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McConnell Dowell Constructors (Aust) Pty Ltd

Laverton, Plant Yard

13-15 Cherry Lane
Laverton North, Victoria, 3026

Telephone: +61 3 9368 3900
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PUGs Completion Celebration

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.

Last modified on Thursday, 28 July 2016 11:13

Building Momentum – McConnell Dowell Rail

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.

Last modified on Thursday, 28 July 2016 07:22

Three new contracts awarded in American Samoa

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.

Last modified on Thursday, 28 July 2016 10:50

Amrun Export Facility Awarded to McConnell Dowell

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...

Last modified on Wednesday, 27 July 2016 16:16

McConnell Dowell Resets for a Stronger Future

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.


Last modified on Wednesday, 13 July 2016 18:21

Christchurch Geotechnical Remediation Awarded

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...

Last modified on Thursday, 28 July 2016 10:56

McConnell Dowell Co-Founder is Business Hall of Fame Laureate

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”... 

Last modified on Friday, 10 June 2016 14:55

Rowsley Crossing Loop Complete

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.

Last modified on Thursday, 28 July 2016 11:02

Construction Officially Started on Auckland Rail Project

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....

Last modified on Wednesday, 08 June 2016 09:00