Posts by Civmec

Civmec secures $160 million of contracts for the Amrun Project

12 December 2016 in Uncategorized Posted by

Civmec has been awarded two significant contracts totaling AUD$160 million as part of the development of a processing facility for Rio Tinto’s Amrun project near Weipa in North Queensland.

The Amrun Project involves the construction of a bauxite mine and associated processing and port facilities on the Cape York Peninsula in North Queensland.

The larger of the contracts, awarded includes:

  • the construction of the Process Facility including a bauxite beneficiation plant and associated water, electrical and lighting systems; and
  • a combined total of 11,800 tonnes of Australia steel and precast concrete, with the fabrication, precast manufacture and modular assembly taking place at both Civmec’s east coast facility at Newcastle, NSW and west coast facility at Henderson, WA.

The second contract, awarded by Sandvik, includes the part supply, fabrication, surface treatment, mechanical and electrical install and the modularisation of a stacker, reclaimer and shiploader for bauxite material handling. This contract involves the fabrication of 2,200 tonnes of steel, and the works will be completed at Civmec’s Henderson Facility.

The read the full media release, please click here.

12 December 2016 in Uncategorized Posted by

Civmec’s subsidiary Forgacs Marine and Defence incorporates a new company named ForgacsValco Pty Ltd

6 December 2016 in Uncategorized Posted by

ForgacsValco will provide valve maintenance services for all makes and a range of valve types. The services will primarily involve the repair, overhaul and testing of valves. All activity will be conducted within a dedicated valve workshop located at Civmec’s West Australian facility. The business will also have the capability to mobilise personnel to site at short notice for maintenance and breakdown support. ForgacsValco will offer a 24-hour engineering support helpline. To read the full media release please click here.


Photo (L to R): Stephane Galichet (President of Valco Group) and Mr. Patrick Tallon (CEO of Civmec) at the official agreement signing.

6 December 2016 in Uncategorized Posted by

Alliance sign contract for Woodman Point WWTP upgrade

22 November 2016 in Uncategorized Posted by

On Friday 18 November, Civmec as part of the new alliance team signed on the dotted line to deliver the upgrade of Woodman Point Wastewater Treatment Plant, the project will increase the plant’s capacity from 140 to 180 million litres a day to cater for future growth in the region.signing-3

Photo (L to R): James Currie (Director of Black & Veatch), Sue Murphy (CEO of Water Corporation) and James Fitzgerald (Chairman of Civmec).


22 November 2016 in Uncategorized Posted by

Sydney Light Rail Project takes shape

21 November 2016 in Uncategorized Posted by

Civmec is currently carrying out the contract to install all formwork, reinforcement and concrete required for the construction of the tunnel through Moore Park West and East (including through Anzac Parade). The works includes tie-in works and detail between a diaphragm wall and the reminder of the tunnel structure.

Early November saw the base slab going in which cements the foundations for tracks, which are due for installation in 2017.

light-rail-tunnel-concrete-pouring-photo-transport-for-nsw-825x399Further information on the project can be found here:

21 November 2016 in Uncategorized Posted by

Civmec wins major wastewater treatment plant contract

7 November 2016 in Uncategorized Posted by

Civmec in joint venture with Black & Veatch (BCJV), has been awarded an EPC alliance model contract with the Water Corporation of Western Australia for the design and construction of the Woodman Point Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade to 180ml/day. The plant is located 22km south-east of Perth, Western Australia.

The upgrade to the Woodman Point Wastewater Treatment Plant comprises:

  • New grit removal facility;
  • New flow distribution channel;
  • Expansion of existing odour collection and treatment systems;
  • New sedimentation tanks; and
  • Conversion of the existing batch reactor to a permanent aeration facility.

To view the full media release, please click here.


7 November 2016 in Uncategorized Posted by

Civmec substantially complete at Perth Stadium project

14 October 2016 in General News, Uncategorized Posted by



Civmec reached another major milestone on the Perth Stadium project, which sees Civmec’s works substantially complete.

Having already successfully completed both the structural frame and installation of the precast seating platforms, Civmec has today achieved the significant milestone with the installation of the final one of 50 roof trusses.

With this milestone complete Civmec has minimal scope works outstanding, and expects all works to be fully complete by mid-November 2016.

To view the full media release, please click here.

14 October 2016 in General News, Uncategorized Posted by

Civmec Construction and Engineering wins ‘Employer of the Year’ at the WA Training Awards

30 September 2016 in Uncategorized Posted by


Civmec is delighted to be the recipient of the ‘WA Employer of the Year’ Award, which was announced last Friday, 23 September at the WA Training Awards presentation dinner.

The WA Training Awards recognise and reward outstanding achievements of apprentices, trainees and vocational students, and the contribution to training made by trainers, training organisations and employers.

This award is fantastic recognition of our Registered Training Organisation (RTO) which is based at out West Coast Facility in Henderson and offers the opportunity to assist our people in learning and development programmes.


30 September 2016 in Uncategorized Posted by

Civmec’s Maintenance and Refractory Operational Units positioned for long term contracts

30 September 2016 in Uncategorized Posted by


Civmec have been successfully delivering shutdown projects at various locations for Alcoa of Australia Limited, Rio Tinto Alcan, Fortescue Metal Group (FMG), Roy Hill Mining and CITIC Pacific, which has equated to approximately AUD30 million of revenue over the past nine months.

On the back of the successful delivery to these and other clients, Civmec is pleased to announce that it will be the nominated contractor for long-term maintenance contracts for:

  • Pinjarra Alumina Refinery: Calciner shutdown contract for works involving refractory, mechanical, scaffold and electrical services for Alcoa of Australia Limited.
  • Queensland Alumina Refineries: Shutdown contract for works involving refractory and mechanical maintenance services.
  • FMG: Ongoing, maintenance services for shutdown work across their mines and ports.

Civmec has also secured a contract to carry out modification works for BHP Billiton (BHPB) on Orebody18 mine in the Pilbara area of Western Australia. The work involves a vertical package delivery of, steelwork, site civil works, structural, mechanical, piping and electrical, instrumentation and control.

The above mentioned contracts will equate to approximately AUD85 million of ongoing works over a three-year period.

Civmec’s Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Patrick Tallon said: “With our current EPC works for BHPB at Jimblebar drawing to a successful close, we are very pleased to secure further works with BHPB and look forward to continuing to build on our past performance securing of nominated contractor status with our clients in the maintenance and refractory division is very rewarding following focused effort by all involved to ensure we constantly deliver on our promise, regardless of project size or value.”

30 September 2016 in Uncategorized Posted by

Civmec awarded 2016 Corporate Business of the Year

5 September 2016 in Uncategorized Posted by

PrintCivmec took home the 2016 Corporate Business of the Year award, which was announced Saturday 3 September 2016 at the Rockingham Kwinana Chamber of Commerce (RKCC) Regional Business Awards.

This is our first win at these fantastic local business awards, which was sponsored by Fremantle Port Authority.

The RKCC is the peak industry body representing the interests of the business community in the South-West Metropolitan corridor and the Regional Business Awards are the largest awards in the Rockingham / Kwinana region that attracts a large number of entries each year.


PHOTO: James Fitzgerald – Executive Chairman and Patrick Tallon – Chief Executive Officer

5 September 2016 in Uncategorized Posted by