Recent Projects

BTF Auckland

This project involved the developed design, supply, installation and commissioning of very specialised deluge systems to this facility.

 

Working from an outline design brief, Fire Solutions developed the design and provided 25 fire deluge systems, complete early warning smoke detection and heat detection, all served from a dedicated fire water tank, diesel driven fire water pumps, underground fire hydrant system.

 

Working with both the main contractor and then the clients fitout contract Fire Solutions provided a complete and certified system on time to meet the clients needs.

 

Significant documentation being required in the design phase to support the developed design, all carried out by our in-house design team.

 

Contract Value $ 1.200,000               Completion Jan 2016

Polarcold Mangere Auckland

In conjunction with Protech design this project entailed the provision of coordinated design, installation and commissioning of 8 x 200mm Victaulic Dry Pipe Systems to the complexes Freezers, a 14,000 litre per minute diesel fire pump, an underground fire hydrant system to serve the site, lineal heat detection interfaced to the dry pipe systems, with ESFR sprinkler Protection to the loading bays.

 

Due to the nature of the structure significant design coordination was required, working with the relevant projects engineers including speciality piping brackets for all systems within the freezer, satisfying the needs of the client’s insurer FM and also the approving authority Aon Risk.
 

All of the above commissioned on time to the clients satisfaction

 

Contract Value $ 1.400,000               Completion Nov 2015

Vodafone Offices Christchurch

Fire Protection Services to this four level office development in central Christchurch, complete with Fire Sprinklers, Fire Hydrant, Addressable Fire Alarm Systems. Also provided to the buildings comms room was specialised Gas Flood, Dry Pipe Pre Action Sprinklers, Lineal Heat detection and Smoke Detection Systems.

 

Contract Value $ 500,000               Completion Sept 2016

Fonterra Lichfield

Located in Waikato this project entailed over an 18 month period complete Fire Protection Services to various buildings to the expansion of Fonterras existing site. Fire Solutions provided design and build services to the following buildings:
 
Boiler House
12 level Drier Tower
Dry Store and Packaging Complex totalling 38,000 sq m
Fire Water Pumps for the Primary and Secondary Fire Water Supplies
Workshop and canteen extensions
Tanker Reception buildings
 
These design and build contracts, with both the clients engineer and the various main contractors included Fire Sprinkler Systems both conventional and pre-action, Addressable Fire Alarms with supplementary smoke detection and Very Early Warning Smoke Detection (Vesda), Internal Hydrant Riser Systems, Fire Hose Reels and Fire Extinguishers.
 
All of the above being carried out by our in-house design, project management, construction/installation and commissioning teams.
 
Contract Value $ 4,900,000               Completion Aug 2016

Bidvest Mangere Auckland

A project with some 6000 sq m of rack storage and freezers. Fire Solutions were engaged to provide detailed design, installation and commissioning of the sites fixed fire systems, consisting of Fire Sprinkler Protection to the warehouse complete with “in rack” Sprinkler Protection, Dry Pipe Pre-Action ESFR Sprinkler Protection to the freezers interfaced with a Lineal Fire Wire Heat Detection system and Addressable Alarm System.

 

This system being full fabricated in our Glenfield factory, including hot dip galvanised piping throughout the freezers, complete with freezer certified pipe couplings and fittings together with eight Victaulic Dry Pipe double knock deluge valve sets and dry air compressor.

 

Contract Value $ 800,000               Completed March 2014

Sleepyhead Christchurch

A design and build project to this 11,500 sq m warehouse and manufacturing facility in Hornby Christchurch. This design, supply, installation and commissioning package was provided complete with new fire water supplies, diesel driven split case fire pumps, an automatic infill fire water tank, 2 x sprinkler valve sets, fire sprinkler protection throughout, addressable fire alarm system and fire extinguishers.

 

A pre-manufactured ESFR sprinkler protection being provided to the warehouse to exacting dimensional requirements due to the steel supporting structure with conventional sprinklers and draft curtains provided to the manufacturing areas. All designed and manufactured in our Glenfield factory and shipped to site in sequenced bundles for easy of installation.

 

Contract Value $ 700,000               Completed November 2013

Yashili Milk Processing Facility Pokeno

Fire Solutions was engaged as the turnkey Fire Protection contractor on this greenfields site, due to its vast experience in the provision of design and build packages for Milk processing facilities. The project consisting of a nine level drier tower, 23,000 sq m dry store, utilities building, administration block and dual diesel driven fire water pumps.

 

Fire Solutions were the lead and only Fire Systems Contractor on Yashili’s new site south of Auckland.

 

While the scope of services to each building varied, the design and build contracts consisted of Fire Sprinklers both conventional and dry pipe pre-action, ESFR Sprinkler Protection, Addressable Fire Alarms with supplementary smoke detection and Very Early Warning Smoke Detection (Vesda), Fire Hose Reels and Fire Extinguishers together with fire pumps to erve this large industrial site.

 

All of the above being carried out by our in-house design, project management, construction/installation and commissioning teams.

 

Contract Value $ 1,900,000               September 2015

Oceania Milk Processing Facility Glenavy (Omaru)

Fire Solutions have been involved in this large milk processing facility in Central Otago since inception.

 

The first phase being the design Fire Protection Services to the Drier Tower, Dry Store, and Boiler House with the second phase being the Fire Water Supplies to this green field site.

 

The project entailed the scoping, detailed design, supply, installation and commissioning of the Fire Water Pumps, Fire Sprinkler, Pre Action Dry Pipe Sprinkler systems, Fire Alarm and Fire Hose Reel systems to the new dryer dry store storage facility and Boiler House.

 

Contract Value $1,500,000               Completed June 2014

 

Following on from the above initial stages Fire Solutions have recently been engaged for the 2016-2017 expansion of the site, with contracts for design and build of all fire systems to the 34,000 sq m dry store, a new Canning and Blending Facility and UHT Plant. Our services entailing complete in house analysis of the existing site fire reticulation, liaison with NZ Fire Service, advise to the client’s engineer on fire systems design, detailed design following presentation of lump tender bids, the supply and installation of all fixed fire systems and associated commissioning and certification.

 

Contract Value $2,100,000               In progress

Fonterra Pahiatua

As the industry leader in design and build packages for fixed fire systems to Fire Solutions were engaged to design, supply, install, and commission all of the systems to this 10 level drier, a 15,000 sq m Dry Store, complete with Fire Sprinklers, Addressable Manual Fire Alarm Systems, Fire Hydrant, Vesda and Dry Pipe Pre Action Sprinkler Systems.

 

Another design and build project with extensive ESFR Sprinkler Protection to the Dry Store.

 

Contract Value $ 1,800,000               Oct 2015

Cider Building Auckland

This detailed design and install project entailed Fie Protection Services to a 20,000 sq m multi storey complex, comprising 5 levels of underground car parking, a Countdown Supermarket level and three levels of offices.

 

The project consisted of fire pumps, both diesel and electric, fire sprinkler protection, addressable automatic fire alarm systems, smoke detection, hydrant riser systems and supplementary hand held fire fighting equipment.

 

During the course of the project we were also engaged to provide infrastructure for the adjoining low level commercial and residential buildings, including sprinkler valve sets, remote fire service inlets and site sector panels.

 

Contract Value $1,200,000               October 2016

Fonterra Darfield

Spread over a three year construction period Fire Solutions were the lead Fire System Contractor on Fonterra’s new Darfield milk processing plant, 45 minutes inland from Christchurch. During the construction period Fire Systems were provided to the following buildings:

 

Boiler House 1 and 2 and Control Room Fire Sprinkler

Administration Block

Denitrification and Chlorine Buildings

Waste Water treatment Plant

Drier One and associated Dry Store

Drier Two and associated Dry Store (New Zealand’s largest Drier)

 

While the scope of services to each building varied, the design and build contracts consisted of Fire Sprinklers both conventional and pre-action, Addressable Fire Alarms with supplementary smoke detection and Very Early Warning Smoke Detection (Vesda), Fire Hose Reels and Fire Extinguishers. On completion all of the systems being certified by qualified independent third party inspectorates.

 

In addition to the above we were also contracted directly to Babbage/Fonterra for the

  • Detailed design, and supply of two independent 11000 litre per minute diesel driven fire pumps, complete with all associated piping, valving and controller Site wide interfacing of all of the Fire Alarms systems on the site to a central control room and provision of site side sector panels.
  • Provision of detailed hydraulic calculations of the site fire ring main to ascertain expected flows and pressures for the various new sprinkler system on the site.

 

All of the above being carried out by our in-house design, project management, construction/installation and commissioning teams.

 

Contract Value $ 2,8000,000                        Completion Aug 2013

Miraka Milk Processing Plant Taupo

This design and build project was awarded in two phases, the first, Fire Protection Services to the Drier and Dry Store, and the second being the Fire Water Supplies to this green field site.

 

The project entailed the scoping, detailed design, supply, installation and commissioning of the Fire Water Pumps, underground Fire Hydrants, Fire Sprinkler, Fire Alarm and Fire Hose Reel systems to the new dryer and dry store storage facility.

 

Fire Solutions worked with all parties during the construction phase including but not limited to detailing and defining the site’s needs, working with the various authorities on system approvals, full design, installation, and system certification on completion by third party representatives. All of this achieved without incident to the full satisfaction of all parties involved.

 

Our company continues to be associated with the site with on-going routine maintenance of the systems installed as required by the relevant NZ codes together with providing engineering advise to the plant owners and operators on Fire Protection matters.

 

Contract Value $600,000               Completed Aug 2011

Guardians Milk Processing Pant - Balclutha

Following on from our design and build expertise provided at Miraka Taupo we were engaged to carry out a very similar project for Guardians Milk Processing Plant in Balclutha.

 

The project entailed the scoping, detailed design, supply, installation and commissioning of a containerised Fire Water Pump, underground Fire Hydrants, Fire Sprinkler, Fire Alarm and Fire Hose Reel systems to the Boiler and Workshops.

 

Contract Value $400,000               Completed Aug 2012

Synlait Milk Processing facility Dunsandel

Fire Solutions has been involved in the majority of expansion works on this South Island milk processing facility over the past four years with the following design and build projects completed to date.

 

  • Fire Protection Services to Drier 2 and the associated 11,000 sq m dry store.
       Contract Value $450,000               Completed Aug 2011

 

  • Fire Protection Services to Drier 2 expansion, including a 26,000 sq m dry store extension.
       Contract Value $750,000               Completed March 2014

 

  • Fire Protection Services to Drier 3, Compressor room and Workshop Extension.
       Contract Value $400,000               Completed September 2015
  • Fire Protection Services to Administration Block.
       Contract Value $200,000               Completed September 2015
  • Provision of Secondary Fire Water Pumps.
       Contract Value $135,000               Completed September 2105
Progressive Enterprises Northern Distribution Centre Wiri

Progressives need for increased storage and better utilisation of space required the Fire Systems in this 33,000 sq m warehouse to be totally re-engineered, extended and upgraded to provide compliance with the latest NZ Standards.

 

In conjunction with the Fire Engineer Aecom Australia, a total of 8000 in racks sprinklers were installed to a new racking system, together with upgrading of roof level sprinkler protection, new analogue manual fire alarm system, Vesda and Pre Action Sprinkler System to the computer suite.

 

This project was pre-manufactured in Fire Solutions fabrication facility, which entail some 30 km of 40 and 50mm diameter piping.

 

Contract Value $1,600,000            Completed Mar 2011

Progressive Enterprises South Island Distribution Centre Christchurch

Following on from our excellent efforts at Progressives Northern Distribution Centre we were awarded the contract to upgrade the roof level sprinkler protection to this 18,000 sq m existing warehouse with ESFR roof protection to FM Global standards.

 

Due to operational restraints our work could only be carried out at night. It was also a requirement of the insurer that the system be kept live during the operational hours.

 

The works entailed the pre manufacture of all piping, and the sequential removal of the existing system and replacing with the new system as we progressed.

All of this achieved at nights, without interruption to our clients operation , and working in and around a fully stocked warehouse racking system.

 

Following on from this we were then engaged to extend the Fire Systems into the new 7000 sq m extension of the warehouse, once again to FM standards with ESFR sprinklers to high level and Scheme A protection to the flammable goods area of the warehouse. The existing fire alarm system was also upgraded at this point an Analogue Addressable system throughout.

 

Contract Value $1,500,000            Completed Sept  2012

Sealed Air Cryovac Hamilton

A design and build project to this 7500 sq m warehouse and manufacturing plant complete with new fire water supplies, and fire pumps to serve the new extension and existing site.

 

Large Drop sprinkler protection being provided to the ware house with conventional sprinklers provided to the manufacturing areas.

 

Contract Value $ 600,000              Completed June 2012

Pak N Save Supermarkets

Fire Solutions have been engaged and completed the following Pak N Save developments.

 

Pak N Save Papamoa - New super market complete with Fire Water pumps, Fire Sprinklers, Manual Fire Alarms and Extinguishers

Pak N Save Te Awamutu - New super market complete with Fire Water pumps, Fire Sprinklers, Manual Fire Alarms and Extinguishers

Pak N Save Mt Albert - Upgrade and extensions to this operating supermarket

Pak N Save Tauranga - Upgrade and extensions to this operating supermarket

Pak N Save Clendon - New supermarket complete with Fire Water pumps, Fire Sprinklers, Manual Fire Alarms and Extinguishers

New World Supermarkets

Fire Solutions have been engaged and completed the following New World  developments.

 

New World Mt Roskill - New super market complete with Fire Sprinklers, Manual Fire Alarms and Extinguishers

New World Tokoroa - New super market complete with Fire Sprinklers, Manual Fire Alarms and Extinguishers

New World Opotiki - New super market complete with Fire Water Pumps, fire water Storage Tank, Fire Sprinklers, Manual Fire Alarms and Extinguishers

New World Te Puke - New super market complete with Fire Water Pumps, Fire Sprinklers, Manual Fire Alarms and Extinguishers

New World Kumeu - New supermarket complete with Fire Sprinklers, Manual Fire Alarms and Extinguishers

New World Browns Bay - New supermarket complete with Fire Sprinklers, Manual Fire Alarms and Extinguishers

New World Milford - New supermarket complete with Fire Sprinklers, Manual Fire Alarms and Extinguishers

Countdown Supermarkets

Fire Solutions have been engaged and completed the following Countdown  developments.

 

Countdown Katikati - New super market complete with Fire Sprinklers, Manual Fire Alarms and Extinguishers

Countdown Pal North - New super market complete with Fire Water pumps, Fire Sprinklers, Manual Fire Alarms and Extinguishers

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