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From one million to multi-million

RORK PROJECTS ACHIEVES MAJOR MILESTONE Twenty-five years ago, Brian O’Rourke found himself at a career crossroads. In his mid-20s, he had just been made redundant from one of the country’s largest furniture suppliers and was facing an uncertain future. But Brian was never one to let an opportunity go to waste. Capitalising on the opening in the market created by …

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RECAP: Subbies Lawn Bowls

After the year that was 2021, we were so excited to be kicking off 2022 with a face-to-face event celebrating our amazing subbies and their continued efforts. Canberra, Melbourne, and Brisbane have all held Lawn Bowls Networking Events over the last 3 weeks. It was great to have the chance to come together, with a casual (yet somewhat competitive) afternoon …

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PROJECT UPDATE: 10 King Street

2022 is flying by, with the Rork Team powering through major milestones on some of our biggest projects ever. This is especially evident with the progress of our second commercial new build at the Lakes Centre in Caboolture. The project is particularly challenging due to the limited site access and its location within a fully operational commercial centre.  Last Wednesday, …

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Rork appointed to Powerhouse Precinct

Rork Projects has been engaged for Stage 2 of Mildura’s riverfront redevelopment which will see the transformation of the existing Powerhouse building. Upgrades include a new visitor information area, theatre space, a flexible event space, covered alfresco area, a new events kitchen building adjacent to the Powerhouse, public amenities, new ‘boiler house’ providing covered outdoor events space, and external services. …

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WINNERS: NAWIC Awards

We are so proud to have won the Award for Diversity and Inclusion at the National Association of Women in Construction (Australia National) Crystal Vision Awards held in Canberra on Friday. We pride ourselves in creating opportunities and facilitating career progression regardless of gender, race and background. In fact, at Rork Projects more than 50% of our employees represent cultural backgrounds from …

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Energex House

The Rork Queensland team are proud to announce that they have been selected to deliver a full cosmetic refurbishment of the end of trip facilities at 33 Breakfast Creek Road, in Newstead. This includes the construction of new bike storage facilities for commuters, and the refurbishment of all existing amenities located within the commercial building. This building has been designed to …

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Rork in Robotics

Rork Projects is proud to have been selected to deliver the new showcase Robotics and Engineering Facility for the University of Canberra (UC). The UC has ambitious objectives aiming to be amongst Australia’s most innovative tertiary institutions. Their commitment to innovation will see the UC campus develop into a thriving ecosystem of research and development in biomedicine, biotechnology, sports technology, materials fabrication …

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PROGRESS REPORT: Gold Creek Senior School

At the end of June, Rork Projects held a traditional Smoking Ceremony to mark the start of works on the Gold Creek School expansion program for the ACT Education Directorate. Now, almost six months on, work is rapidly progressing on site at Gold Creek. The expansion will deliver a mixture of contemporary learning areas ranging from large studios, adaptable learning …

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Rork Projects – WINNERS of the Master Builders Award for WH&S

We are extremely proud to announce that Rork Projects has won the Master Builders ACT Excellence Award for WH&S Commercial, for our Westpac Project COVID Response. Five days after we started this project, COVID-19 was declared a worldwide pandemic. As our industry was navigating new territory, we had to develop and implement our own robust management and response plan to deal with the …

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28 King Street Has Arrived

Rork Projects is extremely proud to announce the completion of our flagship project at 28 King Street. Working in collaboration with DeMartini Fletcher, Rork Projects Head Contracted the multi-level commercial new build project located in Caboolture, Brisbane. The two-storey office building achieved ‘Australian Excellence’ standard with a 5 Star Greenstar and 5 Star NABERS certification, and its success leading to two …