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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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It’s the vibe: refurbishment work at the High Court

We are pleased to announce Rork Projects has been appointed by the High Court of Australia to complete the construction of a new security control room and refurbishment of the ground floor lobby with staff entry. The project includes working with the heritage architect on matching the existing building’s unique details, including the bush hammer concrete finish and extension of …

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Rork appointed for major AIS upgrade project

We’re pleased to announce our appointment as Construction Manager by the Australian Sports Commission for major mechanical upgrade works at the iconic Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) in Canberra. The AIS is Australia’s high performance sports training institution opening in 1981 and situated on a 66-hectare site campus is in the northern Canberra suburb of Bruce. The approx. $6m project …

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Rork backs ACT Premier Rugby Competition

Rork Projects has proudly signed on as an Official Sponsor of the ACT’s Premier Rugby competition – the John I Dent Cup. It is the second consecutive year that Rork Projects has officially backed local rugby in the ACT through sponsorship of the local competition. And according to Rork Projects ACT General Manager, Scott Lamb, the partnership is about recognising …

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Revitalising Canberra’s iconic City Walk

The ACT Government has engaged Rork Projects to help put the soul back into the heart of Canberra’s City Centre. Rork Projects has been appointed as construction manager of the ACT Government’s City Walk Upgrade  – a project which will revitalise the iconic avenue making it more a more attractive, accessible, and exciting destination. The $1.6 million investment from ACT …

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Rork Canberra announces partnership with Westpac

Rork, Canberra’s original construction and fit out company, partnered with one of Australia’s most iconic institutions to transform office operations in response to the changing landscape of global banking.  Westpac engaged Rork Projects as head contractors to deliver design and construct services for an exciting fit out of their ‘Civic Quarter’ on Northbourne Avenue in Canberra.  The nine-week project saw …

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Minimised disruption for Kangaroos Leagues Club

Our Canberra team rose to the challenge of delivering a 1000m2 Lounge Refurbishment in four stages to ensure that the Kangaroos Club (Queanbeyan NSW) continued operating smoothly throughout. This ten week project involved the complete replacement of the existing floor finishes, wall treatments, ceiling treatment, fixed joinery, plants, specialist lighting and loose furniture to the public areas of the existing …

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Rork’s work inspiring UC’s students

University of Canberra recently recognised the need to upgrade the UC Refectory and create a welcoming dining and networking space to nourish and inspire students and staff. Rork Projects – with our project partners CCJ Architects – was engaged as the head contractor in late June 2019 for the University of Canberra’s Refectory Food Service Counter Upgrade. The project was …

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Staged Fit-out enabled business continuity

Rork Projects Canberra recently completed a two staged office fitout for the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID), located at Napier Close in Deakin, Canberra. Rork was engaged as the head contractor for the 8-week project working with Clarke Keller Architects (Designer and Project Manager). To ensure business continuity for the non-for-profit organisation, the works program was carefully coordinated to …