High Level Platform

McConnell Dowell operates with a High Level Platform that underpins our Purpose and Vision for the Company. These nine areas of strategic focus have been identified as important ingredients for sustained profitability, confidence and growth.





Strong performance – current footprint

  • All Business Units performing to the full extent of the current footprint
  • Australia – all states
  • New Zealand and Pacific Islands – North, South and Pacific Islands
  • South East Asia – Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines and Thailand

A growing business

  • Growth in current footprint in line with the prevailing market
  • Opportunistic expansion into other geographies to support key customers

Organisational strength and stability

  • Strong market-facing and market-driven regional leadership
  • Predictable in project execution group wide




Accomplished broad  capability

  • Internal Engineering strength developed, with an accomplished capability to manage design and engineering of permanent facilities

Increased activity in the resource sector

  • Oil & Gas, and Mining activity steadily increasing

Product expansion

  • Rail strategy implemented and providing value
  • Urban infrastructure becoming notable, matching the Group’s resource, pipeline and marine reputation



Built Environs expansion

  • A significant player in New Zealand and other new markets with a track record of project delivery

Brand recognition

  • McConnell Dowell acknowledged as bringing strong international capability and financial strength
  • Built Environs acknowledged as bringing strong capability

Participation in panels/program of works

  • McConnell Dowell participating actively in panels