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2018

That Winning Feeling: Bonnies girls crew sneak home

That Winning Feeling: Bonnies girls crew sneak home

We are enjoying our second year of sponsorship of the North Coast Surf Boat Series and pleased to report the Wauchope-Bonny Hills Surf Life Saving Crew are reaping the rewards of their hard work. 

Read the full article on Port News


2017

Sod turning ceremony for Port Macquarie Base Hospital Mental Health Unit Expansion

Sod turning ceremony for Port Macquarie Base Hospital Mental Health Unit Expansion

Officials and guests gathered on December 18 for the ‘sod turning’ ceremony for the Port Macquarie Base Hospital Mental Health Unit expansion.

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MBA Award Wins

MBA Award Wins

A W Edwards is pleased to announce three award wins at the MBA Excellence in Construction Awards for 2017. The awards acknowledge Prince of Wales Hospital - The Bright Alliance, Westmead Hospital Redevelopment Early and Enabling Works and Western Sydney University New Science Building. Recognition within a highly contested division of Major NSW Contractors is an esteemed achievement and a great credit to everyone involved. 

Visit the Awards page for more information on these projects


Sleek & Modern - A New Look for Armidale Regional Airport

Sleek & Modern - A New Look for Armidale Regional Airport

The new departure terminal gets the tick of approval from Armidale Regional Council and Local Member, Mr Adam Marshall, MP. The terminal and state-of-the-art baggage screening facilities forms part of a $9.2 million project. Council Administrator, Dr. Ian Tiley, said the expansion has been a ‘great economic driver for the regional area’. Stage 2 of the project is now underway, with the original portion of the airport undergoing complete refurbishment. 

Read the full article on NBN News


A W Edwards digs deep for kids with Sanfilippo

A W Edwards digs deep for kids with Sanfilippo

A W Edwards is delighted to partner with The Sanfilippo Children’s Foundation to support vital research projects and help make a difference with a series of small fundraisers scheduled for 2017. 

Read the full article on Sanfilippo Children's Foundation


Executive Interview with The CEO Magazine

Executive Interview with The CEO Magazine

In an Executive Interview with The CEO Magazine, Managing Director Bruce Edwards attributes the continued success of the company to the importance of strong heritage, family business ethic and the long association of the highly skilled and dedicated people of A W Edwards. 

Read the full article on The CEO Magazine


Western Sydney University New Science Building

Western Sydney University New Science Building

An interview by Western Sydney University discussing the environmentally sustainable design behind the new 6-star Green Facility.

View the interview on the Western Sydney University YouTube Channel


2016

A W Edwards wins in MBA Excellence in Construction Awards

A W Edwards wins in MBA Excellence in Construction Awards

A W Edwards received three awards at the recent Master Builders Association Excellence in Construction Awards held in Sydney. Congratulations to our dedicated project teams for their outstanding delivery of the Westmead Hospital Redevelopment – Early and Enabling Works, Wollongong Private Hospital and the RMS Kirribilli Office Refurbishment & Fitout. 

Visit the Awards page for more information on these projects


The Bright Alliance, A Princely Appointment

The Bright Alliance, A Princely Appointment

The Prince of Wales Hospital is a $70m facility that houses the Nelune Comprehensive Cancer Cenre (NCCC) and the Australian Advanced Treatment Centre (AATC), known as 'The Bright Alliance' project. The NCCC will provide ambulatory, outpatient and radiotherapy services and the AATC will be the first purpose-built early phase clinical trial in New South Wales which will provide an environment specifically for clinical trial activities.

Read the full article on Australian National Construction Review


School refit complete

School refit complete

Mowbray Public community celebrates completion of massive $20 million rebuild.

Former P&C President Vanessa Rengger, who has seen the whole project through start to finish, said it was a great result. "The original school was built back in the '50's. Now we're delighted to say we have a new school built for the 21-st century education." said Ms Rengger.

Read the full article on North Shore Times


Sydney Trains Operations Centre (ROC)

Sydney Trains Operations Centre (ROC)

A $276 million "nerve centre" will soon control the Sydney Trains network from one location for the first time in history.

Five control centres will be merges into the state-of-the-art Rail Operations Centre in Green Square, set to open in 2018, to reduce the delays on the network.

Read the full article on The Daily Telegraph


Australian Rugby Development Centre

Australian Rugby Development Centre

The state-of-the-art Australian Rugby Development Centre at Moore Park, which will become the new home of the Wallabies, has been given the tick of approval and construction will commence at the end of the month.

The SCG Trust, ARU and UTS, in partnership with the Federal and NSW governments, are set to 

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2015

Wollongong Private Hospital takes bookings for January

Wollongong Private Hospital takes bookings for January

Imagine a hospital where you can press a buzzer and a nurse instantly appears on the screen in front of your bed to deal with your request.

A facility which allows your obstetrician to monitor your baby's movements from afar by linking into the rooms CTG machine via mobile phone. 

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THREE FROM THREE - MBA AWARD SUCCESS

THREE FROM THREE - MBA AWARD SUCCESS

We are proud to share the three projects we nominated in this year's Master Builders Association Excellence in Construction Awards were successful. A huge congratulations to the teams involved in the delivery of the Victoria Avenue Community Precinct Project, Childrens Medical Research Institute, Westmead, and St.George Hospital Accident and Emergency Department, Kogarah.

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2015 Charity Shield Success

2015 Charity Shield Success

Yesterday A W Edwards hosted the 2015 Annual Charity Shield in partnership with Lipman and Richard Crookes Constructions to raise money for the Sanfilippo Children's Foundation.

A staggering $90,000 was raised thanks to the support of ErectSafe Scaffolding, Jones and Jones Master Plumbers and a number of other incredibly generous donors.

Find out more about the Charity Shield 

 


St George Hospital gets new parking

St George Hospital gets new parking

Patients, visitors and staff now have better access to St George Hospital from Kogarah town centre with the opening on July 30 of the new hospital entry and pulic and staff car park on Kensington Street.

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Award Wins: International Stadium and Event of the Year

Award Wins: International Stadium and Event of the Year

The Sydney Cricket Ground's MA Noble, Don Bradman & Dally Messenger Stands received significant industry recognition at the 2015 TheStadiumBusiness Awards held in Barcelona on the 10th June.

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Wollongong Hospital parking woes set to ease with opening of multi-deck carpark

Wollongong Hospital parking woes set to ease with opening of multi-deck carpark

Wollongong Hospital’s parking woes should ease from Monday when the boomgates of the new $30.5million multi-deck carpark open up for business. From 5.30am, patients, visitors and staff will be able to access the facility which features 750 new parking spaces and is connected to the existing carpark and to the hospital via a footbridge.

Read the full article on Illawarra Mercury


Thank You, From the AWE SMH Half Marathon Team

Thank You, From the AWE SMH Half Marathon Team

Yesterday we completed the Sydney Morning Herald Half Marathon. Together we raised $11,012.75 for Ovarian Cancer Australia. Team A W Edwards was placed 50 out of 142 teams- a great end result.

We thank you all for your support.


Name the Crane Competition

Name the Crane Competition

A W Edwards has partnered with The Prince of Wales Hospital and The Bright Alliance to run a competition encouraging local school children to 'Name the Crane' at The Prince of Wales Hospital in Randwick.

Read the full article on The Bright Alliance News


UWS breaks new ground with state-of-the-art science facility for Parramatta

UWS breaks new ground with state-of-the-art science facility for Parramatta

University of Western Sydney Chancellor, Professor Peter Shergold, has turned the first sod to mark the start of construction on the new state-of-the-art science facility for the UWS Parramatta campus.

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Wollongong Private Hospital Team Celebrate

Wollongong Private Hospital Team Celebrate

The Wollongong Private Hospital project team celebrated a significant milestone today with construction of the hospital reaching its highest point on 26 February, 2015.

To celebrate this momentous occasion a ‘Topping Out’ ceremony was conducted. The team put their own spin on the ancient Scandinavian tradition however by opting for an Australia Grass Tree, reflective of the bushland surrounds.


Wollongong Hospital's new car park reaches highest point

Wollongong Hospital's new car park reaches highest point

NSW Health Minister Jillian Skinner visited A W Edwards' Wollongong Hospital Car Park site on Tuesday to celebrate the project reaching its highest construction point. The milestone was marked with a Scandanavian 'topping out' ceremony.

Read the full article on Illawarra Mercury


2014

MBA Awards Success

MBA Awards Success

A W Edwards received significant industry recognition at the NSW Master Builders Association - Excellence in Construction Awards held on Saturday 8th November, 2014. A W Edwards took home the major award of the evening for 'Outstanding Construction' as well as five category awards.

Congratulations to all involved on this tremendous achievement.

Visit the Awards page for more information on these projects


Interest up in Wollongong private hospital

Interest up in Wollongong private hospital

As Wollongong Private Hospital takes shape in the heart of the city's medical precinct, doctors and other health providers are clamouring to be part of the $90 million state-of-the-art facility.

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White Bay Cruise Terminal wins again

White Bay Cruise Terminal wins again

The White Bay Cruise Terminal, which A W Edwards worked closely with Johnson Pilton Walker Architects on, has won the Harry Seidler Award for Commercial Architecture in the 2014 AIA National Architecture Awards.

JPW were also awarded the Steel Architecture award for The White Bay Cruise Terminal.

Congratulations to the team at JPW for this great result.


NSW Premier Mike Baird visits Canada Bay Primary School

NSW Premier Mike Baird visits Canada Bay Primary School

On Wednesday 29th October NSW Premier Mike Baird visited the AWE team at Canada Bay Primary School. The Premier was impressed by the project and all it will bring to the City of Canada Bay community.

The primary school will cater for approximately six hundred primary school aged children and is due to open in Term 1, 2015.


Minister says St George in good health with $41m hospital emergency department

Minister says St George in good health with $41m hospital emergency department

State Health Minister Jillian Skinner had two important jobs to do when visiting St George Hospital on Thursday, October 16. Mrs Skinner started the day at 9am by opening the St George and Sutherland Hospital Medical Research Symposium.

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New St George Hospital emergency Department in Gray Street is open for business

New St George Hospital emergency Department in Gray Street is open for business

The new St George Hospital emergency department in Gray Street, Kogarah, opened for business at 8am yesterday.

And it did not take long to get into full swing.

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Charity Shield Day

Charity Shield Day

e Humpty Dumpty Foundation. The friendly bowls competition resulted in $18,822 raised.

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Work progresses on new Lake Cathie School

Work progresses on new Lake Cathie School

Planning continues behind the scenes as the Lake Cathie Public School takes shape. The new school off Ocean Drive will have 10 classrooms, a library, hall, canteen, special programs area, administration, staff facilities, toilets, games and assembly courts, a covered outdoor learning area, sports field and a car park, as well as landscaping. Construction remains on time for completion by the end of the year.

Read the full article on Port Macquarie News


AWE awarded Commercial Builder of the year

AWE awarded Commercial Builder of the year

A W Edwards was awarded three awards at the Master Builders Association (Newcastle) 2014 Excellence in Building Awards held on Friday 12th September.

The team took home the main award of the evening- the Commercial Builder of the Year Award for the Tamworth Education Centre Project.

Visit the Awards page for more information on these projects


A W Edwards Corporate Video

A W Edwards Corporate Video

A W Edwards - A family company built on integrity. Our corporate video celebrates our 93 year history and the unique culture of our company.

View the full video on the A W Edwards YouTube Channel 


CMRI Official Opening

CMRI Official Opening

Stage 1 of the Children's Medical Research Institute was officially opened on Friday 29th August. A W Edwards appreciates the importance of children's medical research and was pleased to donate $20,000 to the Institute in support of their future research and building endeavors.


CMRI Stage 1 Project Completion

CMRI Stage 1 Project Completion

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A W Edwards attends the UWS Careers Expo

A W Edwards attends the UWS Careers Expo

A W Edwards recently set up at stall at the University of Western Sydney Careers Expo. The team had a great evening. Many thanks to UWS for having us.


Building the SCG

Building the SCG

The landmark project was showcased at an event held on Thursday 24th July at the SCG.

Find out more about Building the SCG


Steel Excellence Award Wins

Steel Excellence Award Wins

A W Edwards received two awards at the recent NSW & ACT Steel Excellence Awards held in Sydney.

The MA Noble and Don Bradman Stand Roof, part of the SCG Stage 2 Redevelopment Project, received a High Commendation for Steel Excellence in the 'Buildings- Large Projects' category.

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Ten Eyewitness News reports on CMRI's new cancer research centre

Ten Eyewitness News reports on CMRI's new cancer research centre

The Children's Medical Research Institute's new multi-million dollar cancer research centre, constructed by A W Edwards aims to become a world-leader in cancer research, attracting scientists from across the globe.

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White Bay Cruise Terminal takes out World Architecture Award

White Bay Cruise Terminal takes out World Architecture Award

The White Bay Cruise Terminal project has won a World Architecture Award in the Transport category.

A W Edwards worked closely with architects Johnson Pilton Walker to deliver this project.


Investing in future workforce

Investing in future workforce

Described as an investment in the future New England health workforce, the University of Newcastle’s multi-million dollar Tamworth Education Centre was officially opened yesterday. 

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Health infrastructure continues to grow in Tamworth

Health infrastructure continues to grow in Tamworth

The University of Newcastle’s $19 million Tamworth Health Education Centre officially opened today.

It’s hoped the facility will encourage students to remain in rural areas once they graduate.

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Tamworth Education Centre set to grow rural health workforce

Tamworth Education Centre set to grow rural health workforce

The University of Newcastle's (UON) $19.4 million Tamworth Education Centre is a state-of-the-art education and research hub designed to increase the skills and capacity of the region's health workforce.

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Wollongong Hospital car park expansion work given green light

Wollongong Hospital car park expansion work given green light

NSW Health Minister Jillian Skinner announced on Monday that Health Infrastructure had awarded the main works contract for the car park to Northbridge-based AW Edwards.

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School's in and we're digging it

School's in and we're digging it

"LAKE Cathie's new $8.3 million school will be open for business on day one of term one 2015, with enrolments for the first intake of students open from Monday.

The construction contract has been awarded to local company AW Edwards and will equate to 50 jobs when work gets underway.

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SCG Stage 2 Redevelopment Update- MLB Comes to Sydney

SCG Stage 2 Redevelopment Update- MLB Comes to Sydney

A W Edwards achieved a major milestone, ahead of schedule, with the delivery of 13,000 seats and associated facilities for the Ashes test match in January, 2014. The team was praised for its efforts, going above and beyond to ensure the series was a success for players and visitors alike.

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First Sod Turned at Lake Cathie School Site

First Sod Turned at Lake Cathie School Site

"Today marked a special milestone for the Lake Cathie Community, with the first sod turned at the site of a new public school."

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A GIANT Opening

A GIANT Opening

The Greater Western Sydney GIANTS have celebrated a major milestone with the opening of the Learning Life Centre at Sydney Olympic Park.

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New facility means no excuses for Giants says AFL chairman

New facility means no excuses for Giants says AFL chairman

After travelling all over Sydney's Western Suburbs the Giants now have a home and a very fancy one costing $11.5 million.

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GWS Giants move into the big league with elite training facility

GWS Giants move into the big league with elite training facility

Greater Western Sydney coach Leon Cameron is confident the establishment of a state-of-the-art $11.5 million training centre at Sydney Olympic Park will bolster the young club's ability to retain and entice top talent.

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2013

Wollongong Private Hospital Turning of the Sod Ceremony

Wollongong Private Hospital Turning of the Sod Ceremony

On Tuesday 12th November, 2013 the commencement of the construction of Wollongong Private Hospital was celebrated. The traditional 'Turning of the Sod Ceremony' was captured by the Illawarra Mercury.

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MBA Award Wins

MBA Award Wins

Congratulations to the A W Edwards project teams recognised at the MBA Excellence in Construction Awards announced in Sydney on 2nd November, 2013.

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These boots are made for being seen on the job

These boots are made for being seen on the job

A W Edwards is supporting the McGrath Foundation by equipping site personnel with fluorescent pink McGrath Mack work boots. The organisation is the first construction company to support thr foundation in this way. The Tamworth Education Centre team was the first to step out in the pink boots ahead of the initiative's offical launch in December.

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AIB Award Wins

AIB Award Wins

A W Edwards recently recieved a number of AIB Professional Excellence in Building Awards at state and national level. The awards recognised 'the highest standards of building and construction management, research and development of building projects in Australia'.

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Bowling for a cause

Bowling for a cause

A W Edwards, Lipman, Fugen, Mainbrace and Richard Crookes Constructions joined forces to raise $19,000 for Sydney teenager Liam Knight. Liam suffered life changing injuries when a metal rod pierced his brain in a horrific accident in January, 2013. The funds raised through the friendly bowling tournament will support Liam as he continues his rehabilitation.


New private hospital open by 2015

New private hospital open by 2015

A W Edwards secures construction of the Wollongong Private Hospital set to open in October, 2015.

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Digital Revolution

Digital Revolution

"Sporting fans switch on for all the game action- $197 million SCG grandstand will put new sport experience at their finger tips."

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New Era for Hallowed Ground

New Era for Hallowed Ground

"A wall of vertical "fins" will greet spectators at the Sydney Cricket Ground as the grand old lady of sport is coaxed into the 21st century."

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A W Edwards secures Wollongong Private Hospital Early Works

A W Edwards secures Wollongong Private Hospital Early Works

A W Edwards has commenced site clearing and excavation works in preparation for the new Wollongong Private Hospital. We look forward to our ongoing involvement.

 


Goodes Rises to the Top at the SCG

Goodes Rises to the Top at the SCG

History was made last August when Adam Goodes became the first Australian sports star to set foot on the top deck of the new MA Noble and Bradman Stands at the SCG.

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