Seymour Whyte’s Exit 54 team win national award

Posted on 22 November 2017

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 […]

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Seymour Whyte safety veteran recognised at CCF NSW 2017 People Awards

Posted on 17 November 2017

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 […]

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Seymour Whyte completes Great Western Highway Upgrade at Forty Bends

Posted on 27 October 2017

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 – […]

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Construction is child’s play

Posted on 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 […]

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Seymour Whyte delivers Australian first at Port of Brisbane

Posted on 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 […]

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Rob Carr Pty Ltd launches Metro Tunnel’s first TBM

Posted on 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, […]

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Double honours for Seymour Whyte at Queensland CCF Earth Awards

Posted on 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 […]

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Seymour Whyte and Boomerang: Building pathways to careers in construction

Posted on 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 […]

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Seymour Whyte Project Manager wins Professional Excellence Award

Posted on 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 […]

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Construction kicks off on Bruce Highway upgrade

Posted on 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 […]

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Massive bridge girder for Narellan Road marks Seymour Whyte first

Posted on 16 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 […]

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No barriers to training success

Posted on 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 […]

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Seymour Whyte ramps up in Victoria with Chandler Highway win

Posted on 27 February 2017

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 […]

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Seymour Whyte awarded Swan St Bridge Upgrade

Posted on 15 January 2017

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.

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Townsville Ring Road Section 4 completed six months ahead of schedule

Posted on 12 December 2016

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 […]

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Promoting diversity and careers in engineering

Posted on 29 November 2016

Seymour Whyte has enhanced its commitment to gender diversity by signing on for a three-year partnership with Power of Engineering. Power of Engineering is a not-for-profit organisation whose vision is “to inspire young people to consider a diverse and creative career in the profession of engineering, with a particular focus on females, regional and Indigenous […]

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Triple win at Civil Contractors Federation NSW People Awards

Posted on 11 November 2016

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 […]

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Rob Carr Pty Ltd wins National Earth Award

Posted on 7 November 2016

Utilities infrastructure contractor Rob Carr Pty Ltd (RCPL) has landed its first national accolade at the Civil Contractors Federation’s 2016 National Earth Awards in Canberra. RCPL and Lendlease (on behalf of Melbourne Water), in a joint submission, were declared the national winners of Category 5 (projects valued between $30–$75 million) for the Alphington Sewer Project […]

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Quality Manager Lorraine Perera takes top honours at NAWIC QLD awards

Posted on 21 October 2016

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 […]

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Engineering a balanced workforce

Posted on 11 October 2016

The movement to encourage women and girls to take up careers in engineering received a boost with the recent visit of the Ms Kate Hall, the inspiring 2016 Seymour Whyte Distinguished Visiting Scholar for Women in Civil Engineering. For the third year running, Seymour Whyte partnered with the Peta Seymour Foundation and the University of […]

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