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16/11/2023

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Victoria University’s Skills Hub Complete and Now Open to Students

ADCO has put the finishing touches on Victoria University’s $35m Skills Hub on campus at Sunshine, Melbourne. The eye-catching, three-storey facility was designed by Woods Bagot and holds a 5-star Green Star design rating. The building features a striking façade which incorporates a programmable LED lighting system, subject to a design and construct solution by ADCO. Internally, the building incorporates high-quality timber finishes and polished concrete floors. Now open for the new semester, the Skills Hub offers state-of-the-art spaces for students studying TAFE courses in health, community services and trades-related fields. Modern support services and amenities, flexible spaces, specialised teaching...

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ADCO Scholar Takes on MBA to Further Career After Football

When a recent ACL injury took Gold Coast Titans Captain Ryan James off the field, he saw it as a fantastic opportunity to take a deeper look at his career outside football. Ryan has decided to pursue an MBA at Bond University, allowing him to take a mental break from football and keep his mind off the injury. “Football is my passion and I can’t wait to get back into it. But it’s important not to rely on footy because it can only last a day,” he says. “Many players go through their sporting career with nothing planned afterwards. A...

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14 Tonnes of Food Packed for Emergency Relief

Yesterday, ADCO went to Foodbank Australia to pack nearly 14 tonnes of food for Victorians in need of food relief. Foodbank is Victoria’s designated emergency food and water relief organisation under the State Emergency Relief and Recovery Plan. Nine staff members from our Melbourne office prepared pallets of food to be sent out to people suffering from emergencies, particularly victims of the ongoing bushfire crisis Among the 33 charities who will receive the food gifts are Warrnambool Foodshare, Dallas Neighbourhood House and Dandenong Ranges Emergency Relief Services. In total, ADCO packed 13,980 kilograms of food, the equivalent of approximately 25,190...

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ADCO Contracted to Build $17M Hospital in Perth

ADCO is thrilled to be Builder of Choice on the $17m Osborne Park Hospital Rehabilitation and Neonatal Nursery project for WA Government. The Perth-based, construct-only project will incorporate the extension and refurbishment of existing facilities to update the hospital’s Rehabilitation and Women's and Newborn Services. A new Maternity Assessment Unit (MAU) and nursery on Level 2A will complement refurbishments in the Women's and Newborn Services wing. Rehabilitation facilities will be improved by the addition of a new 16-bed rehabilitation ward, central therapy hub, therapy garden and associated refurbishment works.

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ADCO to Head $45M Parmelia Hilton Refurb in Perth CBD

ADCO is excited to be working with WA property group Hawaiian on a $45 million refurbishment of Perth’s iconic Parmelia Hilton Perth. Upon completion, the finished hotel will include a contemporary frontage to the Mill Street entrance, an eye-catching expansion of the lobby, the refurbishment of guestrooms and bathrooms, the addition of an executive lounge and a connection to the neighbouring Brookfield Place precinct. Guestroom renovation will see new bathrooms, air-conditioning, flooring, furniture, and improved in-room technology. The number of rooms will increase from 284 to 309 rooms and suites. The hotel will remain operational during construction work. Refurbishment began...

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Striking New Bond Business School Refurbishment Opens to Students

ADCO recently finished the refurbishment of Bond University Business School's Level 2 facilities. Named the 'Business Commons', it now offers a modern, comfortable space which can accommodate 120 students across self-study areas, collaborative spaces and informal teaching areas. The Business Commons is the culmination of a vision for accessible student spaces across the entire Quadrangle. The Grand Opening was attended by Bond Vice Chancellor Professor Tim Brailsford, Executive Dean of Bond Business School Professor Terry O'Neil, and ADCO Chairman Judy Brinsmead. “We are very excited to see this new, beautifully designed space open. It is often said that one of...

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A Few Words From ADCO on the Current Bushfire Crisis

It’s business as usual at ADCO this week, now that we're back from a refreshing Christmas break. However, we are heartbroken to witness the bushfires that continue to devastate families, wildlife and large parts of the Australian landscape. The ADCO Family is saddened that the fires have made life extremely difficult for many Australians, and we extend our heartfelt thoughts and prayers to those who have been affected by this tragedy. ADCO has made the decision to commit $100,000 to bushfire appeals, including the NSW RFS, CFA Victoria and The Salvation Army Australia. We also thank our staff, who have...

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ADCO to Build $90M QANTAS Group Flight Simulator Facility

ADCO is proud to have been selected as the builder to deliver Qantas Group's $90 million Group Flight Training Centre. The project will be one of the largest of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere when complete at the end of 2021. The centre will be located just outside Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport close to Qantas’ Mascot headquarters. Construction will see the development of a training centre that will house 14 flight simulators, ten static cockpit devices and an emergency procedures hall containing a pool for water landing training, aircraft cabin mock-ups and classroom facilities. The project will provide around...

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ADCO Selected as Builder of Choice for Port Hedland Airport Redevelopment

ADCO is pleased to be Builder of Choice on an important redevelopment of Port Hedland International Airport's terminal building. ADCO has entered an ECI arrangement with the Client, PHIA, to provide construction expertise on the $30m project, designed by architects Woods Bagot. The new terminal will be approximately 800sqm larger than the existing facility and will offer a modern and welcoming interior. Functionality improvements and the latest developments in terminal design will provide the Port Hedland community and the broader Pilbara region a safer, updated facility. Flexibility, sustainability and future growth were key considerations in the design. Future use of...

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ADCO Wins National MBA Award at Uluru

Congratulations to our Cranbrook Care project team for bringing home a National MBA award at Uluru over the weekend! ADCO won the top spot in the category ‘National Lifestyle Housing for Seniors’. The $45 million project in Kellyville, NSW offers luxurious Residential Aged Care facilities and 5 three-storey Independent Living Units along with a state-of-the-art Wellness Centre and extensive landscaping. Well done team, ADCO is proud!

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