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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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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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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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Contemporary Indigenous Artwork at Tuggeranong

Rork Projects were recently engaged by ACT Government TCCS to design and construct the new toilet block at Tuggeranong Lake, with the new toilets to provide service for the existing bike training park, indigenous meeting ground, BBQ area and pedestrian path. The toilets were designed with the intent that the new toilet block would not impede the views of the lake and …

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Gold Creek School Smoking Ceremony

This week, the Rork Projects Canberra leadership team took part in an official Smoking Ceremony to kick off their partnership with the ACT Government and Gold Creek Senior School, for a new school extension. This $6M project sees an expansion of the school facilities to house a further 200 students, increasing the capacity of the Gold Creek Senior School to …

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Rork + Raiders NAIDOC partnership

Rork Projects are very proud to announce that this year we are partnering with the Canberra Raiders to sponsor their NAIDOC Match Day in Round 16. Rork Projects was founded in Canberra and so it is particularly significant for us to partner with this iconic, local sporting team. A key shield in Rork Projects’ Indigenous Engagement Strategy is Influencing a nation, whereby …

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RORK PROJECTS – Master Builders Association Award Nominee 2021

Rork Projects are proud to have been announced as finalists for not one, but three categories in the 2021 Master Builders Australia and Asset Construction Hire Excellence Awards. With the nominated projects being delivered during the challenging year that was 2020, we are applauding our team, and the efforts they have put in in delivering high quality projects for our clients. Rork Projects have …