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16/11/2023

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Shellharbour Civic Centre Wins Design Award

Our Shellharbour Civic Centre project on NSW’s South Coast has been awarded another prestigious design award. Taking out the ‘Urban Design and Public Spaces’ category at Good Design Australia Awards, the jury commented: “The public domain creates a new meeting place in Shellharbour city centre giving the city centre an iconic heart that the community can be proud of. A green, welcoming hub that is soft, informal and offers a place of both activity and respite.” Completed in 2018, this striking development is the cultural heart of Shellharbour and includes administration offices, council chambers, a library with interactive play area,...

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ADCO to Build $45 Million QLD Park ‘N’ Ride Facility

ADCO is pleased to be successfully awarded the tender to construct the $44.5 million Springfield Central station multi-storey park 'n' ride facility, in Brisbane’s south-west. Our Queensland State Manager Brad Eathorne was proud to join Member for Jordan Charis Mullen MP on site to turn the first sod, marking the beginning of construction. Built for the Queensland Government’s Department of Transport and Main Roads, once completed the facility will bring the total number of available car parks around the Springfield Central station precinct to approximately 1100 – improving safety and security for commuters and residents in and around the area....

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The Canopy Nominated for Sustainability Award

ADCO’s $85 million redevelopment of central Lane Cove in Sydney has been nominated in the Sustainability Awards for the ‘Urban & Landscape’ category. The aged Rosenthal Avenue car park became a new, meticulously landscaped green space, supported by 500 underground car parking spaces and a retail precinct. The space also offers a new amphitheatre, play equipment, seven restaurants with indoor and outdoor seating, BBQ facilities, amenities, extensive landscaping, a ‘green wall’ vertical garden and a footbridge providing pedestrian connectivity across Rosenthal Avenue. The space is complemented by eye-catching feature art, notably the large curved and raking canopy roof with mirror...

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WA Team Wins Mates Leadership Award

Last week our WA team recognised R U OK? Day by attending the MATES in Construction WA Sundowner, which was an excellent celebration of mental health awareness within the construction industry. We were delighted to receive the 2020 ‘MATES Leadership Award’ (Large Organisation) on the day. HSE Manager Andrew Pachioli and Project Manager Niall Kehoe were also nominated for an individual award each for their leadership within industry. Over the past year in WA, ADCO has trained over 800 people in General Awareness training, with an ongoing commitment from the leadership team to continue this on a regular basis. Additionally,...

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A Conversation Can Change a Life

We are striving to build up and nurture a culture of confidence around asking how our colleagues are going, so we can be open to having deeper discussions about life’s ups and downs. On R U OK? Day this year, we wanted to really drive the idea home that ‘a conversation can change a life’. Around Australia we’ve taken the day to refresh ourselves about what it means to ask how our colleagues are going, an especially important question to ask in an industry where 190 Australian workers take their own lives each year. As well as learning how to...

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ADCO Selected to Build Darebin Multi-Sports Stadium

ADCO is delighted to commence building Darebin Multi-Sport Stadium (MSS) at John Cain Memorial Park in Melbourne’s inner suburbs. Designed by Brand Architects, Australia, the $22 million MSS in Thornbury will offer three indoor multi-purpose courts to accommodate a range of sports such as netball, basketball, badminton, volleyball and roller derby. The stadium will provide spectators 298 fixed seats and six universal access spaces. Other features at the facility will include player change rooms, administration, multi-purpose rooms and ancillary areas with a cafe, spectator facilities and a new car park area servicing the precinct. When complete next October, the facility...

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Registration of Interest Now Open for HMAS Cairns

ADCO is one of the oldest and most established Australian-owned construction companies and we are now bringing our considerable experience to the defence sector. We are currently tendering for the Managing Contractor role to deliver design and construction services for the NCIS-8A Buildings and Maritime Works, HMAS Cairns and adjacent sites, Queensland. The proposed works of NCIS-8A include the upgrade and construction of new fit-for-purpose facilities and infrastructure to support the introduction into service of the Arafura Class Offshore Patrol Vessels (ACOPV) at HMAS Cairns (Queensland). ADCO Constructions is now seeking Registrations of Interest (ROI) from those in the industry...

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ADCO Commences Cutting-Edge Perth Fitout for Hames Sharley

ADCO is proudly Builder of Choice for Hames Sharley’s new office space in Hay Street Mall, Central Perth. The two-storey refurbishment will make use of disused department store space, which has been vacant for 35 years, located above the existing Target store. The project will see upgrades to the ground floor lobby and entrance, alterations to the building’s basement and structure to create bike parking facilities, the installation of two lifts, internal building connection upgrades, the extension of Level 3 to create a flexible meeting space, and the creation of a roof terrace which will accommodate the firm’s beekeeping activities....

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ADCO Get Active and Raise $60,000 to Help Homeless Youth

ADCO congratulates all those who participated in the Property Industry Foundation’s 30-day Fitness Challenge for a resounding finish today! We were delighted to top the team fundraising leaderboard for such a fantastic cause alongside fierce competition. Raising a total of $58,907, 50 ADCO staff members tirelessly walked, ran and pedalled 12,495 km to build homes for homeless children through PIF, who we have gladly supported for many years. Congratulations in particular to Andrew Fullard, who topped the leaderboard after cycling 2440 km; Anthony Flynn for walking over 300km; and Blake Turner on his mighty effort running 321km. And well done...

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ADCO Selected to Build Batemans Bay Aquatic and Art Centre

ADCO is delighted to have been named head contractor for Batemans Bay’s Regional Aquatic, Arts and Leisure Centre on the South Coast of NSW, for Eurobodalla Shire Council. The new aquatic centre will replace the community’s existing pool at Mackay Park, providing an a 25-metre, eight-lane pool with ramp access, a warm-water therapy pool, an indoor leisure pool with learn-to-swim and toddler areas, water-play areas and waterslides, a gym, group fitness rooms, and amenities. The centre will also contains arts and cultural facilities including a, 350-seat theatre, dressing and green rooms, rehearsal space, art exhibition and storage space, meeting and...

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