Big projects part of 20 years in Gladstone

BUILT UP: Workers on the Aurecon job find novel solutions to clients’ challenges.
BUILT UP: Workers on the Aurecon job find novel solutions to clients’ challenges.

AURECON is celebrating 20 years in Gladstone with an event tonight to mark the milestone.

The engineering, management and specialist technical consultancy has worked on key projects throughout the region.

It has been responsible for the design and delivery of many landmark projects throughout central Queensland, including the recent flood recovery works for Gladstone Regional Council and the construction of berth four at the RG Tanna Coal Terminal.

Aurecon's Gladstone office manager Daniel Berry said the company history goes back as far as the 1940s when the company worked with the Gladstone Ports Corporation (under its previous name) on the slipway at Auckland Point.

"We've always had a long history here but it was in 1994 when we established as a permanent office," he said.

"It was built from one person up, and now we have about 30 employees in Gladstone."

Mr Berry said the key to the town was relationships.

"We're one of the larger consultancies in town," he said. "But we're most proud of the smaller, ongoing work."

File photo of QAL
File photo of QAL

Long-term clients have included NRG Gladstone Power Station, Queensland Alumina Ltd and the GPC.

"This milestone gives us an opportunity to celebrate with our key clients the projects we have delivered together, and to discuss future infrastructure

projects that will benefit the local community," Mr Berry said.

"Our long history of working in central Queensland means we understand the local issues.

"To ensure we stay at the forefront of technology and innovation, our local team collaborates with our global experts to find novel solutions to our clients' challenges.

"We can do the job from 'go to whoa' and other times we just work on specific parts.

"We like to think we're a one-stop shop."

Mr Berry said the consultancy looked forward to providing another 20 years - or more - service to the Gladstone community.

Aurecon's newly appointed Australia and New Zealand offices manager Matt Coetzee is flying in for the event.


  • Gladstone Regional Council flood recovery program management 2010, 2011 and 2013 events
  • Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal (in joint venture)
  • Cement Australia kiln expansion, 1997
  • RG Tanna Coal Export Terminal Berth 4 expansion, 2007
  • Gladstone Harbour Second Channel EIS, current
  • QAL 1217 Conveyor Reconstruction, current

Topics:  aurecon construction engineering gladstone business

'Personal attacks': Break-ins force popular restaurant to close

SAD ENDING: Peter Hagan has closed his business Tapas De Vino after is was broken into.

BREAK-INS wear on local business owner's health, and money.

Time for a Fair Go, Prime Minister

DEAR Prime Minister, Welcome to Rockhampton.

Truckloads of WICET gear was up for grabs

HELPING HAND: Russell James, Clinton State School deputy principal John Fry, principal Heidi James,  with WICET's Sarah Wheatley and co-workers who delivered the donated furniture  to the school.

WICET made the calls to offer truckloads of pre-loved gear.

Local Partners

Hugh Laurie receives star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Hugh Laurie on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Hugh Laurie and his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Blake Lively hosts 40th party for Ryan Reynolds

Blake Lively throws husband Ryan Reynold's 40th birthday bash

What's on the big screen this week

Benedict Cumberbatch in a scene from the movie Doctor Strange.

MARVEL'S latest superhero Doctor Strange makes his debut.

Trump 'worked like hell' to pick up John Travolta's wife

John Travolta and Kelly Preston

Trump wrote comments in tribute to Travolta's son Jett

RECAP: The Bachelorette S2E11 - top three battle it out

The Bachelorette finalists, from left, Matty Johnson, Lee Elliott and Jake Ellis.

It's Matty, Lee or Jake. Who will Georgia choose?

Jake left broken-hearted by Bachelorette break-up

Jake Ellis is one of the final three bachelors on The Bachelorette.

GEORGIA chooses Lee and Matty J as her final two suitors.

OPINION: Banks fear Gladstone future: Councillor

REGIONAL Queensland deserves a helping hand on housing.

Bank reclaims Goondoon St complex plan, places on the market

Multi-million dollar development plan up for sale.

MULTI-MILLION dollar plan for Goondoon St complex on the market.

Tough times in CBD: Woolies says goodbye Ipswich

Woolworths in the Ipswich Mall.Photo: Rob Williams / The Queensland Times

The last day of trading will be January 1

Coles to pay new owner of Tannum servo $320K

UP FOR GRABS: Expressions of interest in Tannum's new service station, which will house the new Coles Express, closed this month.

INVESTORS bid for new Tannum service station under construction.

Look at me! Kath and Kim home up for sale

Kath and Kim from the iconic Aussie TV series.

'Crack open the Baileys and grab a box of BBQ Shapes'

How to fit 100,000 new homes on the Coast

Property, real estate, housing, suburb,  August 2016

Fitting 2m extra people in south-east Qld in 25 years a balance