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February, 2022 - Construction begins on Northern Aquatic and Community Hub

Construction finally has began on the City of Greater Geelong's much anticipated $61.6m aquatic and community hub. Zinc have been involved since initial concept design in 2017 and look forward to its completion in late 2023.

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January, 2022 - Back into it!

Zinc kicked off a return to the office for 2022 with a breakfast and welcoming of a few new faces to the team

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December, 2021 - Office Closure

The offices of Zinc Cost Management will be closed from 23rd December 2021 until 14th January 2022. The team will be taking a well earned break and wish all our valued clients, colleagues, and collaborators a happy and safe holiday break!

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October, 2021 - MAKING A BIG SPLASH IN GEELONG

We are providing cost management services to three large pool construction projects for the City of Greater Geelong. The Leisurelink 50m Pool Renewal is currently undergoing construction whilst the Northern Aquatic & Community Hub (pictured above) and North Bellarine Aquatic Centre will be commencing soon.

Combined Total End Cost - approx. $80M

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June, 2021 - New Drysdale Library mentioned in ArchitectureAU

The community of Drysdale, east of Geelong on the Bellarine Peninsula, will soon have a new public library.

Designed by Melbourne firms Antarctica Architects and Architecture Associates, the two-storey library will be circular in form and will “stitch together” surrounding parkland and the town centre.

The design incorporates a planted roofscape and an amphitheatre and terrace at ground level, and a “circular masonry drum” elevated over the lower terrace giving the library civic presence.

Zinc Cost Management have been providing Cost Management Services since 2019 on this exciting new addition to the Bellarine Peninsular

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June, 2021 - We are busy in Regional Victoria!

In additional to our many projects in Geelong, Wyndham and Melbourne LGA's, Zinc Cost Management is currently very busy in regional Victoria providing Cost Management Services for many Local Councils and Health Service Agencies on an array of projects including Health, Civic, Infrastructure and Recreation.

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May, 2021 - Zinc Cost Management in the Community

Was good to see the Zinc banner flying early in the morning at Opening day last weekend at Waurn Ponds Baseball facility. Go the Guild Lions!

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May, 2021 - $61.6m Northern Aquatic and Community Hub fully funded

City of Greater Geelong have announced that the Northern Aquatic and Community Hub has now had funded fully committed. Since project commencement in 2017, we are exciting to continue working alongside the design team (dwp) and our client City of Greater Geelong by providing full cost management services for the long awaited redevelopment of this important community facility. Well done to the City of Greater Geelong for its tireless campaigning to have this amazing project fully funded.

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April, 2021 - Wheatsheaf Community Hub and Library mentioned in ArchitectureAU

Wheatsheaf Community Hub and Library in Melbourne’s north could become the first community centre in Australia to achieve both Passive House and Living Building Challenge “Petal” certification, according to its architects.

Glenroy Community Hub, designed by Designinc, has begun construction with the structural frame and section of the roof erected since February. It is expected to be completed by December 2021, according to the Moreland City Council.

The $30 million project will bring together Glenroy Library, the Glenroy Memorial Kindergarten, maternal and community health services, as well as neighbourhood learning and childcare facilities.

Zinc Cost Management has provided cost management services since 2018 for this exciting community project and looks forward to its completion by end of 2021

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December, 2020 - Office Closure

The offices of Zinc Cost Management will be closed from 23rd December 2020 until 13th January 2021. The team will be taking a well earned break and wish all our valued clients, colleagues, and collaborators a happy and safe holiday break!

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November, 2020 - Staff Lunch

After month's of working from home, it was wonderful to catch up as a team over lunch.

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November, 2020 - Time flies when you're having fun!

Managing Director Justin Zumpe is recognised by the AIQS for 25 years of membership!

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October, 2020 - Welcome to our Website!

Zinc Cost Management website goes live...

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