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McConnell Dowell specialises in railway development, design, construction, testing and commissioning, maintenance and asset management for mining, light, metropolitan, urban, regional, and heavy haul railway systems.  Our rail capability is supported by Aveng Rail Australia with whom we operate in joint venture on our major rail projects. We have made a significant long-term investment in the rail sector by purchasing a major fleet of rolling stock, rail plant, equipment, and tools capable of operating on narrow, standard, and broad gauge railway networks. McConnell Dowell has a major rolling stock fleet including but not limited to: Hi-Rail Excavators, Ballast Regulators, Tampers, and Flash Butt Welders. With our sister company Aveng Rail also providing Read more
Our creative approach to civil and marine infrastructure projects isn’t the only thing that sets us apart from our competition. It’s our engineering capability. This difference means we think outside the box, explore every possible project solution, and devise the best one for you. So whether it’s a port, jetty, wharf, dam, or outfall; or a seawall, bridge, road, rail or industrial project, we offer value-delivering solutions. Civil infrastructure: major project construction involving complex and intricate foundations and structures in the energy, oil and gas, pulp and paper, public, steel and industrial sectors.Marine: an industry leader for over 45 years, we offer world-first design and construct solutions. Projects include wharves, jetties, Read more
McConnell Dowell operate a specialist pipeline business unit that assists clients to develop and deliver Oil & Gas, Water and Slurry pipeline projects and associated facilities. When it comes to pipelines, McConnell Dowell like to think big with over 200 projects delivered to date, totalling over 30, 000km across Australia, New Zealand, Asia and the Middle East. With over 20 million manhours worked in the past five years and 30 industry awards, including the Safety and Environmental Award presented by the Australian Pipeline Industry Association (APIA), we're the first and safest choice for clients around the world. We have delivered gas pipelines up to 1300mm (50") in diameter and have dealt with the Read more
Our tunnelling capability is unrivalled.  More than 30 years experience, the delivery of 130km of tunnels, and over 3 million tonnes of material moved: this is the McConnell Dowell difference. It might be TBM, road header or drill blast, pipe-jacking, micro-tunnelling or HDD: whatever the requirement, we can deliver.  Our state of the art equipment maximises production and significantly reduces costs, and with strong relationships with key suppliers, our team is ready for swift mobilisation.  We've broken TBM tunnelling world records during the Blue Mountains Sewerage Scheme, have completed the longest pipejack in the Southern Hemisphere on the Pringle Hill NNA Pipeline, and we're the only contractor in the Southern Hemisphere Read more
McConnell Dowell not only has experience, but also a fantastic reputation in industry sectors such as mining and metals, oil and gas, checmical processing, power, petrochemical and water.  We provide a complete construction service in green and brown-field facility construction across engineering, procurement, fabrication, field erection, civil, mechanical, piping, electrical installation works, and commissioning. Our innovative solutions, risk management and fast-track construction methods ensure timely and cost-effective project delivery to our customers. Our experience includes: Oil & Gas: including gas compression stations, process plants, storage facilities, and pipelines Pharmaceutical: delivering quality solutions to the pharmaceutical industry Pulp and Paper: experience across all facets of the industry Water: water and waste water treatment, including desalination Power: wind, Read more
When it comes to electrical, McConnell Dowell is reliable and experienced.  We work on major stand-alone projects as well as undertaking the integral E&I work in Mechanical and Civil projects.  Our project teams are proficient in many different DCS, ESD, RMPS and PLC systems.  We have successfully completed projects involving pipelines, power stations, gas processing, refinery re-instrumentation, chemical plants and terminals, which has cemented our great reputation. Wholly owned by McConnell Dowell, Electrix is a specialist contractor with a strong track record in delivering construction and maintenance services to the power industry. Electrix's expertise ranges from traditional and renewable generation to the 'poles and wires' that deliver electricity to homes and businesses. As a Read more
Built Environs is the commercial building construction brand of the McConnell Dowell Group. With offices in Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia, Built Environs has the capability, capacity and experience to deliver everything from small scale refurbishments right through to major $50 million-plus developments – anywhere in Australia. A collaborative and professional approach to construction project management, combined with rigorous environmental, quality, safety and project management systems, results in the consistent delivery of high quality construction projects − on budget and on time. Working with Built Environs provides clients with the benefits of the McConnell Dowell Group’s: Strong balance sheet – for certainty of delivery. Third-party-accredited systems and processes – minimising risk and maximising efficiency. International Read more
With fabrication plants located strategically throughout our operating regions, we have the distinct capability to deliver a comprehensive and integrated design, construction and fabrication service. McConnell Dowell has three major steel fabrication facilities located in Indonesia, Thailand and the United Arab Emirates.  We also operate a precast yard in Perth which manufactures items for projects in the Western Region of Australia. Our fabrication services span structural steel and marine structures, mechanical steelwork and process piping, process modules, and pre-assembled racks, concrete structures and concrete modules. Having such a broad scope allows McConnell Dowell to provide an integrated service comprising of design and detailing, procurement, fabrication, and shipping of heavy, medium and lightweight modular Read more

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