Downers history dates back over more than a century in both Australia and New Zealand. Downer EDI was formed in 2001 following a merger with Evans Deakin Industries (Clyde Engineering; Walkers Limited; Ralph M Lee); Mineral Technologies acquired by Roche Mining.
Recognised as a leading provider, delivering contract mining and civil earthmoving services to local and international clients such as BHP Billiton, BMA Coal and Fortescue Metals Group.
Downer is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange and employs about 19,000 people, working across Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, South America and Southern Africa, Downer has certainly secured its presence in the mining industry.
Providing services such as;Open cut miningUnderground miningBlasting services (through our subsidiary Downer Blasting Services), including explosives manufacture and supplyExploration drillingCrushingMobile plant maintenanceMine planning and designConstruction of mine-related infrastructureIndigenous training and development