Swire News

Making lasting connections

The AIEF Mentor Program pairs students with volunteers from AIEF’s corporate partners and aims to create structured, trusting relationships that will support students through school and beyond.

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7-Jun-2017


Operation Outback

Clinton Luckett hails from an area of Australia where Indigenous culture still thrives. His role as Operations Supervisor at Kalari brings together his heritage and professional skills. Clinton talked to Swire News recently about his career, and how Kalari enables him to give back to the community:

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7-Jun-2017


Kalari and HSE merge

John Swire & Sons Pty, Kalari and HSE Mining’s parent company, today announced the merger of the two companies, effective immediately.

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14-Feb-2017


Diversity at HSE Mining

HSE Mining is committed to equality in the workplace and with the mining sector’s average female demographic at just 8.9 per cent, there is a great need for improvement.

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19-Dec-2016


Alex Fraser completes Doherty's Road duplication

Twelve months on from Alex Fraser being awarded the contract to supply product for the duplication of Doherty’s Road between Foundation and Fitzgerald Roads, the project has been finished ahead of schedule.

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15-Dec-2016


Driver Safety System fatigue monitoring

HSE Mining recently conducted a trial of Driver Safety System (DSS) fatigue monitoring on four haul trucks at South Walker Creek Mine.

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19-Nov-2016


Diversity and inclusion

We believe in the strong, diverse and inclusive culture of our team.

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19-Nov-2016


Kui Downs driving productivity

Kui Downs is unlike any other HSE Mining premise. Positioned among thousands of acres of grazing fields is a large workshop with some idle equipment, spares and parts.

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6-Nov-2016


Water conservation

Over the past 10 years, Swire Cold Storage has invested significant funds in water harvesting, water tanks and pipe work across all states.

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6-Nov-2016


Frontline safety leadership peer recognition

Twelve Swire Cold Storage team members have been recognised for their focus on safety excellence with a “Frontline Safety Leadership Peer Recognition” Award.

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31-Oct-2016


State of innovation

Research by Alex Fraser, Swinburne University and RMIT will be funded by the Victorian Government.

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15-Oct-2016


Safety Best Practice at Kalari

At the 2016 Kalari Safety Summit, 11 groups from around the country presented their Safety Best Practices, ranging from training, to equipment, to systems.

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6-Oct-2016


Gateway upgrades to recycled materials

A huge quantity of recycled materials is being used to build two critical Queensland Department of Main Roads road upgrades to the north of Brisbane.

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16-Sep-2016


Kalari recognised for continuous improvement to safety

Kalari is committed to providing a safe and incident free workplace. We are continually working to eliminate hazards and recognise fatigue as being an important area of focus. We believe it is the responsibility of the team as a whole to be able to recognise the signs of fatigue and take action in order to avoid injury.

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3-Sep-2016


Alex Fraser and CIP

Alex Fraser recently supplied and delivered 5,300 tonnes of 20mm recycled concrete aggregate from our Archerfield site to a new industrial estate in the Brisbane suburb of Darra.

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31-Aug-2016


Peak Downs recruitment drive

HSE Mining is dedicated to building a strong and permanent workforce and is currently focused on establishing a directly employed workforce at their Peak Downs project.

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17-Aug-2016


Swire Cold Storage Vietnam to open world-class cold storage facility in Bac Ninh province

Swire Cold Storage Vietnam, which has operated Vietnam first cold storage facility in Binh Duong province since 1998, is building the first modern international standard cold storage facility in northern Vietnam.

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12-Aug-2016


Tulla Widening to be built with Alex Fraser materials

Melbourne’s most important infrastructure is once again being built using Alex Fraser materials. The Tullamarine Freeway, linking Melbourne’s Tullamarine Airport with the CBD and the West Gate Freeway, is one of Melbourne’s most heavily used roads.

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9-Aug-2016


Webb Dock West complete

Alex Fraser has successfully completed the Webb Dock West project for CPB Contractors (formerly Leighton Contractors), CPB were engaged by Melbourne International RoRo and Auto Terminal (MIRRAT).

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9-Aug-2016


Port Augusta workshop upgrade

Following the successful mobilisation of the BHP Olympic Dam project, upgrades to the new Port Augusta depot are well underway.

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27-Jul-2016



Fast fact

1855
Melbourne, July 1855 Young Liverpool merchant John Samuel Swire establishes Swire Bros. in Melbourne, a modest import-export operation and the start of Swire in Australia.