Downer has been successfully delivering contract mining and civil projects to an impressive list of global customers for over 90 years.

We are now one of Australia’s leading mining services providers, with revenue in FY2015 of $1.59 billion. We have around 3,700 employees at more than 60 sites in Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, South America and Southern Africa (view our current operations map here). As at 30 June 2015, our work-in-hand was $3.1 billion.

We support our coal and metalliferous mining customers at all stages of the mining lifecycle through a wide range of services including:

  • Open cut and underground mining, including mine planning and design
  • Blasting services (through our subsidiary DBS)
  • Tyre management (through our subsidiary Otraco International)
  • Asset management – mining fleets
  • Civil projects – mine site infrastructure
  • Crushing
  • Exploration drilling
  • Mine reclamation and land rehabilitation (through our ReGen business)
  • Consulting, software and training for the mining industry (through our subsidiary Snowden)
  • ​Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander recruitment and development programs.

Our customers include a mix of local and international companies, including: Anglo American, AngloGold Ashanti, BHP Billiton, BMA Coal, Codelco, Debswana Diamond Company, EnergyAustralia, Fortescue Metals Group, Glencore, Gold Fields Australia, Highlands Pacific, Idemitsu Australia Resources, Jellinbah Group, Karara Mining, Millmerran Power Partners, MMG, Newcrest, Newmarket Gold, Ok Tedi Mining, Peabody Energy, Rio Tinto, Roy Hill, Solid Energy, Stanwell Corporation, Swakop Uranium and Yancoal Australia.

While we pride ourselves on the excellence of our work, we recognise that it is also our industry-leading approach to sustainable development that gives us a competitive edge. For us, sustainable development means having an unwavering focus on Zero Harm and a commitment to environmental sustainability, as well as being a valued member of the minerals industry and of the communities in which we operate.

We report our non-financial performance against key health, safety and environment and social criteria annually in our Sustainable Development Report.

Downer has policies with respect to Quality, Health and Safety, and Environmental Sustainability. These are available upon request by e-mailing