Stornoway Fact Sheet
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136 Davey Street
Hobart Tasmania 7000
+ 61 3 6224 4774
+ 61 3 6224 1918
Stornoway has been part of the Australian business community for more than 35 years, delivering infrastructure services nationally and internationally to local council, state government, business and the resources sector.
At Stornoway we are genuine, caring people who speak straight, deliver on our promises and are intensely passionate about everything we do. Our promise is to safely deliver superior, creatively driven and environmentally sensitive infrastructure solutions for the benefit and success of our clients, the enrichment of our community today, and for a sustainable future for our children’s generations.
- Water and wastewater treatment systems
- Asset management and maintenance services
- Specialist quarry products and construction materials
- Tim Gardner, Managing Director
- Chris Cartledge, Asset Services Road Operations General Manager
- Brad Johnson, Asset Services, Water Operations General Manager
- Brett Hoyle, Quarrying General Manager
Number of Employees
Privately held company.
- Alan Gardner establishes Stornoway Gravel in partnership with Philip Bowden, supplying road gravel to the Launceston area.
- Stornoway Gravel wins Tasmania’s first road contract for the upgrading of the Lake Leake Highway.
- Stornoway develops as one of Tasmania’s leading civil contractors, specialising in road pavement finishing work. Numerous major road construction projects are undertaken throughout the state, including significant upgrades on all major highways.
- Stornoway builds the West Coast Link Road through Tasmania’s remote and environmentally sensitive north-west forests. We become the first Tasmanian company to achieve Environmental Management System certification to ISO 14001.
- Stornoway partners with CSR Emoleum to deliver routine asset maintenance services under the 10 year Southern Tasmanian Long Term Road Maintenance Contract.
- Stornoway Maintenance is established.
- Recognising the increasing demand for a more specialist environmental focus, Stornoway Environmental is established to drive interstate expansion.
- Stornoway wins the first interstate project, undertaking environmental rehabilitation works for Parks Victoria.
- Stornoway installs lighting and upgrades Launceston’s York Park oval to AFL standard. AFL players now consider the playing surface as one of Australia’s best.
- Stornoway undertakes its first major rockfall control project, blasting, meshing and bolting sections of the Alpine Way through Victoria’s high country.
- Stornoway commences one of the largest rockfall control projects carried out in Australia, installing a protection system over 50,000m2 of rockface in a Queensland coal mine.
- Stornoway is now well established nationally, delivering specialised projects across Tasmania, Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland.
- Stornoway completes construction of Melbourne’s largest potable water transfer station at Greenvale and establishes Stornoway Water with a focus on providing high-quality water and wastewater treatment and recycling solutions.
- Stornoway Water’s first treatment plant is successfully commissioned for a shopping centre west of Brisbane.
- Stornoway Water launches AQEO® packaged water and wastewater treatment and recycling systems. The quarrying business carves out a 30 year milestone.
- Stornoway Water builds and installs a wastewater recycling system for a large Queensland coal mine. The system recycles all wastewater from a 600-person accommodation camp.
- A fully transportable Aqeo Membrane Bioreactor wastewater recycling system is successfully developed.
- Stornoway moves offices from Raeburn in northern Tasmania to Hobart, providing a central location for company management. A Maintenance depot is set up in Devonport as the hub for activities to service the North West road maintenance contract win.
- Tim Gardner takes over as Director of Stornoway Group with the sad passing of company co-founder, Alan Gardner.
- Stornoway Water wins first international contract for a defence project in Malaysia and continues to work with leading mining companies in the supply of wastewater treatment solutions.
- Stornoway Quarrying expands with the acquisition of Industrial Sands and Silica, providing the company the opportunity to provide high quality washed and screened sands and decorative stone product.
- Stornoway Maintenance continues to grow with project work from Hydro Tasmania and local government.
- Stornoway wins several substantial water and wastewater treatment projects including Ensham Resources for their mine in Emerald, Queensland and Woodside’s Pluto Liquid Natural Gas project in Karratha, Western Australia.
- An application to expand the Raeburn Quarry is approved, allowing for increased output of screened and crushed rock of up to 500,000 tonnes annually. Stornoway will invest more than $3million in plant and equipment and create much needed jobs for the region.
- Stornoway partners with Hydro Tasmania to provide long-term road maintenance services, focusing on Hydro’s privately operated 600km road network throughout Tasmania.
- Stornoway’s involvement in carbon offsetting through Greening Australia’s Breathe Easy program sees us helping to plant more than 30,000 trees in the Derwent Valley.
- Stornoway changes the business structure to reflect the changing needs of our customers and further capitalise on our asset management capability. The Maintenance and Water businesses are brought together into a single Asset Services business, with Road Operations and Water Operations divisions.
- Our Road Operations business is awarded a three-year contract to manage the North East State Road Network.
- Stornoway achieves national accreditation with the Office of the Federal Safety Commissioner.
- Our Water Operations team designs and installs a water treatment system for Rain Bank, an initiative of South Bank Corporation and one of the first large-scale urban stormwater harvesting projects in the country.
- The Water business secures contracts with Fortescue Metals Group to operate and maintain its wastewater treatment plants in Western Australia and Rio Tinto for remote plant monitoring services at Kestrel Coal Mine. We also secure a contract as part of the Strengthening Grantham project, to build a wastewater treatment facility to service the partially relocated town following Queensland’s devastating floods.
- Stornoway celebrates 35 years in business.
- Stornoway’s quarry secures a contract with TasRail for supply of rail ballast in the North of Tasmania for its sleeper replacement project.
- Our Water business secures a treatment plant servicing contract at the Lancewood Accommodation Camp in Queensland’s Bowen Basin.
- Stornoway’s Road Operations business introduces new online reporting tools and GPS equipped mobile devices to improve data collection and delivery of maintenance services on Tasmania’s road network.
- A new wastewater treatment plant is installed at Grantham as part of Queensland’s rebuilding efforts following devastating floods in 2011.
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