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Explore our news releases for the media for the past five years. Simply use the filter to navigate to news from a specific year.

Press Releases

  • 20 April 2017

    Aussie clean tech on track to enter global power market

    The Australian Government, through the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has committed $2.1 million of recoupable funding support to deploy 1 MW of the SunSHIFT.

  • 12 April 2017

    Considerate Constructors Award wins

    Fourteen Laing O’Rourke projects were recognised at the recent 2017 Considerate Constructor’s Scheme National Awards.

  • 23 March 2017

    Laing O'Rourke wins contract for the post building London

    Laing O’Rourke has won the contract to regenerate The Post Building, a joint venture development by Oxford Properties and Brockton Capital.

  • 23 March 2017

    Project team announced for £350m Specialist and Critical Care Centre

    Property and construction consultancy Gleeds has been appointed as project and cost manager, joining principal contractor Laing O’Rourke, to deliver the £350 million Specialist and Critical Care Centre (SCCC) in Llanfrechfa, Wales, for the Aneurin Bevan University Health Board.

  • 15 March 2017

    Darwin Project Demobilisation

    Laing O’Rourke Australia Construction has demobilised approximately 800 of its people from the Ichthys LNG Tanks Project in Darwin.

  • 28 February 2017

    Phase 3 Metrolink expansion is now complete

    The Metrolink expansion, delivered by MPT, a consortium of Laing O’Rourke, VolkerRail and Thales, is now complete after the new Second City Crossing through the heart of Manchester city centre opened on Sunday (26 February).

  • 23 February 2017

    Apprentice careers events - March

    To mark National Apprenticeship Week (6-10 March), Laing O’Rourke is hosting four careers events. These will take place in Edinburgh, Manchester, Retford and London.

  • 20 February 2017

    Raising the roof

    Laing O’Rourke is replacing the roof on Sydney’s premier sports and entertainment venue – ANZ Stadium.

  • 16 February 2017

    Northern Line Extension TBMs lowered below ground

    The cutting heads and shields of Helen and Amy, the two 6 metre diameter tunnel boring machines (TBMs)  that will excavate and line the major ...

  • 13 February 2017

    Group Announcement – Paul Sheffield

    Laing O’Rourke announces that Paul Sheffield is stepping down from his role as Managing Director, Engineering Enterprise