The Geotech Group is one of Australia’s most trusted collaborative and diverse construction, specialist drilling, fabrication and installation contracting business.
Established in 1972, the Group has won a reputation as a leading provider of technically complex, specialist construction services in civil & rail infrastructure and ground engineering, complemented by specialist HDD and coal gas drainage drilling, as well as structural, mechanical and piping engineering, fabrication and installation proven capabilities.
The Group operates across many industries and market sectors, including transportation, water, oil & gas, petrochemical, mining, building, manufacturing and general service industries.
We have secured our strong reputation because we have a long history of providing value engineered, cost-effective solutions and delivering projects on time and within budget, whether as head contractor or in a specialist subcontractor role.
The Geotech Group is committed to a zero harm culture. Our safety record over the last three years with no lost-time injuries is our measure of success.
We have a simple approach based on gaining early understanding of both the project’s and our client’s objectives, clear and innovative thinking, good communications, flexibility in the method adopted for project execution and creating a collaborative and positive non-adversarial work environment.
We have a vast range of civil, specialist, rail and mechanical plant & equipment, including Australia’s largest drill rigs, and a loyal and capable workforce of 400 plus.
We employ our highly-skilled staff directly. As a family-owned and operated business with a rich culture, it is our technical expertise and our people-centred approach which makes the Geotech Group the company for your next key project. Each of the Group’s businesses, on a best for project basis, prefer using our direct labour-force and selectively make use of subcontractors, focusing on self-performance as a point of key differentiator in order to minimise any unnecessary mark-ups on mark-ups and risk on risk contingencies.
The Group consists of three specialist companies: Geotech Pty Ltd (trading as Geotechnical Engineering), Coleman Rail Pty Ltd and John Beever (Aust) Pty Ltd, all wholly owned subsidiaries of Geotech Holdings Pty Ltd.
Operating nationally, the Group’s headquarter is in Melbourne where we have offices, stores and extensive workshop facilities for the maintenance and development of the specialised equipment required for our operations.
Incorporating Geotech Metro, Geotech Specialist and Geotech Civil, it is a suite of civil engineering construction contractor business units specialising in a broad range of construction works including the design & construction of basement retention systems, piling, slope stabilisation (including rock fall netting & fencing and rope access trained personnel to IRATA standard), soil nails, rock bolting, shotcreting and ground anchors (both temporary & permanent “GEGA” ground anchors and SBMA).
We also specialise in grouting, dam upgrades, tunnels, hydro-electric projects, irrigation systems, piers & sea walls, airports, water industry structures and facilities, offshore contracting and NATA accredited laboratory services. Geotech is also established in Western Australia, providing our specialist services to the mining industry. These services include slope stabilisation, ground anchors, piling, civil works and offshore contracting.
Coleman Rail is a construction contractor specialising in Metro, Freight & Heavy Haul and Light Rail infrastructure. We are able to undertake the design & construction of almost all of the individual components that collectively make up the fixed rail infrastructure of a rail network.
We have particular advantages in multi-disciplinary projects and have specialist expertise in the delivery of projects within live rail environments and constrained sites. Our capacity to plan and support projects requiring reliable completion within the shortest possible occupation of the asset is founded on our extensive experience in such works and our practice of minimising our reliance on subcontractors. Our commitment to maximise the works completed by direct labour and hourly hired resources gives our project management teams complete control of the selection of resources applied to the task and the capacity to redirect resources if and when required.
John Beever Australia
John Beever Australia is a mechanical engineering company founded in 1979 to supply contract mechanical services to oil & gas, mining and manufacturing industries. From this beginning the company now provides fully integrated design, manufacture and installation expertise, together with a jobbing and fabrication workshop, as well as total project management services for new installation works, major shutdown programs and preventative maintenance activities.