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Unionists march on site after incident

Courier Mail - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
Members of the CFMEU told The Courier-Mail a worker had been assaulted while he was working on a Grocon site. After two fellow plasterers from Northern Contractors stood up for the man, all three were thrown off site.

Unions protest in Brisbane over foreign ship crews, construction site blue

Brisbane Times - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
The Maritime Union of Australia and the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union also rallied outside a Grocon project site on Adelaide Street in Brisbane's CBD in support of three CFMEU members who were removed from the site early Friday ...
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Aussie Signs fined $250000 over deadly Swanston Street wall collapse

The Age - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
Aussie Signs, contracted by building giant Grocon to attach an advertising hoarding to the wall, had pleaded guilty in the County Court to a charge of failing to ensure people were not exposed to risk.

Wye River bushfire clean-up to start in March

The Age - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
But emergency management commissioner Craig Lapsley, who met with Grocon on Friday, said heavy equipment and trucks were scheduled to start clean-up works in the first week of March.
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Boral's corruption scars

Business Spectator - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
During 2012 in Victoria, building suppliers were told by the unions that they were not to supply Grocon. And if they disobeyed the union instructions and did supply Grocon, they would be punished. Boral continued to supply Grocon and therefore was ...

How's hiring? The other challenge

The Australian Financial Review - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
Challenging: DEXUS Property Group chief executive Darren Steinberg, seen here with Grocon CEO Carolyn Viney, says hirers need to challenge themselves to widen the talent pool.
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Black Christmas bushfires insurance claims worth $150 million as clean-up continues

Geelong Advertiser - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
The clean-up process is expected to start in late February and take between four and eight weeks, with construction company Grocon to lead the charge. The Colac Otway Shire is looking to set up State-funded 'one-stop shops' in Apollo Bay and Colac ...

Secret phone taps used in union blackmail probe

The Age - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Mr Setka and Mr Reardon will face a Melbourne court next month, each charged with the criminal blackmail of Boral, after the company refused demands to stop supplying Grocon, with whom the CFMEU is engaged in a simmering industrial feud.
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How much tax private companies pay to be revealed

The Australian Financial Review - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Transfield, Grocon, Inghams, Pratt Holdings and Meriton will be among the well-known names on the list. A disclosure law passed by the former Labor government would have required the public release of information for 900 private companies with turnover ...

Brief of evidence on blackmail charges delivered to CFMEU bosses John Setka and Shaun Reardon

Herald Sun - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
The blackmail charges relate to the alleged two-year black ban of Boral concrete, which began in 2013. The company was allegedly a target because it refused to follow union demands to stop supplying concrete to Grocon. The CFMEU and Grocon have ...

Over $500000 in Fines Handed Down Over Vic Wall Collapse

Sourceable - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
Grocon Victoria Street Pty Ltd owned the site and commissioned the construction of the advertising cladding. The 3.2m-high hoarding was up to 70cm taller than the brick wall it was attached to, the court heard.

Subcontractor says he's had to up security because of CFMEU

The Australian - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
At the time, the CFMEU had only recently been ordered to pay out a record $3.55 million to Grocon for unlawful conduct at a number of its sites.

Cromwell calls in veteran Bevan Towning as focus shifts to Europe

The Australian (subscription) - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
More recently, he was general manager at Grocon Investment Management and headed Mirvac Group's capital partnerships business.

WELL building standard set to storm the property world

The Fifth Estate - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
And it's the impression you get from the companies lining up to register their buildings for WELL - including Grocon, Macquarie Bank, Mirvac, DEXUS, Lendlease and Frasers Property.

James Packer assistant Jacquie Murray moves on

The Australian - ‎Feb 1, 2016‎
Her departure comes ahead of the group's historic relocation from its iconic Park Street headquarters to a whole floor of the new premium Grocon-developed ANZ bank building on Pitt Street later this year. Ms Murray has been by Packer's side through ...
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