29 September 2014

BMD Scores Trifecta at Engineers Australia Excellence Awards

BMD Group has been awarded three Engineer’s Australia Excellence Awards at a ceremony held on Saturday 13 September 2014 at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre. The Cairns Bruce Highway Upgrade project won Category 7 – Project Infrastructure over $50 million and the New Parallel Runway: Phase 1 Civil Works (NPR) with Brisbane Airport Corporation won Category 3 – Environment. The CairnsConnect Joint Venture comprising of BMD Constructions and Albem Operations were engaged by the Department of Transport and Main Roads to design and Construct the $111 million Bruce Highway Upgrade into Cairns. The NPR project included site preparation works, modifications to runway pavements, service relocations, major drainage works and access roads. A key focus for the project team was the environmental work to enhance and maintain the nearby 285 hectare biodiversity zone. The judges were impressed with the high quality of engineering principles delivered by the BMD project teams. Both projects were awarded wins for their exceptional construction delivery and methodologies, ingenuity, impressive safety records and contribution to the local and surrounding community and environment. Engineers Australia also recognised Michael Vollbon as Young Engineering Professional of the Year. Michael is currently working for BMD on the Legacy Way project as East Works Manager for the Transcity Joint Venture. The judges were impressed with Michael’s exceptional professionalism, contribution to the engineering industry and his commitment to the development of other young engineers. BMD is proud of the project teams and individuals involved and these awards stand testament to the company’s outstanding calibre of employees and projects and the ongoing contribution BMD is making to the construction industry. For more information on BMD Group and its projects, visit www.bmd.com.au. _______________________________________________________________________________________________

BMD is a national group of companies engaged in engineering design, construction and land development for clients and partners in the urban development, transport infrastructure, resources and energy sectors.

Since 1979, BMD has employed a relationship based business model founded on certainty, collaboration and performance.

With approximately 1,700 staff throughout Australia, BMD has the resources and experience to deliver projects ranging in size from $1 million to over $1 billion and is currently ranked 36th in the 2013 BRW’s Top 500 Private Companies list and 3rd in the 2013 Brisbane Business News’ Top 100 Private Companies.

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