Since 1955, Gradco has firmly established itself as a leader in specialist contract mining, civil construction, environmental and heavy haulage services, not only in our home state of Tasmania, but throughout Australia.
We offer a superior level of expertise, knowledge and experience backed by robust financial strength and stability. We are committed to developing relationships built on trust, reliability and honesty.
The direction of the company is controlled by a family board of management, encompassing more than 200 years of collective experience. Our board’s vision, backed by genuine passion, ethics and values, plays a crucial role in guiding the company culture and in Gradco being recognised as an employer of choice.
At Gradco we are fully committed to:
Engaging the best people
Providing the most reliable and productive plant and equipment
An innovative approach to operations and problem solving
Above all else, flexibility to ensure optimum outcomes for our customers and clients.
Our business is widely recognised as being an industry leader in safety, quality and environmental management and is committed to providing a safe working environment for our employees. We have a proven safety record and can be depended upon to uphold and deliver a high level of environmental integrity, awareness and accountability.
Gradco’s Safety, Quality and Environmental Systems are certified to international standards, enabling us to comprehensively manage all aspects of project delivery.
Longstanding business relationships with respected clients confirms the quality, consistency and reliability of what we do. Our reputation as a “hands-on” contractor underpins our success. We are proud of our culture, our commitment, our drive and our dedication to continuous improvement.
We regularly work in partnership with mining companies, quarries, developers, medium-to-large businesses, government agencies and other stakeholders on long and short-term projects.Gradco own, operate and maintain a large, modern fleet of plant and equipment. Our diverse fleet ranges from heavy earthmoving machinery to specialised plant and equipment.
OUR COMPREHENSIVE RANGE OF PLANT INCLUDES:
Excavators 5-85 tonne
Articulated Dump Trucks 40-50 tonne
Dozers, Graders, Rollers, Loaders, Tip Trucks, Water Trucks
Specialist attachments: mulchers, rock breakers, compactor plates, augers.
Our fleet of plant is continuously upgraded and supported by a fully equipped maintenance team. In addition we have developed in-house a comprehensive maintenance tracking system, used to track and coordinate maintenance repairs and scheduled servicing.
The use of this system, coupled with our exceptional maintenance team, minimises down-time and assists in the delivery of the most cost effective outcomes for our clients.
Gradco is renowned as a leader in the delivery of civil construction projects and specialist mining services. We have strong focus on delivering flexible and cost effective solutions for our clients. Our position within the industry has been established through our willingness and ability to undertake projects with varying degrees of complexity.
Our business is committed to continually investing in innovative and technologically advanced equipment, ensuring we lead the industry in applying the very best techniques and processes to all aspects of project delivery.
Our extensive fleet of plant and equipment guarantees we have the capacity and capability to take on any project.
Our approach to project management is to equip our highly experienced professional management team with best-practice principles, aligned with simple and proven processes.
Our end goal: ensuring that our clients’ expectations are exceeded!
OUR CIVIL & MINING SERVICES CAPABILITIES INCLUDE:
Earthworks - Experience in all aspects of bulk and detailed earthworks for civil and infrastructure projects
Site Preparation - Site preparation and development, bulk earthworks, detailed excavation, concreting
Road and Pavement Works - Highway, major and minor road, urban residential and local access road construction and maintenance. Car parking, kerbing, footpath and stormwater construction
Rail - Hi-rail excavator for minor works upgrades and assisting with level crossing upgrades, sleeper replacement
Industrial Site Services & Management - Waste facililty management, product/materials handling & management, service contracts
Sewer and Drainage - Sewer, stormwater, culverts, pump stations, water infrastructure for industrial, council and water authority projects
Marine Remediation - Construction, remediation and repair of marine structures, wharfs, marinas, sea walls
Industrial and Commercial Developments - Site preparation, roads, services, foundations and building construction for commercial and industrial buildings
Dam Construction and Liners - Earthworks, clay cores, batter protection, spillways and HDPE liners
HDPE Pipe Supply, Poly Fabrication and Installation - Poly installation and experience to 1000 mm pipe diameters, with a full range of supporting earthworks equipment.
Tailings Dams - Earthworks, liner installation, wall lifts, remediation works, construction
Subdivisions - Earthworks, signage, pavements, sealing, conduits, kerbing and sewer
Environmental Works - Rehabilitation, liner installations, clay capping, topsoil, hydro-mulching, revetment mattress installations and batter protection systems
Site Remediation - Fuel tank removal and disposal of contaminated soils
Demolition - Housing and industrial demolition
Gradco service a diverse range of industries Australia-wide with a particular emphasis on safety, compliance assurance, people and leadership, operational excellence & sustainability.
We operate a significant fleet of on and off road transport equipment comprising of a large fleet of prime movers and trailers in various configurations. The size and flexibility of this specialised fleet allows us to support the requirements of our external clients, internal needs and other Gradco business units.
THE TRANSPORT SERVICES WE OFFER INCLUDE:
Oversize, over-mass, over-dimensional & over-length transportation
Bulk fuel tanks
Industrial & factory equipment
Our range of specialist equipment allows us to transport freight ranging in weight from 1 to 100 tonnes.
OUR RANGE OF CUSTOM-BUILT EQUIPMENT INCLUDES:
Low loaders (tri, quad & swing-wing rows-of-eight trailers & dollys)
Extendable platform trailers
Drop deck, flat top trailers (extendable)
150 tonne rated prime movers
8x4 tilt tray and super tilt trailers
Full fleet of pilot vehicles