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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