Issue 1

Local expertise, world-class solutions

There’s a lot riding on the trains and light rail cars Downer delivers and maintains. Each year, there are 520 million passenger journeys on our operated or maintained transport network.  

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Chichester Solar Farm contract

Downer is one of the largest and most experienced providers of design, build and maintenance services to Australia’s renewable energy market. 

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Reconophalt recognised with major award

Downer has been recognised by the Victorian Government and Sustainability Victoria in winning a Premier’s Sustainability Award. Downer won the award in the Large Business category for Reconophalt, our innovative asphalt product that contains high recycled content from materials such

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DM Roads plays it smart

Beachgoers who frequent Rye on Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula will benefit from the installation of more than 500 sensors to monitor 650 parking spaces, 20 bins and four barbecue facilities, and notify council workers when they need to be attended to.

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Ian’s story: “The doctor shook his head and said, How are you still alive?”

Ian Fredericksen is standing beside his mountain bike on the foreshores of Lake Ontario in Toronto. He should be enjoying the scenery… but it’s hard to take in the view when you’re doubled over trying to catch your breath.

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Leading the sustainability conversation

Our New Zealand team enhanced its position as sustainability thought leaders with a series of special forums in September.

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Spotless’ waterwise solutions

For 100 years, Spotless’ Taylors Laundry business has been keeping New Zealand clean.  

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Buggie business

Downer staff are utilising solar powered electric buggies around camp on Chevron’s Wheatstone and Gorgon facilities, where we deliver brownfield sustaining capital works and facilities maintenance contracts.  

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