The Infrastructure Sustainability Council (ISC) has awarded CPB Contractors’ Cross River Rail Tunnel, Stations and Development (CRRTSD) package a ‘Leading’ design rating. With a final score of 81.7 points, the project’s ‘Leading’ rating is the highest the ISC can award.
CPB Contractors is delivering the Cross River Rail Tunnel, Stations and Development package in a consortium with Pacific Partnerships, UGL, DIF, BAM and Ghella. Works in the package include tunnelling works, new underground stations, and ongoing maintenance services.
Keely Easterbrook, CPB Contractors Sustainability Lead on the CRRTSD package, said, “a ‘Leading’ Rating is the highest result that can be achieved, and it reflects CPB Contractors’ broader commitment to embracing sustainable construction to deliver outstanding, innovative and sustainable projects”.
“A score this high reflects the incredible outcomes and performance on this project. I want to extend a huge congratulations to everyone involved.”
Some of the exceptional outcomes showcased in the Cross River Rail Tunnel, Stations and Development package’s design rating include the following:
- reducing material life cycle CO² emissions by over 24%
- reducing energy emissions by over 8%
- reducing water consumption by over 3%
- 90% of goods and services procured from South East Queensland or regional Queensland vendors
- embracing innovative sustainable construction materials such as recycled crushed glass and supplementary cementitious materials
- providing more than 300,000 hours of training to upskill the project’s existing workforce
- catering for more than 450,000 hours of trainee and apprentice employment.