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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

  • 15 October 2014

    Launch date set for trams to Manchester Airport

    Services on Metrolink’s new line to Manchester Airport will open to passengers on Monday 3 November – well over 12 months ahead of schedule.

  • 10 October 2014

    Top 50 Innovators

    Laing O'Rourke features at #8 on the list of Australia's Top 50 Innovative Companies

  • 01 October 2014

    LOR engineer becomes ICE President's Apprentice

    Laing O’Rourke civil engineer, Michelle Roche, has been awarded the post of ICE President’s Apprentice.

  • 23 September 2014

    Highly commended for DfMA

    Laing O'Rourke has been highly commended at premiere Engineers Australia awards, for its delivery of DfMA on a major project

  • 16 September 2014

    Stars of industry and academia elected to the Royal Academy of Engineering

    The Royal Academy of Engineering is delighted to announce the election of 59 new Fellows, including Laing O'Rourke's David Scott, at its AGM this week.

  • 12 September 2014

    Gold in the CITB Pride of Construction awards

    Laing O’Rourke was held in esteemed company on Wednesday evening [10 September] at CITB’s Pride of Construction awards ceremony winning a Gold Award in the Outstanding Employer (large) category.

  • 11 September 2014

    Laing O'Rourke appointed for Here East's Olympic Legacy project

    Spearheading the creation of a world-class creative and digital cluster in London,
    iCity has announced that Laing O’Rourke will begin transforming the former Olympic Park Press and Broadcast Centres on 20 October 2014

  • 05 September 2014

    Hoo lives in a house like this

    Laing O’Rourke along with a host of leading companies has helped housing and homelessness charity Shelter win £50,000 from the Wolfson Economics Prize 2014, after being named runner up in the prestigious competition.

  • 05 September 2014

    NAWIC recognises Laing O'Rourke women

    Laing O'Rourke women recognised at key industry awards

  • 03 September 2014

    Brighton 3Ts moves forward

    Laing O’Rourke has this week begun construction of the first new clinical buildings linked to the £420m Brighton 3Ts Redevelopment of the Royal Sussex County Hospital.