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KEEP UP WITH ADCO'S LATEST PROJECTS, TENDERS, WINS AND NEWS ACROSS THE COUNTRY.

WA Team Wins Mates Leadership Award

Last week our WA team recognised R U OK? Day by attending the MATES in Construction WA Sundowner, which was an excellent celebration of mental health awareness within the construction industry. We were delighted to receive the 2020 ‘MATES Leadership Award’ (Large Organisation) on the day. HSE Manager Andrew Pachioli and Project Manager Niall Kehoe were also nominated for an individual award each for their leadership within industry. Over the past year in WA, ADCO has trained over 800 people in General Awareness training, with an ongoing commitment from the leadership team to continue this on a regular basis. Additionally,...

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A Conversation Can Change a Life

We are striving to build up and nurture a culture of confidence around asking how our colleagues are going, so we can be open to having deeper discussions about life’s ups and downs. On R U OK? Day this year, we wanted to really drive the idea home that ‘a conversation can change a life’. Around Australia we’ve taken the day to refresh ourselves about what it means to ask how our colleagues are going, an especially important question to ask in an industry where 190 Australian workers take their own lives each year. As well as learning how to...

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ADCO Selected to Build Darebin Multi-Sports Stadium

ADCO is delighted to commence building Darebin Multi-Sport Stadium (MSS) at John Cain Memorial Park in Melbourne’s inner suburbs. Designed by Brand Architects, Australia, the $22 million MSS in Thornbury will offer three indoor multi-purpose courts to accommodate a range of sports such as netball, basketball, badminton, volleyball and roller derby. The stadium will provide spectators 298 fixed seats and six universal access spaces. Other features at the facility will include player change rooms, administration, multi-purpose rooms and ancillary areas with a cafe, spectator facilities and a new car park area servicing the precinct. When complete next October, the facility...

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Registration of Interest Now Open for HMAS Cairns

ADCO is one of the oldest and most established Australian-owned construction companies and we are now bringing our considerable experience to the defence sector. We are currently tendering for the Managing Contractor role to deliver design and construction services for the NCIS-8A Buildings and Maritime Works, HMAS Cairns and adjacent sites, Queensland. The proposed works of NCIS-8A include the upgrade and construction of new fit-for-purpose facilities and infrastructure to support the introduction into service of the Arafura Class Offshore Patrol Vessels (ACOPV) at HMAS Cairns (Queensland). ADCO Constructions is now seeking Registrations of Interest (ROI) from those in the industry...

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ADCO Commences Cutting-Edge Perth Fitout for Hames Sharley

ADCO is proudly Builder of Choice for Hames Sharley’s new office space in Hay Street Mall, Central Perth. The two-storey refurbishment will make use of disused department store space, which has been vacant for 35 years, located above the existing Target store. The project will see upgrades to the ground floor lobby and entrance, alterations to the building’s basement and structure to create bike parking facilities, the installation of two lifts, internal building connection upgrades, the extension of Level 3 to create a flexible meeting space, and the creation of a roof terrace which will accommodate the firm’s beekeeping activities....

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ADCO Get Active and Raise $60,000 to Help Homeless Youth

ADCO congratulates all those who participated in the Property Industry Foundation’s 30-day Fitness Challenge for a resounding finish today! We were delighted to top the team fundraising leaderboard for such a fantastic cause alongside fierce competition. Raising a total of $58,907, 50 ADCO staff members tirelessly walked, ran and pedalled 12,495 km to build homes for homeless children through PIF, who we have gladly supported for many years. Congratulations in particular to Andrew Fullard, who topped the leaderboard after cycling 2440 km; Anthony Flynn for walking over 300km; and Blake Turner on his mighty effort running 321km. And well done...

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ADCO Selected to Build Batemans Bay Aquatic and Art Centre

ADCO is delighted to have been named head contractor for Batemans Bay’s Regional Aquatic, Arts and Leisure Centre on the South Coast of NSW, for Eurobodalla Shire Council. The new aquatic centre will replace the community’s existing pool at Mackay Park, providing an a 25-metre, eight-lane pool with ramp access, a warm-water therapy pool, an indoor leisure pool with learn-to-swim and toddler areas, water-play areas and waterslides, a gym, group fitness rooms, and amenities. The centre will also contains arts and cultural facilities including a, 350-seat theatre, dressing and green rooms, rehearsal space, art exhibition and storage space, meeting and...

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ADCO Picks Up Two MBA Awards on the Gold Coast

ADCO is pleased to have picked up two regional Master Builders Queensland Gold Coast awards! In a livestream event ADCO was announced winner in the category ‘Education Facilities over $10 million’ for our Bond University Health Sciences and Medicine extension on campus in Robina. We also took first place in the ‘Commercial Building ($5 million – $50 million)’ category for our Mazda Australia Pty Ltd Showroom in Southport. Congratulations to our hardworking project teams on the Gold Coast!

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Sod Turn Marks Beginning of Waves Baulkham Hills Construction

ADCO and The Hills Shire Council celebrated the beginning of construction at our Waves Aquatic Centre site in Sydney’s north-west suburb of Baulkham Hills. We were pleased to welcome Mayor of The Hills Shire, Dr Michelle Byrne and her fellow Councillors to the site yesterday, joining our NSW State Manager John Basilisco for a sod turn to symbolise the beginning of construction on the important community project. In May, The Hills Shire Council announced that ADCO had been chosen to redevelop the much-loved local pool into an elite sporting and community facility, in a rigorous selection process. When finished, the...

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Construction Commences on $35M Tafe Gippsland Development

ADCO is excited to have commenced construction on TAFE Gippsland’s $35.5 million redevelopment in the regional centre of Morwell, east of Melbourne. Stage 2 works will see the construction of Morwell Trade Skills Centre. When complete, the MTSC will be used to provide training in electrotechnology, new energy systems, instrumentation and plumbing trade training with specialist workshops, lab facilities and more general-purpose classrooms. We are working with architects GHDWoodhead on the design and are providing opportunities for local Gippsland contractors to be involved through a tender process The MTSC is due for completion in late 2021, and when ready to...

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