Densford Civil, a leading civil engineering and construction company operating throughout WA, demonstrates just how important a strong financial position can be. The company, which has an annual turnover of approximately $30 million, has consistently operated profitably in every year of its operations and continues to build on its assets through reinvestment of its profits.
Woodhead’s origins go back to Adelaide and 1927, but the company today is very different and much larger. Now encompassing offices throughout Australia, Woodhead is also a serious presence in Asia and reaches as far as Europe.
With so much attention focused on dealing with the recently excessive rainfall and floods across Queensland and Victoria, it is easy to forget about Australia’s underlying water crisis – its desperate lack of reliable water. Australia is actually the driest inhabited continent, with far too many communities plagued by chronic water shortages and droughts.
Prospects for the construction and real estate industries right up and down the eastern seaboard, especially in the days immediately following the election of the Coalition government in New South Wales, are fair to middling, with a distinct upturn expected by the start of 2012. At least, that’s the view of Rod Burger, commercial director of Grindley Construction.
Representing the concrete and aggregate capabilities of Adelaide Brighton, the Hy-Tec Group is comprised of Hy-Tec Industries Pty Ltd (New South Wales), Aus10 Rhyolite Pty Ltd (Austen Quarry), Hy-Tec Industries (Queensland) Pty Ltd and Hy-Tec Industries (Victoria) Pty Ltd. Hy-Tec supplies commercial, industrial, civil and residential construction companies across the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Sydney, Melbourne and northern New South Wales with over one million cubic meters per annum of quality premixed concrete, aggregates and sands.
What Nyholt Constructions offers is “performance contracting”. We asked managing director Richard Nyholt to explain. “At the end of the day,” he said, “we aim to meet our clients’ expectations.
When Andrew Briggs took ownership last year of Buxton Construction, he planned to refocus the business in a “˜back to basics’ campaign. Mr Briggs had already been working with the Victoria company as General Manager for fifteen years beside Richard Buxton – who founded Buxton Construction in 1968 – and so knew intimately the quality and prestige that he was now representing.