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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

  • 11 December 2012

    Military Precision

    Laing O'Rourke has hosted a local industry and stakeholder briefing for the biggest Australian Defence capital works project since World War II.

  • 03 December 2012

    Anna Stewart appointed as Group Chief Executive Officer, effective from April 2013

    Laing O’Rourke today announces that Anna Stewart has been appointed as Group Chief Executive Officer, reporting to the Group Board. This appointment will be effective ...

  • 06 November 2012

    MPT team completes rail bridge move

    After months of planning, the moving of a new 580 tonne bridge for the Manchester Metrolink into position over Manchester’s M60 motorway ‘went like a ...

  • 24 October 2012

    Encouraged to engineer

    For the second year running, Laing O’Rourke proves instrumental in the successful delivery of Glasgow Science Centre’s annual ‘Engineer it’ week – an event designed to encourage, enthuse and entice young people to learn about, and consider a career in engineering.

  • 22 October 2012

    Super Structures to be installed over Greater Manchester motorways

    As part of the expansion of the Metrolink tram network to Manchester Airport, the two bridges, over the M60 and M56 motorways, will be manoeuvred into place over two weekends in November.

  • 11 October 2012

    Roman settlement found beside A453 widening project

    Laing O’Rourke engineers working on the Highways Agency’s A453 widening project near Nottingham have discovered what is believed to be a late Iron Age/early Roman settlement dating back to as early as the first century BC.

  • 03 October 2012

    Constructive in the community

    Joining forces with community regeneration specialists The Eldonian Group, senior leaders from Laing O’Rourke rolled up their sleeves to bring the business’s sustainability challenge to life.

  • 28 August 2012

    Brisbane Airport Terminal Upgrade Takes Flight

    Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, the Hon. Anthony Albanese MP, has today officially opened Brisbane Airport's major upgrade, including the Terminal Access 'Skywalk', multi-level carpark and Common User Satellite all constructed by Laing O'Rourke. Read the Minister's statement below:

  • 16 August 2012

    Crossrail awards Custom House station construction contract to Laing O’Rourke

    Crossrail today announced its intention to award the main construction contract for C520 Custom House station to Laing O’Rourke Construction Ltd. In line with European ...

  • 15 August 2012

    Laing O'Rourke to deliver Hutchison Port Holdings Terminal at Port Botany

    Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH) the world’s leading port investor, developer and operator, has awarded Laing O’Rourke the civil works contract for the new Port Botany ...