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August 24, 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. Th …


August 23, 2017

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 yea …


August 21, 2017

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 …


July 31, 2017

WGE achieves Aon Best Employer accreditation for the seventh time

WGE have once again been accredited as Aon Hewitt Best Employer, making it six years in a row – and seven years in total. Announced on Thursday 27 July, the award reflects WGE’s continued focus on eng …


July 28, 2017

Monash University Building 17 Biology Building Façade and Refurbishment

WGE’s Melbourne team has been upgrading Building 17 at Monash University. Constructed in 1968, Building 17 is home to the Biology department and was due for an upgrade. The aging building had cracked …


July 27, 2017

One Planet Living realises a new level of sustainable living

WGE’s Sustainability team is working on Evermore Apartments – the first apartment project in WA to be recognised as a One Planet Living development. The One Planet Living Action Plan is a positive res …


July 25, 2017

Master Builders Association of WA announces Excellence in Construction awards for 2017

Western Australia’s outstanding construction projects were honoured by the MBA at their annual gala ceremony held on Saturday 22 July. This year’s awards attracted 71 entries with a combined value of …


July 21, 2017

Fire engineers volunteer with Habitat for Humanity

Recently the WGE Melbourne Fire Engineering team spent the day working with Habitat for Humanity in Yea to assist with building housing for families in need. Some of the team were installing flooring …


July 16, 2017

Vertical schools – the only way is up

WGE’s Vinh Le recently spoke to the Property Council of Australia (PCA) about the new trend towards vertical schools in urban areas.  As people move back into our city centres, vertical schools are ri …


July 5, 2017

WGE announces six new Principal shareholders and 10 new Associates

WGE is pleased to announce the promotion of six people to the level of Principal shareholder. These individuals have demonstrated their ability to add significant value across a number of areas of the …


July 5, 2017

WGE informs new training for managing underground assets

WGE is working with Engineering Education Australia (EEAUST) and Open Learning, on a new training module to inform the management of underground assets or subsurface utilities. Available through Open …


July 4, 2017

WGE Engineer named one of Australia’s most innovative

WGE’s Elliot Alfirevich has been named by Engineers Australia as one of the nation’s most innovative engineers for his highly integrated technology solution at the Perth Busport. The list of innovativ …


July 3, 2017

Congratulations to winners of the Victorian Architecture Awards

Winners of the 2017 Victorian Architecture Awards were announced recently with two WGE projects recognised. The Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre (VCCC) by the sthDI + MCR architectural consortium …


June 26, 2017

Architecture Awards showcase the best in the West

Congratulations to all projects recognised at the WA Architecture Awards. Announced at a gala function on Friday 23 June, the awards highlight excellence in architecture across Western Australia. Stat …


June 19, 2017

Young engineers learn from industry experts

WGE’s Sydney team recently took part in a Young Engineers Australia event to gain an understanding of the issues that can arise on engineering projects. Attendees heard from keynote speakers including …


June 7, 2017

Fiction is fun, but reality will sell

Imagine standing on the balcony of your yet-to-be-built house on your still vacant block and seeing the sunset or ocean views. This is no longer science fiction, says Darren Pesich. A director and Per …


June 1, 2017

Bushmead Estate recognised by the UDIA

Bushmead by Cedar Woods has received a prestigious six-leaf certification under the Urban Development Institute of Australia’s (UDIA) highly regarded EnviroDevelopment program. WGE is providing civil, …


May 29, 2017

Two WA Heritage Awards for Heirloom by Match

WGE worked with developers M/Group and architects Cameron Chisholm Nicol on Heirloom by Match, transforming the former disused Dalgety Wool Stores into 183 contemporary apartments. The project was rec …


May 23, 2017

Are you going to Green Building Day in Sydney?

WGE’s Rebecca Dracup will be at Green Building Day in Sydney on Wednesday 24 May talking about how sustainability performance can be achieved for heritage buildings. As part of the conference program, …


May 15, 2017

WGE engineers put dual-stage PRVs to the test

With the increasing trend toward taller high-rise residential developments, hydraulics engineers are working harder to ensure reliable and consistent water pressure with optimized plant space availabl …