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CFMEU fined for illegal Grocon blockade at Docklands

Herald Sun - ‎1 minute ago‎
Six officials including Elias Spernovasilis, Bill Oliver and Shaun Reardon were also personally fined for blockading the Grocon project at Park Cres in Docklands in February, 2011. Former secretary Mr Oliver was hit with the biggest individual fines ...

Path clear for sale of The Ribbon as Grocon wins Darling Harbour approval

The Australian - ‎10 hours ago‎
Private development and construction group Grocon has won planning approval for a $700 million hotel to be built on the site of the IMAX cinema at Darling Harbour, clearing the way for a sale to Chinese investor Zhengtang.

$80m building cleared for takeoff

Geelong Advertiser - ‎Jun 23, 2016‎
Grocon is known for landmark Melbourne buildings the Eureka Tower, Rialto Building and Crown Casino. Head of development for Grocon, Dan McLennan, told the Geelong Advertiser in January this year the developer had done its homework on Geelong ...

Another twist in Canberra Services Club, MOCCA land swap deal at Manuka

The Canberra Times - ‎12 hours ago‎
He said if they put the block on the market they would likely face a long wait because of the uncertainty over the oval precinct, which is the subject of an unsolicited bid by Greater Western Sydney Giants Football Club and Melbourne-based developer ...
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FWC boss Iain Ross intervened in Country Fire Authority row

The Australian - ‎Jun 29, 2016‎
In 2012, at the behest of then workplace relations minister Bill Shorten, Mr Ross tried to broker an end to the CFMEU's illegal blockade of Grocon's Myer Emporium site, despite having no jurisdiction at the time to do so. A campaign spokesman for Mr ...

New party in the ACT to oppose 'secret deals' on pokies and land development

The Canberra Times - ‎Jun 26, 2016‎
The Greater Western Sydney Giants and Grocon have revised their plans for Manuka Oval, cutting apartment numbers from 1000 to 650 and promising to leave Manuka Pool and its grounds alone.

Canberra's tangled web of developers and bureaucrats

The Age - ‎Jun 24, 2016‎
Greg Ellis, former Jon Stanhope staffer Greg Friedewald, Meegan Fitzharris and husband Pierre Huetter, right, pictured in 2011. Photo: Lyn Mills.

Parking lot wasteful

The Age - ‎Jun 28, 2016‎
The ACT government seems to be embracing developers while keeping the community at arm's length. The so-called unsolicited bid by Grocon and GWS to redevelop the Manuka Oval has been facilitated by government agencies since the latter half of 2014.

No NBN for much of city before 2018

Gold Coast Bulletin - ‎Jun 20, 2016‎
“It would be slow and disconnect straight away.” The main media centre for the Commonwealth Games will have Broadband connectivity not provided by the NBN.

Construction Sector Needs Tech Innovation Not Regulation

The Urban (press release) (registration) - ‎Jun 23, 2016‎
Fintech software is also growing in popularity, with now used on more than 100 Australian projects by major builders like Grocon, Mirvac and Icon to streamline the payment approval process, enabling all contract parties to administer ...
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Parramatta Square development saga nearing end, final building design revealed

Architecture and Design - ‎Jun 21, 2016‎
Parramatta Square is actually the rebirth of 'Civic Place', a retail, commercial and residential proposal for the same portion of land that was signed over to developer Grocon back in 2006, only to be abandoned six years later due to the strain of the ...

Supreme Court of NSW Opens the Door to Challenging Adjudication Determinations on the Basis of an Error of Law

JD Supra (press release) - ‎5 hours ago‎
The Probuild decision reflects the position in Victoria where it was first held in Hickory Developments Pty Ltd v Schiavello (Vic) Pty Ltd & Anor [2009] VSC 156 and later confirmed in Grocon Constructors v Planit Cocciardi Joint Venture (No. 2) [2009 ...

CFMEU lawsuit could be delayed

Yahoo7 News - ‎Jun 16, 2016‎
The ACCC claims Setka, Reardon and the union harassed Boral and tried to coerce it into not supplying its product to Grocon building sites. The CFMEU is also accused of organising a two-year ban on using Boral concrete at some commercial Melbourne ...