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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

  • 19 June 2017

    Laing O'Rourke and University of Exeter launch new degree apprenticeship

    Laing O’Rourke, in conjunction with partners on Hinkley Point C is to collaborate with the University of Exeter in offering a new part-time civil engineering degree apprenticeship. The University of Exeter will be the first Russell Group university to offer a degree of this type.

  • 17 May 2017

    Two Fifty One Tops Out

    Southwark’s latest skyscraper Two Fifty One, delivered by Laing O’Rourke for Oakmayne Properties in conjunction with Lone Star Real Estate, topped-out with a ceremony on the 41st floor in May 2017.

  • 10 May 2017

    Opera House begins work on first major Renewal project in Joan Sutherland Theatre

    The curtain will fall next week on the last performance in the Joan Sutherland Theatre for seven months as Laing O’Rourke prepares to start work on the first major Renewal project of the Sydney Opera House.

  • 01 May 2017


    Laing O’Rourke has released its first dedicated Indigenous Procurement Policy today to create opportunities and build sustainable relationships with Indigenous businesses and communities.

  • 26 April 2017

    SunSHIFT takes out 2017 Fire Award

    Laing O’Rourke subsidiary SunSHIFT has been confirmed as a winner of the 2017 Fire Awards at the prestigious Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) Future of Energy Summit being held in New York.

  • 25 April 2017

    Laing O'Rourke Chairman

    Sir John Parker GBE FREng will this year take up the Chairman’s role at Laing O’Rourke.

  • 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.