BGC Contracting grows construction division

BGC Contracting grows construction division

BGC Contracting are pleased to announce two new General Manager appointments as it continues to build its service offering and expansion into its next phase of construction and contract mining projects across Australia.

Johannes (JJ) Van Der Walt commences as General Manager Construction, Western Australia with BGC Contracting with more than 20 years’ experience in Construction, Mining and Project Management. A skilled engineer with excellent management skills, JJ joins BGC Contracting from Georgiou Group. Acting as both bid and design manager on a number of projects across Australia and Africa. JJ has significant experience in bridges, concrete, roadworks and major infrastructure projects and has a strong background in project delivery and providing clients safe and cost-effective solutions.

Eugene du Plessis returns to BGC Contracting as General Manager Construction, Eastern States and boasts more than 30 years’ experience in listed and private engineering and construction companies across Australia and Africa. A strategic and project focussed leader, Eugene has significant experience as Project Director and in Senior Operations Management and Business Development roles across the civil and infrastructure contracting industry. Eugene has managed complex infrastructure projects working for McConnell Dowell most recently.

Mark Angove, Chief Operating Officer Construction said the appointment of these two highly experienced General Managers to our Construction division, is reflective of BGC Contracting continuing its momentum in project delivery with great people and strong relationships which are the company’s key Brand Pillars.

“BGC Contracting would like to sincerely welcome JJ and Eugene to the Senior Leadership Team. We welcome the expertise, wealth of knowledge and their passion for the industry that they bring to our business,” he said.

“As another year starts, BGC Contracting continues to grow as one of Australia’s leading construction, contract mining and maintenance companies.” said Mr Angove.

About BGC Contracting

BGC Contracting is a leading Australian construction, contract mining, and maintenance company, which has delivered infrastructure, energy and resources projects to an impressive list of clients for more than 50 years.

We have a forward order book of approximately $2 billion. Headquartered in Perth, Western Australia, BGC Contracting has approximately 2,000 employees nationwide with an annual revenue nearing $1 billion year on year.

We are client focused. And even though we’re large, we remain nimble. We deliver fit-for-purpose project solutions which are responsive to changing market conditions.

We support our construction partners at all stages of a project through a wide range of services, including transport infrastructure, non-process infrastructure and buildings, earthworks (bulk and detailed), mine infrastructure, water infrastructure and maintenance services. We also offer specialist industrial engineering, maintenance and fabrication services through our wholly owned subsidiary, DIAB Engineering.

We’re proud to deliver end-to-end results and deliver continuous improvement through proven collaborative contracting models. It’s the great service that goes beyond contract mining.