News archive

December 16, 2015

Radyr Weir Hydroelectric Scheme

The Radyr Weir Hydroelectric scheme has recently reached a project milestone with the installation of the two Archimedes’ Screws.

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December 14, 2015

Wessex Water Framework

Dawnus has been awarded a place on the Wessex Water Capital Investment and Capital Maintenance AMP6 (Asset Management Programme 6) Framework.

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November 27, 2015

West Rhyl Sea Defence Scheme

Dawnus has recently completed Phase 3 of the West Rhyl Sea Defence Scheme for Denbighshire County Council.

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July 24, 2015

Dawnus Wins £15m of Accommodation Schemes in South West

Exeter based construction firm Dawnus Construction has been awarded two building contracts with a combined value of over £15 million in the South West region.

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May 29, 2015

Arborfield Secondary School

Dawnus is pleased to announce that the South East office has been awarded a £26.7m contract for the design and construction of the first new build secondary school academy in Wokingham for over 60 years.

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May 15, 2015

Erwood Bridge Praised for Innovation

The Erwood Bridge Refurbishment Scheme, delivered for Powys County Council, has won the 2015 ICE Wales Innovation Award.

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April 02, 2015

Duke of Kent Visits Dawnus Head Office

We were delighted to welcome His Royal Highness Prince Edward, Duke of Kent to the Swansea Head Office on the 1st of April.

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February 01, 2015

Triple Win at CCS Awards

Dawnus was recently awarded three 2015 Considerate Constructors Scheme National Site Awards.

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January 21, 2015

SWWRCF School Framework Awards

We have been awarded two school construction contracts under the South West Wales Regional Contractors Framework.

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January 05, 2015

SWWCECF Framework Award

We are thrilled to have been successful in our bid for the South West Wales Civil Engineering Contractors Framework which runs for 3 years from January 2015.

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January 01, 2015

Dawnus Continue to Help the Fight Against Ebola

At the end of 2014 Dawnus International Limited completed the construction of two Ebola Treatment Units with a combined value of £2.7m.

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November 11, 2014

Darlaston Highway Scheme Gets Underway

Dawnus Midlands has been awarded a £9m road highway scheme aimed at improving infrastructure and transport links around Walsall.

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November 05, 2014

Castle Whips Up a Storm

Stormy Castle was recently named the Building Category winner at The Concrete Society's coveted Awards for Excellence in Concrete at the annual presentation in London.

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November 01, 2014

2015 BREEAM and Training Award Finalists

Dawnus has been named as a finalist in three prestigious awards to be decided in 2015.

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October 30, 2014

Dawnus Helping to Fight Ebola in West Africa

The Ebola crisis has deepened during recent months and is having a massive impact on the everyday lives of people across West Africa.

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October 28, 2014

Dawnus' Midlands Office Now Open for Business

Dawnus’ Midlands division has relocated to a new office at Quartz Point, Birmingham.

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October 22, 2014

Double Success at the CECA Training Awards

Two of Dawnus’ graduate employees have been recognised at the 2014 CECA South West Training Awards.

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October 20, 2014

Investing in our People

We are pleased to announce that Dawnus has been awarded Accreditation as an Investors in People Bronze employer.

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October 08, 2014

Dawnus Named in South West Wales Top 100 Companies

Dawnus has recently been named in the South West Wales Top 100 Companies, which were revealed in a special awards ceremony in Swansea.

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September 01, 2014

Gold CCS Award for Princess Promenade

Dawnus has been awarded a Gold National Site Award for its participation in the Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS) on the Princess Promenade Phase 2 project in Torquay.

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August 28, 2014

Dawnus Begins Work at Cradley Heath

Work has begun on the Cradley Heath Interchange scheme, a £1.7m project awarded as part of the Centro Framework.

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August 06, 2014

$25,000 Donation to Sierra Leone’s Ebola Response

Dawnus International, has just donated $25,000 to UNICEF to assist with the fight against Ebola.

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July 14, 2014

Dawnus International Presented with Queen's Award

Dawnus International has been officially presented with a 2014 Queen’s Award for Enterprise.

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June 25, 2014

Road to Success for the Midlands Region

Dawnus has been appointed to the Warwickshire County Council Framework Contract for the Provision of Engineering and Construction Works 2014. We tendered for all four lots and succeeded in all.

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June 24, 2014

Dawnus Begins Work at Drakelands Mine

Dawnus has begun work on a £1.7 million contract to supply and install concrete structures for the first new metal mine in the UK for 45 years.

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June 19, 2014

Dawnus Donates Over 1000 Mosquito Nets in SL

Over a 6 month period, the company imported, delivered and supervised the distribution of enough insecticide-treated nets to protect all 1,250 sleeping spaces in the town.

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April 22, 2014

Dawnus International Wins 2014 Queen’s Award

Dawnus International Ltd has been named a winner of a 2014 Queen’s Award for Enterprise – the UK’s highest accolade for business success.

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October 29, 2013

Dawnus International Awarded Major Hydroelectric Scheme in Liberia

Dawnus International has signed the contract for the Main Civil Works Package at Mount Coffee Hydroelectric Power Plant in Liberia.

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October 10, 2013

Gem Bridge Wins 2013 BCI Award

Dawnus’ Gem Bridge project in Devon has been named Civil Engineering Project of the Year (up to £3m) at the 2013 British Construction Industry Awards.

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October 01, 2013

Trinant Hall Viaduct

Dawnus has recently started maintenance work at Trinant Hall Viaduct Llanhilleth.

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September 18, 2013

Training Academy Opens at Marampa Mine

Dawnus’ Vocational Training Academy at Marampa Iron Ore Mine in Sierra Leone is open for business.

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August 05, 2013

SL Supporters Score Swans Shirts

Dawnus has distributed Swansea City FC kits to children at schools in Tonkolili in Sierra Leone.

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July 19, 2013

Innovation Rewarded

The TATA Steelworks Stores Building, Visitor Centre and Training Facility project has been named as the most innovative construction scheme in Wales at a recent award ceremony at the SWALEC Stadium, Cardiff.

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July 01, 2013

Dawnus Returns to Profit Track 100 League

Dawnus has been named amongst the fastest growing UK Companies in a league table published by the Sunday Times.

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June 12, 2013

British Construction Industry Awards 2013 Finalist

Our Silver Considerate Constructor Award winning Gem Bridge Project in Tavistock has been shortlisted for Civil Engineering Project of the Year (up to £3m) at the 2013 British Construction Industry Awards.

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June 10, 2013

2012 Audited Accounts Show Healthy Growth

In another successful year we are pleased to report that both our profit and turnover have increased in line with our planned growth.

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May 15, 2013

Dawnus Starts Work for New TRSA, Bodmin

Dawnus Construction’s South West regional team, based in Exeter, have been chosen by Cornish Gateway Services Ltd for the Design and Construction of a new £12.5 million Trunk Road Service Area.

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April 02, 2013

Business of the Year Award

Dawnus has been named South Wales Evening Post and Swansea Bay Business Life Business of the Year.

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February 19, 2013

Major Regeneration Contract in Solihull Awarded

We are pleased to announce that we have been awarded the contract to deliver the £6million new Village Centre and Enterprise Centre building at Chelmund’s Cross Village Centre in North Solihull.

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February 18, 2013

Dawnus Secures First Coastal Housing Contract

We’ve recently been awarded the first contract to be tendered under the Coastal Housing Framework.

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February 01, 2013

Linc-Cymru Care Home Framework

We’re delighted to announce that we have been selected as one of 6 contractors who will deliver the Linc-Cymru Care Home Framework.

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January 21, 2013

New Unit at Masanga Hospital Opens

A new hospital unit in Sierra Leone built by Dawnus was opened on Saturday.

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