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To celebrate the recent NSW Government announcement awarding the UNE Boilerhouse redevelopment project $6.128 million as part of the NSW Government Regional Growth, Environment and Tourism Fund, UNE hosted a steampunk-themed “Night at the Boilerhouse” for the over-18 public on Friday 8th November. ...

Last century's coal-fired technology is on track for conversion into a 21st Century learning centre after the NSW Government contributed $6.1 million towards the University of New England's ambitious Boilerhouse Discovery project. Announced today, the funding enables UNE to start planning construction of a...

"The Boilerhouse Project will enhance the Armidale's standing as an education destination bringing economic benefits to the entire region," Northern Tablelands MP Adam Marshall said. "This is why I'll be fighting my hardest to get it over the line."...

The UNE Boilerhouse remediation and demolition work is finished, and the structure now stands stark and steely waiting to be transformed. Coffs Harbour Demolitions completed the final stages of the clean-up on the 18th of April 2019 leaving the site clean as a whistle,...

High on an internal mezzanine of the Boilerhouse, there sat a 7 tonne tank that held hot water at very high pressures. On Thursday the 28th of March 2019, that tank was removed by a 100 tonne crane....

Emerging on the hill is the steel and concrete skeleton of an architectural marvel – the bare bones upon which the future Boilerhouse Discovery Space will be built. In recent weeks the cladding and windows have been stripped from the strikingly straight lines of...

UNE Discovery is all about collaboration, and in 2019 we are excited to be exploring with new partners, commonalities and needs in our community that the Boilerhouse Discovery Space might meet even before it opens its doors. If you remember the sense of joy...

The Boilerhouse building is in the throes of a clean-up. Coffs Harbour Demolitions, who have extensive experience with asbestos and hazardous material elimination, are very carefully removing and disposing of contaminants, and stripping the award-winning building down to its bare bones. It will soon...