About Us
History

We have a proud history and a bright future

  • 1976

    The Journey Begins

  • 1978

    WGE grows from a Labour Hire rm to a sizable Repar, Maintenance and Capital Works Provider in BHP Steel

  • 1981

    WGE acquires D. Hay & Co. Pty Ltd (HAYCO) Fabrication and General Engineering Business

  • 1985

    First major civil engineering projects in Water Treatment Plants and Bridge Construction

  • 1989

    WGE wins Supply and Installation contracts on BHP Steel's Project M which goes on to achieve 1 and 2mm Cast Strip Rolling, a world rst

  • 1990

    First major Repair and Maintenance Contracts from BHP Steel - The birth of WGE Materials Optimisation Spares Management

  • 1991

    WGE embarks on its rst international venture in Kuwait to help rebuild power generation assets post gulf war.

  • 1992

    WGE introduces Patented Super Flat Flooring technology into BHP Steel's Illawarra Distribution Centre

  • February 1993

    WGE becomes certied in ISO9001 Quality Management System with SAIGLOBAL.

  • 1994

    WGE continues to win major civil contracts in Water Treatment Plant, Bridge Construction and Precast Panels

    WGE opens maintenance operations in Newcastle to service BHP Steel's Newcastle Operations

  • 1996

    WGE commence operations in Hanoi, Vietnam. This marks the second international venture

  • 1998

    WGE wins contracts on the Oak Flats Interchange Ring Road in Oakats New South Wales

  • 1999

    WGE wins contract on Sydney International Air Port Upgrade for the Olympic Games

    Engineering Procurement Construction contract awarded for Eden Woodchip Mill Ship Loader

    WGE wins major supply and install contracts on the Wollongong Entertainment Centre project

  • 2001

    Engineering Procurement Contraction contract awarded for BHP Steel's Pulverised Coal Injection Plant at the Port Kembla Steel Works

  • 2002

    WGE wins Engineering Procurement Construction contract on Coal Handling Facility at Pha Lai Thermal Power Plant No.2 in Vietnam

    WGE wins contract for supply and install of two main turbine buildings and control buildings for 2x300 MW Power Station at Pha Lai Thermal Power Plant No.2 in Vietnam

  • 2003

    WGE wins contracts on Hanoi Water Supply and Environmental Project

    WGE wins supply of structural steel contract for Phu My Steel Mill in HCM City, Vietnam

  • 2005

    WGE win Pedestrian Access Restriction works project for the Sydney Harbour Birdge

  • 2006

    WGE wins supply contract for Kogan Creek Fabric Filter Project for the supply of 950 Tonnes of Fabricated Structure

  • 2007

    WGE wins supply contract for Vales Point Fabric Filter Project for the Supply of 900 Tonnes of Structure

    WGE undertakes 3rd Major Chimney Remediation Contract with Bierrum (UK) at Caltex Oil Renery at Kurnel, New South Wales

  • 2008

    WGE wins major contracts in the BlueScope Steel No.5 Blast Furnance Reline Project

  • 2009

    In excess of $50,000,000.00 woth of work underway at BlueScope Steel Port Kembla

  • 2010

    WGE wins major upgrade contracts on WGE3B Precipitator at the Sinter Plant at BlueScope Steel Port Kembla

    WGE wins contract on SAUP (Steam Asset Upgrade Project) at BlueScope Steel

  • 2011

    WGE wins contract for replacement of Collector Main at the Coke Oven at BlueScope Steel Port Kembla

  • 2013

    WGE wins Engineering Procurement Contraction project for Ammonium Processing Plant at the Delta Electricity Coal Fired Power Plant in Lithgow, New South Wales

  • December 2013

    WGE becomes certied in AS4801 Occupational Health & Safety Management System with SAIGLOBAL

  • March 2014

    WGE becomes certied in NSW Governments Occupational Health & Safety Management System - 5th Edition

  • May 2013

    WGE becomes certied in ISO14001 Enironmental Management System with SAIGLOBAL

  • March 2014

    WGE begins to realise the benets of Information Technology Systems as a vast array of web and mobile based technologies are developed in house and deployed across all WGE Operations

    WGE commences Data Mining to realise real world savings for clients in on going repair and maintenance campaigns

  • 2014

    WGE wins Engineering Procurement Contraction project for Compressed Air Station at BHP Billiton's Appin Area 9 Project

    WGE becomes a recognised RMS National Prequalifaction Scheme Supplier in Categories "S" and "B1"

    WGE wins on-going Fabrication Support and Field Maintenance Contract with Sydney Water

  • 30th October 2014

    WGE Recognised as a Finalist at the 2014 WorkSafe Awards in Category 1: Best Occupational Health & Safety Management System in a Private Company

Looking To Tomorrow

WGE continues to innovate into tomorrow with renewed focus to expansion abroad as well as existing and new opportunities here in Australia