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 "Does Size Matter" Subcontractor, Contractor or Multi-National

Craig Newton

Craig Newton - Over the past 30 years Craig has featured as a key player in the  Construction and the Telecommunication Industries. Craig has  managed organisations and companies involved in all facets of engineering and construction including Structural Steel fabrication and site installation, Internal Fit outs / Workstations and in the recent past the deployment of  telecommunications infrastructure.

Working with many multi-national companies, Craig was Construction Manager - Building and Telecommunications with John Holland Southern Region and later joined Abigroup's senior management team in Southern Region, again in the buildings and telecommunications arena. During his time there he grew the telecommunications business stream from inception to a national business unit employing more than 300 people.

Craig, in his consulting capacity, lead the only private  bid team to be shortlisted for the $37.4 billion NBN rollout. In semi-retirement Craig now limits his involvement to a select Client base that appreciate his knowledge gained from delivering successful outcomes.

Current Role:
Consulting to the Telecommunication Industry
Series 01:
Craig's Topic:
"Does Size Matter" Subcontractor, Contractor or Multi-National
The Topic Intro:

Craig provides some insight to the differences and what kinds of strategies are used by different size business' when preparing a Tender submission.


    During the interview Craig and Jamie discuss points about:

    • Types of tenders
    • The main differences in tendering for the Company size.
    • The Bid team and who's involved
    • Being paid to tender
    • and some great Tips for greater tender success
    Career Interests:
    • Mentoring - Being involved with assisting young engineers with their career
    • Business Development - Assisting companies to grow to their true potential
    Social Interests:
    • Motor Sports - Former owner of a private BMW racing team
    • Motorbikes - Hitting the open highway with the mates and seeing what happens
    PM-Now Podcast

    PM-Now Podcast - Show 02 - Interview 01

    Contact Details:

    Craig Newton

    Principal – Rockford Group Consulting


    Mobile: 0415 326 442



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    Craig before Recording

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