2017 MBA Awards

Lahey Constructions attended the 2017 Master Builders Association (MBA) Awards evening held last weekend at the Star Event Centre. Thank you to MBA for putting on a spectacular night at this year’s Gala Dinner, as always a great night was had by all! Lahey would like to congratulate the Harbord Public School – New Facilities project team, who won the category for ‘Public Schools up to $15, 000,000’. This was a challenging project working adjacent to a live school site however the Principal and staff at the school were extremely accommodating and helpful throughout the project which allowed a seamless…

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Safety First Campaign

In response to SafeWork NSW’s safety blitz on the construction industry in NSW, Lahey have launched a Safety Campaign and held a briefing session with industry representatives on 10th August 2017. Lahey Constructions Chief Operating Officer, Vargha Zare set the objectives for the business at the forum where it was noted, Lahey Constructions will continue to actively promote a culture that will ‘Think safety first, safety starts with you, where we will work diligently towards zero harm’. Executive Director of SafeWork NSW, Peter Dunphy, said “Every worker in the NSW construction industry has the right to a safe and healthy…

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Green Square Community Centre and Cultural Precinct Open Day

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  • May 16th, 2017
  • News

The City of Sydney recently hosted an open day for the Green Square Community and Cultural Precinct. The Lord Mayor of Sydney, Clover Moore gave an overview of the Green Square Precinct, including current and upcoming works, with Gadigal Elder, Uncle Chicka Madden, giving the Welcome to Country. The event was attended by over 150 members of the public who saw first-hand, the progress that is being made to reinvigorate and revitalise the area. Lahey are currently extending and refurbishing the Joynton Avenue Creative Centre (the former South Sydney Hospital, Esme Cahill Building), the ‘Banga’ Community Shed and the Green…

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Pulse Oximeters Purchased!

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  • Apr 11th, 2017
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The Sydney Children’s Hospital Foundation has purchased two Pulse Oximeter Machines with the donations we raised at Christmas! Lahey’s Bid Director, Guy Tristram, visited the Hospital to experience first-hand what the machine does for the Hospital’s Sleep Medicine Unit. The machines are a simple and effective way to screen babies and children for potentially life-threatening sleep conditions by measuring oxygen levels in the blood. They help SCH identify which children need to be prioritised in sleep studies, and have dramatically reduced the extensive waiting list. The machines offer a simple and pain-free way to screen babies and children from potentially life-threatening…

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Harbord Public School is Hi-Tech!

Channel 7 Sunrise morning news ran a segment on the new, Hi-Tech, Harbord Public school over the weekend. The article focused on how the school are introducing new and advanced learning techniques, by using the space and furniture to create flexible, learning environments for the staff and students. Harbord Public School have introduced innovative new ways of learning using retractable walls, stand up hover boards, interactive white boards, reading pods, Ipads and ‘writable’ white board desks which are seen as the future of education. Rob Stokes, NSW Minister for Education, stated that the Harbord School has initiated, ‘an entirely new…

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Alice Springs Hospital RED is Opened!

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  • Mar 23rd, 2017
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The official opening of the Alice Springs Hospital Research Education and Development (RED) Centre that took place last month was an astounding success as the NT Minister for Health, Natasha Fyles, graced us with her presence at the ceremony. The new two-storey building, also known as the Teaching and Training Facility, boasts a 100 seat theatre, training and tutorial rooms, video conference rooms, student lounge, student computer hub and office areas. The state of the art education suite is now fully operational as ASH welcomes their new interns.

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Toronto Police Station Goes Live!

Congratulations to the Toronto Police Station site team, who recently handed over the new Toronto Police Station several weeks early and on budget.  The ‘Go Live’ date for the station was 7th March, the staff are delighted with their new ‘state of the art’ facility. The new police station was constructed on the same site as the old existing station, on the corner of Cary and Thorne Street. Prior to commencing works at Toronto, the staff were temporarily relocated to the local Boolaroo Police station whilst the main construction works were undertaken at Toronto. Our team were required to make…

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Southern Highlands Police Station Sod Turning Ceremony

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  • Feb 21st, 2017
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The official sod turning ceremony was held on-site last month to mark the official start of construction for the new Southern Highlands Police Station. The ceremony was attended by (from left to right); Mark de Fraga (Project Administrator BGIS), Reza Moradi (Snr Project Manager BGIS), Vargha Zare (COO Lahey Constructions), Pru Goward (MP for Goulburn), Andrew Koutsoufis (Hume LAC Commander), Gary Worboys (Assistant Commissioner), Jai Rowell (MP for Wollondilly), Liam Linehan (Project Director BGIS), John Klepczarek (Inspector), Brendan Bernie (Chief Inspector) and Geoff Webb (Police Chaplin). The new Southern Highlands Police Station is part of the progressive roll-out of ‘next…

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Streamlining our processes

  • By lahey
  • Jan 18th, 2017
  • News

Lahey Constructions engages ACONEX in a 3 year agreement in order to enhance and streamline business processes. The platform, in conjunction with our integrated management system, provides a universal filing format which allows site personnel and project managers to work with existing forms and procedures throughout the business. Aconex makes the functions of monitoring, reporting and accountability easier to manage throughout the organisation as a whole. Success stories include Toronto Police Station, Riverstone Police Station, and Alice Springs Hospital Emergency Department and Medical Imaging Service, to name a few. Read more about Aconex here.

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Artarmon Contract Awarded

Lahey Constructions have been awarded the contract for the delivery of the new Artarmon Public School. Our project team are looking forward to working alongside GHD project management, DEC and the school to deliver the works on time and exceed stakeholder expectations. Lahey has helped build Australia’s educational sector for over six decades and with the award of the Artarmon School we remain at the forefront, delivering the next generation of education projects.

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