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14/06/2024

Empowering Women in Construction: Women of ADCO Conference brings 150 inspiring women together.

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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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Follow ADCO Constructions on Instagram!

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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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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