This network of area managers and van sales representatives service construction, industrial, mining and Government utilities across Adelaide, throughout South Australia and into the Northern Territory.
This Victorian fencing specialist company has been supplying commercial fencing and related equipment throughout the state for more than 60 years and, as Director Andrew Lee told us, “If it is related to fencing, gates or access to property, we do it.”
Within this field, Global Projects excels across a wide variety of project types, whether new construction, refurbishment, alterations or additions. In addition to the hospitality sector, Global Projects also strives to offer expert management across a variety of projects in other sectors including commercial, residential and retail.
It is a remarkable feat for a community that was struggling to stay afloat just a short time ago. “We used to be a city that had one of the highest unemployment rates and one of the highest crime rates in the country,” Mayor Paul Pisasale reports. “We now have the lowest.”
With this symbolic impact in mind, Perth Airport Pty Ltd is in the midst of completing a $750 million redevelopment of the city’s airport. The endeavour is currently on budget and on time despite numerous challenges. Fiona Lander, Executive General Manager Corporate Affairs for the airport, shared her thoughts and insights about the project, the city of Perth and the future of this great facility.
According to Laurie Joyce, Sales Development Manager, the company’s core business has always been and remains temporary fencing – especially the steel-mesh perimeter panels of the 3000 and 5000 ranges. As well, Fortress offers shade cloth and scaffold netting, printed if the customer so desires, water-filled pedestrian or crash barriers, crowd control bars and an array of other related products and accessories.
Take timber, for example. It is always in fashion, in interior design and in many structural applications. It’s stylish and effective. But then, it’s all too easy to assume that because the rainforests are being chopped down, we should not be using wood anymore or we will run out of oxygen.
A dedication to customer service and a remarkable talent for homebuilding helped the company grow steadily, despite the rocky economic times. Today, just four years after inception, Aveling Homes boasts 70 employees, a brand new purpose-built office building, and 19 display homes – with two more slated for completion this year.
“It’s as complex as medicine or law.” explains Stephen. “Because of the huge amount of potential liability – just take occupational health and safety and essential services, for example.” Developers generally have a dangerously low awareness of the responsibilities involved.