About us

We are a global company redefining what’s possible. Our team is based across 26 offices in 14 countries, with projects in over 80 locations worldwide. Combining our deep technical expertise with a 30-year track record, we deliver innovative, value-add consulting studies, project delivery, asset operations and maintenance solutions to the mining & metals, oil & gas and industrial sectors. We find a better way.

Our purpose

Solving the seemingly impossible is part of our everyday life. It’s what has driven us to succeed at some of the most challenging and ground-breaking engineering projects, in some of the most remote parts of the world. That means better ways forward for our clients, our people and our communities​.

Our history

We celebrate and build on our past successes. Over the years, we brought together leading companies, engineers and scientists to serve new industries, expand our capabilities and bring new solutions to market.

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2021

  • Mina Justa Project, Peru completed
  • Alexandra Almenara named one of Peru's top 50 Executive Leaders
  • Mantoverde Project awarded
  • Ausenco launches Orien, our new asset management software
  • Ausenco names Everson Tedardi as Vice President, Brazil
  • Ausenco welcomes James McClements to Board of Directors
  • Hemmera, an Ausenco Company recognized as one of Canada’s Greenest Employers for 2021
  • Hemmera, an Ausenco Company is a BC Top Employer – for the sixth year in a row!
  • Hemmera, an Ausenco Company recognized as one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People for 2021

2020

  • Grant Ballantyne wins medal for Technical Research from the Coalition for Energy Efficiency Comminution (CEEC)
  • Ausenco names Florencio Castro as Vice President, Peru
  • First school-leaver scholarship awarded in West Australia for global engineering firm
  • Ausenco welcomes Renée Hornbaker and Diane Garrett to the Board of Directors
  • Ausenco wins excellence awards for Safest Mining and Natural Resources Employer and Best Health & Safety Culture
  • Hemmera, an Ausenco Company recognized as one of Canada’s Greenest Employers for 2020
  • Hemmera, an Ausenco Company is a BC Top Employer – for the fifth year in a row!
  • Hemmera, an Ausenco Company recognized as one of Canada’s Top Employers for Young People for 2020

2019

  • Ausenco Co-Founder and CEO Zimi Meka inducted into Engineers Australia Hall of Fame
  • Greg Lane wins Art MacPherson Award
  • Leann Wilson named 100 Most Influential Women in Australia
  • John Sherstobitoff wins ACEC-BC Meritorious Achievement Award
  • Ausenco Wins 2019 National Safety Council of Chile Awards
  • Ausenco wins Silver at the 2019 Canada’s Safest Employers Awards
  • Hemmera, an Ausenco Company named one of Canada’s Greenest Employers for 2019
  • Hemmera, an Ausenco Company, named one of British Columbia’s Top Employers of 2019

2018

  • Runner up in the Communication Category for the International SOS Foundation 2018 Duty of Care Awards
  • Hemmera, an Ausenco Company named one of Canada’s Greenest Employers for 2018
  • Hemmera, an Ausenco Company, named one of British Columbia’s Top Employers of 2018
  • Ausenco team wins ACEC-BC (Association of Consulting Engineering Companies – British Columbia) Award of Merit in the Building category for the seismic upgrade of the City of Vancouver’s 515, West 10th building.

2017

  • Silver winner, Mining and Natural Resources category at the 2017 Canada’s Safest Employers Awards
  • 2017 National Safety Council of Chile Award in the Services to Mining Category
  • Ausenco led team wins ACEC-BC (Association of Consulting Engineering Companies - British Columbia) Award of Excellence in the Municipal & Civil Infrastructure category for the Port Mann Water Supply Tunnel project
  • Ausenco team wins ACEC-BC Award of Excellence in the Building category, as well as the Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Engineering Excellence, for the seismic upgrade of 1897 vintage Lord Strathcona Elementary School
  • Special Mention in the Communication Category for the ISOS Foundation Duty of Care Awards
  • Ausenco led team wins 2017 Canadian Consulting Engineering prestigious Schreyer Award and Award of Excellence in the Water Resources Category for the Port Mann Tunnel project
  • Acquired Hemmera Envirochem

2016

  • Silver Recipient – Canada’s Safest Employer Award, Mining & Resources Category
  • Finalist – Best Continuous Improvement of a Workplace Health and Safety Management System, National Safety Council of Australia National Safety Awards of Excellence
  • Winner – Best Communication of a Safety Message, National Safety Council of Australia National Safety Awards of Excellence
  • Ausenco privatised via a Scheme of Arrangement with RCF V.I. LP and key shareholders
  • Ausenco led team wins ACEC-BC (Association of Consulting Engineering Companies - British Columbia) Award of Excellence in the Municipal & Civil Infrastructure category for the Port Mann Water Supply Tunnel project.

2015

  • Alliance formed with Duro Felguera (DF)
  • Competed acquisition of Ausenco Rylson
  • Silver Recipient – Canada’s Safest Employer Award, Mining & Resources Category
  • Finalist – Best Continuous Improvement of a Workplace Health and Safety Management System, National Safety Council of Australia National Safety Awards of Excellence

2013

  • Appointment of George Lloyd as Chairman
  • Acquired 100% Calgary oil sands business PROJEX Technologies
  • Silver Recipient – Canada’s Safest Employer Award, Mining & Resources Category

2012

  • Acquired 100% of Reaction Consulting oil sands company
  • Calgary office opens
  • Formed alliance with Proxa Ltd
  • Formed Ausenco Rylson joint venture

2011

  • Received Australia Latin America Business Excellence Award
  • Received Jack Holt Newcrest Mining Trophy

2009

  • Created Ausenco Energy and Ausenco Program Management
  • Acquired 50% equity in Kramer Group to form Kramer Ausenco
  • Ausenco PSI celebrates 30 years in business
  • Helped establish the Mining Leaders Scholarship at University of Western Australia with Resources Capital Fund (RCF)


2008

  • Helped establish the Mining Leaders Scholarship at University of Western Australia with Resources Capital Fund (RCF)
  • Acquired Pipeline Systems Incorporated (PSI), Vector Engineering and Sandwell
  • Ausenco Johannesburg office opens
  • Launched Ausenco Project Academy in partnership with Queensland University of Technology
  • Formed Ausenco Taggart CHPP joint venture

2007

  • Ausenco Bangkok office opens
  • Ausenco Vancouver office opens
  • Launched Ausenco Foundation to offer community support
  • Ausenco receives Queensland Export Award – Services
  • Ausenco receives Australian Export Award – Services

2006

  • Ausenco wins first Americas projects – Mexico and Argentina
  • Ausenco wins series of major projects – Australia, Zambia, Laos, Vietnam
  • Listed on Australian Securities Exchange (ASX)
  • Ausenco Manila office opens

2005

  • Ausenco Americas office opens for the Delores project
  • Ausenco wins first alliance contract with Queensland Nickel (QNI)
  • Ausenco receives Australian Engineering Excellence Award – Resource Development (with Bateman Engineering)

2004

  • China office opens

2003

  • Established Ascentis, a new division delivering operations solutions to the minerals-processing industry

2002

  • First institutional shareholders invest in Ausenco
  • Former Queensland Premier Wayne Goss is appointed Chairman
  • Ausenco wins Sepon Copper Gold Project, Laos
  • Ausenco receives Australian Export Award – Services
  • Ausenco receives Engineering Excellence Award – Projects and Exports

2001

  • Ausenco wins first African project – North Mara Gold Project, Tanzania

1995

  • Second Ausenco office opens in Perth, Australia

1991

  • First Ausenco office opens in Brisbane, Australia