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Month: August 2017


Queensland Master Builders Association announces top projects

Congratulations to winners at the QLD round of the Master Builders Awards. Congratulations to all involved in the large number of excellent projects recognised at the award ceremony held in August. Three projects with WGE involvement were recognised, including: 1 William Street, Brisbane by Multiplex Constructions – 2017 Project of the Year Hummingbird House by TF Woollam and Son – Best Health Facility up to $20 million Robina Town Centre Market Hall Redevelopment by ADCO Constructions – Best Commercial Building over $50 million Brisbane Office Manager, Johan Sadie said the 2017 winners demonstrate the high standard of construction excellence in …

Date: August 24, 2017
Category: News

WGE expands structural expertise in Sydney

Two experienced structural engineers have recently joined the Sydney team to strengthen and expand the offering for local clients. Michael Ruescher has moved from WGE’s Perth office and brings ten years of experience working with WA’s biggest developers. Michael specialises in large scale and medium to high rise residential and commercial building design. Michael says he is looking forward to new challenges, working on projects in the Sydney market. “There are so many new and exciting projects in the pipeline for Sydney and I look forward to working with local clients to provide effective structural solutions,” he said. Christopher Jennings …

Date: August 23, 2017
Category: News

WGE expertise guides new plan to regenerate Perth’s C-grade office stock

WGE’s Perth team have provided input into a new report by Architects Cameron Chisholm Nicol outlining six potential adaptive re-use concepts for the CBD’s C-grade office buildings. Perth is currently facing an oversupply of office space, with over 60% being C-grade stock. These buildings are generally older than 20 years with out-of-date finishes and services. The report includes creative ideas to revitalise ageing buildings and bring more people into the city. Adapting existing buildings can offer a cost-effective solution when compared with demolition and re-build scenarios. The WGE team included: Ralf Boepple – Hydraulics Phillip Cook – Sustainability Alex Deluca …

Date: August 21, 2017
Category: News