Specialists in small but complex infrastructure projects, Abergeldie Complex Infrastructure takes an adaptable approach to project planning and management, paying close attention to minute engineering details. The company is something of a one-stop-shop, providing specialist services in dams, bridges, marine, process, and rail, electrical, mining and steel fabrication. Its emphasis is on building better communities across eastern Australia.
According to founder John Fortunato (managing director) and Rick D’Ovidio (director and general manager), Fortunato Group’s strength lies in “delivering a broad range of specialised earthmoving, civil engineering and construction services”. Fortunato Group has enjoyed tremendous success completing projects across Victoria for over 15 years, and is now focussed on ongoing company growth with a foundation of committed staff and a dedication to client satisfaction.
Although the northern region of Australia spans half the country, it continues to be under-recognised and under-developed in regards to infrastructure and opportunities vital for nurturing its future growth. Whether it be due to its oil and mineral deposits or its key placement for international trade through the Asia Pacific region, Northern Australia is responsible for a steady increase in economic opportunities – and subsequently, wealth – throughout the country.
The Australian GFC was a game changer in many important ways within the construction industry. Most notably for NSW public domain specialists GMW Urban, it skewed the industry to focus primarily on government projects after private projects were cut due to budget shortages. With this shift, the competitive market became flooded by companies all trying to get the edge on one another and ultimately stay afloat through the difficult times by any means necessary – thereby diminishing the general quality of work while also swelling the competition for pre-established industry specialists who rely on such tenders as their bread and butter.
When discussing HL Cuthbert & Sons Pty Ltd (HLC), one word comes up time and time again: commitment. As a third generation family owned company based in Croydon, Victoria, HLC has more than 70 years experience in the region’s construction industry. In that time, the company has forged a winning formula for success; based on passion, a strong work ethic and a commitment to each and every project, this formula has resulted in over 80% of HLC’s business coming from repeat customers.
Half a century in earthmoving is quite something. That’s what the founder and head of J Davison Nominees has behind him, and in August the company he founded comes up for a 25th anniversary.
Dan Burley, Manager, Business Development at Brisbane-based Sommer & Staff Constructions Pty Ltd., is looking forward to the challenge of helping to repair ravaged Queensland.
When Karl Waeger was ten years old, riding on a bus to a soccer game, he noticed across the way a team of young men at work building a bridge. He was struck by the nature-defying aspect of the task – man’s ability to create something which could span a river and enable someone to drive further. Six years later, Karl was working alongside those very men he had seen that day, helping to build bridges.
In business, strength and success often come as a result of working with the best people. Few companies realise this more than Whitten Brothers Pty Ltd. Established a decade ago by brothers Clayton and Tyron Whitten, Australia’s Whitten Bros specialises in all facets of concrete construction and contracting.
BTF Projects is a four-year-old company with a very solid joinery base. But it’s quite an unusual animal: a specialist in fitout concentrating on bringing architectural and design concepts to realisation.