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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

  • 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

  • 08 February 2017

    Level Crossing Removal Project

    An Alliance of Laing O’Rourke, Fulton Hogan and Jacobs has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract to remove the dangerous and congested level crossing on Lower Plenty Road, rebuild Rosanna Station and duplicate the Hurstbridge line in Victoria.

  • 06 February 2017

    Graduate employer of choice

    Laing O’Rourke has once again been named as one of Australia’s top 10 graduate employers - appearing at number 4 on the Top Graduate Employers list for 2017.

  • 24 January 2017

    Northern Line Extension unveils tunnelling machines

    The two 6m diameter TBMs, that will be used to build the major part of the tunnels for the new Northern Line Extension under South ...

  • 23 January 2017

    Sydney Yard Access Bridge

    Laing O’Rourke has been awarded the contract to deliver the Sydney Yard Access Bridge project.

  • 16 January 2017

    All aboard

    Laing O’Rourke again demonstrates world-class metro rail delivery with the completion of the HK$450 million Admiralty Integrated Station and SCL Enabling Works contract by MTR Corporation in Hong Kong.