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Parramatta Boardwalk Project Update

Posted by: mwestby September 14, 2020

“The escarpment boardwalk is a very complex project with significant challenges that the project team has been consistently addressing to meet the council’s expectations. [Abergeldie is] collaborating with the council’s project management team to deliver a high-quality outcome.” – Parramatta City Council Abergeldie and Parramatta City Council are working together to deliver the Parramatta River Boardwalk, a river-level escarpment boardwalk along the river. Located opposite of the Parramatta River Wharf, the three-metre wide boardwalk will provide a much-needed link to Parramatta Valley Cycleway, connecting Parramatta Park to Melrose Park through completely off-road facilities. KEEPING THE COMMUNITY IN MIND Through our…

Photo of a relining truck next to a residential area where they are rehabilitating the stormwater

Stormwater Rehabilitation Program

Posted by: mwestby August 18, 2020

THE SIGNIFICANCE OF GOLD COAST’S STORMWATER NETWORK Gold Coast City Council owns and maintains a stormwater network with over 2,500 kilometres of pipe, pits and associated structures. The City’s annual stormwater network rehabilitation program extends the operational life of important assets that ensures public safety and amenity and continues to protect the environment. Gold Coast has a thriving and diverse local community of over 600,000 and an ever-present tourist population, situated along miles and miles of pristine coastal environment. It’s easy to see why City of Gold Coast approaches stormwater rehabilitation with their customers and the environment as primary considerations….

CCF AWARDS FINALISTS ANNOUNCED

CCF QLD Awards Finalists 2020

Posted by: mwestby July 13, 2020

Civil Contractors Federation (CCF) have announced the Earth Awards and People Awards Finalists, naming Abergeldie in a number of categories in both. CCF QLD Earth Awards Finalists Bulimba Creek Trunk Sewer has been selected as a finalist in the Project Value $30m – $75m category. Investing to upgrade Brisbane’s sewerage network, the Bulimba Creek Trunk Stage 2 Sewer Upgrade involves installing a 4.25km gravity trunk sewer between Wecker Road, Mansfield and Settlers Street, Carindale, with 3.6km being installed using trenchless technology. The Stage 2 project is a continuation of duplicating the existing sewer network and increasing capacity in the network. Stage…

CEO Sleepout 2020 Donate Now

CEO Sleepout 2020

Posted by: mwestby June 17, 2020

CEO Sleepout 18 June 2020 DONATE HERE Just one more sleep until Abergeldie Founder and Managing Director, Michael “Mick” Boyle will once again participate in the CEO Sleepout by spending one eye-opening night sleeping out to help break the cycle of homelessness in Australia. This will be the ninth-year Mick is participating in the charitable cause, dating back to 2009. Each year, hundreds of thousand Australians experience homelessness, many of whom are considered the ‘hidden homeless’ who aren’t necessarily sleeping on the street but are getting by any way they can by squatting, sleeping on friends’ sofas or other temporary…

National Reconciliation Week Cover

Abergeldie’s Reconciliation Journey

Posted by: mwestby June 9, 2020

Last week, 3 June 2020, marked the conclusion of this year’s National Reconciliation Week. This date is a landmark date commemorating 20th anniversary for when people all over Australia walked across bridges and roads in solidarity for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. This year, Abergeldie officially started its reconciliation journey by lodging our Reflect Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) with Reconciliation Australia. The Reflect RAP is the first step in the journey towards reconciliation where the organisation makes a commitment to work towards a better, more reconciled Australia acknowledging all Australians. This week, we had the pleasure of introducing our staff…