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October 17, 2019 in News

Eliminating Overhead Drilling with Technology

A.G. Coombs has been selected as a finalist in the 2019 SafeWork NSW Awards for its approach to eliminating exposure to silica dust in the installation of building services. Exposure to silica dust and other risks from overhead drilling into the underside of concrete slabs to install building services fixings is a significant Work Health and Safety concern in the building construction industry.

October 10, 2019 in News

Rack 'Em Up - Keeping Data Centres Cool

The Data Rush - Australia’s data centre environment is a rapidly evolving one, as worldwide players set up shop to satisfy our appetite for technology.

September 11, 2019 in News

The Future of HVAC 2019 Conference Brisbane, September 2019

Hosted by Australian Institute of Refrigeration Air conditioning and Heating, the annual 2 day Future of HVAC conference looks at the industry’s future, the challenges, and the new technology and bright ideas that are driving change, and how this will affect the built environment.

September 9, 2019 in News

New Science & Engineering Building for University of NSW

The design and construction of the University of New South Wales’ new Science and Engineering Building was a journey of discovery. The new facility provides leading multi-disciplinary teaching spaces with Chemical Engineering, Chemistry and Arts and Media learning environments under one roof.

August 20, 2019 in News

Construction Innovation Forum Celebrating 10 Years

Building Information Modelling (BIM) continues to revolutionise the building and construction industry. Hosted by the AMCA, the Construction Innovation 2019 Forum is designed to promote better understanding and preparation for the technological advances that are rapidly changing our industry.

August 16, 2019 in News

Work well underway on the Nicholas Timms Foundation Healesville Retreat – Project Update

The Nicholas Timms Foundation, with the help of custom home builders, 'Carter Grange', and specialist contractors including A.G. Coombs & Walker Fire, are well into building a retreat designed to help families of children with cancer. The Nicholas Timms Foundation was started by parents Belinda and Michael Timms in memory of son, Nicholas.​