Seymour Whyte Steps Up  
Civil contracting firm Seymour Whyte – for the first time in the company’s 30-year history – has specialised paving equipment and crew. Seymour Whyte has purchased two concrete batch plants, two main line pavers, a material transfer placer, a single lane paver and two texture curers. Last month, the crew placed the first section of […]  
    Seymour Whyte wins national award for excellence in civil construction  
Seymour Whyte’s Wyong Road & Pacific Highway Upgrade project team were announced winners of the Civil Contractors Federation (CCF) National Earth Awards Project Value $30M–$75M category Celebrating 25 years, the prestigious CCF National Earth Awards Gala Dinner recognised the finalists from 42 projects who gathered in the Great Hall of Parliament House in the nation’s […]  
    Rob Carr triumphant at Civil Contractors Federation National awards  
Utilities infrastructure specialist Rob Carr was amongst the national winners hailed by the Civil Contractors Federation (CCF) for civil construction excellence at the 2018 Earth Awards. Celebrating 25 years, the prestigious CCF National Earth Awards recognised finalists from 42 projects who gathered in the Great Hall of Parliament House in the nation’s capital. Rob Carr’s […]  
    Outstanding NSW construction professionals recognised  
Two of Seymour Whyte’s New South Wales employees were among the high achievers honoured at the Civil Contractors Federation (CCF) NSW’s 2018 People Awards. Seymour Whyte Senior Project Engineer Irena Sims won the Women in Construction award for championing gender diversity in construction, while Project Engineer Matthew Westren was recognised for professional excellence in the […]  
    Yandhai Nepean Crossing: Triumph of engineering  
After 28 months, Seymour Whyte successfully delivered Australia’s longest single clear-span bridge, measuring 284m in total length with a 200m main span across the Nepean River. The clear-span allows for the 170m required for the river’s heritage rowing course to operate, while providing a safe, shared-user path for pedestrians and cyclists between Penrith and Emu […]  
    Design Manager Eva Cho wins NAWIC QLD award  
Seymour Whyte’s Eva Cho has won the Achievement in Design award at this year’s National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Queensland Crystal Vision Awards. She was recognised for her skilful design management on the Bruce Highway Upgrade: Caloundra Road to Sunshine Motorway (CR2SM) project, which has left a significant legacy—a detailed blueprint for road […]  
    Seymour Whyte lauds Women in Civil mentoring program  
Seymour Whyte engineers Valentina Livi, Ana Fredotovic and Gabrielle Pawley recently celebrated the conclusion of the Civil Contractors Federation (CCF) NSW’s 2018 Women in Civil Mentoring Program, which provides an environment of support for women and encourages them to join and remain in the NSW civil construction and maintenance industry. Seymour Whyte Group People & […]  
    Try’a Trade Day with Seymour Whyte  
The Fulton Hogan Seymour Whyte Joint Venture recently hosted local Sunshine Coast school students at our Bruce Highway Upgrade – Caloundra Road to Sunshine Motorway (CR2SM) project as part of the Try’a Trade Day program. Sponsored by Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ), the Try’a Trade Day provides insight and hands-on opportunities to learn about the variety […]  
    Rob Carr celebrated at Civil Contractors Federation WA awards  
Rob Carr’s achievements on two vital infrastructure projects were celebrated at the 2018 Civil Contractors Federation WA Earth Awards. Rob Carr General Manager Angelo Soumboulidis congratulated their City Beach 2A & 2B Infill Sewage project team for winning Category 3 (project value $5–$10 million), and acknowledged their Optus Stadium – Wastewater (Stage 2) project team […]  
    Seymour Whyte shows steel excellence  
Seymour Whyte was commended for the Narellan Road Stage 2B upgrade’s cable stayed pedestrian bridge over the Hume Motorway at the Australian Steel Institute’s 2018 NSW / ACT Steel Excellence Awards. From 2016 to 2018, Seymour Whyte delivered the project in conjunction with the client Roads and Maritime Services and designer Arcadis. A major feature […]  
    Rob Carr supports Australian Cancer Research Foundation  
Rob Carr is delighted to be supporting the great work of the Australian Cancer Research Foundation (ACRF) through the recent launch of a 12-month partnership, which has been rolled out across the company’s operations in Western Australia. The company’s Operations Manager – West Tom Kavanagh said that ACRF will receive one dollar per uniform item […]  
    Pacific Hwy and Wyong Rd Intersection Upgrade awarded by Engineers Australia  
Seymour Whyte’s $52 million Pacific Highway and Wyong Road Intersection Upgrade was named Engineers Australia’s 2018 Newcastle Engineering Excellence Award winner, in recognition of engineering distinction through teamwork, innovation, and technical excellence. The project was nominated in a joint submission between Aurecon, Seymour Whyte,and Roads and Maritime Services. The team is now in the running for the […]  
    Rob Carr Wins Industry Award for Civil Construction Excellence  
Rob Carr was named a winner at the Civil Contractors Federation NSW annual Earth Awards, where nearly 400 members of the industry came together to recognise expertise, skill and innovation in civil construction. Rob Carr General Manager Angelo Soumboulidis said the company was recognised for the successful delivery of the microtunnelling & civil works subcontract […]  
    Seymour Whyte wins at New South Wales 2018 CCF Earth Awards  
Seymour Whyte’s $52 million Pacific Highway and Wyong Road Intersection Upgrade at Tuggerah took out top honours at the New South Wales 2018 CCF Earth Awards in Category 5 – for projects valued between $30 million to $75 million. The Civil Contractors Federation New South Wales (CCF NSW) Earth Awards recognise excellence in all areas […]  
    Seymour Whyte Project Manager Wins Professional Excellence Award  
Seymour Whyte Project Manager Stephen O’Brien was named the Queensland winner of the 2018 Professional Excellence Award for the Infrastructure category by the Australian Institute of Building. The company’s Operations Manager – Northern Will MacDonald said, “Steve was recognised for his leadership and acumen in delivering Lucinda Drive Bridge at the Port of Brisbane as […]  
    Works progressing well on Chandler Highway Upgrade  
Chandler Highway is a critical connection between Melbourne’s inner eastern and northern suburbs. It serves as the only route across the Yarra River connecting to the Eastern freeway for all transport modes with approximately 44,000 vehicles travelling over it each day. After extensive planning, Seymour Whyte’s Chandler Highway Upgrade team reached a key milestone in April […]  
    Seymour Whyte CEO recognised as pay equity ambassador  
  Seymour Whyte Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director John Kirkwood was recently named a Workplace Gender Equality Agency ambassador for pay equity. Here, he shares his thoughts on the role: I’m looking forward to my latest challenge—taking on the role of a Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) ambassador for pay equity. When I started […]  
    Seymour Whyte supports CCF NSW’s Back to School visits program  
Seymour Whyte’s Nepean River Bridge team recently hosted 21 students from Springwood High School, showing them the exciting possibilities of a career in construction as part of the Civil Contractors Federation NSW’s Back to School visits program. Project Manager Greg Anderson said Seymour Whyte was only too willing to support the program and encourage young […]  
    Berry to Bomaderry Princes Highway upgrade awarded to Downer Seymour Whyte JV  
Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) has recently awarded the Berry to Bomaderry Princes Highway upgrade project to the Downer Seymour Whyte Joint Venture. The upgrade will see 10.5 kilometres of four-lane highway constructed between Mullers Lane, Berry and Cambewarra Road, Bomaderry. Seymour Whyte Regional Manager – Southern, Steve Lambert said, “The Downer Seymour Whyte Joint […]  
    Seymour Whyte to deliver M4 Smart Motorway – Stage 2 and Stage 3  
Seymour Whyte is set to commence construction of Stage 2 and Stage 3 of the M4 Smart Motorway, with preliminary works already underway and major construction planned to commence in July. Seymour Whyte Regional Manager – Southern, Steve Lambert said building the state’s first smart motorway is an exciting prospect. “We’ll be introducing intelligent technology […]  
    Correction of statements made in local media  
Seymour Whyte wishes to correct inaccurate statements made by local media inToowoomba and the NSW North Coast last week regarding the ongoing legal proceedings with Ostwald Bros. After Seymour Whyte terminated our subcontract with Ostwald Bros Pty Ltd (Ostwald Bros) in 2017, Ostwald Bros obtained an adjudication determination with respect to a payment claim. We consider […]  
    Micro-tunnelling to reduce impacts on Neerabup bush  
Micro-tunnelling experts Rob Carr are preparing to commence work through sensitive bushland reserves as part of the Neerabup Industrial Estate – Sewer Reticulation project for the City of Wanneroo in Western Australia. Rob Carr Operations Manager – West Tom Kavanagh said that sewer pipeline would traverse the almost 0.5 km under the Bush Forever reserve […]  
    Students tour Port of Brisbane major project  
This month, 18 All Hallows’ School students were given a rare close-up look at the construction of Port of Brisbane’s $110 million Port Drive Upgrade road project, in a move to encourage the girls to consider a career in engineering. The students enjoyed a half day site tour and workshop organised by Power of Engineering and […]  
    Seymour Whyte in the pink for International Women’s Day  
All employees across all Seymour Whyte sites around the country donned bright pink high visibility safety shirts to show their support for gender diversity on 8 March, International Women’s Day. The 2018 International Women’s Day theme Press for Progress marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity, which resonates with Seymour Whyte’s efforts to […]  
    Seymour Whyte kicks off second year of Power of Engineering partnership  
Seymour Whyte started the second year of its partnership with Power of Engineering with a workshop blitz in Sydney, with more activities to come throughout the year. Seymour Whyte Regional Manager – Southern Steve Lambert said the company was committed to supporting Power of Engineering in its mission to inspire young women to take up […]  
    Seymour Whyte back on the M1  
Seymour Whyte Constructions is back on the M1 after being awarded the contract to widen the Pacific Motorway (M1) between Mudgeeraba and Varsity Lakes on Queensland’s Gold Coast. Seymour Whyte Operations Manager – Northern Region Will MacDonald said the award was timely as the company had completed the M1’s Exit 54 upgrade at Coomera last […]  
    Seymour Whyte-CPB JV awarded Western Highway Duplication  

Seymour Whyte continues to make inroads into the Victorian infrastructure market, with its 50/50 joint venture with CPB Contractors being awarded the $84.8M contract to build the 12.5 km duplication of the Western Highway between Buangor and Ararat. Seymour Whyte Regional Manager – Southern Steve Lambert said the company was looking forward to its first […]

 
    Australia’s longest single span shared path bridge takes shape  
Seymour Whyte Constructions has successfully commenced the launch of steel trusses for the NSW Government’s new pedestrian and cyclist bridge over the Nepean River, which will be the longest single span bridge of its kind in Australia upon completion. Seymour Whyte Constructions Regional Manager – Southern, Steve Lambert, said this significant milestone was the result […]  
    Seymour Whyte’s Exit 54 team win national award  
Seymour Whyte Constructions was named one of the proud winners at the Civil Contractors Federation (CCF) of Australia’s 24th National Earth Awards in Canberra. Representing Queensland following their win at the CCF state awards, Seymour Whyte’s Pacific Motorway – Coomera Exit 54 Interchange Upgrade project team took out top prize in Category 5 (project value […]  
    Seymour Whyte safety veteran recognised at CCF NSW 2017 People Awards  
Senior Safety Coordinator Peter Lawrence was named winner of the Safety Champion 1: Safety Officer Award at the 2017 CCF NSW President’s Gala Ball on 10 November. An industry veteran with more than 25 years’ experience, Mr Lawrence was lauded for his dedication, hard work and collaborative approach that delivers safety excellence on the Narellan […]  
    Seymour Whyte completes Great Western Highway Upgrade at Forty Bends  
Seymour Whyte has successfully delivered the Great Western Highway Upgrade at Forty Bends—giving Blue Mountains motorists a smoother and safer journey as part of the Australian and New South Wales Governments’ $250 million Great Western Highway upgrade between Katoomba and Lithgow. The works at Forty Bends were completed in combination with the Great Western Highway – […]  
    Construction is child’s play  
Construction sites are usually no place for children but last month, more than 60 youngsters got to explore the Bruce Highway Upgrade – Caloundra Road to Sunshine Motorway project as part of the Fulton Hogan Seymour Whyte Joint Venture (FHSW JV) inaugural KIDS @ Work Day. Project Director Brad Thompson said the day was a […]  
    Seymour Whyte delivers Australian first at Port of Brisbane  
Seymour Whyte has successfully installed Australia’s longest pre-stressed bridge girders for the Port of Brisbane’s $110 million Port Drive Upgrade project, with the longest span measuring 46m. The design, production, transportation and installation of the Super I-girders were a culmination of 12 months of planning by the project team, which comprised QLD Department of Transport […]  
    Double honours for Seymour Whyte at Queensland CCF Earth Awards  
Seymour Whyte’s Pacific Motorway – Coomera Exit 54 Interchange Upgrade and Townsville Ring Road Section 4 project teams took out top honours at the Queensland 2017 CCF Earth Awards in their respective categories. The Civil Contractors Federation Queensland (CCF QLD) Earth Awards recognise excellence in civil construction across five categories according to project value. The […]  
    Seymour Whyte and Boomerang: Building pathways to careers in construction  
  Seymour Whyte Constructions and Indigenous civil construction training company Boomerang Training Solutions’ partnership paid off with two successful work placements on the Port of Brisbane’s Port Drive Upgrade project. The Project Manager for Port Drive Upgrade Andrew Hammill said it all began with Seymour Whyte giving Boomerang’s Certificate II students a presentation on the […]  
    Seymour Whyte Project Manager wins Professional Excellence Award  
  Seymour Whyte Constructions Project Manager Bryan Broadfoot was named Queensland winner of the Australian Institute of Building’s Professional Excellence Award for Infrastructure, in recognition for his outstanding performance on the Pacific Motorway: Coomera Exit 54 Interchange Upgrade. The company’s Northern Region Operations Manager Will MacDonald said Mr Broadfoot led a team of engineers and […]  
    Construction kicks off on Bruce Highway upgrade  
  With an official sod-turning event featuring special guests Federal Infrastructure and Transport Minister Darren Chester and Queensland Main Roads and Road Safety Minister Mark Bailey, construction officially commenced on the $929.3* million Bruce Highway Upgrade – Caloundra Road to Sunshine Motorway project. The Fulton Hogan Seymour Whyte Joint Venture (FHSWJV) were awarded the contract […]  
    Massive bridge girder for Narellan Road marks Seymour Whyte first  
Seymour Whyte Constructions achieved a milestone when its Narellan Road Upgrade team successfully installed a 52 m long, 66-tonne bridge girder to widen the Narellan Road bridge over the M31 Hume Motorway in Campbelltown, NSW. It was the largest bridge girder ever installed by Seymour Whyte Constructions, requiring two mobile cranes—weighing 750 tonnes and 450 […]  
    Seymour Whyte ramps up in Victoria with Chandler Highway win  
Seymour Whyte Constructions was recently awarded the $56 million design and construct contract for the Chandler Highway Upgrade—the company’s third Victorian project win in six months. Regional Manager – Southern Steve Lambert said Seymour Whyte Constructions was looking forward to delivering the high profile project with the innovative design and value-added options that the company […]  
    Seymour Whyte awarded Swan St Bridge Upgrade  
Seymour Whyte Constructions has been named as the successful tenderer for upgrade of Melbourne’s iconic Swan Street Bridge. The $30 million upgrade (construction value $24.8 million) will slash travel times for the 30,000 vehicles that use it every day, as well as improve reliability and increase safety for pedestrians and cyclists.  
    Townsville Ring Road Section 4 completed six months ahead of schedule  
After a 19-month construction program, Seymour Whyte Constructions delivered the Townsville Ring Road Section 4project six months ahead of schedule. The new road, the final link in the Townsville Ring Road project, was officially opened on 12 December 2016 by the Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Senator Matt Canavan and Queensland Main Roads and […]  
    Triple win at Civil Contractors Federation NSW People Awards  
Three of Seymour Whyte’s high calibre employees have won individual awards at the Civil Contractors Federation NSW President’s Gala Ball. Senior HR Advisor Kylie Smart took top honours for the Excellence Award for Women in Civil Contracting, while Senior Project Engineer Matthew Smart and Supervisor Jayden Cotte were named winners in the Engineer and Site […]  
    Quality Manager Lorraine Perera takes top honours at NAWIC QLD awards  
Seymour Whyte Constructions Quality Manager Lorraine Perera was named winner of the Award for Achievement in Construction – Civil Works at this year’s National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Queensland Awards. Operations Manager Northern Will MacDonald said, “We chose to nominate Lorraine for this prestigious award in recognition of her professionalism, hard work and […]