No piece on Mick Fabar Constructions will be complete without a mention of the personal abilities of owner Mick Fabar. This is because his resilience, tenacity and ability to face odds and bounce back have rubbed off on his company too. An example of these characteristics is the way he has repeatedly regained his records in the Guinness Book of World Records. In November 2005, he set a record of 436 punches in a minute and when Englishman Paddy Doyle broke it, Mick came back with a vengeance with a staggering 548 punches in a minute. He then went on to break new frontiers with 447 hits on a speedball and 302 left punches both in under a minute.
This mindset of setting new benchmarks of excellence has positively impacted his business ventures too. In 2001, Mick set up Mick Fabar Constructions in his hometown Orange, NSW and soon made a name in the building industry. Within 4 years of its inception his superior building abilities was recognized with an Excellence Award by the Master Builders Association for a redevelopment project. Few builders can boast of establishing themselves to this extent so quickly.
However, soon after, Mick Fabar Constructions took a hit but not because of any shortcomings of Mick. In 2005 a mining boom in Orange saw builders flocking to this town to corner the many building projects on offer. While doing so, they offered cut throat rates that compromised on quality for quantity. Mick refused to get into this scam and instead decided to keep away from these projects. Naturally, Mick Fabar Constructions saw a dip in business.