The Downer and McConnell Dowell consortium has been selected as the preferred construction partner for the infrastructure required to host the 36th America’s Cup in Auckland, New Zealand. The infrastructure development in Auckland’s Harbour will include ground improvements, dredging, and construction of wharf extensions, breakwaters, marine and port accessory structures and services, extensions to existing private and public services (including stormwater, wastewater, potable water, power and telecommunications), construction of seven temporary and permanent yachting syndicate bases and construction of public access ways, amenity areas and public realm.Last modified on Sunday, 29 April 2018 19:07
The Engineering, Technology and Innovation function within the McConnell Dowell Group will lead engineering excellence, innovation and value creation to capitalise on growth opportunities and develop innovative technical solutions for our customers. The team, led by Executive General Manager Vito Trantino, will bring together engineering best practice and technological application to drive the Group’s vision to be a leader in the delivery of infrastructure, building and resource solutions.Last modified on Friday, 23 March 2018 12:53
As part of their involvement in the Western Program Alliance, a project that involves the removal of level crossings predominantly in Melbourne’s west, McConnell Dowell is participating in the Women in Transport Mentoring Program. The 12-month pilot program is the first of its kind in Victoria – that will see 60 female participants from engineering, project management and other related disciplines paired with experienced and senior mentors in the industry to work towards achieving their career goals.
We are pleased to announce that Pacific Networks, in which McConnell Dowell is a major participant, has been selected as one of four the shortlisted contractors to proceed to the RFT phase for the Central Interceptor Wastewater Tunnel Project in central Auckland.
McConnell Dowell announces Vito Trantino as Executive General Manager Engineering, Technology and Innovation
McConnell Dowell Group CEO, Scott Cummins, last week announced important changes to the Executive team and operating model with the internal appointment of Mr Vito Trantino, previously Engineering Manager Australia, to the newly created position of Executive General Manager Engineering, Technology and Innovation. “Consistent with our vision to be a leader in the delivery of infrastructure, building and resource solutions, I am pleased to announce the appointment of Vito and the creation of our new Group Function; Engineering, Technology and Innovation. The new Group Function will help identify and capitalise on growth opportunities, while providing executive focus on the development…Last modified on Tuesday, 06 February 2018 09:01
This week the Murray Basin Rail Project saw the Ararat to Maryborough freight rail line, in regional Victoria, reopen for the start of driver training. To announce this significant milestone on this vital Australian and State Government project, Victorian Minister for Public Transport, Jacinta Allan, travelled to the township of Avoca, in central Victoria yesterday.Last modified on Tuesday, 30 January 2018 14:07
An Alliance of the South Australian Government Department of Planning, Transport, and Infrastructure (DPTI), McConnell Dowell, Arup and Mott MacDonald has been formed to design and construct a project to grade separate the Oaklands rail crossing on the Seaford train line, approximately 13km south of Adelaide.Last modified on Monday, 22 January 2018 06:45
McConnell Dowell has been awarded a new contract at Pago Pago Airport in American Samoa. The American Samoa Government, Department of Ports Authority (DPA) and Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) have contracted us to install new aviation fuel pipe lines, stormwater lines and outfall, and to rehabilitate the existing Apron surface.Last modified on Thursday, 21 December 2017 13:58
McConnell Dowell has secured the Governor's Bay, Diamond Harbour and Lyttelton Waste Water Project WP#2, the Christchurch City Council project for the provision of submarine and land-based pipelines to improve and futureproof the treatment of waste water from the Lyttelton Harbour communities of Lyttelton, Governors Bay and Diamond Harbour in Christchurch.Last modified on Thursday, 21 December 2017 13:29
The McConnell Dowell/Lendlease Joint Venture (ML-JV) is delighted to be appointed as advisors during the design phase of Melbourne Airport’s Runway Development Program (RDP).
Leaders from across the Victorian engineering, construction and infrastructure industries came together to celebrate engineering excellence at an Awards evening in Melbourne on Thursday. The event co-hosted by McConnell Dowell and Engineers Australia included an opening address from Warren Overton from Sustainability Victoria, who spoke about the state government’s broader sustainability agenda for building and infrastructure.Last modified on Friday, 13 October 2017 06:54
McConnell Dowell is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the 2017 Brunel Medal by The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) for the Brisbane Ferry Terminals project. The medal was presented to McConnell Dowell Project Manager, Todd Cook and other members of the project team at a ceremony held in London earlier this month.Last modified on Tuesday, 10 October 2017 10:41
McConnell Dowell is pleased to announce that the final step of the Reset phase of the Group's overall strategy has been completed with the release of the FY17 financial results. The Group has now set in place the platform to optimise value and enable future growth. Over the past 12 months, the Group has been making steady progress with the implementation and execution of its transformational program to ensure a prosperous future by consistently and reliably delivering projects for customers. McConnell Dowell Chief Executive Officer, Scott Cummins said the initial focus for the Group following his appointment in late 2015…Last modified on Monday, 02 October 2017 12:16
McConnell Dowell Corporation Ltd is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Lock to its Board as Non-Executive Director. Chris is a highly experienced and capable leader within the Australian engineering and construction sector. He previously served for ten years at the most senior levels of government in NSW as Deputy Director General, Transport Projects for TfNSW, and as CEO of the Transport Construction Authority and its predecessor, the Transport Infrastructure Development Corporation.Last modified on Thursday, 07 September 2017 09:32
The Harewood Underpass in Christchurch, New Zealand has won two categories at the 2017 Resene Total Colour Awards, the Maestro Nightingale Award and the Resene Total Colour Commercial Exterior Award.Last modified on Friday, 01 September 2017 14:11
McConnell Dowell's building arm, Built Environs received industry recognition at the Master Builders Building Excellence 2017 Awards. The building and construction industry's 'night of nights' was held on Friday night at the Adelaide Convention Centre to recognise and award South Australia's best building projects and professionals of the past 12 months. The Modbury Hospital Redevelopment Project won the Excellence in a Commercial Fit-out up to $5m.Last modified on Thursday, 24 August 2017 15:46
The McConnell Dowell and Martinus Rail Joint Venture (MMJV) is poised to start work on one of the largest freight upgrade projects in Australia – the $440 million Murray Basin Rail Project V/Line is overseeing the Murray Basin Rail Project, which involves the upgrade and conversion of over 1,000 kilometers of track to standard gauge to provide better rail freight services and improved freight access to major ports. The project is jointly funded by the Federal and Victorian governments.Last modified on Wednesday, 09 August 2017 07:20
The Waterview Connection Project has once again been recognised for excellence with another industry award win. Delivered by the Well-Connected Alliance (of which McConnell Dowell is a major alliance partner), for the NZ Transport Agency, the project won the $100million+ category at the Civil Contractors New Zealand Hirepool Construction Excellence Awards on Friday night.Last modified on Thursday, 10 August 2017 07:13