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ADCO Holds Topping Out Ceremony at Landmark Lane Cove Project

Last weekend ADCO celebrated the topping out of The Canopy in Lane Cove with our valued client Lane Cove Council. Our team took local community members and council staff for an exclusive site tour after concluding our topping out celebrations. The complex development is due for completion in mid-2020 and includes over 6000m2 of public space, including parks, green spaces, performance areas, amenities and BBQ facilities. Retail services include two anchor tenants (ALDI and Coles) situated under the public space and seven food and beverage tenancies at park level, 500 underground car parking spaces over four levels and access over...

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Two ADCO Projects in Melbourne Win MBA

Congratulations to ADCO Victoria who walked away with two Master Builders Association Awards on Friday night. Our team who built Benetas Aged Care in Heidelberg won the ‘$20-$30m Excellence in Construction’ award. “As our first purpose-built facility designed to support our Benetas Best Life Model of Care, it was an incredibly important build for the organisation and ADCO were instrumental in ensuring it delivered on its promise,” said Benetas CEO Sandra Hills OAM. The Caulfield Grammar Aquatic team took out the ‘Excellence in Health & Safety Award’ in recognition of our fantastic efforts which have improved upon safety in the...

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Another QLD Shopping Centre Wins Prestigious Building Award

Another Master Builders award was picked up by ADCO in Queensland over the weekend. At the Sunshine Coast MBA Awards, our project Birtinya Shopping Centre took out the honours in the category ‘Commercial Buildings ($5-50 million)’. Congratulations to the team on a fantastic finish and the many hours poured into Birtinya, for our regular client Stockland.

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Largest Ever ADCO Team Runs City2Surf

Yesterday, a record team of 30 runners from ADCO competed in Sydney’s City2Surf, with Max Holmes-Keane leading the way in an impressive 57 minute effort. The team celebrated at our favourite post-run venue, Hotel Ravesis for a congratulatory drink. Well done to everyone who took part in such a fantastic event.

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Large GC Shopping Centre Project Wins MBA Award

ADCO came away with a well-earned win at the Gold Coast MBA awards on Saturday. Our Queensland team were winners in the ‘Retail over $55 Million’ category for the construction of Robina’s Central Malls project, a two-year project which completed the final part of our 10 years of expansion works for our client QIC. Construction extended the shopping centre by over 50,000m². CEO Neil Harding said that the award was further proof of ADCO’s strength in retail. “I am pleased to congratulate our Queensland team on their hard work across this complex project. It’s great to see ADCO’s continued success...

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ADCO Secures $65M Bennetts Green Retail Development Contract

ADCO has secured the contract to build a large mixed-use retail development in the Lake Macquarie region, 10 km south of Newcastle. Occupying a long strip of land along the Pacific Highway in Bennetts Green, the $65 million build for Spotlight Retail Group (SRG) will see three buildings and carpark set across approx. 80,000m2. The proposed tenancies include a bulky goods, sporting goods and crafts store, a family fast food restaurant and petrol station, operated by Bunnings, Spotlight and Anaconda. We are thrilled to begin construction at the end of August for scheduled completion in late 2020. PM: Blueprint Group...

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People Who Build: Tara Ellevsen

Tara Ellevsen has been working with ADCO as a Labourer during her uni break to earn some extra cash and learn some new skills. The daughter of one of our longest-serving staff members, Greg Ellevsen, Tara has always been passionate about construction. She is currently a second year Law student at Macquarie Uni but is making use of her white card and experience on one of ADCO’s sites. “This opportunity came up over the break and I’ve been able to put the skills I’ve learnt over the years to good use. I love working with my hands… ever since I...

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ADCO Thanks WA Subcontractors with Sundowner at Perth’s Optus Stadium

ADCO WA held the 2019 Subcontractor Sundowner last Thursday at the spectacular Optus Stadium. The evening was a fantastic opportunity to recognise and thank all the subcontractors and suppliers who continue to support the business as we grow into the future. During the evening ADCO took the opportunity to acknowledge the efforts of our subcontractors and lay out the plan for the future. We were pleased to have over 250 guests in attendance. ADCO thanks everyone who came along and made it a great event!

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ADCO Takes Home Four MBA Awards in WA

On Saturday night, ADCO WA won four prestigious Master Builders Australia awards. Our winning categories included: Mark Allen Memorial Trust Fund Excellence in Workplace Health & Safety for Woolworths Mt Pleasant Best Government Building ($20 million-$50 million) for Yongah Hill Detention Centre Best Building Fit-Out ($5 million-$10 million) for Mirrabooka Government Excellence in Waste Management for Yongah Hill Detention Centre WA State Manager James Prattent congratulated the team on the awards and hard work that paid off. “ADCO had a great night on Saturday, celebrating our achievements together with others in the industry. These projects were judged against some harsh...

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ADCO Fighters Raise Over $40L for Beyond Blue

ADCO was proud to support NSW staff members Matthew Rouhani and John Gabriel who took part in Corporate Fighter’s Fight Night last week, raising thousands for charity and committing to a strict training regime. John returned to the ring after winning his first bout last December, and was joined by Matthew who also decided to take on the challenge. Both fighters performed exceptionally, and their group raised closed to $40k for BeyondBlue. “It’s all worth it when you step into the ring with your family and friends and colleagues cheering you on. For six tiring minutes, the twelve weeks of...

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