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DOPPELMAYR / GARAVENTA GROUP

Headquartered in Austria, Doppelmayr/Garaventa is known as the quality, technology and market leader in cableway engineering, with an 80% market share in tramway installations worldwide.

 Doppelmayr Australia's technical crew

Doppelmayr Australia's technical crew

Doppelmayr operate production plants as well as sales and service centers in over 35 countries worldwide, including Australia. To date, the Group has built more than 14,600 installations for customers in 89 nations. Flexibility, know-how and pioneering spirit make the Group ideally equipped to meet all the challenges of our Mount Wellington proposal.

See some of their completed works here:


DIRT ART

Dirt Art are a team of specialist team of experts dedicated to the design, construction and management of innovative and sustainable mountain bike trails and facilities. Founded in Hobart in 2008, Dirt Art now have offices in Australia and New Zealand with a truly worldwide capability.

MWCC are confident and excited by Dirt Art's ability to produce fresh and exciting trail concepts for the mountain, based upon proven construction technologies.


ECOLINE / TREETOP ADVENTURE PARK

Formed in 1998 by Frederic Galimard and Sandrine Gaymard, Ecoline trading as TreeTop Adventure Park was the first company building treetop rope courses in Australia. They take pride in being innovators and use the best European and Australian technology to design adventures where even toddlers can enjoy an exhilarating bush experience.

Ecoline operates three TreeTop Adventure Parks (Central Coast, Newcastle and Abbotsbury in Sydney’s West) and have designed and built another six parks for other operators including Urban Jungle at Sydney Olympic Park and the Great Aussie Bush Camp on NSW’s mid North Coast.

The ethos of the company is to develop exciting projects, work towards the protection of the environment and participate in the community’s well being.


GANDY & ROBERTS CONSULTING ENGINEERS

Gandy and Roberts is a Tasmanian firm who love a challenge. Specialising in providing structural, civil and hydraulic engineering for architectural building projects, they are the people responsible for realising the iconic free-form curved roof of Saffire Frecyinet Resort, the cable-suspended glass atrium and heritage elements of the IXL Redevelopment, the new Brooke Street Pier, Blundstone Arena expansion and the Tahune suspension walk bridges.

Their niche focus combined with a depth of knowledge, resources and long-lasting working relationship with our other local partners provides MWCC the confidence this fantastic local firm will deliver an exceptional outcome for our iconic project.

VOS CONSTRUCTION & JOINERY

The VOS Group is a Tasmanian success story with over 200 employees with revenues in excess of $100 million.  It is a leading Tasmanian construction company that also undertakes joinery and shopfitting work nationwide.  Its reputation for high quality workmanship is the foundation for its ongoing success, and MWCC are very pleased to be working closely with VOS to cost, scope and ultimately deliver the facilities and terminals once approved.


1 + 2 ARCHITECTURE

1+2 Architecture has been commissioned as our lead architect. 1+2 is a multi-award winning Tasmanian practice focused on the delivery of high quality contemporary architecture. 1+2 designed the Eagles Eyrie visitor centre atop Maydena and understands the challenges of Tasmania's alpine environment. They have been recognised at local, national and international levels through books, journals and exhibitions, and continue to be awarded by the Australian Institute of Architects at both State and National level, again in 2015.

1+2's approach to sensitive design and respect for 'sense of place' bodes well for our project.

Continue the design journey with our Architects Mike Verdouw and Cath Hall as they wrangle with some of the challenges and opportunities presented by both the pinnacle site and our Design Brief.


JAWS Architects is Tasmania’s most talented and diverse architectural practice, and has been appointed to work in association with lead architects 1+2.

Evolving from the Hobart architectural practice founded by Harry Hope in the 1930’s, JAWS Architects has grown to become an innovative, multi-award winning architectural design practice that values the past and embraces the future. JAWS is recognised with innovative projects often located in environmentally sensitive areas, such as the award-winning Three Cape Track Cabins, Pumphouse Point Pavilions, the Mt Field Visitor Centre/Waterfall Cafe and on kunanyi/Mt Wellington, both the St Crispins Well platform and the existing summit shelter. These projects have often required exceptionally complex design and construction solutions to be developed to ensure that they engage appropriately with their unique and precious surroundings, and it is a pleasure to welcome JAWS to the team.

Our design journey takes shape with JAWS Architects Scott Verdouw and Neal Macintosh as they Wrangle with massing, circulation, services, cladding and glazing considerations. With experts from every field providing valuable input, the final design is not too far away!


RISER + GAIN

Riser+Gain is a property development, design and planning consultancy that enhances outcomes for the built and natural environment. They have a particular focus on tourism and recreational opportunities that deliver net positive economic, social and environmental outcomes.

Having worked with some of Australia's prominent blue-chip developers on over five billion dollars worth of property development, our small team have an eye for identifying innovative solutions and pursuing sustainable investments.

Riser and Gain have developed a unique and robust full-feasibility modelling system specific to the cableway industry, which has stress-tested the viability of several projects in Australia and abroad.

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SPECIAL THANKS & MENTIONS

  • Table Mountain Aerial Cableway Co, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Leitner Poma of North America
  • Stanserhorn-Bahn, Lucerne, Switzerland
  • Companie des Alpes, Chamonix, France
  • Skyline Enterprises Limited, Queenstown, New Zealand
  • Grouse Mountain Resort, Vancouver BC, Canada
  • Cia Caminho Aéreo Pão de Açúcar, Rio de Janiero, Brazil
  • International Assoc. of Amusement Parks & Attractions (IAAPA)
  • Swiss Federal Office of Transport (FOT / BAV)
  • CERTU, France
  • Canadian Centre of Sustainable Transport, University of Montreal, Canada
  • SAB Miller
  • Tourism Australia
  • Carlton United Breweries
  • Lark Distillery
  • Saul Eslake
  • Experience Tasmania
  • Under Down Under Tours
  • Cruise Australia
  • Scenic World
  • MONA
  • Strategy42 South
  • Bushwalk Australia
  • ChainPro Systems
  • Extra-Mile Tourism Management
  • Aerial Vision Australia
  • Paul Fleming, Paul Hutchins & Ross Giblin for their breathtaking photography
  • Cary Lewincamp for his incredible music
  • Local Project Volunteers

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