With over 100,000m2 of new, high performance concrete successfully laid, McConnell Dowell has now completed the Papa, Uniform and Golf (PUG) taxiways at Melbourne Airport. The new pavements, up to 500mm thick, replace deteriorating slabs and ensure safe access for aircraft arrival and departure from the terminal building.
McConnell Dowell’s diverse rail business continues to build momentum with three recent awards for our Plant Services team in Victoria.
The team has secured additional works with V/Line as they continue to deliver on their infrastructure development program aimed at enhancing service reliability and punctuality. As a panel contractor for 2 years, and with the recent successful completion of the Rowsley Crossing Loop Project, this new work reinforces the strength of McConnell Dowell’s growing partnership with Australia’s largest regional public transport operator.
McConnell Dowell’s resident team in American Samoa has boosted its workload with the award of three new contracts to be delivered between July 2016 and September 2017.
McConnell Dowell is pleased to announce the awarding by Rio Tinto of the construction contract for the Amrun Export Facility, to support Rio Tinto’s future mining operations south of Weipa in Far North Queensland...
Over the last three months CEO Scott Cummins has led McConnell Dowell through a major reset , re-shaping the business to maximise the value McConnell Dowell can bring to emerging market opportunities. Making the business more nimble, flexible and responsive to the market and our Customers.
McConnell Dowell has been awarded the Sumner Road Re-opening Zone 3B Project by Christchurch City Council.
These long-awaited geotechnical remediation works will enable the road between Lyttelton and Evans Pass (near Sumner) to be reopened for the first time since it was closed after the 2011 Canterbury Earthquakes due to rockfall hazards. The use of this road has been sorely missed by Christchurch residents, since it provides an important link from Christchurch/Sumner to Lyttelton for the general public and for the Port of Lyttelton. Prior to the earthquakes, the road served as an alternative route to the port and in and out of Sumner and Lyttelton, and was a popular link for cyclists...
McConnell Dowell co-founder, the late Malcolm McConnell, was inducted into the New Zealand Business Hall of Fame yesterday evening.
Roger McRae, the company’s current Managing Director for New Zealand and the Pacific Islands, and McConnell Dowell co-founder Jim Dowell, attended the event at the invitation of Malcolm’s family to celebrate the occasion.
Malcolm is considered a “pioneer of New Zealand’s modern engineering industry”...
McConnell Dowell has completed construction of the Rowsley Crossing Loop in Victoria.
The one-kilometre section of line is part of a $14.3 million investment that also included an upgraded Ballan station. Works also included new warning lights and boom gates for the existing rail crossing at Rowsley Station Road.
State Public Transport Minister Jacinta Allan said the loop will provide relief for commuters impacted by late services.
Construction officially started on auckland rail project
This morning, construction officially started on Auckland’s City Rail Link (CRL), the biggest construction project New Zealand has ever seen.
The ground-breaking ceremony for the NZ$2.5 billion public transport project was attended by Prime Minister John Key, Minister of Transport Simon Bridges, Auckland Mayor Len Brown, Auckland Transport Chairman Dr Lester Levy and dignitaries from local and central government. MD Roger McRae and Project Director Chris Powell were among those who represented McConnell Dowell at the event....