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JCL Awarded State Finalist at NECA Excellence Awards 2019
Category 7 – Medium Projects
These awards provide our members with the only Australia-wide opportunity to showcase their best projects to their peers, industry, government and their local community. These awards are the ultimate recognition of being leaders in their field. Winners will have shown technical innovation, adherence to safety, delivery on on-time and on-budget, amongst many other challenging criteria. See more details.
The Manuka Oval Media and Function Centre is a state-of-the-art four level, multi-purpose media and broadcast facility that meets the International Cricket Council’s media standards for hosting international test match cricket and provides a functional hospitality space for AFL fixtures. The project includes covered outdoor seating, commercial kitchen, service bars on levels one to three and world class media space inclusive of TV commentary, radio suites and TV studios.
The Manuka Oval Media and Function Centre is a four level, 1,500m2 media and broadcasting facility with multi-purpose capabilities designed to meet the International Cricket Council’s media standards for hosting International Test Match Cricket, with further capabilities of covering the four annual AFL fixtures during the year. The ACT Government awarded Manuka Oval Media and Function Centre to Kane Constructions at the end of 2017. Kane Constructions had eight staff members and over 100 subcontractors working on this project. Commencing construction in February 2018 with the project reaching completion in time for the first ever International Test Match to be held at Manuka Oval on 1st February 2019. Kane Constructions worked with Populous to make necessary design adjustments to suit the requirements of the facility. The scope of works involved the construction of a four storey building including