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16/11/2023

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Bond University’s Institute of Health and Sport Taking Shape

The façade is looking great on the Bond University’s Institute of Health and Sport expansion project. Bond University’s 8th Chancellor, The Honourable Dr Annabelle Bennett and Vice-Chancellor and President, Professor Tim Brailsford visited the project for a site tour with our Project Manager, Tom Warren. They both praised our team on the aesthetics of the building and collaborative partnership we have built with Bond University and the Architect, Kent Excell.

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Topping out milestone acheived

Construction of the National Storage facility at Maidstone, located 8km northwest of Melbourne, has recently achieved a significant project milestone by topping out the concrete structure. To celebrate this milestone, the National Storage team hosted a BBQ as a token of appreciation for the hard work and commitment shown by ADCO and our trade partners. ADCO has a strong working relationship with National Storage and looks forward to delivering another successful project, with an estimated completion date in the second half of this year.

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New multi-sport facility and home to South Sydney Rabbitohs

A world-class sporting facility that enables grassroots and elite sports to co-exist. That’s what the recently completed Heffron Centre for Randwick City Council delivers for the south-eastern suburbs of Sydney. In just 19 months the ADCO team has successfully delivered this world-class facility which is the new home to the South Sydney Rabbitohs Rugby League club including facilities to run their Souths Cares community program, a new indoor multi-sport centre, and a new dedicated gymnastics centre. Some interesting facts about the project include, it is the largest development undertaken by Randwick City Council, the project achieved 2.5% Aboriginal Participation in...

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ADCO donates gift hampers to new mums

When working within the construction industry we are presented with unique challenges that require innovative ideas and a collaborative approach. At the St George Hospital, we recently undertook priority works consisting of the Clinical Skills Centre demolition and fit to make way for the St George Hospital Stage 3 redevelopment. This was directly adjacent to a Special Care Nursery which is a 12-bed high dependency unit providing specialised care. Our team implemented many control measures to eliminate and minimise impacts, working closely with nursery staff who were more than accommodating throughout the works and assisted the team immensely during planning...

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ADCO completes construction of Hitachi’s Forrestdale facility

Following the success of ADCO delivering the Hitachi Stage 2 Remanufacturing Facility and based on the positive experience Hitachi had with our team, ADCO was awarded the design and construction of the Hitachi Mining Equipment Assembly Warehouse (Stage 3). The 13,000m2 build completes the development of Hitachi’s Forrestdale facility in WA with the 5,500m2 warehouse consisting of 750 tonnes of steel, 2 x 200 tonne and 4 x 30 tonne overhead gantry cranes and associated office spaces and facilities. There was significant structural design work that was required to incorporate the 6 cranes, ensuring the supply demands for power were...

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Upgrade complete for Hedland Senior High School

ADCO is delighted to have completed new facilities at Hedland Senior High School in South Hedland, Western Australia, for the Western Australian Government, Department of Finance. The eye-catching, $13 million school upgrade features striking REDCOR steel façade paneling which was exposed to weather and rusted off-site prior to installation. Construction took place over two separable portions, and the finished result consists of a new gymnasium and classroom building, and refurbishments to the STEM, IT and English areas. The gymnasium includes multipurpose Helsinki 10/10 sprung sports flooring suitable for basketball, netball, volleyball, and badminton. ADCO has a long history of building quality schools...

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ADCO completes “best league facility on the planet”

What an exciting and rewarding project this has been! ADCO has just completed the brand-new Concord Oval Community and Sports Precinct. Located 10km west of the Sydney CBD, the precinct is home to the brand-new Concord Oval Recreation Centre, multipurpose sports courts, venues for hire, a café, the Wests Tigers Centre of Excellence, the West Harbour Rugby high performance training facility, and more. With site works commencing in late 2020, the opening of the precinct marks over two years of hard work and commitment to deliver a $84 million state-of-the-art facility for the whole community to enjoy. Not to mention...

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ADCO Recognised for Outstanding Business Performance

ADCO Constructions has been named one of Australia’s best managed Companies for the second year in a row. These awards through Deloitte recognise the quality of management of leading privately owned companies and we are thrilled to maintain our status as a Best Managed company in 2022. The program’s judges challenged and evaluated the strengths of the applicants across four key pillars: strategy; culture and commitment; capabilities and innovation; and governance and financials. Natalie Faull, Deloitte Private partner, and Best Manager Companies Asia Pacific leader said “Our 2022 winners – and four are return winners – have well and truly...

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ADCO.Live Awards Finalist

It’s exciting when the ADCO team is recognised for innovative work within the industry. ADCO Constructions is one of three finalists for the 2023 iTnews Benchmark Awards Best Sustainability Project for our National Digital Procurement Project. By implementing this project and transitioning from a paper-based process to a digital platform it is estimated to save over 200,000 pages per year! Well done team and good luck at the Gala dinner where the winner will be announced at the end of March.

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Meet ADCO Scholar Claudia Bailey

ADCO is a proud sponsor of sports men and women who are completing their studies at Bond University, QLD. Claudia Bailey is an elite level athlete, Bond student and ADCO Scholar. She discusses how the scholarship has helped her in her studies. “At age 7, I enrolled in Surf Life Saving to help my beach awareness skills and develop new friendships and competed in my first surf lifesaving competition at age 11. I fell in love with the sport due to the joy and thrill of being in the waves. In 2020, I discovered sprint kayaking and grew to love...

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