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ADCO Completes Western Sydney’s Costco Distribution Centre

ADCO has finalised the completion and handover of Costco Distribution Centre, built on a large site in Kemps Creek, Western Sydney. Located at Oakdale Industrial Estate, Costco has consolidated its offices and distribution facilities into one hub. This hub will be a launchpad for the American business's large-scale expansion across the nation. Construction saw 20,000m3 of concrete poured for the 80,000 m2 of concrete hardstand required for parking heavy vehicles, in addition to the depot and offices covering a gross floor area of 23,180m2. The total site covers 138,000m2, consisting of 139 loading docks, a gate house, 237 staff parking...

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ADCO Completes Australia’s Largest Homeless Facility

The largest homeless facility in Australia, Ozanam House, was opened last Friday by The Hon Richard Wynne, Lord Mayor of Melbourne Sally Capp and the Board of VincentCare Victoria, including CEO Quinn Pawson. ADCO was delighted to have delivered the unique, North Melbourne short-term accommodation facility for VincentCare. Ozanam House offers 134 rooms across 10 storeys, a medical clinic with dental care services, gym, café and a learning and tech hub with free wifi and cloud storage. ADCO’s involvement on the $40m project included the demolition of the two existing buildings and the construction of the new Ozanam House.

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ADCO WA Attends Business Chicks Conference in Perth

ADCO WA staff attended last week’s Business Chicks Australia event in Perth, featuring Hon. Julie Bishop, former Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party and Australia’s first female Foreign Minister. We were delighted to have a few others join us: Chui Lin Chong and Alina Zuokaite from NS Group, Sarah Greinke from icubed consulting, and Alicia Jones from Woolworths Group shared our table as guests of ADCO. “It was fantastic to be inspired by a woman as prolific as Julie Bishop, and the discussion around it was really good. And being able to share this with some of our partners was...

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Bond University’s ADCO-Built Swimming Pool Ready for Use

Bond University celebrated the opening of its new ADCO-built, 25-metre swimming pool with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Bond staff, notable alumni and ADCO personnel were among the large crowd that gathered to witness the occasion. Bond Vice Chancellor Tim Brailsford, ADCO Chairman Judy Brinsmead, Australian Olympic swimmer Andrew Baildon and Olympian and ADCO scholarship recipient and Bond student Melanie Wright cut the ribbon and announced the facility open. The new pool is the Gold Coast’s only FINA-accredited short pool with touch pads and video scoreboards. A FINA accreditation means the pool is built to specific standards and world records may be...

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NSW Rugby League Centre of Excellence Open in Time for State of Origin NSW

ADCO was proud to be named Builder of Choice for NSW Rugby League's Centre of Excellence at Sydney Olympic Park. Working with architects Populous and project managers APP, ADCO delivered the Centre of Excellence earlier this year, and the building will be used for the State of Origin 2019. Facilities include a gym, changerooms, a hydrotherapy centre with plunge and resistance pools, medical rooms, 60-seat theatre, café, dining and lounge areas, museum and administration facilities. The centre is also linked to ANZ Stadium via an exclusive tunnel for State of Origin matches. NSW State Manager John Basilisco congratulated the team...

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ADCO Constructions signed into Instagram a few months ago and we haven't looked back. If you prefer keeping up to date with ADCO's people and projects visually, give us a follow!

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ADCO Backs Australia’s Passionate Athletes

ADCO proudly backs sportsmen and sportswomen of all ages who excel in their passions. We provide scholarships, but also offer our support to members of the wider ADCO family, such as sponsoring the ADCO 16ft skiff skippered by Lachlan Steel — the nephew of Site Foreman Val Kenney, who has been with ADCO for 25 years. The ADCO skiff had a marvellous season this year, taking first place in a number of Australian competitions including placing first on handicap at the NSW State Championships in Port Hunter and Gosford. The team hit a number of challenges, including dramatically breaking their...

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San Parkway Clinic Reaches Completion

ADCO has reached Project Completion on a stunning new addition to Sydney’s SAN Hospital. The SAN Parkway Clinic is a $35m design and construct project located in Wahroonga, on Sydney’s North Shore – across the road from the existing SAN Hospital. The new Clinic will provide the SAN precinct with 6,500m2 of office and retail space in addition to 150 underground parking spaces. Work began on the medical building in August 2017, and now consists of 59 new rooms spread over three levels across three blocks, interconnected by way of an impressive central glass atrium with lifts, large curtain walls...

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ADCO’s Modernisation Assisted by Dropbox

One of the ways ADCO adapts to the evolving demands of the construction industry is by improving how staff access information across job sites nationally. ADCO understands the benefits of leveraging technology to improve the way our staff work. For example, implementing Dropbox nationally has allowed our employees to better manage files and work anywhere on any device. Check out our video testimonial that explains how Dropbox has assisted ADCO's modernisation.

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ADCO Hosts Educators On Site to Spread Awareness About Mental Health

In Australia, the suicide rate in construction workers is 6 times higher than the accidental work death rate

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