National Apprenticeship Week: a future built on solid foundations

With the UK’s eleventh National Apprenticeship Week running to 9 March, it is an extremely busy time at Laing O’Rourke as it continues efforts to recruit the next generation of apprentices to drive the business forward, with recruitment now open for our 2018 apprenticeships.

05 Mar 2018


Digital realities

Digital technology becomes reality as the pace of change in Construction increases

23 Feb 2018


Marrying old and new to create a 21st century spectacle

A graduate engineer talks through the challenges of combining a new steel frame with 50-year-old concrete structure.

22 Feb 2018


Empowering the next generation of Indigenous engineers

Laing O’Rourke partners with Engineering Aid Australia to tackle the engineering shortage in Indigenous communities.

20 Feb 2018


‘Super sewer’ unearths the history of the Thames

The team at the Tideway project in London unearthed something a little unusual that required specialist attention.

08 Feb 2018


Skills for the future

Three of our employees from diverse career backgrounds tell us about their successful change of industry.

01 Feb 2018


Collaboration is the name of the game

Our new framework agreement with leading design partner WSP will enable greater focus on brave engineering for opportunities in Australia.

30 Jan 2018


Award goes full circle

​In the final weeks of 2017, Laing O’Rourke was treated to a Christmas surprise, as an ACA Award presented to Barclay Mowlem for the Woronora Bridge project in 2002 was unearthed at a nearby Salvation Army store.

17 Jan 2018


Digital defences

Cyber security is becoming a rapidly increasing issue within the construction industry. Our IT experts explain what Laing O’Rourke is doing to ensure the company and its employees remain protected.

11 Jan 2018


Meadowhall transformed

Following a two-year programme, Laing O’Rourke has completed the £60m Meadowhall refurbishment

20 Dec 2017


Davyhulme project reaches another major milestone

“Turn of flows” at the newly constructed Inlet Works at United Utilities Wastewater treatment works allows Laing O’Rourke to continue with the timely construction and commissioning of the rest of the plant , with innovative Digital Enginnering and DfMA approach

19 Dec 2017


Hats off to Harry

Harry Dawkins shares reflections on 48 years in Construction

05 Dec 2017