News

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

17 May 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

09 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 […]

08 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 […]

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 […]