Seymour Whyte CEO recognised as pay equity ambassador

Posted on 25 May 2018

  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 […]

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Seymour Whyte supports CCF NSW’s Back to School visits program

Posted on 25 May 2018

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 […]

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Berry to Bomaderry Princes Highway upgrade awarded to Downer Seymour Whyte JV

Posted on 18 May 2018

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 […]

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Seymour Whyte to deliver M4 Smart Motorway – Stage 2 and Stage 3

Posted on 23 April 2018

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 […]

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Correction of statements made in local media

Posted on 20 April 2018
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 […]Read More

Micro-tunnelling to reduce impacts on Neerabup bush

Posted on 22 March 2018

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 […]

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Students tour Port of Brisbane major project

Posted on 9 March 2018

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 […]

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Rob Carr proud in pink for gender diversity

Posted on 8 March 2018

All employees across Rob Carr sites and offices 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 Rob Carr’s efforts to increase […]

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Seymour Whyte in the pink for International Women’s Day

Posted on 8 March 2018

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 […]

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Seymour Whyte kicks off second year of Power of Engineering partnership

Posted on 23 February 2018

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 […]

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Seymour Whyte back on the M1

Posted on 19 February 2018

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 […]

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Rob Carr Pty Ltd star employees named finalists in prestigious state awards

Posted on 13 February 2018

Three Rob Carr Pty Ltd (RCPL) employees were hailed for their professional achievements and commitment to excellence when they were named finalists in the 2018 Civil Contractors Federation Western Australia (CCF WA) Industry & Training Awards. Tunnelling Supervisor Rob Roso and Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) Operator Larry Flynn are in the running to be named […]

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Seymour Whyte-CPB JV awarded Western Highway Duplication

Posted on 6 February 2018

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 […]

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Australia’s longest single span shared path bridge takes shape

Posted on 18 January 2018

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 […]

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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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