NorthConnex—Sustainability audit

Scott Losee acted as the independent sustainability professional, helping the team grapple with the IS rating scheme

Project

NorthConnex is a $3 billion market-led proposal by Transurban to connect Sydney’s M1 motorway to the M2, including nine kilometres of tunnel. Design & Construct contractor Lendlease Bouygues Joint Venture were required to achieve an ‘Excellent’ Infrastructure Sustainability (IS) rating.

 

Solution

The Lendlease Bouygues Joint Venture engaged Losee Consulting to conduct desktop and on-site audits, independently ascertain the project’s sustainability status, and satisfy the Man-5 credit’s auditing requirement. Scott Losee completed a ‘shadow verification’, challenging the team and discipline leads to produce the detailed evidence that IS verifiers would require.

He concluded the on-site audit with a presentation to the Project Director, managers, and head office and client representatives. This helped the team demonstrate the need for cross-project contribution to preparing the IS submission.

The audit gave the team the confidence to make their target score 21 points higher and bring forward time-sensitive steps.

Services

Sustainability auditing

Location

Sydney, NSW

Dates

2016

Asset type

Road, tunnel

Industry

Construction

Certifications

‘Leading’ ISv1 As Built rating achieved

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