Civmec News

Sedgman Civmec JV awarded major contract

25 September 2015 in General News Posted by

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Civmec, in a joint venture with Sedgman Limited, has been awarded a contract by BHP Billiton Iron Ore (BHPBIO) for civil, structural, mechanical, piping, electrical and commissioning works at the Jimblebar mine in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.

The engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning works, which comprise of the installation of a new primary crusher and additional conveying capacity, will commence immediately with approximately 270 personnel employed on the project at its peak.

Pat Tallon, Chief Executive Officer of Civmec, said, “Following a well-structured and comprehensive tendering process we are delighted to have secured the award of this important contract. The joint venture is very focused on ensuring we safely deliver this package of work effectively and use this opportunity to further demonstrate our combined capabilities to BHPBIO.”

“Having built a strong relationship with Sedgman over the past three years through our successful delivery of projects together, we know that our likeminded cultures and ethics will provide innovative solutions to the metals and minerals sector now and in the future. We feel this award highlights the client’s confidence in our collective service offering and, in particular, our expertise in civil works and structural, mechanical and piping work (SMP).”

The SCJV is a 50:50 unincorporated joint venture between Civmec Construction and Engineering Pty Ltd and Sedgman Limited.



25 September 2015 in General News Posted by

Civmec plays key role in Perth Stadium

7 July 2015 in General News Posted by

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Civmec were featured on the Channel 9 News (July 6) for their involvement in Brookfield Multiplex Engineering and Infrastructure Pty Ltd’s major project – the new Perth Stadium.

Civmec is currently delivering the Perth Stadium Steelwork Package contract, which involves the fabrication and site erection of steelwork on the stadium.

To see the full news piece, click here.

7 July 2015 in General News Posted by

Two prestigious awards won in June

30 June 2015 in General News Posted by


At two recent industry award shows, Civmec took home ‘Company of the Year’ along with an award for Civtrac, Civmec’s in-house developed tracking and planning management system.

Subsea Energy Australia (SEA) awarded Civmec ‘Company of the Year’ at a ceremony held in Perth on 18 June 2015. The award recognises outstanding company performance across all aspects of business operations.

Commenting on the accolade, the SEA panel said, “Civmec’s financial performance over the last four years demonstrates a company with vision, enthusiasm and drive. Civmec scored well in all award categories and adhered to industry best practices. SEA is pleased to recognise this home-grown excellence through the ‘Company of the Year’ award.”

Just a week earlier in Singapore, Civmec received the Heavy Civil Construction Award at the Singapore Business Review Listed Companies Awards 2015. These awards celebrate project innovation by listed and international firms.

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Civmec received the award in recognition of Civtrac, which utilises bar codes and real-time analysis to track materials from start to finish. The unique system also improves planning and resource allocation while reducing labour and material waste.

Tim Charlton, editor-in-chief and publisher of Singapore Business Review, remarked, “This is a night of winners as we celebrate ground-breaking projects and trailblazing innovations.”

Civmec’s CEO Pat Tallon was delighted with the recent results, which highlight the hard work and dedication of the Civmec team.

30 June 2015 in General News Posted by

Civmec’s order book expands with several significant contract awards

2 June 2015 in General News Posted by

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Civmec has been awarded $68 million of new projects for Rio Tinto, Sedgman, GE Oil & Gas and FMC Technologies, while the scope on existing contracts for the new Perth Stadium and Roy Hill has been increased.

Commenting on the new contracts, Civmec CEO Pat Tallon said, “We are delighted to announce these new awards with existing clients and feel this highlights a satisfaction in the market for our service offering.”

Mining giant Rio Tinto awarded Civmec a vertical package to deliver a new fuel facility located between Rio Tinto’s Brockman 2 and Brockman 4 mines in the Pilbara. The package involves fabrication, civil works, SMP (structural, mechanical and piping) installation and electrical. Work will commence immediately with an expected completion date of September 2015, involving up to 90 employees at its peak.

Civmec will be undertaking structural, mechanical, platework and piping installation works on a new filtration plant at Alcoa’s Kwinana operations for Sedgman. The project will involve peak manning of 140 workers building and installing tanks and filter equipment including six filter presses, each weighing in excess of 135 tonnes. Work is commencing immediately, with completion scheduled for November 2015.

On behalf of GE Oil & Gas, Civmec will be fabricating and testing Gorgon’s new 34 inch Subsea Pig Launcher/Receiver (SSPLR) in two stages. Stage 1 works will commence immediately and involve the fabrication of a 34 inch barrel for a Subsea Pig Receiver from supplied materials, with the complete structure weighing 104 tonnes. Completion of Stage 1 is scheduled for November 2015. Fabrication of a 6 inch kicker header, testing of the SSPLR and retro fitting will be carried out at a later date as part of Stage 2 works.

Civmec will immediately commence work on behalf of FMC Technologies for the fabrication, surface treatment and testing of a production manifold. The manifold is designed for installation at the Persephone Project, located on Australia’s North West Shelf and is scheduled for completion by March 2016.

Following on from Civmec’s major contract award of the fabrication and erection of steelwork for the structure and roof of the new Perth Stadium, Brookfield Multiplex has selected Civmec to supply and install approx. 5,300 tonnes of precast concrete units for the new Perth Stadium. Work on the project will commence in July 2015, with completion due by May 2016.

Civmec will be carrying out bulk earthworks and trenching on behalf of SCT (Samsung C&T) at the Roy Hill iron ore project in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. The project includes excavation and backfilling of more than 36km of trenching, installation of conduits and cable into trenches, and provision of other electrical services. Work on the project will commence immediately, with completion scheduled for mid-2015.

2 June 2015 in General News Posted by

Civmec awarded major contract for new Perth Stadium

4 March 2015 in General News Posted by

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Brookfield Multiplex Engineering and Infrastructure Pty Ltd has awarded Civmec the Perth Stadium Steelwork Package contract, which forms part of the construction of a major new sports stadium in Perth. The contract involves the fabrication and site erection of steelwork on the stadium.

The contract commences immediately and is expected to be completed in approximately 18 months.

“This award exemplifies Civmec’s position as a leading heavy engineering player offering a diverse range of services to the growing Australian public infrastructure sector,” said Civmec CEO, Pat Tallon.

“As a leading end-to-end solutions provider, we continue to pursue and tender for strategic projects in the public infrastructure space as part of enhancing long-term shareholder value.”

“The stadium contract is the latest in a series of projects where Civmec is taking a major role in the development of new infrastructure for Perth. Late last year we were awarded a major civil package as well as the fabrication of the arches for the large pedestrian access bridge for the Elizabeth Quay project which is transforming Perth’s waterfront. We also successfully tendered for the delivery of precast works for the Perth airport to city roads infrastructure package, known as the Gateway Project.”

Located on the Swan River, Perth Stadium will have seating for 60,000 people and is expected to be completed by late 2017 and will be the largest sporting arena and entertainment venue in Perth attracting national and international events to Western Australia.

“We are delighted to be working with a new client and take a role in this exciting project,” Tallon said.

4 March 2015 in General News Posted by

Civmec secures contracts on Elizabeth Quay, Gateway and Roy Hill projects

12 February 2015 in General News Posted by

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Over the past six months, Civmec has secured several new projects across the Western Australian state.

These include public infrastructure projects for the Elizabeth Quay waterfront development – a project set to dramatically change the Perth skyline – and the city roads infrastructure works known as the Gateway project at Perth Airport.

In addition, Civmec has been awarded four contracts for work involved with Roy Hill, which is a 55 million tonne per annum iron ore mining, rail and port project under development in the Pilbara region.

Civmec continues to improve productivity by developing world-class systems and processes. At the same time it is managing risk in tendering activities by careful evaluation of project delivery methodologies.

“We will continue to improve our service offerings and core capabilities to scale up the value chain as we expand beyond current markets into the public infrastructure sector in Western Australia,” said Pat Tallon, Civmec’s CEO.

Along with expanding into WA’s growing public infrastructure sector, Civmec plans to explore new business opportunities and alliances in South-East Asia.

12 February 2015 in General News Posted by

Pat Tallon awarded “Construction Executive Of The Year” by CEO Magazine

10 December 2014 in General News Posted by

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Civmec’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Pat Tallon, has been named “Construction Executive of the Year” by Australia’s CEO Magazine in its 2014 Executive of the Year Awards.

Tallon received the prestigious award from host, Eddie McGuire, at an awards dinner held recently in Sydney, Australia.

With over 600 entries, the Executive of the Year Awards honour the success and contributions of senior executives across various industries such as media, retail, construction, pharmaceutical and telecommunications.

Tallon said, “This prestigious award is a great honour which I wish to share with the Civmec team who have worked hard to achieve success. We will continue to work diligently to strengthen our multi-disciplinary capabilities and offer combined differentiated solutions as we expand within Australia and abroad.”

10 December 2014 in General News Posted by

Civmec strengthens South East Asian presence

13 November 2014 in General News Posted by

Civmec continues to expand its presence geographically, actively pursuing merger and acquisition opportunities within and beyond Australia.

“As Civmec continues to enhance its core capabilities to position itself as a leading end-to-end solutions provider, we are starting to gain momentum and reap economies of scale to pursue and tender for strategic projects,” said Civmec CEO Pat Tallon.

“We remain committed to drive internal efficiencies via deeper integration of our internally-developed business management system. Our processes and disciplines are now mature and robust enough for us to consider expansion into new regions.”

Remarking on Civmec’s presence in the South East Asia region, Tallon added, “We have recently strengthened our Singapore and South East Asia presence with the appointment of a regional manager.  This will be used as a platform for both organic growth and acquisition opportunities in South East Asia.”

Civmec is confident that significant in-roads will be made in establishing a notable presence in Singapore and South East Asia over the next twelve months.

13 November 2014 in General News Posted by

Civmec secures subsea contracts for Prelude and Wheatstone LNG projects

26 August 2014 in General News Posted by

Civmec has further contracts secured in the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) sector with the awards of projects for the Shell Prelude Floating LNG project and the Wheatstone LNG project.

Prelude Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) – the world’s first Floating Liquefied Natural Gas facility.

Civmec has been awarded a master service order contract by Technip in Australia for the supply, fabrication and testing of subsea components for Shell’s Prelude Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) development.

The initial award includes eight buckle triggers and four suction piles associated with Technip’s installation activities implemented for Shell’s Prelude FLNG.

Civmec CEO Pat Tallon said, “This is a very exciting project and we are pleased to be involved in the world’s first FLNG project. This award further demonstrates our capability to execute projects for the Oil and Gas sector.”

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Civmec has also been awarded a contract by Technip in Australia for the fabrication and testing of 68 subsea jumper spools for the Chevron-operated Wheatstone Project. This contract consists of the fabrication of pipe spools of various materials such as CRA Inconel clad pipe, Super Duplex and carbon steel with pipe sizes ranging from 6 inch up to 44 inch in diameter. Work on weld procedures will commence immediately with fabrication expected to start later this year.

Tallon said, “We are pleased to be involved in this exciting project. Given that we are currently completing works for Technip, this is seen by us as a good indicator of their satisfaction with our service and also further demonstrates our ability to win repeat work in the Oil and Gas sector from our existing client base.”

Civmec is currently expanding its existing subsea capabilities by undertaking the construction of a specialised subsea facility for exotic materials at its waterfront facility located in Henderson, Western Australia. The expansion is part of the strategy to increase cross-disciplinary capabilities to provide end-to-end solutions and enhance its position as a preferred heavy engineering specialist in Western Australia and Northern Territory. It will continue to seek such opportunities in the oil and gas industry, which it has identified as a potential sector of growth.

26 August 2014 in General News Posted by

Civmec receives ‘New Enterprise Award’ at Subsea Energy Australia Business Awards 2014

11 June 2014 in General News Posted by

Civmec Construction and Engineering was last week recognised for its outstanding achievements, winning the Subsea Energy Australia’s (SEA) New Enterprise Award.

Recognising Civmec’s achievements over the past 5 years, SEA commented, “Civmec provided a very impressive nomination for the New Enterprise category. Civmec’s development from inception in late 2009, public listing in 2012 to their current status which has seen an eighteen fold growth in revenue is very impressive. Civmec’s growth plans, health and safety commitment and community engagement made their nomination a unanimous choice for the judges.”

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Subsea Energy Australia is a not-for-profit industry association aimed at championing the Australian subsea industry and promoting our capabilities to the wider regional and global markets. SEA is developed and run by industry for industry and acts on behalf of industry as a focal point for companies representing the entire subsea oil and gas supply chain from operators & large contractors through to suppliers, SME’s and universities.

The inaugural SEA Business Awards was held in Perth, Western Australia, on Friday 6th June 2014 recognises excellence in the subsea industry across a range of fields. Four eminent industry professionals judged the awards, together they represent key aspects of the subsea sector including academia, operations, contracting, commercial and government. The criteria for the New Enterprise Award included: commitment to HSE, technology and innovation, leadership, quality of strategic thinking and practice, commercial performance and evidence of the company being visionary.

Pat Tallon, Civmec’s CEO, accepted the award on behalf of the company. Tallon commented, “Civmec have achieved a significant amount since we commenced operations in 2009. It is encouraging for the industry to recognise the breadth and depth of expertise of Civmec’s diverse skills base.”

“I am extremely proud of everyone’s commitment to a safe and productive workplace. It is an honour to receive this award and I feel it truly reflects the hard work and passion that has got us to where we are today.” Tallon said.

Civmec provides tailored solutions to the resources and energy sectors through their multi-disciplinary capabilities. For more information of Civmec’s experience click here.

11 June 2014 in General News Posted by