Doric awarded Melchor Mechanical the design and installation contract for The Quarter project in Karratha.

Karratha is located 1600km north of Perth and is primarily known as a resources town. The large-scale development has significantly improved the offerings available and infrastructure in the major regional town, and was part of a site wide $1.5 billion expansion to Karratha City.

The project consisted of multiple multi-storey buildings with retail space, commercial offices, accommodation units and car parking facilities. The project targeted a 5 Star NABERS Energy and 4 Star Green Star rating. Under the contract, Melchor delivered services including;

  • Engineering and Design
  • Air Cooled Chillers
  • DX Split AC Units
  • CHW Pipework, Valves & Fittings
  • Sheetmetal Ductwork
  • Roof Top Air Handling Units
  • BMS / DDC Controls
  • VAV Terminal Boxes
  • Thermal Metering
  • Fan Coil Units
  • Air Diffusion & Grilles
  • Flexible Ductwork
  • Fans and Roof Cowls
  • Mechanical Switchboard
  • External Louvre Screens
  • CHW Circulating Pumps
  • Fire Dampers
  • Air Filters
Project Details


Doric Group


Karratha, Western Australia


Practical Completion was achieved on 29th April 2016


$3 million