McIlwain set to improve road safety between Drillham and Dulacca

McIlwain has been engaged by the Department of Transport and Main Roads to complete pavement reconstruction, and road widening works across three sections between Drillham and Dulacca as part of the Warrego Highway Upgrade Program. This multi million dollar project will improve efficiency and safety for road users and is scheduled for completion in late December 2018.

McIlwain has successfully delivered Phase Two of Transurban Queensland’s Noise Management Program

This $7.1 million project forms part of Transurban Queensland’s commitment to improving noise management solutions at critical locations along the Gateway and Logan Motorways. The project involved the construction of 3.6km of precast concrete noise barriers across 13 sites located within Eight Mile Plains, Kuraby, Meadowbrook, Tanah Merah and Heathwood. Construction of the noise walls…

Triple Certified by TQCSI International

This year marks the 11th consecutive year that TQCSI International has formally certified McIlwain’s Safety, Quality and Environmental Management Systems. Recently, we underwent our triennial recertification audit. Following an intense four day audit which involved two experienced auditors visiting McIlwain’s head office, yard and a number of active sites, not one single non-conformance was identified.  These…

Civil Engineering Networking Event

Last night, McIlwain had the pleasure of networking with future engineers at the inaugural Civil Engineering Networking Event which was a collaboration brought to the industry by QUT CESS and UQ CESA. We were honoured to be able to provide advice on what it takes to succeed after graduation and look forward to attending future…

#Pressforprogress

With gender parity still being over 200 years away, this year we are being asked to #pressforprogress in support of International's Women's Day. At McIlwain, we are committed to creating a workplace that champions and empowers women not only to better our business but to help benchmark gender diversity within the construction industry by removing...

Bunya Road Bridge is now opened to traffic

  It may have been overcast last Friday, but it was all smiles for McIlwain’s project team as the Bunya Road Bridge was officially opened to traffic by Federal Member for Dickson, Hon Peter Dutton MP and Councillor Matt Constance from Moreton Bay Regional Council. The newly constructed bridge was a key infrastructure project for…

Sir Leo Hielscher Bridge Tolling System Upgrade

As Principal Contractor for Transurban Queensland’s Roadside Tolling Upgrade Project, McIlwain recently managed the safe removal of the existing tolling structure located on the northbound Sir Leo Hielscher Bridge (Gateway Bridge). The existing structure was replaced as part of the transition to a next generation tolling system which will be installed across the Gateway and…

McIlwain celebrates employee safety achievements

Here at McIlwain, we take a strong stance towards safety and have number of initiatives in place to ensure our employees, supply chains, clients and project stakeholders are protected at all times. Recently, we introduced the monthly K.I.S (Keeping in Safe) Award scheme to help recognise and reward individuals who display positive performance and behaviours…

McIlwain supports construction of nesting boxes

McIlwain is passionate about minimising our ecological footprint everywhere we go and making tangible improvements to the natural environments in which we work! As part of our GUS2a project, McIlwain worked closely with the Bulimba Creek Catchment Coordinating Committee to build several nesting boxes which have been installed throughout the Brisbane region. Since installation these boxes…

McIlwain to deliver rehabilitation works within the Gold Coast Hinterland

McIlwain has been selected by the Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) to deliver the reconstruction works along Lamington National Park Road between Canungra and O’Reilly’s. This project will repair the damage that was caused by the wet weather event associated with Cyclone Debbie in March 2017. Construction works comprise of batter stabilisation including…