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ADCO Donates 28 Laptops to Melbourne Primary School

ADCO has proudly donated 28 HP Notebook computers to Wooranna Park Primary School in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs. Our Victoria State Manager Lakshu Adaikalavan presented the refurbished computers to Principal Ray Trotter in front of the school’s 350 students, who were very excited to get their new laptops up and running. Lakshu Adaikalavan, CIO Douglas Zuzic and Construction Manager Anthony Flynn later joined Ray Trotter for a tour of the school. Wooranna Park PS has been celebrated for exploring unique learning methods, such as emphasising communications and technology in education, and encouraging students to give lessons to their classmates in their...

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$23M Costco Ipswich Launches to Large Crowds with Grand Opening

ADCO’s recent Costco build west of Brisbane is now open, after a VIP launch ceremony which saw doors open to hundreds of excited customers. Cars banked out onto Warrego Highway as shoppers witnessed a ribbon cutting ceremony with cake and a buffet, before scouting for bargains on specialty items and goods in bulk. The $23m, large retail project in Ipswich was our fourth Costco job in Australia, incorporating a large span warehouse with internal Costco fittings, a fuel service station and auto repair facility, 825 parking spaces and associated landscape works. ADCO finished the project four weeks ahead of schedule....

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ADCO Honours the Salvos Work During Red Shield Month

ADCO is a proud supporter of the Salvation Army, and during the month of May (which is Salvos month) we are dedicated to raising money and honouring the work of the Salvos. Our company and individual staff have donated money, attended fundraisers and taken on initiatives to further the organisation’s charity work. Yesterday, our Chairman, Judy Brinsmead and other ADCO staff attended the Gold Coast’s Red Shield Appeal breakfast. ADCO was the largest donor at the breakfast which saw a total of over $400,000 raised for the Salvo’s Appeal. In addition, one of ADCO’s board members Tom Hill, recently returned...

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Bond University Unveils ADCO-Built Health Sciences & Medicine Building

In a grand launch ceremony on Monday, Bond University opened its Health Sciences & Medicine (HSM) building, completed by ADCO. The building offers world-class health research facilities, with state-of-the-art learning and teaching zones, and expanded space to accommodate new innovative health and medical research programs. The original Faculty of HSM was ADCO’s first-ever build for Bond back in 2004. This marked the beginning of a relationship that has seen 15 other projects completed on campus. “This building is one of two major projects that ADCO will deliver for us this year, the other being the new aquatic centre, and that...

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ADCO Brings Real-World Experience to Curtin Students

Our WA team has partnered with Curtin University in Perth, enabling students to experience real-life lessons before they graduate.

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Stage A of Wenty Leagues Club Now Open to Patrons

The first stage of Wenty Leagues’ stunning extension is open to patrons, after just over a year of careful planning, coordination and construction by the ADCO team. ADCO began working on Wenty Leagues’ Club $70m Master Plan in January 2018. This important milestone delivered a unique casual dining and entertainment precinct which includes a variety of food offerings, main bar, expansive kids’ play area, ample indoor seating and outdoor alfresco dining area, all supported by one of the largest kitchen fitouts in Sydney. With Stage A works now complete, our construction team continues with Stage B works: the refurbishment of...

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Baldivis South Community Centre Reaches Completion

ADCO recently delivered a new community centre in Baldivis South, WA. The building incorporates a multi-purpose hall, activity rooms, consulting rooms, commercial kitchen and storage areas. The 650-sqm facility is a community venue able to contain several groups and activities at the same time for meetings, events, education, arts and cultural activities, playgroups and recreation. Works also included construction of a new playground area, car parking facilities, feature paving and landscaping. CEO Neil Harding said that construction needed to be meticulously planned due the site’s challenging location. “Construction was carried out in a highly built up residential area with a...

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ADCO Recognised for Strong Community Engagement at Lane Cove Project Site

Last Friday, ADCO’s Rosenthal Project Team in Lane Cove, NSW hit an important milestone. The RAD team handed over a staged car park for community use, which will alleviate the reduced number of parking spaces during construction. Lane Cove Mayor Pam Palmer was the first to try out the car park, in a low-key ribbon cutting event. To date, ADCO has excavated five levels below ground, removed over 200,000 tonnes of material and installed almost 7500 cubic metres of concrete. Lane Cove Councillor Andrew Zbik commended ADCO’s dedication to community engagement across the project. “Of all the builders who submitted...

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Construction on Bowral Hospital Begins

Construction on Bowral Hospital began on Monday after Wollondilly MP Nathaniel Smith turned the first sod on ADCO’s latest project, marking the beginning of Stage 1. Built for NSW Health Infrastructure, the $65m, four storey hospital will provide medical, mental health, maternity, paediatric and perioperative care for the local community. Facilities include wards, operating theatres, emergency department, ambulance entry, car parking and improved pedestrian links across the site. The groundbreaking was MP Nathaniel Smith’s first official function since being made local member for Wollondilly. Construction is expected to start in the coming weeks and should be completed in late 2020.

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ADCO Introduces ‘Safer by Choice’, Refreshes Safety Philosophy

We are proud to launch our new commitment to improve safety across everything we do, Safer by Choice. Each person in the ADCO team, from our people, our consultants, our subcontractors, our suppliers and our clients have the capacity to make a difference: to be safer by choice. We are determined to maintain our culture of open reporting, fairness, flexibility and learning and this launch helps to keep safety front and centre of our business. Our teams work on large scale, bespoke construction projects in unique environments and each have inherent dangers. We believe that safety on each project commences...

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