipment, AC/DC rectifier and 2x150AH 48VDC Battery Bank (Extended Energy storage system). Permanent Power connected.

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PROJECT FULLY ACCEPTED & CLOSED

Do visit for up dates on other projects in progress

In planning/discussion

  • 1x150m Tower  – in approval

  • 1x45m Tower – in approval

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