Projects need pipework. That much is obvious. And that suits Jaydo Construction perfectly, because it is a rather unusual company that concentrates entirely on the supply and installation of piping of all sorts, for irrigation, drainage, sewerage – any kind of infrastructural piping – from its base in Victoria.

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Tellam Civil Products

Will Dewar is not the boastful type. So when he says the company is “in an enviable position in southeast Queensland,” one suspects immediately this is not just wishful thinking.

Some might consider southeast Queensland an enviable place in itself, but that’s not what he means. Will is product development manager of Tellam Civil Products, a leading manufacturer of precast concrete, civil and building products for customers throughout Queensland.

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Effortlessly blending modern technology with time-honoured building techniques, Rintoul has a corner on the market as one of Australia’s largest and most respected interior construction specialists. As an associate company of construction giant AW Edwards, Rintoul has been servicing the needs of commercial, governmental and private clients for almost fifty years. Through its extensive selection of quality in-house specialist services, the company is able to work with discerning clients throughout the entire build process to create elaborate and unique outcomes.

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At Australian Construction Focus, it’s relatively rarely that we talk to companies based in or dealing with the Top End. According to Greg Thompson, managing director of Norbuilt in Darwin, it’s very much our loss.

His company operates largely in that area bounded by Broome in WA to the west and the Queensland border in the east, a region that takes in a vast amount of relatively empty land where construction projects come with a whole truckload of their own challenges and problems to be solved. Oh, and opportunities for fishing, too.

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Kirway Constructions

Back in 1995, veteran carpenter Wayne Hough – along with his wife, Theresa – founded Kirway Constructions Pty Ltd with the goal of creating a company that could successfully take on a wide variety of projects and provide clients with high-quality work delivered on time and within budget. The company’s first project was budgeted at a modest $69,000; a decade and a half later, Kirway Constructions has taken on jobs valued up to $25 million, and continues to deal with clients in ways that are friendly, open, and help them to realise their vision.

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Kane Constructions

In the demanding and competitive world of construction, companies that succeed in the long run are not only well-managed and determined, but able to conquer the most complex projects with a combination of skill, hands-on knowledge, and plenty of advanced preparation. Operating throughout Australia’s east coast and overseas from offices in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane, Kane Constructions Pty Ltd thrives on complex projects, and has successfully proved itself time and again over almost 40 years in business.

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Goodline is a company that is hard to categorise. It’s privately owned and was formed originally in 1999 to provide professional construction services in support of the mining industry. Goodline can provide services ranging from project conception and management through to ongoing maintenance for civil, mining, and port and marine sectors, and government and local authorities. The company’s services include steel fabrication and erection, demolition, scaffolding, plumbing, electrical, carpentry, civil and mechanical. They will also fix your washing machine.

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FM Projects / Capezio & Co

As a third generation construction company operating within the small but progressive city of Canberra, Capezio and Co has been able to sustain itself for more than half a century through its dedication to a “˜hands-on’ approach whereby all management is actively involved in the process and outcomes of each and every project. Offering a wide range of property development and construction services, Capezio and Co is incredibly focussed, and has a team of qualified and experienced professionals committed to producing superior outcomes and establishing lasting professional relationships.

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Devine Constructions

Since it was established in 1983, The Devine Group has built an impressive portfolio on its vision of creating homes and apartments of exceptional quality and innovative design, primarily in south east Queensland. Over the past 28 years, The Devine Group has helped over 23,000 families across Australia realise their dream of having a place to call home. Providing a variety of quality housing options, The Devine Group is about much more than building new properties – it is about fulfilling a vision of creating thriving, vibrant communities that encourage interaction and provide key community amenities and facilities like sports and recreation areas, parks, playgrounds, shops and restaurants.

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Construction Industries Australia

Construction Industries Australia Limited (CIA) is a Western Australia-based construction contractor capable of delivering unbeatable results across a wide variety of complex civil works including structural, mechanical, piping, detailed design and mine site facilities. Established three years ago, the company has quickly earned its place as a keen competitor in a fast-growing marketplace.

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Home Automation

Call it ‘domotics,’ and you are likely to receive a blank stare, but refer to it as ‘smart home’ or ‘home automation,’ and you will get a nod of acknowledgement. For the past few years, consumers have heard the word ‘smart’ attached to countless products and services, from food and drink to snacks like popcorn and mobile phones, which no one seems to refer to as a ‘cellphone’ anymore. Yet what, exactly, constitutes ‘smart’?

August 18, 2022, 8:09 PM AEST