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Celebrating 25 years in style – Message from Dominic Lai Founding Managing Director

“I am very proud to achieve this 25 years milestone and it was heartening to see so many of our clients from the construction industry at our celebratory event at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on 6 September,” Dominic Lai, Umow Lai Managing Director commented. Around 350 people joined Dominic in the Jim Stynes Room which [...]

Celebrating 25 Years

To celebrate Umow Lai's 25th anniversary, a veritable who's who of people associated with the engineering, architecture, property and building industry joined the Directors and staff for a night of celebration in the Jim Stynes Room at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Tuesday, 6 September, 2016. Around 300 people attended on the night and standing [...]

By |September 7th, 2016|Categories: Summary|

Melbourne gets its first 6 star NABERS building without Green Power

Willow Aliento | 16 August 2016 Cbus Property and Charter Hall’s 171 Collins Street building in Melbourne has become the city’s first to achieve a six star NABERS Energy rating without the use of Green Power – instead, the rating has been achieved entirely on the base building and operational energy use. A spokesman for [...]

By |September 5th, 2016|Categories: Summary|

Sydney Wharves

Umow Lai helping upgrade Sydney's iconic Ferry Wharves Sydney's population is set to top five million by 2017, making it the first city in Australia to reach the five million mark. With the ten largest growth areas identified as being in the Sydney metropolitan area, the pressure to provide adequate, reliable and efficient public transport is [...]

Teddy Bears Picnic

Engineers who can cook Plates of cake pops, giant cookies, scones and brownies baked by our creative home cooks was all it took to entice their fellow Umow Lai Melbourne colleagues to come and taste their creations made for Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea fundraiser held on 27 May, as an annual event at Umow Lai. [...]

Australian Engineers in the limelight at International Fire Protection Conference

Australia was one the first countries in the world to adopt the performance-based fire engineering approach to building fire safety. And now, 25 years later, this fire engineering discipline has reached maturity and Australia remains as the top nation in the world in the application of fire safety engineering technology. These capabilities foster ongoing research [...]

Cabrini Brighton builds new facility to house State-of- the -Art MRI Machine

Cabrini Brighton builds a brand new facility to house state-of-the art MRI machine Healthcare providers around the world are under pressure as to how best manage two seemingly contradictory forces: delivering the highest quality care with an ever-decreasing budget, whilst servicing an ever-increasing number of MRI scans. Cabrini Brighton has sought to resolve these dilemmas [...]

25 years on, Umow Lai’s still going strong

Twenty five years ago, George Umow and Dominic Lai came together and set up an independent, engineering consultancy business. They worked out of a small rented office on the fringe of Melbourne’s CBD with seven people; three of whom are integral members of the company today. Over the intervening years, Umow Lai has expanded into [...]

By |April 26th, 2016|Categories: Office, Staff, Summary|