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Group 4 visit to Calco

Friday, November 02, 2018

On October 10th we hosted Tony Moussa, Luke Jones, Jay Di Paola & Steve Kolar from Group Four Building Surveyors for the morning for a meet and greet to help foster effective outcomes for our mutual clients. We found that Group Four shared our enthusiasm for continuous improvement and our innovative approach to residential construction. The meeting provided the opportunity for us to convey how the Group Four inspectors could assist our detailers with constructive communication an ..

Mitek Footy Tipping WINNER!

Friday, September 07, 2018

Winner, Winner! Congratulations to our timber sales star, Jared. Jared won the coveted Mitek footy tipping competition for 2018. The prize for this happy Richmond supporter is 2018 Grand Final tickets, complete with Fed Square corporate luncheon. Jared intends to take his girlfriend and make a weekend of the event. We are sure that they will have an amazing time, and maybe even get to see the Tigers take home the flag. Or perhaps the CATS will get up ;) Thanks to  ..

Armstrongs Creek Integrated Childrens Centre

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Now that the North side of the ACICC project is trussed, roofed and ready for the internal trades, the Hutchinson’s team have now moved onto the south side stage of the build. The structural steel and timber framing has been installed and all but 1 truss delivery is now onsite ready for erection. The building is really starting to take shape. As the prefab supply component of this build comes to a close, I would like to thank the Hutchinson’s team in Rick, Shane and Chase fo ..

Jason's progression.....

Monday, August 20, 2018

Jason Simonsen joined Calco in Sept 2016 as a production team member working in our Truss plant but quickly displayed an organised approach and was moved into order preparation in our timber sales area also doing deliveries. As opportunity arose, Jason progressed into the prefab delivery area where he now drives a semi and operates a crane. Jason has displayed a strong “can do” attitude and relates well with site supervisors and framers. Whilst on the road, Jason ch ..

Armstrong Creek Sports Pavillion well underway

Monday, August 13, 2018

Rendine Constructions recently awarded Calco the Truss supply for the Armstrong creek sports pavilion. Michael Obrian and Karl Blakebrough are running the project and have been a pleasure to work with through the process to date. The structure is really coming along now with all of the structural steel, internal blockwork, structural framing and fascia installed. The first group of trusses were also installed earlier this week through the veranda section. The main trusses are scheduled to be ..

Nicole's new role - Sales Administration Manager

Friday, July 13, 2018

Calco is pleased to announce Nicole Cassidy’s appointment as Sales Administration Manager. Nicole has been with Calco for around 4 years now, primarily in a scheduling role. During this time she has brought a high level of organization and scheduling experience to the role but it has been Nicole’s customer service and interactions that have brought her many compliments from our customers. This promotion has come from demonstrating high care factor levels and an understanding  ..

Sustainabilty increases with solar panels

Friday, June 22, 2018

Timber people are passionate about the product they work with, and sustainability is a big part of that. Calco has a long history of trading timber - a managed, renewable, carbon neutral resource, making timber frames the environmentally friendly option over alternatives. Consider the energy to manufacture pine into prefabricated products for housing compared to the processing for a steel frame! Calco's factories are lit by LED highbays, significantly reducing our electricity usage. A ..

Surf Coast Times

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Check out the ad that ran in the Surf Coast Times in April 2018, coinciding with the opening of our new office. Thanks to SCT, great publication covering Torquay and surrounds. ..

Congratualtions to Kerrie!

Friday, May 18, 2018

Our Congratulations go out to Kerrie Beales, Calco's Occupational Health and Safety consultant. She has successfully completed her Graduate Diploma in Occupational Hazard Management. We wish her every success in applying the knowledge she has worked hard to attain. ..

North Geelong Secondary College visit to Calco

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

In April, students from North Geelong Secondary College were treated to a site tour by our Production Manager. They were shown the truss and wall frame manufacturing process from design centre, through factory production and loading for crane truck delivery. Students and teachers were appreciative of the visit, and we are always keen to educate potential future employees / users of our products! ..

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