Sustainability

World-class accolade for water treatment plant

A project enabling waste water from coal seam gas extraction to be re-used for agriculture has won an important industry award

27 Jun 2016

Sectors

Commemorating Bradford Pit mine

Laing O'Rourke Sustainability Officer Lauren Murphy recently launched an exhibition commemorating Bradford Pit mine in Manchester

24 Jun 2016

Sustainability

Moveable solar to end reliance on diesel power

Laing O’Rourke has successfully piloted a moveable solar-diesel power project in Australia and is now set to roll it out commercially under its new clean energy subsidiary company, SunSHIFT.

22 Jun 2016

Innovation

Text messages to warn of sun danger

Construction workers reported suffering sunburn – a major contributor to skin cancer – at least once in the last year.

06 Jun 2016

People

Community services project wins hearts and minds

A new primary school is just one of the many new facilities in a campus-style development that construction manager John Wasylowski is proud to be part of.

25 May 2016

People

Day in the life of a logistics manager

Jon Holder has just completed a posting as project logistics manager for Laing O’Rourke on the new £160 million cancer centre at Guy’s Hospital, London. Here he tells us about the challenges of working on the busy London site.

11 May 2016

People

Recruiting for prestigious projects

With a series of major projects in the pipeline, in-house business, Expanded, is recruiting for a range of trades roles.

05 May 2016

Projects

Top class tower takes off in Sydney

A new high-rise building will provide much needed office space in a major metropolitan Sydney market.

05 May 2016

People

A day in the life...Abdullah Padiyath

As the pioneer who set up the Employee Welfare Committee to oversee the wellbeing of the company’s workers, Abdullah Padiyath is a welcoming face among Laing O’Rourke’s multicultural workforce.

27 Apr 2016

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Innovation

Building bathrooms off site

It’s 10 years since we began building bathroom pods in the Middle East for some of the most prestigious buildings in the world. Now, we’ve expanded production to the UK.

13 Apr 2016

Sustainability

Cutting our carbon footprint

Laing O’Rourke has committed to slash its carbon footprint as its contribution to the United Nations’ historic Paris Agreement to curb global warming.

11 Apr 2016