AOL Architects


Bruce Delahunty

Managing Director
Qualifications and Affiliations

As managing director, Bruce Delahunty has guided the growth of our organisation ever since its inception in 2007. Over 34+ year period, he has gained significant experience in delivering engineering and design work for projects in areas including mining, materials handling, mechanical engineering, hydraulic, structural and civil engineering. His expertise extends further to building design and project management.

Qualifications and Affiliations

  • MEng (Struct)
  • BEng (Civil)
  • MIE Aust. (Civil/Struct)
  • Cert. Mech Eng.
Experience Summary

Bruce has designed and managed over 75 diverse civil subdivision projects throughout the state of Queensland, as well as 25 mining and material handling plants both here and overseas. He has also designed and directed a large number of challenging industrial, commercial and residential projects in south east Queensland and in New South Wales. Through successful completion of these complex major mechanical, structural and civil projects, he has developed outstanding expertise in both design and project management.

Civil

  • Residential and industrial subdivisions
  • Video inspecition, analysis and reporting on pipelines
  • Topcon EDM surveying and setout
  • Car parks and ramp design
  • Weigh stations
  • Design of rail siding
  • Water and sewer reticulation design
  • Sewerage pump station design
  • Road pavement
  • Concepts and designs for stormwater management plans
  • Haul roads
  • Mineral processing plants
  • Roof water and overland flow path / culvert design

Structural

Building design (residential, industrial and commercial)

  • Steel design to AS4100
  • Concrete design to AS3600
  • Masonry design to AS3700
  • Framing, bracing, and tie downs
  • Retaining walls

Mechanical

  • Pump design
  • Hydraulic and pneumatic calculations
  • Design and selection of motors, gearboxes, chains, sprockets, belts, bearings and pulleys
  • Conveyors (incl. drive calculations), chutes, bins, bucket elevators, wood chippers, and chain transfers.
Key Projects

QLD

  • 80+ residential subdivisions in S.E QLD
  • WMC Fertiliser Plant – Phosphate Hill and Mount Isa
  • WMC Fertiliser Unloading Facility – Townsville
  • Hyne & Son & Dorrigo timber sawmills and wood chip plants
  • Enterprise MIM Underground Silver, Lead and Zinc Mine
  • Cannington BHP Underground Zinc, Lead and Silver Mine
  • Silver Springs Retirement Community- Browns Plains

NSW

  • Cadia Ridge Gold Mine (Newcrest Mining)
  • Bosch and Amway distribution plants

VIC

  • Amway and Bosch distribution plants

WA

  • Woodside LNG Plant (Burrup Peninsula, Dampier)

Overseas

  • Lihir Gold (Lihir Island, PNG)