QLD Health - Far-North QLD Generator Upgrades

Tender submitted Q4, 2017 and awarded Q4, 2017 with completion in Q2, 2018 for one new emergency standby generator and associated fuel cell, control gear, Automatic Transfer Switch and associated cabling. Full testing to AS3018 is included as is all transport, consumables, first-fill of fuel & coolant and commissioning and on-site training to hospital/clinic personnel.

Scope of works and proposed solutions was as follows;



This tender is for the upgrade and replacement of the emergency stand-by generator for the Torres & Cape HHS at the Yam Island primary health clinic.

Scope expanded following site inspection to include rectification of current non-compliant electrical installation/components and a different generator location to avoid excavation and associated cultural concerns.


The works included the purchase, modification and transport of a CAT generator (55KVA) with a harsh area package, fuel polishing and ERPS system integration, installation and commissioning of a 125A ABB ATS, re-wiring of the switchboards to make safe non-compliant wiring, 19x new ABB Type AC RCBOs and all associated cabling and supplementary equipment.



CAT (EPSA) has been selected as the generator set supplier due to their extended and comprehensive warranty coverage, superior after sales service and world renowned reliability. 


Removal and disposal of the existing generator and control/distribution cabling was included. 

Recycling of construction waste streams was accomplished (approximately 98% by weight/volume) and all carbon emissions have been offset through an accredited fund.


NPARC - New Mapoon Field Lighting

Tender submitted and awarded Q2 2019, declared frustrated Q3 2019, scope of works and proposed solutions were as follows. Contract was declared frustrated as defined in AS 4902:2000 due to the intermediary project management firm failing to pay project deposit according to schedule, meaning the project could not be delivered as intended.



This tender was for the design, supply and installation of a new sports field lighting solution in the township of New Mapoon in Far-Northern QLD.


30m galvanised steel lighting towers, Phillips LED field lighting arrays, customised footing cages and a robust transport & erection plan.

Civil works were to be undertaken by HC Building based in Mareeba - selected based on strong track record in the region, comprehensive quality management systems and their commitment to local content and engagement.


Phillips Optivision BVP525 Flood Lights.



30m poles from GM Poles in Brisbane.

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MSQ - Replacement Tender

Request for quote on replacement 4m tender for Marine Safety QLD. This tender had previously been put to market with no responses received due to perceptions regarding NSCV standards and client requirements.

AXIS Contracting delivered the replacement vessel in Q4 of 2017 in full compliance with the tender specifications and MSQ Purchase Order requirements (including some extra services requested post completion involving engine run-in, lifting equipment, initial servicing and attended sea-trials).

Scope of works and the delivered solution is as follows;



This tender is for the supply of a 4m alloy v-nosed punt dinghy to replace the current vessel which is nearing end of useful life.


A 4m SeaJay alloy hull with bimini cover, 30HP 4-stroke outboard motor from Honda, brackets to suit transponder and antenna and all equipment and registration to 2D.


Option for galvanised steel trailer and winch, complete with QLD registration, LED lights and 7-pin flat electrical connection. 

AXIS role

AXIS was tasked with sourcing the quotes, organising delivery/testing and handover and submission of as-builts, survey certification and any SWMS/operating manuals.

The current vessel - a SeaRay 4.1m v-nosed punt named "MIDGE"

The current vessel - a SeaRay 4.1m v-nosed punt named "MIDGE"


Griffith University - Riparian Irrigation System

Quote submitted Q3, 2017 for design, installation and commissioning of a drip irrigation system capable of supplying consistent flow rates to planted flora (168 cells located at the Nathan Campus).

Scope of works and proposed solutions are as follows;



Design and installation of a grid independent and reliable irrigation system capable of supplying the same amount of water per cell per day. 


Hunter NODE battery operated valve, 25 psi PRV, 25mm main line and 4mm pressure compensated drippers on 4mm flexible lines to each cell.


A measured 4 litres per hour per dripper at the start, end and 10 randomly selected fittings, confirmation of manual and programmed valve operations. AXIS is now a register supplier for Griffith University and is bidding on other packages of work.


Extra slack was allowed for to permit re-positioning of the frames (frames designed/supplied by others) and to ensure no drop in flow throughout system.