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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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Rork’s countdown to NBL21 begins

The schedule has been released, the pre-season games are underway, and Rork Projects is ready. As a Major Sponsor of NBL foundation club the Brisbane Bullets, Rork Projects are excited to see the players take the court again with the first home pre-season game scheduled on the Gold Coast this Friday. Rork Projects Managing Director Brian O’Rourke acknowledged that this …

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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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Creating pathways

Rork Projects is proud to support pathways for young Australians. It’s why we started the Wa Initiative; to support Indigenous foundations and not-for-profit organisations in their work in offering quality, secondary educations scholarships for Indigenous children from regional, rural and remote communities. It’s also why we’re proud to partner with the Brisbane Bullets; a club that invests in its players, …

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NAIDOC Week 2020

Across the nation each year, NAIDOC Week is such enormous week of events and activities in communities, schools and workplaces – joining together to celebrate Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander history, achievement and culture – as the oldest living continuing culture on the planet. For Rork Projects’ Co-Owner John Paul Janke, it’s his busiest week of the year. It is …

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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 …