Seymour Whyte Group News

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20 October 2017
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 […]
21 September 2017
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 […]
20 September 2017
Earlier this month, Rob Carr Pty Ltd (RCPL) successfully launched the Metro Tunnel’s first tunnel boring machine (TBM) as the company commenced excavation of a new tunnel 20m under Melbourne’s busy St Kilda Road. RCPL is undertaking the realignment of the South Yarra Sewer at the Domain Interchange as a sub-contractor to John Holland Group, […]
31 August 2017
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 […]
10 July 2017
  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 […]
29 May 2017
  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 […]
19 May 2017
  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 […]
17 May 2017
RCPL’s first school-based apprentice Jackson Treble (left) with Workshop Supervisor Terry Gamman Early this year, Rob Carr Pty Ltd (RCPL) took on Ormeau Hills State High School student Jackson Treble as our first school-based apprentice at the Yatala workshop on the Gold Coast. Jackson is undertaking a school-based apprenticeship for a Certificate III in Engineering […]
18 April 2017
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 […]
17 March 2017
Rob Carr Pty Ltd pipelayer Mark MacDonald recently completed a three-year traineeship for a Certificate III in Civil Construction (Pipe Laying) that he started at age 50, proving that age is no barrier to training success. Although Mr MacDonald has more than 30 years’ experience in civil construction and United Kingdom qualifications in drainage, this […]