A better balance for what is important is a good thing

Posted on 9 May 2019

Andrew Deck, Seymour Whyte Project Director on Sydney’s M4 Smart Motorway project, knows first-hand how hard it is to balance life and work. “I’m a big believer in work ethic, working hard and giving 100 percent all day and every day to what you do. I’m passionate about that. But on reflection I think, in […]

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Altogether stronger: Striking a better balance for working parents

Posted on 7 March 2019

Jessica English, Project Administration Manager, discusses how Seymour Whyte provided incredibly valuable hands-on training, as well as providing flexibility during her pregnancy and return to work. Jess started her career in construction as the first female employee at a Gold Coast contracting firm as a Traffic Controller. Before her construction job, Jess worked in hospitality […]

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Graduates always get what they want

Posted on 7 February 2019

Recently armed with a degree in civil engineering, Gabrielle Pawley is one of the 24 graduates with Seymour Whyte making a real difference on one of the largest road infrastructure road projects in Australia.

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Seymour Whyte Steps Up

Posted on 17 December 2018

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 […]

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Seymour Whyte wins national award for excellence in civil construction

Posted on 23 November 2018

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 […]

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Outstanding NSW construction professionals recognised

Posted on 13 November 2018

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 […]

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Yandhai Nepean Crossing: Triumph of engineering

Posted on 1 November 2018

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 […]

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Design Manager Eva Cho wins NAWIC QLD award

Posted on 19 October 2018

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 […]

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Seymour Whyte lauds Women in Civil mentoring program

Posted on 24 September 2018

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 & […]

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Try’a Trade Day with Seymour Whyte

Posted on 19 August 2018

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 […]

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Seymour Whyte shows steel excellence

Posted on 7 August 2018

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 […]

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Pacific Hwy and Wyong Rd Intersection Upgrade awarded by Engineers Australia

Posted on 31 July 2018

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 […]

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Seymour Whyte wins at New South Wales 2018 CCF Earth Awards

Posted on 21 June 2018

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 […]

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Seymour Whyte Project Manager Wins Professional Excellence Award

Posted on 29 May 2018

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 […]

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Works progressing well on Chandler Highway Upgrade

Posted on 29 May 2018

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 […]

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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