The 18,500m2 NewCold Advanced Cold Logistics 2 – Cold Store facility is a significant Design and Construct project for Dutch group, NewCold Advanced Logistics, who have expanded their operations into Asia and the Pacific region.
The 36m high bay, fully automated ‘dark’ facility is the first of its kind in Australia, featuring a fully automated system of robotics for storage of 120,000 pallets and eight double satellite stacker cranes. Designed for efficiency, with full automation, oxygen reducing fire safety technology, and state of the art systems, the innovative design delivers a significant reduction in electricity consumption when compared with conventional cold storage warehouses. In addition to the high-bay space, the facility comprises a 15m high low-bay dispatch warehouse, a 5,000m2 super canopy structure, container storage yard and office building co-joined with a technical building, accommodating the plant rooms, services and substation.
The project required significant coordination and integration with specialist contractors and trades to ensure the built structure operates to the client’s strict requirements.