Our Capabilities – What Are We and What We Do
NQCEC civil construction and management capabilities include:
- road construction and maintenance
- airstrip construction and maintenance
- utility services
- bulk earthworks
- drainage works
- pavement construction (including on site blending and testing to produce pavement; materials from naturally occurring materials)
- Bitumen sealing works
NQCEC hires civil construction equipment on a wet and dry hire basis from time to time.
NQCEC has historically achieved an annual turnover in excess of $15M whilst engaging up to 50 staff, with an extensive range of local subcontractors and suppliers that regularly work for or supply to NQCEC.
NQCEC has completed construction projects in locations such as Aurukun, Kowanyama, Mapoon, Mornington Island, Old Mapoon, Napranum and Pormpuraaw.
NQCEC invests in the Weipa community and communities where we work in by looking to engage, mentor and train local employees and service providers on an equal opportunity basis which reflects our community.
Whilst the size and composition of the NQCEC is seasonal, and contract dependent, the NQCEC permanent employee numbers run up to 25 with over 75% living locally, 25-30% indigenous and a similar percentage of female employees. Our project teams including our local partners run at similar ratios.
NQCEC is a member of the Peninsula Business Alliance, which is the peak body for locally based businesses in Cape York, and promotes coordination between Cape York businesses and advocates on their behalf.
In addition, NQCEC is committed to community development events and support has included from time to time:
- local school sporting events and organisations
- Laura Races
- Weipa Fishing Classic
- Relay for Life
- Weipa Bull Ride
- Weipa Go Kart Racing