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16/11/2023

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ADCO continues long relationship with Bond University

ADCO was very proud to attend the opening of the recently completed Bond University Institute of Health and Sport building. The completed project gives Allied Health students access to 11,500m2 of educational spaces, state-of-the-art training facilities, clinics and equipment. Governor of Queensland, Her Excellency the Honourable Dr Jeanette young AC PSM officially opened the building with Vice Chancellor and President Professor Tim Brailsford the master of ceremonies for the evening’s events. ADCO was thrilled to once again partner with Bond University to deliver this project continuing a long association with the University. We first worked with Bond University in 2004 completing the...

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WA Regional Health Care Facility Opens

ADCO recently completed a $61.4 million construction on Newman Health Service in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. Then Premier Mark McGowan, Minister for Health Amber-Jade Sanderson and Member for the Pilbara Kevin Michel officially opened the new facility on the 3 May 2023. Building a staged hospital in a remote location is not an easy task but one our people excelled. Implementing a staged approach allowed the existing hospital to remain operational until the new one was completed.

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ADCO Completes South Rock State School

ADCO has a strong track record of delivering first class education facilities for Government Departments all across Australia. We have successfully handed over a brand-new school, South Rock State School at Yarrabilba to the Queensland Department of Education. The project involved design and construction within a timeframe of 14 months ensuring the school was completed and ready for students to start the 2023 school year. As the #PeopleWhoBuild we not only met but exceeded deliverables to ensure the school was open to welcome the eager new students as planned. The program of works included 28 classrooms, two flexible spaces, a...

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National Equal Pay Day 2023

It’s National Equal Pay Day today and ADCO is firmly committed to promoting gender equality and closing the pay gap through industry leading policies and programs. Supporting our internal policies and procedures, we are constantly working to improve gender equality with mentoring, training and development programs encouraging and fast-tracking women into leadership roles, implementing industry leading parental leave conditions and health and well-being offerings. Women of ADCO (WoA) was formed over 10 years ago and provides great value to ADCO through national dialogue, providing brand recognition and development of strong allegiances within education, and the construction, architectural and engineering industries....

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ADCO building education in NSW

We have just been announced by School Infrastructure NSW as the Builder of Choice for the Castle Hill Public School upgrade project. The project will deliver new classrooms and upgraded core facilities to support the growing population of North West Sydney. New permanent classrooms will replace demountable buildings and the upgrade will provide a new hall and student amenities, as well as support classrooms, administration, and staff areas. We look forward to the completed project providing future benefit to the growing Hills District community.

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ADCO delivers another National Storage Facility

Practical completion has been reached on our National Storage project at Springfield, a suburb in Ipswich, QLD. With over 82,000 total hours worked, the $15 million facility looks great and is a credit to our people, client, and trade partners. The project build has also included facilities for new tenants Sparkletown Car Wash and Dog Wash. This is the third facility for which National Storage has chosen ADCO as the preferred builder, further strengthening our valued client relationship.

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Six WA Master Builders Awards for ADCO

We are very proud to announce ADCO received the following accolades at the recent WA Master Builders Awards presentation night. Best Retail Building $20,000,000 - $50,000,000 Butler Central Best Industrial Building $20,000,000 - $50,000,000 Hitachi Stage 3 Best Health Care Building $5,000,000 - $10,000,000 Kensington Labs Best Government Building $5,000,000 - $10,000,000 Kensington Labs Mark Allen Memorial Fund Excellence in Workplace Health & Safety Public Transport Operations Control Centre 2023 Best Regional Project South Hedland Senior High School The MBA Awards program showcases and rewards members for demonstrating exceptional craftsmanship, commitment to building excellence, and upholding the highest professional standard....

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Riverwood Commuter Open to the public

Completion of the Riverwood commuter carpark (19km south of the Sydney CBD) was marked with the official opening undertaken by Transport for NSW which included a smoking ceremony by Traditional Custodians of the land. The build completed in just under 12 months required our people to overcome several major challenges including relocation of a sewer main from the middle of the site, and the site being bordered by residential properties and rail corridor. The project team was able to provide additional benefit through workforce upskilling with 25% of the team being made up of apprentices and work placements providing long...

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ADCO to build final stage of Stockland’s M_Park Stage 1

ADCO is thrilled to be announced as the builder of choice on the final stage of M_Park Stage 1 for Stockland at Macquarie Park 13km north-west of Sydney’s CBD. The project includes the base build for two workplace buildings, retail amenity and 2,500 square metre open park. The workplace buildings at 15 Khartoum Road and 17 Khartoum Road will be seven and six storeys respectively with three basement levels. The open park space will become an extension of the modern workplaces and include meeting pods, space for team collaboration, individual focused work and socialising. It will also feature a tiered...

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ADCO completes major rail infrastructure project

The new METRONET Lakelands Station located 58km south of Perth is now complete. This exciting project for the Public Transport Authority of WA was only the second ever PTA project where a new station was constructed over and adjacent to Perth’s busiest Metropolitan train lines (Mandurah Train Line). Key features included 2 x 150m platforms with partial cover, a concourse overpass bridge, main entry building, station operational staff premises, public amenities, 400 bay carpark and bus interchange. Highlighting the immense work undertaken by our people and trade partners, 138 mobile cranes were used and over 12km of electrical and communications...

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