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Resource and Industry PROJECTS Harry Butler Research Centre – WA Museum CRC
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Western Australian Museum's Collections and Research Centre (CRC) has been named in honour of internationally renowned conservationist Harry Butler. It holds more than 8 million of the State's collection of geological, archaeological, natural, social and cultural history objects and specimens. As part of the new Museum project, capital works to expand the collection management and research facilities of the CRC were required.

The centre has about 10 kilometres of shelves set to house more than 2.5 million alcohol-preserved specimens. There is also a scientific research facility complete with a wet storeroom, ultra freeze room and purpose-built laboratories.

ETC were responsible for the design, documentation and construction phase role for the following services:

  • Site power distribution and supply
  • Standby power generator and fuel system
  • General and special lighting
  • General and special power
  • Hazardous area electrical installations
  • Photovoltaic power system
  • External and security lighting
  • Lightning protection
  • Communications cabling system
  • Telephone and alarm system
  • Security and CCTV systems
  • Lift