ABOUT US

Dawsons Group of Companies provides the Complete Industrial Solution.

Established in 1987 by Keith and Valerie Dawson, the business has grown to become one of Queensland’s largest privately held multi-disciplinary industrial services companies. Now operating from workshops in Cairns, Townsville, Charters Towers, Weipa, and Mt Isa and employing over 2000 people each year, Dawsons is still guided by family values and maintains a steadfast focus on safety, quality and reliability.

At Dawsons, it’s all about being smart, reliable, and responsive to our client needs, while continuing to innovate and grow. Our clients and projects range in size and are mainly in the Mining, Marine, Power, Sugar, Defence, Government, and Process sectors. Over the past 30 years, we have built our reputation on providing exceptional service and remaining focused on building long term, value driven relationships with our clients.

As an Australian owned and operated company, we take pride in doing “whatever it takes” to deliver for our clients, and be a valued and respected part of the communities in which we live and operate. We are immensely proud of the investment we make in apprentices, trainees, and local suppliers

Experienced In

  • 1
    Years
    Strong
  • 50
    Completed
    Shutdowns
  • 100
    People
    Employed
  • 0.5
    Million
    Shutdown Hours

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Recent
Projects

Line 3<br>Agitair Project

Line 3
Agitair Project

Glencore
Mount Isa Copper Concentrator
2018
$2.15 Million
Dawsons provided fabricated items, Project Management, Supervision, Trades and Equipment Hire for the installation of an Agitair Float Circuit in the Copper Concentrator in Mount Isa. All works were completed ahead of schedule with good safety and quality outcomes.
Acid Plant<br>Breakdown

Acid Plant
Breakdown

Bhp
Olympic Dam Mine
2018
$763,000
Dawsons provided Supervisors, Trades and Pipe welders to complete a rebuild of a boiler in the Acid Plant after a malfunction. Our supervisors mobilised to assess the works and develop a repair schedule that was agreed on. The project was completed safely, on time and budget with good quality. Once complete the plant was brought back online with good output.
Ceza Underground Crusher Construction

Ceza Underground Crusher Construction

South32
Cannington Mine
2017
$3.785 Million
Dawsons provided fabricated items, Supervision, Trades and equipment hire for the installation of a new underground crusher for Cannington Mine. All works were completed ahead of schedule with good safety and quality outcomes.
Major<br>Shutdown 2018

Major
Shutdown 2018

Nyrstar
Port Pirie
2018
$11.785 Million
Dawsons provided all mechanical shutdown works. This included mobilisation of a total of 430 personnel which included Supervisors, Pipe Welders, Fitters, Boilermakers, Riggers and Labourers. The project was completed on time and under budget with good quality. Works included rebuilds of the Blast Furnace, Lead Plant, Slag Fumer Plant and two new feed conveyors.
Major<br>Outage

Major
Outage

Incitec Pivot Limited
Phosphate Hill Mine
2018
$6.03 Million
Mechanical and electrical works completed as part of the Phosphate Hill major outage works. This included all scheduling and delivery of works including organisation of hire equipment and materials. All works were completed on schedule to a high quality which allowed the plant to come back on line as planned. The safety performance was also to a high standard.
Lake Street<br>Public Car Park

Lake Street
Public Car Park

Hutchinson Builders
Lake Street, Cairns
2017
$1.7 Million
Mechanical package completed as part of the Lake Street carpark upgrade. This includes the fabrication, surface protection and installation of the steel and aluminium components to fully renovate the existing carpark. All works were completed on schedule to a high quality which allowed the carpark to re-open as planned. Works included the fabrication of the aluminium powder coated facade.
Village<br>Walkway And Roof

Village
Walkway And Roof

Gemco
Groote Island
2018
$892,000
Dawsons drafted, fabricated and installed the structural steelwork and sheeting for a new camp construction on Groote Island in the Northern Territory. All works were completed safely, on schedule and to a high standard.

Line 3
Agitair Project

Glencore
Mount Isa Copper Concentrator
2018
$2.15 Million
Dawsons provided fabricated items, Project Management, Supervision, Trades and Equipment Hire for the installation of an Agitair Float Circuit in the Copper Concentrator in Mount Isa. All works were completed ahead of schedule with good safety and quality outcomes.

Acid Plant
Breakdown

Bhp
Olympic Dam Mine
2018
$763,000
Dawsons provided Supervisors, Trades and Pipe welders to complete a rebuild of a boiler in the Acid Plant after a malfunction. Our supervisors mobilised to assess the works and develop a repair schedule that was agreed on. The project was completed safely, on time and budget with good quality. Once complete the plant was brought back online with good output.

Ceza Underground Crusher Construction

South32
Cannington Mine
2017
$3.785 Million
Dawsons provided fabricated items, Supervision, Trades and equipment hire for the installation of a new underground crusher for Cannington Mine. All works were completed ahead of schedule with good safety and quality outcomes.

Major
Shutdown 2018

Nyrstar
Port Pirie
2018
$11.785 Million
Dawsons provided all mechanical shutdown works. This included mobilisation of a total of 430 personnel which included Supervisors, Pipe Welders, Fitters, Boilermakers, Riggers and Labourers. The project was completed on time and under budget with good quality. Works included rebuilds of the Blast Furnace, Lead Plant, Slag Fumer Plant and two new feed conveyors.

Major
Outage

Incitec Pivot Limited
Phosphate Hill Mine
2018
$6.03 Million
Mechanical and electrical works completed as part of the Phosphate Hill major outage works. This included all scheduling and delivery of works including organisation of hire equipment and materials. All works were completed on schedule to a high quality which allowed the plant to come back on line as planned. The safety performance was also to a high standard.

Lake Street
Public Car Park

Hutchinson Builders
Lake Street, Cairns
2017
$1.7 Million
Mechanical package completed as part of the Lake Street carpark upgrade. This includes the fabrication, surface protection and installation of the steel and aluminium components to fully renovate the existing carpark. All works were completed on schedule to a high quality which allowed the carpark to re-open as planned. Works included the fabrication of the aluminium powder coated facade.

Village
Walkway And Roof

Gemco
Groote Island
2018
$892,000
Dawsons drafted, fabricated and installed the structural steelwork and sheeting for a new camp construction on Groote Island in the Northern Territory. All works were completed safely, on schedule and to a high standard.

Work With us

Dawsons is always looking for great people to join our team. We firmly believe that our success comes from the diversity and strength of our workforce. Our people are our number one winning strategy – which is why we strive to attract and retain the very best the industry has to offer.

If you want to work with a local company that values you as an individual and gives you access to the biggest and best projects here in the Far North as well as around Australia, contact us today and express your interest in upcoming opportunities.

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