News

Big news

October 18, 2019

In a major change to the ACT construction industry, Woden Contractors has been purchased from the Fryer family by existing directors Peter Middleton and Ben Helmers. The new ownership arrangement, which came into effect on the 1st of October 2019, allows the company to plot a path forward with confidence, continuing a long tradition of […]

An exciting tender win

October 18, 2019

In July 2019, we were awarded the Denman Prospect 1B stage 2C Subdivision Project for Capital Estate Developments.

Completion of Molonglo 3 Watermain Infrastructure Project

October 18, 2019

In mid 2019 we also completed the $4.4M Molonglo 3 Trunk Watermain Project. The smaller project included significant environmental and stakeholder requirements which were all successfully met.

Completion of Molonglo 3 Road and Intersection Infrastructure Project

October 18, 2019

In mid-2019 we achieved completion of the $13.3M Molonglo 3 Road and Intersection Infrastructure Project. The Project was completed on time and budget for the Client. The Project is another example of a high quality product with no major safety or environmental incidents.

Completion of the North Coombs Estate Project

October 18, 2019

Early in 2019 we celebrated the completion of the $ 13.1M North Coombs subdivision Project. The project included several key challenges such as steep terrain and significant rainfall events however the project was completed on time.

Our very own drone

June 8, 2018

During the second half of 2017, we purchased a drone to assist with calculating monthly earthworks quantities as well as carrying out dilapidation surveys and the like. Once again, proving that Woden Contractors is one of the leading local contractors in using new technology on our projects.

Molonglo 3 Watermain project win

June 8, 2018

Recently we were awarded this small watermain project that include constructing a new water supply pipeline from the reservoirs up at Weetangera to the new suburb of Whitlam on the southern side of William Hovell Drive. The project runs through a significant area of The Pinnacle nature reserve. Our team have already met with the […]

Gundaroo Drive Duplication – Stage 2

June 8, 2018

After tendering for this project in October last year, we were finally awarded this significant $20M project in April. Piling works have commenced for the widening of the existing bridge and the section between the Barton Highway and Nudurr Drive will be done while the existing gas main is being relocated between Nudurr Drive and […]

Celebrating 60 years

June 8, 2018

On Friday 18th May, Woden Contractors formally celebrated their 60th anniversary of working in the local civil industry. This is a significant achievement for a privately owned civil construction company. There are only a handful of civil construction companies Australia wide that have surpassed this milestone. The night was celebrated at the National Portrait Gallery […]

Recent Retirements

February 7, 2018

Joe McClelland retired at the end of 2016, following successful completion of the award winning Molonglo Link Bridge project. Joe worked with Woden Contractors for over 36 years and was a highly skilled and dedicated Site Supervisor after making his way to Canberra from the wilds of Tumbarumba. He started working with Woden Contractors in the […]