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December 30, 2023

The Thomas Dixon Centre has been home to Queensland Ballet for over 30 years.— Full Story

January 13, 2023

Located on the site of its predecessor at Moore Park, the new Sydney Football Stadium opened in late August 2022 and is now home to the Sydney Roosters, the New South Wales Waratahs and Sydney FC.— Full Story

August 30, 2022

A new six-level Mercure hotel above a two-level Bunnings Warehouse store would seem an unusual pairing, but a new mixed-use development in Melbourne has done just that.— Full Story

August 19, 2022

As a market leader in ventilation and air management solutions, Fantech distributes new and innovative products to the commercial and industrial markets.— Full Story

April 13, 2022

It is with great sadness that Fantech announces the passing away of Fantech Co-Founder Glen Harries on Thursday April 7th 2022.— Full Story

January 8, 2022

Considered Sydney’s third CBD, Liverpool, in the rapidly growing greater south west region, is undergoing a significant transformation.— Full Story

August 6, 2020

Elta Group Engineering Director, Kerry Dumicich, has now been Chairman of the Fan Manufacturers’ Association of Australia and New Zealand (FMA-ANZ) since late 2019.— Full Story

May 1, 2020

Tina recalls her early days at Fantech involving manual administration, from inputting sales orders from hand-written dockets to invoicing, faxing and mailing out paperwork.— Full Story

February 18, 2020

To assist with selecting the most effective Hunter HVLS fans for your specific application, Fantech have developed a step-by-step easy to use web-based selection tool.— Full Story

August 19, 2019

Taking over 700,000 man-hours to complete, the world’s largest tri-hull superyacht has been delivered by Perth-based builder, Echo Yachts.— Full Story

October 5, 2018

Increasingly, architects and builders of residential apartments, hotels and commercial properties are seeking ways to lower construction costs by reducing the size of ceiling voids and therefore minimise the overall building height.— Full Story

June 5, 2018

To assist with selecting the most effective Gorilla X HVLS fan for your specific application, Fantech have developed a step by step easy to use web based Full Story

March 2, 2018

As one of the largest heritage renewal projects to be undertaken in Western Australia, an iconic wool store in Fremantle has been transformed into industrial-style apartments that reflect the rich history of the site.— Full Story

December 14, 2017

This Christmas, Fantech will donate funds that would otherwise be used to purchase Christmas cards to the Starlight Children’s Foundation.— Full Story

September 26, 2017

Sydney CBD’s western shoreline has been revitalised and returned to the people in the city’s largest urban renewal project since the 2000 Olympic Games.— Full Story

July 18, 2017

Fantech founders Glen Harries and Jack Pirie would often call on Glen’s neighbour Simon, a self-employed electrician, for electrical advice before persuading him to join the company in 1986.— Full Story

March 31, 2017

The search for better cancer treatments and cures is a step closer with the opening of the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre (VCCC), a purpose-built centre-of-excellence for cancer research, treatment, education and care located in Melbourne’s prestigious Parkville Biomedical Precinct.— Full Story

February 10, 2017

After an impressive six years at the helm as Chief Executive Officer of Elta Group Asia region, Peter Wingfield’s role will change, focusing on the development of the Airepure business.— Full Story

October 3, 2016

For over 25 years Fantech have continuously invested in research, development and testing to deliver the highest quality range of acoustic attenuators with the most accurate and dependable data.— Full Story

July 12, 2016

It’s been over three years since the Ringwood Aquatic Centre closed, but its replacement has been well worth the wait for Maroondah residents in outer Melbourne.— Full Story

March 10, 2016

A new development at 132-172 Smith Street Collingwood, an inner suburb of Melbourne, is restoring the character of the old neighbourhood.— Full Story

October 8, 2015

A new building at University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) has everyone talking Designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect.— Full Story

June 10, 2015

A new environmental management plan at Adelaide Zoo is paying dividends with less waste going to landfill, reductions in water use and better conditions for the animals.— Full Story

March 5, 2015

The Northern Territory building industry has been given a boost with a new office and Skills Centre for the Housing Industry Association (HIA) Located in the new Berrimah Corporate Park, the new building includes administration offices, a workshop and training room.— Full Story

November 15, 2014

The opening of Stage 1 of Echuca Regional Health’s redevelopment was a major milestone in the hospital’s 130-year history of delivering care to communities along the Murray River, bordering NSW & Victoria.— Full Story

October 9, 2014

As the heart of a new medical precinct on Adelaide’s North Terrace, the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) is a beacon of innovation and collaboration.— Full Story

August 11, 2014

Jack Pirie touched a lot of lives as a mentor, an adviser and most importantly a great friend

With his passing on 15 July, 2014, Australia’s HVAC industry has lost one of its great leaders and innovators.— Full Story

June 30, 2014

The final touches are being applied to Australia’s newest and biggest water theme park. Wet’n’Wild Sydney in the western suburb of Prospect is the second water park built in Australia by Village Roadshow.— Full Story

January 10, 2014

South Australian sports fans will return to a bigger and better stadium this summer as the new Southern Stand at Adelaide oval is unveiled.— Full Story

October 22, 2013

Students and staff of the University of Adelaide are enjoying the results of a multi-level all weather learning hub they helped design.— Full Story

September 3, 2013

The Sunshine Coast has received a retail boost with a substantial new investment by Harvey Norman, Known as the Maroochydore Homemaker Centre, it is the first new major bulky goods complex to be built in South East Queensland since 2009.— Full Story

July 1, 2013

More than 1,600 cyclists took to the hills in a 200km journey to conquer cancer, the fundraising event raised more than $6 million in Victoria for the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Australia’s only public hospital solely dedicated to cancer.— Full Story

April 24, 2013

A visit to the Fantech factory in Melbourne as a 17 year old remains a career highlight for Rhys Bennett.— Full Story

March 21, 2013

Fantech’s TD Silent fans are helping to breathe life into Madame Tussaud’s in Sydney.

The permanent exhibition of over 70 wax figures is the 14th of its kind, and is an extension of the famous Madame Tussaud’s wax museum in London.— Full Story

February 16, 2013

After almost 40 years Jack Pirie is stepping down from his leading role in Fantech. August saw Jack relinquish his chairmanship and directorship, but he’s not ready to completely walk away from the company he founded with mate Glen Harries back in 1973.— Full Story

November 21, 2012

Systemaire has chalked up another milestone with 25 years of operation, Tony Fego began the company in October 1987 with partners Terry Gallagher and Norm Steketee.— Full Story

August 22, 2012

The HVAC industry’s Product Excellence and Young Achiever prizes have been awarded to Fantech, making ARBS 2012 their most successful yet.— Full Story

August 12, 2012

Faster fan and silencer selection is now possible thanks to the new version of the Fans by Fantech Product Selection Program.— Full Story

May 30, 2012

The new Fantech Product Selection Program has been redesigned to make fan and silencer selection faster and more efficient, saving you precious time in an ever busy day.— Full Story

May 16, 2012

Through its commitment to customer service, product development, technical expertise and the highest quality product range, Fantech has been inducted into the 2012 Victorian Manufacturers Hall of Fame.— Full Story

February 27, 2012

Victoria’s largest bulky goods development is now open to the public. Located on a busy intersection in Melbourne’s southeast, the Springvale Homemaker Centre features Swedish furniture sensation IKEA and Australian retail giant Harvey Norman.— Full Story

January 30, 2012

Nine uniquely painted Fantech roof ventilators brought an element of fun to the newly renovated Infants’ building at John Colet School in Belrose, New South Wales.— Full Story

December 13, 2011

As has become the tradition at Christmas, the Fantech Group will donate money to another worthwhile charity.— Full Story

November 14, 2011

As one of five growth areas designated by the Victorian Government under the Melbourne 2030 policy, Pakenham will benefit from a new 20,000 square-metre retail development.— Full Story

October 10, 2011

Melbournians have the opportunity to skate to the top of winter sports with a new world-class ice sports facility developed by ING Real Estate in Docklands.— Full Story

October 5, 2011

From December 13th 2011, Fantech Auckland will be located at 7 Lovell Court, Rosedale, 0632 Auckland, New Zealand.— Full Story

August 15, 2011

Installing a fan to duct has just got a lot easier with the change of 25mm flanges to 35mm on Fantech products.— Full Story

June 30, 2011

Designed to deliver up to 100 billion litres (100 gigalitres) of water each year, South Australia’s desalination plant at Port Stanvac, 25km southwest of Adelaide, is part of the state’s Water for Good plan to secure water for the future.— Full Story

June 10, 2011

A new building at University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) has everyone talking Designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Frank Gehry, the Dr Chau Chak Wing Building is part of the university’s $1.— Full Story

May 30, 2011

Join us for a one day Fantech “Fan Training Program” which has been designed for engineers working for consultants and contractors.— Full Story

March 31, 2011

Fantech has just released a practical guide on the selection and implementation of impulse ventilation in car parks.— Full Story

March 8, 2011

Fantech customers can now access all Fantech products as 3-D Revit models, suitable for use in Building Information Modelling (BIM) packages such as Autodesk Revit MEP.— Full Story

February 8, 2011

Swinburne University of Technology engineering students are teaming together to compete in the Formula SAE Australasian competition in December.— Full Story

December 8, 2010

Developed initially in Melbourne, the training program provides a unique opportunity for engineers currently employed in the HVAC industry to gain knowledge and a better understanding of fan types, fan laws and best practise application.— Full Story

October 19, 2010

A new commercial office tower at 40 Mount Street in North Sydney is leading the way in sustainable, yet stunning design.— Full Story

September 13, 2010

Through the generosity of companies like AE Smith, in conjunction with Baulderstone and Brookfield Multiplex, the survivors of the Black Saturday bushfires are beginning to rebuild their lives.— Full Story

July 19, 2010

Fantech’s Chairman Jack Pirie is one of nine men to be inducted into the ARBS Hall of Fame.

The Hall of Fame recognises outstanding service, contribution and commitment to the HVAC & R industry.— Full Story

June 19, 2010

After 30 hours and 100 kilometres Team 52 representing Fantech proudly hobbled across the finish line in Oxfam’s Trailwalker.— Full Story

May 13, 2010

The 2009 Premier Regional Business Awards was held at a Gala Dinner attended by over 350 people in mid March this year.— Full Story

March 30, 2010

ARBS 2010 will bring together over 230 exhibits and more than 10,000 visitors from the HVAC and building services industries.— Full Story

March 12, 2010

Fantech have again helped make a splash for a great cause.

Held from February 25th to 27th, the 2010 Variety Splash was all about having fun around Port Phillip Bay while raising funds to make a positive difference to the quality of life of special needs children.— Full Story

February 12, 2010

Two Giant Pandas will soon be on display at Adelaide Zoo.Three year old Wang Wang and his two year old mate Funi left China in late November, bound for a 10 year stay at Adelaide Zoo.— Full Story

December 22, 2009

The newly completed Melbourne Convention Centre has been fully integrated with the Melbourne Exhibition Centre to create a modern, user-friendly and versatile environment that makes an architectural statement on the banks of the Yarra River.— Full Story

November 18, 2009

A new floating dry dock, commissioned by Western Australia’s land and infrastructure developer LandCorp, is to become operational at the Australian Marine Complex (AMC) at Henderson, 23 kilometres south of Perth, in late 2009 and is expected to inject billions into the state’s economy.— Full Story

October 17, 2009

A landmark development due to be completed in the third quarter of 2009 in the Special Economic Zone (SEZ) of Hyderabad, India, is helping to lure big companies to the capital.— Full Story

September 17, 2009

Upgrading the Victor Trumper Stand at the Sydney Cricket Ground was an enormous task, made a little easier by Austral Air Conditioning’s decision to utilise JetVent impulse ventilation technology in the loading dock and road access tunnel.— Full Story

August 17, 2009

The Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) awarded property developers Stockland six green stars for the design of Durack 2, a commercial office building in Perth’s CBD.— Full Story

July 14, 2009

Fantech is offering a practical 3 day ventilation-training program structured to appeal to Engineers working for consultants and contractors.— Full Story

May 29, 2009

The Transport Accident Commission (TAC) in Victoria has relocated to purpose-built offices in the heart of provincial city Geelong, 80 km south west of Melbourne.— Full Story

March 30, 2009

Officially opened on 11 September, 2008, the Alexander Maconochie Centre (AMC) is the new prison and remand centre at Hume in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT).— Full Story

February 17, 2009

Fundraising starts with fun and is the best approach to competing in this year’s Variety Bashes.

These annual motoring events aim to raise money for Variety, a children’s charity dedicated to transforming the lives of sick, disadvantaged and special needs children.— Full Story

December 10, 2008

A new road project linking Queensland and New South Wales has reduced traffic congestion and slashed travel times for interstate travellers.— Full Story

October 10, 2008

After 22 years at its Mulgrave location, Fantech Melbourne is on the move! From its original 3400 sq m premises, over the years the business expanded next door, providing a total of approximately 6500 sq m, along with stock holding in other warehouses.— Full Story

May 1, 2008

Fantech has officially unwrapped its latest version of the highly informative Fans By Fantech catalogue at Melbourne’s 2008 ARBS exhibition.— Full Story

April 1, 2008

The prospect of new challenges, warmer weather, and bigger fish on the end of his hook has lured Sales Engineer, Ray Werrett, to head up Fantech’s new operation in Darwin, due to open in May.— Full Story

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