Civmec expands to the East Coast
Civmec Construction and Engineering Pty Ltd (Civmec) completed the acquisition of Forgacs in February 2016 – which included the name, the shipyard facilities, and the assets located at Newcastle.
The purpose built shipyard at Tomago is situated on the Hunter River, just 14 kilometres from the Port of Newcastle.
The 22.7-hectare site includes 535 metres of river frontage with two ship basins.
Civmec will run is operations for its infrastructure, metals and minerals and oil and gas markets out of the Newcastle site as well as its wholly owned subsidiary Forgacs Marine and Defence for the marine and defence market part of the business.
Civmec plans to develop the Newcastle site to operate as a multi-disciplinary facility to service these markets which will future replicate Civmec’s flagship operations at Henderson, Western Australia.