When it comes to making tough and dependable products, few companies can compete with the Caterpillar name. The Cat brand – known for its distinctive black and yellow logo – is behind quality products that are built to last in all industries that demand rugged, powerful, and reliable equipment, from construction to forestry, and marine to mining.
One of the most recent additions to the construction and development industry in South Australia is Adelaide-based Trice, a young growing business offering project and development management expertise.
By combining outstanding onsite and project management experience with high-end connections in north Queensland’s major consulting engineering practices, Phoenix Constructions Pty Ltd has the knowledge and experience necessary to tackle major projects, and the integrity to foster honest and open relationships. Indeed, the company’s tagline itself – Quality Without Compromise – conveys this all important operating message in a way that both assures current clients and entices future prospects.
From residential structures like luxurious waterfront developments on Homebush Bay to industrial and commercial projects like The Five05 project – a daring, five-level outdoor adventure department store in Sydney’s Central Business District – m projects pty ltd remains at the forefront of many unique and innovative developments in New South Wales.
Marshall & Brougham has been something of a fixture in the capital of South Australia for more than 60 years, since James Gatt Marshall and his business partner Stewart Brougham established the business in 1948. James was a joiner in the fishing boat business in Scotland who arrived in Australia to become an apprentice carpenter with an Adelaide company; there he met Stewart and the pair started selling their services to architects as builders and joinery suppliers.
In 2001, when Wes Maas was just entering his twenties – typically a time of youthful revelry and wild dreams for most – he was instead starting a solid business which incorporated the strengths and passions of his two brothers alongside of his own. This business, strengthened by years of dedication and hard work, has since grown to become a multi-million dollar company, competing with major plant hire companies across eastern Australia.
When you think of public housing in New South Wales, what comes to mind? For some it’s the unfortunate ghettos created from the American Radburn style developments of the seventies; or the drab public housing towers and concentrated neighbourhoods with no communal features; for others, it’s the stigma attached to public housing developments. Housing NSW is challenging you to rethink public housing, as it enters into a new phase of achievement and intelligent design, marked by community-building new developments and eco-friendly initiatives.
Many construction firms have solid records for delivering projects to their clients, but it is rare to find a company that has never missed a single deadline in all its years in business. In Australia, one of the few is Gongues Constructions Pty Ltd, a construction firm that has completed every one of its jobs on time for the past 12 years.
Developers and building crews realise the importance of effective earth retention that is appropriate for the demands of each individual site. Few companies know more about retaining wall systems – ranging from contiguous flight auger and mixed in place walls to pre-cast panels and sheet piling – than ASP.
“These are interesting times, really,” muses Dale Kennedy, Managing Director for Melbourne’s up and coming fitout and construction company, Harris HMC in a recent interview. Interesting indeed, with construction costs continuing to rise, and projects being put on hold with both finance and feasibility issues. With its long and committed history of innovation and evolution, Harris HMC is one company not afraid to push forward through the difficulties.Â