Cherne, a subsidiary of Kiewit, has been working on major projects at the Wood River Refinery since 1997. Most recently, Cherne oversaw construction and construction management for the CORE Project after successful completion of a new hydrocrakcer and ultra light diesel units at this same refinery location.
In addition to site work, Kiewit Offshore Services Fabricated 32 modules weighing 15,000 tons for the CORE Project.
This $9.7 million project involved working on the mechanical portion of Suncor's Steepbank Ore Preparation Plant. The seven-month project involved installing breaker drums, pumps, motors, drives and support equipment for the crushing, screening and initial hydroextraction of oil from tar sands ore.
Using an A+B contract, the Oregon Department of Transportation selected Kiewit to reconstruct the intersection of Interstate 5 and Highway 217. This $38 million project relieved traffic congestion as exiting northbound I-5 traffic attempted to merge with the heavily traveled Highway 217, which provided the only freeway access into western Portland. The reconstruction work involved merging northbound I-5 with westbound Highway 217 via a fly-over ramp.
The project involved building a 382,000-square-foot premium pet food manufacturing facility to replace an aging plant. T.E. Ibberson Company (Ibberson) was selected as the design-build contractor based on positive experiences from an earlier project.
The University of Nebraska at Omaha Scott Court Complex provides rooms for 476 students in four, three-story apartment style residence halls. A typical unit includes a full kitchen, four bedrooms, two bathrooms and a common living area. Laundry facilities, common areas and an exercise room are included in each building.
The project consisted of building a 5,920 square foot FEMA rated shelter addition adjacent to PayPal's existing building. The shelter space was designed to withstand two concurrent F4 tornados while occupying up to 1,000 employees in the event of a severe weather event.
Constructed for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, these aircraft weather shelters feature drive-through aircraft bays with mechanical/electrical support, tool storage, and administration areas. The 63-foot by 70-foot bays are separated by concrete “blast walls” containing all equipment needed for missile loading, fueling, and normal maintenance operations.
The team of Kiewit Australia and Ertech was awarded the general services contract for the Wheatstone LNG project located in Ashburton, Western Australia. Kiewit’s scope includes installation and maintenance of underground and aboveground utilities, construction and maintenance of roads and laydown areas, site support, and procurement of materials.
Using a 1,270-milimetre-thick ice bridge for access, Kiewit completed the final pier on this $3.2 million, four-span steel girder bridge in September 1993. The 280-metre-long by 11-metre-wide bridge provides a link from a newly constructed pulp mill to vital timber reserves in northern Alberta.