In a three part series, Robert Saunders, Calibre’s Renewables Sector Lead, shares his thoughts on the future of renewables and the ‘checklist’ for any business considering renewables as an energy resource.Read More
Save money. Save time. Save the environment. These are among the benefits of light timber-frame construction. So why has New Zealand — known for its have-a-go attitude — been so slow to embrace the technique for mid-rise buildings? Four and five-storey apartment blocks with light timber frames are commonplace around the world, including in the UK, Canada and the US. Among the significant benefits touted are cost savings on structures of up to 20 per cent. New Zealand is facing a housing crisis, but has shied away from using light-weight timber frames, despite their prolific use overseas, including on affordable mid-rise apartments and social housing units. We ask Calibre’s Sean Gardiner (New Zealand Structures Sector Leader) to tell us why.Read More
Calibre’s revenue for the six months ended 31 December 2017 was $306.3m, up 42% on revenue of $215.8m for the previous corresponding period. Operating cash flow for the six month period was $12.2m, an increase of $8.7m from the prior corresponding period, reflecting a strong focus on working capital management.Read More
Calibre announces today an update on its strategic review and confirms that it has started a sale process in respect of each of its businesses, Professional Services (PS), Diona and G&S Engineering.Read More
The Calibre Group Limited (“Calibre”) Board has noted recent media speculation in relation to the intended exit of its major shareholder, First Reserve. In conjunction with that planned exit of First Reserve, the Calibre Board has conducted a strategic review of the business with a view to pursuing those planned options that optimise value for all shareholders.Read More
“Let’s completely bomb the whole system!” It was a rallying cry from the Greater Sydney Commission’s Geoff Roberts as he rounded up his address to an enthralled audience at the Urban Development Institute of Australia NSW luncheon on February 15. This was by no means the only highlight of a speech that updated industry professionals on the progress of the Greater Sydney Commission’s vision for a polycentric Sydney and how it would be delivered over the next 20 years.Read More
Calibre New Zealand was named this week as a finalist in the prestigious Financial Review Client Choice Awards 2018 – Australia and New Zealand’s leading client-driven awards programme for professional services firms.Read More
In late January, the Minister for Urban Infrastructure and Cities, The Honourable Paul Fletcher MP visited Calibre subsidiary company Diona’s Badgerys Creek site to hold a press conference announcing the commencement of construction for the new Western Sydney Airport.Read More
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