• 2015

    1. MMC Pink Fridays


      Rail workers turn pink

      Downer Rail employees in the Maryborough depot are proving that pink is the colour of choice, trading their regular work shirts for pink high-visibility shirts every Friday. 

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    2. ISO 55001 Certification Asset Management


      Downer awarded first Australian accredited ISO 55001 certification

      Downer and the Melbourne Cricket Club (MCC) are proud to set a new benchmark with Australia’s first Accredited ISO 55001 Certification for Asset Management. The ISO 55001 Asset Management Certification is for the Yarra Park Recycled Water Treatment Facility (RWTF), an MCC-owned facility that was designed and built by Downer and has been operated by Downer since 2012.

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    3. Nanango High School students


      Women inspire women

      Downer’s Mining division has provided $3,000 to enable six female students from the South Burnett region to attend the Queensland Rural, Regional and Remote Women’s Network (QRRRWN) State Conference in Biloela in September 2015. 

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    4. Mining safety innovation


      Royalties from safety innovation benefit mining charity

      Downer’s Mining division has not only designed a Remote Grease Pressure Release System to eliminate the risk of high pressure grease injection injuries, it has decided to donate all royalties from sales to A Miner’s Legacy, a not-for-profit foundation that provides support and assistance to families of mineworkers involved in fatal mine accidents.

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    5. Downer electric vehicles


      Downer to introduce Electric Vehicles (EVs) as poolcars to our Auckland and Hamilton operations

      Downer NZ proactively supports our clients and industry with smart infrastructure services. In July 2015 Downer will introduce Electric Vehicles (EVs) as pool cars to our Auckland and Hamilton operations. This initiative supports both our clients and business partners with a focus on alternative and smarter transport solutions that are better for our environment, better for our businesses and better for our country.

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  • 2014

    1. Dept-Veterans-Affair-Archerfield


      Federal Minister launches employment initiative at Archerfield

      On Friday 12 September, the Federal Minister of Veterans Affairs, Michael Ronaldson, officially launched the National Veterans Employment Initiative at Downer’s Archerfield asphalt plant near Brisbane.

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    2. Downer-Mining-Boggabri


      Health and wellbeing at Boggabri

      The ABC today reported that Downer Mining's commitment to the health and wellbeing of our employees is leading to improved productivity.

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