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Gammon Construction wins Singapore data centre project

Global Switch’s Woodlands data centre is believed to be the first project in Singapore to adopt prefabricated mechanical and electrical and plumbing (MEP) modular techniques on a large scale. (Image: Business Wire)

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Completion Date:2018



Gammon Construction has been awarded a S$253 million data centre contract in Singapore for Global Switch, an owner, operator and developer of large-scale, carrier and cloud neutral, multi-tenanted data centres across Europe and Asia Pacific.

Work on the data centre, which is located in the northern region of Singapore, and which will house Global Switch’s customers’ computer and telecommunications systems, will include the construction of a six-storey precast structure containing 10 data suites. Gammon will utilise Building Information Modelling (BIM) to generate and manage vital project data to enhance construction efficiencies.

Global Switch’s Singapore Woodlands data centre is said to be the first project in the country to adopt prefabricated mechanical and electrical and plumbing (MEP) modular techniques on a large scale. Gammon is assembling over 60% of the MEP works off-site and also over 70% of the structure was precast off-site. This method of manufacturing elements off-site has multiple benefits including increased productivity, safety and quality.

The data centre is due to launch later this year. A workforce of 700 is expected to be engaged at the peak construction period.






      08 Jun 2018        246 views