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Structural & Civil Engineering Work

DBCon handle a variety of engineering projects nationwide, view some of our work.

Top Ten Holiday Park Swimming Pool Development – Taupo

June 22, 2015

Taupo’s own Dome takes shape……… The dome (on the left of the picture) represents a major development at the Taupo Top Ten Holiday Park which includes a new Grotto or ‘swim in cave’ as the main attraction of the new swimming pool design.  The reinforced concrete dome which spans 9m and has a height of…
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Ironman Access Bridge, Taupo, March 2013

July 9, 2015

DBCon are proud to be associated with IRONMAN in providing the structural engineering and site inspections for the temporary bridge structure over Tongariro Street enabling public to access both sides to view this amazing event. Constructed mainly of structural steel hollow sections with lightweight metal frame decking the bridge can be used in any of…
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First National Building – Taupo

July 9, 2015

Located on the corner of Titiraupenga and Heuheu Streets, Taupo, DBCon’s Engineering Manager Barry Smith completed the engineering design on this three storied structural steel frame building with tiltslab firewalls and underground tilt slab carpark. The building’s unique feature is the lift that goes from basement to all floors, and we had to use the…
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Gravity Canyon Flying Fox – Taihape

July 9, 2015

Gravity Canyon’s Flying Fox in Taihape is the world’s most extreme flying fox, spanning 1km and reaching speeds of up to 160kph. DBCon project managed the giant flying fox from start to finish. This was a very challenging project as there were no precedents to work off.  The design fell between 3 different New Zealand…
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Whanganui Co-Housing Development, Dehli Village

July 9, 2015

Dehli Village is a subdivision with a difference, situated in upper Aramoho, Whanganui City. The project is a green co-housing development that allows friends to live in an environmentally sustainable manner on shared land, but with the ability to own a private portion. The property is on 12.6 hectares of land that has a portion…
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Lonestar Restaurant – Taupo

July 9, 2015

Lone Star is a kiwi icon and many enjoy the cowboy themed restaurant in locations around New Zealand. The popular restaurant chain, is opening an outlet in Taupo (estimated opening date November 2012) and DBCon was engaged to do the engineering. The irregular building made this a complex engineering design.  Steel framed, part single and…
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Taupo Bungy Platform

July 9, 2015

Taupo Bungy was the brainchild of Alistair MacDonald, who was at that time a vet in Taupo. Several sites were looked at, but the location on Spa Road was favoured for many reasons. It had a 50-metre high cliff over the water, it had good exposure commercially and it happened to be 100 metres up…
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