Sustainability

Drive to cut carbon emissions pays off

We look at how Laing O’Rourke’s UK business is playing its part in helping to reduce one of the major causes of global warming by using energy more efficiently.

29 Mar 2017

Sustainability

Rebuilding Nepal appeal

Laing O'Rourke construction manager explains why Nepal needs help to rebuild

14 Mar 2017

Sustainability

Health conscious

Laing O’Rourke has put a strategy in place to help our people stay healthy in an industry where work-related illness has caused concern in the past

10 Jan 2017

Sustainability

Serious about safety

The Laing O’Rourke, VolkerRail and Thales (MPT) project team has won top honours at the Global Light Rail Awards. Our trophy haul included the Significant Safety Award and Project of the Year (€50m), for the new Exchange Square Metrolink stop.

03 Jan 2017

Sustainability

Mental health matters

Laing O’Rourke is leading the way in promoting mental wellbeing in the construction industry

22 Dec 2016

Sustainability

Upskilling for free with the Supply Chain Sustainability School

How our partnership with the Supply Chain Sustainability School sees us contribute resources – including funding and expertise – to an online sustainability learning tool tailored for relevance to the industry supply chain.

01 Sep 2016

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

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

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

Sustainability

Driving improvements in transport and logistics

The Explore Transport joint venture is already making a difference to deliveries to and from our construction sites.

05 Feb 2016

Sustainability

Laing O’Rourke wins major environment award

SunSHIFT, the world’s first large-scale, fully deployable solar-diesel hybrid power system, has won a Green Globe Award in Australia.

25 Nov 2015

Sustainability

Stronger together

The Australia Hub is working with a leading international charity to help communities struck by disaster.

04 Nov 2015