Strabane Academy New State of the Art School Building
|Main Contractor:||Woodvale Construction|
|Client:||Education Authority & Strabane Academy|
Mattest Belfast have been awarded the materials testing contract with Woodvale Construction, on the development of the new school for Strabane Academy. The project is planned to be completed by June 2021.
The new academy will provide a two storey building providing a state-of-the-art post primary school with classrooms and support accommodation in accordance with the recommendations of the Department of Education’s Building Handbook. The new build will accommodate 700 pupils aged between 11 to 18 years.
Details and imagery approved by Woodvale Construction and Mr Hampton, Principal of Strabane Academy.
Belfast Royal Victoria Hospital
|Main Contractor:||Graham-Bam Healthcare Partnership|
|Client:||Belfast Health and Social Care Trust|
Mattest Belfast have been selected by Graham-Bam Healthcare Partnership to carry out all the materials testing of the redevelopment project to construct a new maternity unit on the Royal Victoria Hospital complex.
The new hospital unit will provide the future for Maternity Services in Belfast. The new Midwife Led Unit will have en-suite rooms, each with birthing pools. It will provide the safety of a hospital in a homely setting. The delivery suite, obstetric theatres and the neonatal intensive care unit will all be based on one floor with easy access between one another.
The project began in early 2017 and will be completed by the end of 2019.
Covanta Dublin Waste to Energy
Mattest Dublin completed testing for a number of contractors engaged in the construction of the Dublin Waste to Energy facility, the facility converts waste that cannot be reused or recycled into clean energy.
Contractors on site that Mattest provided a quality construction materials testing service for included:
PJ Hegarty & Sons
Annually diverts up to 600,00 tonnes of non-recyclable waste from landfill
Generates enough electricity for up to 80,000 homes
Potential heating for 50,000 additional homes
A6 Dualling - Randalstown (M22) to Castledawson
|Project:||North Western Key Transport Corridor|
|Main Contractor:||Graham/Farrans Joint Venture|
|Client:||Department for Regional Development, Roads Service|
Mattest Belfast have been awarded the contract for all of the materials testing for the A6 dualling project, Randalstown (M22) to Castledawson. The project will see the upgrade of the A6 up to dual carriageway standard from Randalstown to Toome, and from Toome to Castledawson. The extensive 12 km project began in May 2017 and the two sections of the works are due to open in 2019 and 2021 respectively.
Capital Dock Dublin
Main Contractor: J. Sisk & Son
Client: Kennedy Wilson
Architect: O’Mahony Pike
Engineer: Waterman Moylan
The Mattest Dublin laboratory has been contracted by the construction contractor J. Sisk & Son to provide the materials testing contract for the new Capital Dock living space and contemporary office building in Dublin.
The 4.8 acres Capital Dock introduces a unique, campus-style working environment to the Dublin City Centre. Built in a single phase the scheme enhances working life through its thoughtful balance of property types and open spaces and its pivotal positioning at the head of two transformational new Docklands bridge connections. Rising to 23-storeys, The Hailing Station apartment building will be a defining feature of the Docklands skyline, treating its residents to sublime views.
Dun Laoghaire Library & Cultural Centre
Client: Dún Laoghaire RathdownCounty Council
Engineer: Horgan LynchConsulting Engineers
Architect: Carr Cotter NaessensArchitects
Contractor: John Sisk and Son
Mattest Dublin, are delighted to have been chosen to provide a construction materials testing service for the Lexicon Library in Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin. The building was constructed by John Sisk and Son.
The Lexicon Library was the overall winner in the building category at the Irish Concrete Society awards in 2016.
Constructed in Dun Laoghaire overlooking the sea the new library opened its doors in March 2015. The DLR Lexicon as it is now called includes a café, gallery, small auditorium space, crafts spaces, a local history library, 100 parking spaces and a children’s library.
1st March 2016
The Mattest Dublin laboratory have recently been awarded the materials testing contract for the new LUAS Cross City Scheme in Dublin. Sisk Steconfer JV are the design and construction contractor for the new 5km light rail line project which runs from St. Stephen’s Green to Broombridge.
The €368 million contract which links the exiting Red and Green LUAS lines will provide a superior transport service to the city centre and north Dublin city.
The LUAS Green and Red Lines commenced operations in 2004 and LUAS currently consists of 54 stations and 36.5 kilometres of service track.
Mattest were involved in the enabling works for the project which required the relocating of utilities and the construction of the Rosie Hackett Bridge over the River Liffey.
Having previously worked on construction of the previous sections of the LUAS as well as delivering high quality testing contracts for the main contractor, Mattest Dublin were the first choice of the main contractor to provide a quality testing service on the LUAS Cross City project. The project is expected to be completed and operational by end 2017.
30th June 2010
Mattest complete the testing contract on the M3 Clonee – Kells Motorway which is the single longest road project ever to be constructed in Ireland and officially opened in June 2010.
The M3 PPP scheme forms part of the National Primary Route Network, providing a strategic link between Dublin and the north-west region. The new build M3/N3 mainline route is 61km long and replaces an existing single carriageway that was operating at capacity and beyond.
The Main contractor was Eurolink.
Mattest serviced the testing from a dedicated site laboratory which we set up on site in Dunshaughlin, with support offered from the three permanent laboratory facilities in Dublin, Cork and Belfast.
Mattest commenced testing in May 2009 on the 5.4km bypass on the western side of Castleisland town linking the N23 Killarney Road to the N21 Limerick Road. The main contractor was BAM Civil. The road was opened on 22nd October 2010.
18th July 2011
Mattest have been awarded the construction materials testing service on the N3 Butlersbridge to Belturbet Road Improvement Scheme in Co. Cavan which comprises the construction of 6.7km of standard single carriageway by-passing Belturbet town and with a major river crossing of the River Erne. The scheme includes five at grade junctions, realignment of side roads and two major bridge structures.
Main Contractor – Ferrovial Agroman PT McWilliams Ltd JV.
The project commenced in May 2011 and completed in 2014.
Mattest are pleased to announce that we have commenced testing for BAM Civil on the N22 Tralee Bypass in August 2011.
The scheme consists of two sections:
An 8.0km Type 2 Dual Carriageway Bypass of Tralee town connecting the N69 Listowel Road with the N70 Killorgan road via the N21 Limerick Roads. This section consists of 5 Roundabouts, 2 road bridges, a railway crossing.
A 5.5km Standard 2 lane access route from the new bypass to the N22 Killarney Road including 3 at-grade junctions and 1 road underbridge.
Mattest commenced testing in January 2012 for Siac Construction on the N4 Downs Grade Separation at Mullingar. The contract involves the closing off of nine median median openings on the existing dual carriageway and the provision of one grade separated junction to accommodate a junction with the Regional Road R156.
Work is expected to be completed by Q4 2013.
Mattest have been subcontracted by Siac Construction on the M1 Swords Improvement Scheme. The M1 is having extra lanes added from Drynan (J3) extending as far as the Swords/Donabate interchange at Lissenhall (J4). Motorists travelling to and from Balbriggan, Skerries, Donabate, Rush and Lusk can expect to see their journey time reduced dramatically each way, as they use the M1 to and from the airport and the city centre.
The Swords/Donnabate junction is also being upgraded.
Friday, 5 October 2018
Mattest are pleased to announce that they are one of 60 companies across the island of Ireland to participate in the All-Ireland Pollinator Plan 2015-2020.
Friday, 9 March 2018
Mattest Belfast have been awarded the materials testing contract with Woodvale Construction, on the development of the new school. The project is planned to be completed by June 2021.
Monday, 4 December 2017
Mattest Belfast have been selected to carry out all the materials testing of the redevelopment project to construct a new maternity unit on the Royal Victoria Hospital complex.
Monday, 4 December 2017
Mattest Dublin completed testing for a number of contractors engaged in the construction of the Dublin Waste to Energy facility.
Friday, 1 December 2017
Mattest Belfast have been awarded the contract for all of the materials testing for the A6 dualling project, Randalstown (M22) to Castledawson.