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ARA Group acquires OceanLink

On the first of February this year, ARA Group Limited (ARA) acquired all the outstanding shares of OceanLink Marine Services Pty Ltd (OceanLink).  This is a strategic acquisition for ARA.  During the past year, ARA has built a formidable ocean and off-shore service business as a result of other strategic acquisitions.  In May 2021, ARA Read more...

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ARA Group NZ Limited acquires Sopersmac

On the 1st of February, ARA Group NZ Limited (ARA), completed the acquisition of Sopersmac, one of the largest distributors of architectural door hardware in New Zealand. Sopersmac offer a full-service value proposition to their clients and in addition to the supply of architectural hardware, they also offer specification, project management, master keying and installation Read more...

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ARA Group and Social Responsibility in 2021

Responsible leadership of an organisation in today’s world necessitates the allocation of some resources to assist those in our midst who are at a disadvantage. At ARA, we believe that it is possible to pursue profitable growth in the business whilst simultaneously making a positive social impact. Increasingly, our employees, our shareholders and our customers Read more...

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2021 ARA Historical Novel Prize – Winners Announced

  Historical Novel Society Australasia (HNSA), in partnership with Australia’s leading essential building and infrastructure services provider ARA Group, is excited to announce the winners of the 2021 ARA Historical Novel Prize. The winner of the 2021 ARA Historical Novel Prize – Adult Category is The Burning Island, by Jock Serong (Text Publishing). The winner Read more...

Products

Leda Security and ARA Manufacture: Turnkey Physical Security Solutions

Leda Security has been a part of the ARA Group for over two years now and is an important product line within the ARA Manufacture Division. Offering products including bollards, gates, hostile vehicle mitigation (HVM) products, turnstiles and commercial bicycle racks, the alignment between Leda Security and ARA Manufacture allows for significant manufacturing efficiencies around Read more...

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Fire Suppression Services – Expanding the Capabilities of ARA Fire

On the 1st of October 2021, ARA Fire Protection Services (ARA Fire) purchased the Fire Suppression Services (FSS) business from Steve Howard.  FSS designs, installs and services vehicle suppression systems.  Located in Perth, FSS principally services vehicles used in the mines in Western Australia.  Founded 25 years ago by Steve Howard,  FSS today has a Read more...

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Update – ARA Vaccination Lottery Winners August, September 2021

Consistent with the various governments’ requests all around Australia and New Zealand, ARA has encouraged our employees to receive the COVID vaccination.  Our various state and federal governments have been telling us the best way out of the pandemic and start living a normal life is to get all of us vaccinated.  Many, if not Read more...

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Edward Federman reports on the ARA Group Financial Year 2021

ARA Group is proud to present our Annual Report for the financial year 2021. This year we celebrate having completed our 20th year of operations in a very strong operational and financial position. Edward Federman reports on the financial year for 2021. Read more...

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Vaccination lottery: putting the health and safety of our employees and the community first

As a national company with more than 2,500 employees dispersed across Australia as well as New Zealand, at ARA Group, we support the critical role the vaccine will play in improving the safety of our workplaces and the community. Read more...

Electrical

ARA Group acquires JBM Electrical

JBM Power will expand the offerings of the ARA Electrical division, increasing ARA capabilities across Australia.  As at 1 April 2021, the ARA Group acquired JBM Power, designer and manufacturer of switch boards and switch rooms. Mr Edward Federman, ARA Executive Chairman and Managing Director stated, “The acquisition of JBM Power completes our turnkey offering Read more...