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Major milestone caps off mast of landmark Brisbane bridge

Major milestone caps off mast of landmark Brisbane bridge

Remarkable crane lift completed at Kangaroo Point Green Bridge with the 180 tonne mast head lifted into place.

Groundbreaking ceremony launches construction of new $90m Hospital in Adelaide

Groundbreaking ceremony launches construction of new $90m Hospital in Adelaide

BESIX Watpac marked the start of construction on the Eastwood Private Hospital project with a groundbreaking ceremony in what is a major step forward for the South Australian healthcare sector.

St George Hospital Redevelopment Name the Crane Competition underway

St George Hospital Redevelopment Name the Crane Competition underway

South Eastern Sydney primary school students have the chance to name a 125 metre tall crane which has been installed as part of the $411 million St George Hospital Stage 3 Redevelopment including a car park.

Double Bay artist impression

Significant upgrades underway at Sydney Harbour wharves

Taronga Zoo wharf upgrade recently completed, while construction continues at Double Bay.

Multiple construction milestones achieved at Te Kaha

Multiple construction milestones achieved at Te Kaha

Christchurch City Council's Te Kaha Multi-Use Arena begins to take shape

Topping Out Ceremony marks a milestone for GPO Hotel Marriott project in Adelaide

Topping Out Ceremony marks a milestone for GPO Hotel Marriott project in Adelaide

With a valuation of $200 million, this iconic development is on track for completion in the first half of 2024.

BESIX Watpac Relocates NSW HQ to Award-Winning 210 George Street

BESIX Watpac Relocates NSW HQ to Award-Winning 210 George Street

BESIX Watpac is thrilled to announce the relocation of its New South Wales office to the prestigious Poly Centre located at Circular Quay in Sydney.

St John of God Ballarat Hospital marks major redevelopment milestone

St John of God Ballarat Hospital marks major redevelopment milestone

The structure of the new hospital wing is officially completed.

BESIX Watpac Annual Review 2022/23: Celebrating 40 years of strong foundations

BESIX Watpac Annual Review 2022/23: Celebrating 40 years of strong foundations

BESIX Watpac releases special edition Annual Review

Kangaroo Point Green Bridge’s tower crane is named ‘Picky Upy’

Kangaroo Point Green Bridge’s tower crane is named ‘Picky Upy’

Local Brisbane student names the world's largest lifting capacity tower crane at Kangaroo Point Green Bridge.

Celebrating 40 years of strong foundations

Celebrating 40 years of strong foundations

Today BESIX Watpac celebrates 40 years of delivering excellence.

Kangaroo Point Green Bridge creates platform for student learning

Kangaroo Point Green Bridge creates platform for student learning

QUT students get involved in major infrastructure project for Brisbane.

BESIX Watpac awarded ECI contract for $80m Moree Hospital Redevelopment

BESIX Watpac awarded ECI contract for $80m Moree Hospital Redevelopment

BESIX Watpac has been awarded the Early Contractor Involvement (ECI) contract for the $80m redevelopment of Moree Hospital in regional New South Wales, building on its strong portfolio of health projects in the state.

BESIX Watpac named contractor for three major Queensland hospital expansions

BESIX Watpac named contractor for three major Queensland hospital expansions

BESIX Watpac reaffirms its position as a leading health infrastructure contractor following contract awards for expansions at Ipswich, Townsville and Mackay Hospitals.

CSL Seqirus’ $800m innovative vaccine and anti-venom manufacturing facility reaches major milestone

CSL Seqirus’ $800m innovative vaccine and anti-venom manufacturing facility reaches major milestone

The new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Melbourne has 'topped out'

ACU's St Teresa of Kolkata Building reaches completion

ACU's St Teresa of Kolkata Building reaches completion

Doors have opened at the new Saint Teresa of Kolkata Building on Australian Catholic University’s Fitzroy campus following project handover by construction company, BESIX Watpac.

Te Kaha comes out of the ground

Te Kaha comes out of the ground

The concrete structure of Canterbury’s Multi-Use Arena begins to take shape.

Works kick off at new Gold Coast health facility

Works kick off at new Gold Coast health facility

A sod-turning ceremony signals construction has started on Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service's new Secure Mental Health Rehabilitation Unit.

BESIX Watpac CEO Mark Baker with Construction Worker Prue Patterson

SA’s first Marriott Hotel rises above Adelaide’s historic GPO building

South Australia’s first Marriott Hotel is on track for completion in the first half of 2024, with construction now rising above Adelaide’s historic General Post Office (GPO) building in King William Street.

BESIX Watpac commits to a 25% female workforce by 2025

BESIX Watpac commits to a 25% female workforce by 2025

The next step BESIX Watpac is taking to build a diverse and inclusive workforce.

$740M St George Hospital Redevelopment enters third stage

$740M St George Hospital Redevelopment enters third stage

The third stage of the $740 million St George Hospital Redevelopment will soon be underway, with main works to begin within weeks.

Heavy lift crane arrives for iconic green bridge project

Heavy lift crane arrives for iconic green bridge project

The world's largest lifting capacity tower crane arrives at Kangaroo Point Green Bridge

Four decades of building the best

Four decades of building the best

BESIX Watpac celebrates 40 years as a leading Australian contractor

BESIX Watpac backs tradie health research

BESIX Watpac backs tradie health research

BESIX Watpac is founding partner for Tradie Health Institute

Microsoft Data Centre Construction Manager Niall Rooney Hume City Council Mayor Joseph Haweil, Microsoft DCD Director Mark Jackson, BESIX Watpac General Manager VIC & SA Simon Ballard

Work starts on the Garden Drive Data Centre

BESIX Watpac awarded contract to build next-gen data centre

Consortium awarded Circular Quay Renewal project

Consortium awarded Circular Quay Renewal project

BESIX Watpac will join Capella Capital and Lendlease Construction in the Circular Quay Consortium (CQC), as the planning and design partner for Transport for NSW’s Circular Quay Renewal project.

Geelong Community Donations exceed $56K

Geelong Community Donations exceed $56K

BESIX Watpac will inject more than $56,000 into the Geelong community this year as part of its commitment to the region and local construction projects.

A new way of doing business in Sydney

A new way of doing business in Sydney

Poly Centre at 210 George Street, Sydney is setting a new standard for commercial property in Australia.

BESIX Watpac shines at national industry awards

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BESIX Watpac shines at national industry awards

Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Hospital Stage 2 Redevelopment and Adelaide Airport Terminal Expansion project teams receive AIB awards.

Barangaroo Station Project Update

Barangaroo Station Project Update

Located in the heart of Sydney, Barangaroo Station will be one of the flagship destinations of the city’s new metro rail line.

Breaking the stigma of mental health

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Breaking the stigma of mental health

National construction firm, BESIX Watpac and Australia’s first accredited and Indigenous-owned mental health organisation, Goanna Academy have teamed up to break the silence on mental health.

Grand opening of The Banksia apartments

Grand opening of The Banksia apartments

BESIX Watpac celebrated the official opening of The Banksia Apartments in Port Macquarie on 29 September.

Photo credit Matthew Seebeck Photography

Wurun Senior Campus wins global award

The Victorian School Building Authority's Wurun Senior Campus, built by BESIX Watpac under a Design and Construct contract, has won international recognition from the bible of the construction industry, Engineering News Record (ENR).

Brisbane Grammar School construction steams ahead

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Brisbane Grammar School construction steams ahead

Brisbane Grammar School (BGS) Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics building (STEAM) reaches major milestone.

Building engineering careers for young women

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Building engineering careers for young women

BESIX Watpac ramps up efforts to create careers for women in construction through targeted and engaging initiatives.

2021 in Review

2021 in Review

BESIX Watpac has released its annual review reflecting on construction activity in 2021, several iconic project wins and a profitable balance sheet.

Kangaroo Point Green Bridge Welcome to Country

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Kangaroo Point Green Bridge Welcome to Country

On Friday, 29th of July BESIX Watpac hosted a Welcome to Country and Smoking Ceremony to bless the Kangaroo Point Green Bridge project site and Brisbane Connect team.

A new Head of Sector for Stadiums and Venues

A new Head of Sector for Stadiums and Venues

Gilbert Gouveia has been appointed Head of Sector – Stadiums and Venues for BESIX Watpac, as the company gears up for the Brisbane 2032 Olympics.

Changing lives through the JCU TIC project

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Changing lives through the JCU TIC project

​BESIX Watpac has been leading the way in creating opportunities for Indigenous participation and local engagement at the James Cook University Technology Innovation Complex (JCU TIC) project.

Works start on Cairns Hospital Emergency Department Upgrade

Works start on Cairns Hospital Emergency Department Upgrade

BESIX Watpac has started work on the $26.4m Cairns Hospital Emergency Department Redevelopment this month, mobilising their site team and establishing the first of 12 work zones.

Greenlight for Te Kaha Multi-Use Arena

Greenlight for Te Kaha Multi-Use Arena

The $683 million fully enclosed Te Kaha /Canterbury Multi-Use Arena is the company’s first New Zealand project and its largest project currently under construction in the Australia/New Zealand market.

Ballarat hospital contract announced

Ballarat hospital contract announced

Local Ballarat builder H.Troon and BESIX Watpac have teamed up to build the $80.5 million St John of God Hospital redevelopment in Ballarat, Victoria.

NSW delivers first ferry wharf ahead of schedule

NSW delivers first ferry wharf ahead of schedule

BESIX Watpac's team in NSW has successfully completed the first of a series of wharf upgrades in Sydney, with ferry services already restarting at the new North Sydney Wharf.

DIZ Footprints participants on the Barangaroo Project

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Barangaroo project sets a new benchmark

BESIX Watpac has wrapped up its National Reconciliation Week activities with a site BBQ attended by its workers, partners and subcontractors involved on its Sydney Metro Barangaroo Station project.

Residents come home to nature at Natura

Residents come home to nature at Natura

BESIX Watpac has completed another high-end residential project in Sydney, NSW.

Reconciliation Week 2022

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Reconciliation Week 2022

BESIX Watpac will celebrate Reconciliation Week this week with events on our project sites and offices.

Array approaches final stages of construction

Array approaches final stages of construction

A new, PCA A-grade office development at One Eden Park Drive is a step closer to completion, with the project “topping out” Thursday, 26 May 2022.

Vickers Vimy installed in new exhibit

Vickers Vimy installed in new exhibit

The beautiful, quite enormous and fragile Vickers Vimy, made its second epic journey last night to arrive at its final destination, a new public exhibit being constructed by BESIX Watpac at the Adelaide Airport main terminal.

National industry recognition for STARS

National industry recognition for STARS

The Surgical Treatment and Rehabilitation Service (STARS) building at Herston Quarter took out top gong for health facilities at the 2021 Master Builders Australia National Awards in Cairns on Saturday 30 April.

Naval Guided Weapons Facility Complete

Naval Guided Weapons Facility Complete

BESIX Watpac has successfully delivered a complex purpose-built Integrated Weapons Facility (IWF) at Defence Establishment Orchard Hills.

Work starts on new flagship industrial development, Sydney

Work starts on new flagship industrial development, Sydney

BESIX Watpac has been selected by global industrial property specialists, Goodman, to deliver a state-of-the-art new multi-unit warehouse development in the heart of South Sydney’s industrial precinct.

Site blessing and sod turning at Christchurch arena

Site blessing and sod turning at Christchurch arena

Today marks a special milestone for Te Kaha/Canterbury Multi-Use Arena, Christchurch’s new central city stadium, with the construction team participating in a site blessing and sod-turning ceremony prior to early works commencing.

Saint Teresa of Kolkata Building Tops Out

Saint Teresa of Kolkata Building Tops Out

The Saint Teresa of Kolkata building at ACU Melbourne campus is a step closer to completion with the new 12-storey 18,344sqm teaching and learning space reaching its final height this week.

Ferry Wharves project scope increases

Ferry Wharves project scope increases

BESIX Watpac has been awarded further development and supply packages under the Ferry Wharf Upgrade Program (FWUP) Tranche 3, increasing the scope of our contract from three to six wharves.

Jubilee Place reaches project completion

Jubilee Place reaches project completion

BESIX Watpac has achieved project completion for Brisbane’s first and Australia’s tallest diagrid building, Jubilee Place.

Major works commence on landmark green bridge

Major works commence on landmark green bridge

Major works on Brisbane’s iconic Kangaroo Point Green Bridge are officially underway.

Smart thinking overcomes COVID challenges

Smart thinking overcomes COVID challenges

Delivering major Design and Construct projects amid COVID restrictions has been the catalyst for some remarkable out of the box innovation at BESIX Watpac.

BESIX Watpac supports NZ Construction Accord

BESIX Watpac supports NZ Construction Accord

Multidisciplinary construction contractor BESIX Watpac has been accepted as a member of the New Zealand Construction Sector Accord Network, a group of construction contractors committed to advancing the industry’s capability and resilience.


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