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AFGC State of the Industry 2017 Report: Food and Grocery Sector driving manufacturing Jobs

17 October 2017

The Australian Food and Grocery Council has called for targeted investment allowances for Australian food manufacturers, whilst releasing its 2017 State of the Industry report. The AFGC State of the Industry report also revealed that the AUD $127.4 billion Australian food and grocery sector added more than 7, 300 jobs in 2015-16. “We are seeing an increased… Read More

Project Update: GMP’s $30 million expansion takes shape

11 October 2017

Gundagai Meat Processors’ (GMP) $30 million expansion project which is set to create 76 new jobs and increase production by 40% is well underway with the new amenities building and corporate office now complete along with upgrades to various production areas. The first phase of the expansion project has included the construction of new livestock… Read More

Wiley’s New Project To Employ 400,000 Workers

04 October 2017

Our Brisbane office has welcomed 400,000 new workers and residents on our rooftop in our latest project. The workers, eight colonies of honey bees, are set to produce over 360kg of honey each year. Wiley are collaborating with Bee One Third to produce a fantastic environment for the bees to create their honey. Wiley Managing… Read More

New $5.7M Wilsonton State High School hall takes shape

18 September 2017

Construction of Wilsonton State High School’s new $5.7 million multipurpose hall in Toowoomba is due to be completed by the end of the year. Today Wiley hosted Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk & Education Minister Kate Jones at Wilsonton State High School. Together with Wiley Senior Project Manager, Zane Bennett, the pair inspected progress on the construction… Read More

Northern Adelaide Food Park Funding Opportunities  

11 September 2017

Already renowned for fine wine and food, Adelaide will become home to a new food precinct, with $7 million funding available to attract food and beverage processors, manufacturers, packaging and logistics businesses looking to locate to the new industry hub to create jobs, increase exports, and stimulate economic growth.  The Food Park will capitalise on ‘South Australia’s premium… Read More

Leading Complex Projects In Live Operational Environments

21 August 2017

Delivering projects in live operational and clinical environments is often a complex challenge faced by those looking to expand, upgrade, refurbish or modernise their facilities or assets. Ideally, all projects would be delivered in a greenfield setting or separated from daily operational needs through long shutdowns, however we don’t live in an ideal world. To… Read More

Digital Design and Construction – Standing in the future of your facility

21 August 2017

This article was first published by Tom Wiley on LinkedIn, you can read the original post here. At Wiley we have invested in a HTC Vive headset that enables us to wash away the real world and immerse ourselves and our customers into the future of their facilities. The Vive virtual reality headset, in conjunction with our integrated 5D BIM delivery… Read More

Taking food safety to the floor

17 August 2017

This article was first published on Food Mag Online earlier this month. You can view the original article here. It may seem innocuous, but the level of attention that you pay to your factory floor will inevitably improve food and human safety in the workplace. Steven Impey takes a closer inspection. Finding a balance between… Read More

A Special Visit from the Doctor – A focus on Asia for Australian Food Manufacturers

16 August 2017

Last week Wiley had the pleasure of hosting Professor David Hughes (AKA Dr Food), an internationally acclaimed expert and speaker on global food industry developments. Professor Hughes spent the day with Wiley and few of our friends (including clients, project partners, suppliers and other food industry players). Professor Hughes joined us for a special presentation… Read More

Solid Foundations for Coral Gardens Ambulance Station

15 August 2017

It’s been a busy few months with the Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) for Wiley, preparing the current QAS site for construction while finalising the design of the replacement Coral Gardens Ambulance Station, located at Mermaid Waters on the Gold Coast. The ambulance station has become outdated and too small to accommodate current and anticipated growth for… Read More