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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 …

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Nevaeh turning dreams into reality through education

For Nevaeh – a shy young Erub and Kulkalgal girl from Weipa – making sacrifices to get a quality education will help her dreams become a reality. “I would like to study to be eligible for university to become a medical officer so I can heal people,” she says. Nevaeh attends Clayfield College, an independent boarding school located in Brisbane’s …

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Strength to strength

With challenge comes opportunities. That’s the motto for Rork Projects as the company navigates the challenges of 2020. Rork Projects’ founding office Canberra (pictured, above) has experienced an incredibly diverse year, completing several major projects across the National Capital then quickly migrating across to new work – all while working in-line with COVID-19 restrictions and management plans. Our Canberra crew …

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Moving Up in Sydney

Stage one of work at ISPT Southgate Shopping Centre is well underway with extraction of the existing and replacement of new lower level moving walkways complete, in readiness for commissioning. Rork Projects’ Contract Administrator David Fonseca said the logistics around dismantling and extracting any large equipment in a highly trafficked shopping centre, requires particular care and expertise.   “Experience, planning, and communication were key …

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Rork celebrates milestone at 28 King Street

Rork Projects’ has celebrated a significant milestone at its major new build project underway at 28 King Street, for DeMartini Fletcher Property. Drone footage captured the main concrete pour on site, which saw 110 cubic metres of concrete poured over a 650 square metre area. The project used Greenstar compliant concrete and reinforcement, which target a range of environmentally sustainable …

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Rork Sydney wins Tribunal Project

Rork Projects Sydney has been selected to construct the new world class NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT) in Parramatta for the NSW Department of Communities and Justice. Attorney General Mark Speakman announced Rork Projects as the construction company selected to deliver the state-of-the-art fit out. “The Indigenous owned company brings to this project 20 years’ experience in corporate, education and government refurbishments and …