Mechanical

ARA Mechanical is a Leading Employer of Apprentices

Each year, ARA Mechanical, through its air conditioning subsidiary, Air Conditioning Engineering Services (ACES), offers employment and training to a minimum of four new apprentices. This employment of apprentices demonstrates ACES’ commitment to training young people for a career in the air conditioning industry. Read more...

ARA

ARA Acquires CMC Property Services Group

Effective on the 1st of May, ARA acquired 100% of the CMC Property Services Group (CMC). CMC is principally a commercial cleaning business but also does other integrated property maintenance services and emergency response repairs. Read more...

Manufacture

Video: Renlita Overhead Doors – An Australian History

Pioneers of Australian specialty door manufacturing, the name Renlita Overhead Doors has been associated with the door industry in Australia for over 50 years.  Read more...

Fire

ARA Fire and ARA Building take innovation to new heights

When ARA Fire tenders for large scale projects, they focus on a few key things to win the client. Keep cost down, quality up and the time frame to the clients’ expectation. In one of ARA Fire’s latest projects, they did all three by using one simple method: Innovation. Read more...

Building

ARA Group completes a major ‘Turn-key Retrofit Solution’ for a medical centre in Mt Druitt, NSW

ARA was approached by ShopSmart Medical to develop a new healthcare centre which would offer a range of integrated, patient-centred medical services referred by medical specialists and allied health professionals in a one-stop environment. Read more...

Electrical

ARA Finds Value In Another Financially Troubled Business

The ARA Group has had considerable success in turning around financially troubled companies. With a history of acquisitions and a reputation for finding value in troubled businesses, the ARA Group welcomes high voltage company ‘Poles & Underground’ to the team. Poles & Underground was established in 2007 and provides design, construction and installation services to overhead and underground electrical infrastructure. Read more...

Security

Courage in the face of adversity

It’s not every day you hear about a true story of courage in the face of adversity. As Eric Huftile & Paul Roue ordered their morning coffee, they were confronted by a distressed man running through the entry doors screaming to call an ambulance. On approaching the young woman who was laying in the recovery position outside on the ground, Eric proceeded to advise he had recently undertaken first aid training and would obligingly stay to ensure her wellbeing. Read more...

Security

ARA Group Expands Its Footprint into New Zealand

After fifteen years of growing the business in Australia, it was a logical decision for the ARA Group to expand into New Zealand. An opportunity arose when a major ARA customer sought tenders for the renewal of our electronic security service contract to include Australia and New Zealand. This situation provided the motivation to look for a suitable acquisition in New Zealand. Read more...

Distribution

VIDEO: Introducing ARA Distribution

Since the acquisition of International Security Controls Solutions (ISCS) in 2009, ARA has steadily been building its capabilities as a major distributor of electronic security products in Australia. Since 2009, ARA has acquired four security product distribution companies to expand the product lines for distribution. During financial year 2016, ARA made a significant acquisition adding Read more...

Building

Video: ARA Building Showcase Multi-Capabilities

It was an amazing journey for ARA Building in 2016, finishing in a strong position both financially and prosperously. As we move into the new year, we continue to grow and extend our multi skilled set of services we are able to offer to our clients. Have a look at our video to see what we've been up to. Read more...