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“BIM in Action” by AE Smith Stars at BrisBIM Event

10 Dec 2013
AE Smith showcase some of its recent project 3D BIM renders at BIM industry event

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November 2013

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Prefabrication Saves Time & Increases Return on Investment

19 Nov 2013
Did you know AE Smith has been implementing prefabricated solutions on a project-by-project basis since 1996? But it’s only in recent years that the financial benefits of offsite manufacturing have become more widely regarded by the Australian construction industry

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Mark Jacobson Appointed National BIM Operations Manager

13 Nov 2013
AE Smith are long-term facilitators of Building Information Modelling (BIM) within the Australian construction industry

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Expertise & Understanding Lead the Way for Maintaining Australian Red Cross Blood Service

11 Nov 2013
AE Smith’s understanding of the strict compliance, systems and training involved in maintaining a critical facility has seen the Melbourne team win a complex mixed services maintenance agreement with the Australian Red Cross Blood Service

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Safety Accreditation Audit Comes up Trumps

8 Nov 2013
AE Smith keeps improving on their national safety accreditation, with a recent audit revealing nil non-conformances for the first time

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Real-Time NABERS Rating Now Showing on a Desktop Near You

6 Nov 2013
Monitoring your building’s NABERS rating can now be as simple as sitting in front of your PC

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Monster Lift in Perth with 550 tonne Mobile Crane

4 Nov 2013
Perth team delivers tricky new installation by calling in the big guns

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Growing Strong

2 Nov 2013
Returning to check after more than an decade since first planted, Greenfleet found the Queensland site in excellent condition with trees well exceeding 9 metres in height

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Quality School Buildings Deliver Quality Learning Outcomes says GBCA

1 Nov 2013
The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) Reform Council's report into the performance of our education system is a reminder that ‘where’ students learn is just as important as ‘what’ they learn and ‘who’ teaches them

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October 2013

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High Stakes Changeover at Perth’s Largest Telephone Exchange

25 Oct 2013
A routine assignment of a retrograde HVAC installation became a whole lot more for the Perth AE Smith team in September with a critical changeover at the city’s largest telephone exchange

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Bringing National Expertise in Aged Care Facilities to Regional Queensland

18 Oct 2013
Now providing air conditioning servicing and maintenance to Townsville’s leading provider of aged care, Masonic Care Queensland, the AE Smith team in Townsville is drawing on the company’s national experience helping other aged care providers around the country to ensure special requirements are met

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45 Years On and Still Loving the Challenge

10 Oct 2013
When Milton Ford started work as an apprentice plumber over four decades ago, he probably didn’t expect to end up working on some of Queensland’s major hospitals and large government buildings

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Power to the Kids

1 Oct 2013
AE Smith turnkey trigeneration solution at $1.5b Queensland Children's Hospital (QCH) stars as cover page feature story in Ecolibrium published by AIRAH

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September 2013

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Earthquake Resilient PC3 Lab Wins Major NZ Engineering Award

13 Sep 2013
Taking a collaborative approach to a Trans-Tasman construction project was a rewarding undertaking for Australia’s largest privately owned mechanical services contractor AE Smith, with the University of Auckland PC3 Laboratory winning Gold for lead engineers Beca at the Association of Consulting Engineers New Zealand (ACENZ) 2013 Innovate Awards

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August 2013

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Mackay Office a Winning Build

23 Aug 2013
AE Smith team involved in two winning projects, including the Major Winner at the Mackay & Whitsundays Master Builders Housing & Construction Awards

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Brisbane Team Gets Cooking for a Cause

20 Aug 2013
AE Smith’s Brisbane team cooked up a storm recently to help families at the Ronald McDonald House

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Bernie the Baptcare Bear Turns One

17 Aug 2013
Thanks to the sponsorship of AE Smith, Bernie the Baptcare Bear will celebrate his 1st birthday today

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Practical Solutions Deliver 40 per cent Energy Savings and Cash Rebate

1 Aug 2013
Nine months after championing a detailed energy retrofit at 89 York Street in Sydney CBD, National Sustainability Engineer David Odd proudly presented a cash rebate cheque back to building owners Fife Capital - It’s not every day you get money back from a Government initiative!

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July 2013

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Collaboration is the Award Winning Approach for 2013 Queensland Young Professional Engineer of the Year

23 Jul 2013
Recently awarded by Engineers Australia the 2013 Queensland Young Professional Engineer of the Year Award, AE Smith’s National Engineering Manager Leigh Graham has proven the winning edge to be his passion for customer collaboration and his commitment to the professional development of those around him.

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June 2013

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HVAC & Cogeneration Solutions for $500 million 567 Collins Street Project

27 Jun 2013
AE Smith will help build the largest PCA Premium Grade tower constructed in Melbourne in the last 25 years

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Angelo Pascuzzi brings 25 years experience to 567 Collins St

27 Jun 2013
Spearheading the 567 Collins Street project for AE Smith Construction is Angelo Pascuzzi - who’s just notched up 25 years of service with the company

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Customer Service Team Breaking the Mould

26 Jun 2013
When you mention call centres, most people shudder with the thought of long waits on hold, unhelpful service or speaking with people in far-flung places

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Top End Growth

25 Jun 2013
Townsville and Cairns are adding to their teams to help with growing demand in North Queensland

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National Role Energising Turnkey Solutions for Onsite Power Generation

24 Jun 2013
“The decision to join AE Smith was an easy one for me - it was the right move,” says Mark Sanders, who’s just joined AE Smith as the National Energy Services Manager based in Brisbane

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Thought Leaders Share Insight

24 Jun 2013
AE Smith thought leaders invited to share insight at energy and building related conferences in Melbourne and Sydney

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Safety Team Grows

24 Jun 2013
Victoria Construction has welcomed a new team member charged with the role of Branch Safety Manager

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Cool Use for Building Technologies

21 Jun 2013
Refrigeration solutions serve up a host of benefits for home of the Melbourne Cup

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Ryan Joins Victoria Construction Team

20 Jun 2013
Experienced HVAC project manager, Ryan Leong has relocated from Johannesburg to join AE Smith’s Construction team in Victoria

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Gold Coast University Hospital Gets a Check Up

17 Jun 2013
AE Smith’s Brisbane Construction team have matched their technical expertise with information management prowess to deliver on one of the largest HVAC commissioning projects Australia has seen

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Onsite Safety Getting Noticed

12 Jun 2013
AE Smith is leading the way on site at Victoria’s Craigieburn Town Centre project, taking out Lend Leases monthly sub contractor safety award for the last five consecutive months

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Commitment & Application Break LTI Records

7 Jun 2013
AE Smith offices around the country are beating their Lost Time Injury (LTI) records, notching up new benchmarks for safety

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Sustainability Investment Satisfies Staff

5 Jun 2013
A new survey of Australian workers has revealed that over two thirds (68%) of respondents would feel more satisfied at work if their employer invested in sustainable practices, such as reforestation (planting trees) or offsetting pollution caused by vehicles

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May 2013

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Maintenance Pays Its Way for Brisbane School

31 May 2013
Quality suppliers school’s secret

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The Apprentice

21 May 2013
Mature age apprentice, Chay Huynh has just won Apprentice of the Year at Melbourne’s Box Hill Institute

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Camaraderie Helps Fight Cancer

18 May 2013
Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea has become a set fixture on AE Smith’s gastronomic calendar for years thanks to the efforts of cancer survivor Diane Wise

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The Need for Speed

1 May 2013
AE Smith’s resident “speed demon” Trevor Slaughter is on track to achieve his world record ambition by smashing the Australian land speed record in February

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April 2013

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Shaping the Future

30 Apr 2013
It’s not everyday that staff have the opportunity to directly influence the future direction of a business

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RMH Monash Celebrates 20 years as a Home Away from Home

23 Apr 2013
Ronald McDonald House Monash recently celebrated their 20th anniversary with a fun-filled night of delicious food, musical entertainment and warm company

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Dinosaurs in Outback Queensland

22 Apr 2013
Dinosaurs may not have enjoyed the benefits of air conditioning, but their fossils will at the Australian Age of Dinosaurs Museum in Central Queensland

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Record Amount Raised for Aged Care

19 Apr 2013
We believe in helping people in everything we do; and helping long-time aged care customer Baptcare recently meant helping them raise a record $65,000 towards their Family and Community Service programs

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Kicking Goals at 2013 Recognition Awards

17 Apr 2013
AFL legend Sam Kekovich helps celebrate AE Smith champions

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March 2013

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On Your Bike!

25 Mar 2013
Perth office hits the road with customers to raise money for Asthma Foundation

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Run for the Kids 2013

24 Mar 2013
Pounding the pavement to raise money for the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal was a challenge AE Smith was up for

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January 2013

Shared Voice for Safety

23 Jan 2013
Over 115 people volunteered to participate in the AE Smith workplace safety video - an unique safety awareness initiative that’s starting important conversations at worksites, offices and around family dinner tables

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Culture Survey says AE Smith is on Track with Right Attitude to Safety

22 Jan 2013
When it comes to workplace health and safety, having the right culture is just as important as having the right policies and procedures

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Technical Service Combines with Respectful Service to Win Queensland Health Contract

21 Jan 2013
It’s not just technical expertise and resources that are winning AE Smith new maintenance contracts. Demonstrating a helpful, responsive and caring service approach has been the key to AE Smith Brisbane securing a large-scale public health service contract

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The 500 mph Man

19 Jan 2013
When Trevor Slaughter isn’t managing production at AE Smith’s Brisbane factory, he’s planning how he’ll become a world record breaker

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Walk the Talk the AE Smith Way

18 Jan 2013
When it comes to describing AE Smith’s culture, three managers who’ve returned to the company after stints away are well placed to help explain

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Delicate Job Needs the Big Guns

18 Jan 2013
Closing down main streets, liaising with nearby residents and working with police and city councils to get a job done is all in a days work for the Gold Coast team

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Bright Sparks Lighting up Brisbane

17 Jan 2013
Bright sparks in the Brisbane AE Smith Service team help existing and new customers meet their electrical contracting needs with ease

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Working with the Elderly Training

16 Jan 2013
AE Smith Service technicians undergo specialist training that enhances their understanding and appreciation of helping aged cared customers

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Estimating Success

16 Jan 2013
Long time AE Smith employee, Serge Kraskov knows collaborative team work and years of expertise is the secret to the success of the Victoria Construction Estimating team

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Heritage Building Gets Green Makeover

11 Jan 2013
AE Smith Townsville has helped breathe new life into an 1885 heritage listed and National Trust registered building to bring it into the 21st century

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Practical Solutions Deliver 31% Energy Saving

10 Jan 2013
Long term energy savings are a positive development for any business, especially when they can be achieved in an extremely cost-effective manner

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Five Green Stars for University of Tasmania

10 Jan 2013
AE Smith has helped Tasmania achieve its first Green Star rating for an educational building

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Helping Hands

7 Jan 2013
AE Smith’s Melbourne team is proud of its long association with “the house that love built” - Ronald McDonald Houses in Monash and Parkville

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7 Years & 21,500 Trees Later

4 Jan 2013
Since 2005, more than 21,500 native trees* have been planted in Australia by Greenfleet on behalf of AE Smith to offset over 5,500 tonnes CO2-e generated by fleet and air travel

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Variable Repair Costs Slashed at Private School

3 Jan 2013
Ursula Frayne Catholic College, Perth’s 113 year old, dual campus private school, has effectively slashed ad hoc repair costs and lost time due to equipment failure

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New GM for AE Smith Building Technologies

1 Jan 2013
Long time team member, Peter Ferguson has stepped into the role bringing with him over six years of experience at AE Smith as the Victorian Service Manager

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