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Projects in Pullenvale: Going beyond the cladding

This month Rork Projects  started work to replace the combustible cladding on one of the CSIRO buildings located at its Pullenvale, Queensland Centre for Advanced Technologies (QCAT) which houses  the Betty Allen Data Centre. More than just a renowned research institition, this builidng at CSIRO’s Brisbane location honors one of the organisation’s first female data leaders to challenge gender norms …

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One One One Eagle Street

One One One Eagle Street is Brisbane’s premium CBD building and Rork Projects are thrilled to be reinvigorating this destination through extensive lobby refurbishment works. New renders illustrate how the space will transform to provide new spaces to dine, meet and work. The carefully considered design lifts neutral spaces to provide purpose and functionality, whilst retaining the prominent architectural features …

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Rork delivers for Parramatta

Western Sydney now has access to a new, state of the art NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT) registry in the Parramatta CBD, delivered by Rork Projects and officially opened to the public in February. NSW Attorney-General Mark Speakman, City of Parramatta Lord Mayor Cr Bob Dwyer and President of the NCAT Justice Lea Armstrong were all in attendance at …

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The positives of pandemics

Last night saw the first of our 2021 event series Constructive Conversations kick off in Brisbane. Our MC John Paul Janke led a fascinating discussion between Geoff Trappett OAM, Kate Jones and Claire Moran about the future of work and workplaces in 2021 and beyond. The trio shared their insights about how – as with all pandemics we’ve experienced throughout …

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Rork Projects launches new national event series

Rork Projects is proud to announce the launch of a new annual event series, Constructive Conversations, bringing together industry experts to share their perspectives and insights for the year ahead. Brisbane will kick off the Constructive Conversations series on the 11 February, with the Canberra, Sydney and Melbourne events to follow. Rork Projects Managing Director, Brian O’Rourke said that the …

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Growth for Rork in Brisbane’s north

Rork Projects has been announced as the Principal Contractor for a new development at 10 King Street, Caboolture QLD. This project is adjacent to Rork’s current new build at 28 King Street and we are proud to continue our partnership with DeMartini Fletcher to deliver a second, significant project for them in Brisbane. Works will start this year on the …

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First floor pour at 28 King

December has been a big month for Rork Projects and DeMartini Fletcher Property, with the major suspended slab concrete pour at 28 King Street now complete. Spectacular drone footage captures the pour and the methods used to reinforce the concrete. Post tensioning is a technique used to reinforce and stabilise large slabs of concrete. Tendons, which consist of cables within …

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A lift up at St Brigid’s

New photos show pre-assembly of the galvanised steel lift shaft that has been constructed as part of Rork Projects’ refurbishment works at St Brigid’s in Double Bay. This significant undertaking is a holding point for the project and doubles as a secondary check for glazing measurements. Upon sign-off, the lift shaft will be disassembled and epoxy coated before being reassembled …

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Southgate’s countdown to Christmas

After almost four months of alternating day and night shift work, the Southgate Shopping Centre’s vertical transport upgrade works are nearing completion as programmed. All the moving walks are now back in service with the final remaining pair of escalators due to open at the end of November and in time for the Christmas shopping period. The combination of a …

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Improving Indigenous participation

As an Indigenous business, we know that engaging with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and businesses empower our communities. It’s something we continue to strive for across our various project sites. Eddie Blanket – from Badu Island in the Torres Strait – is our site labourer on our Caboolture project – importantly ensuring the site is safe, organized and …