Western Australia

The Perth office at GHD House in Perth's CBD supports a regional network in Western Australia with more than 600 employees, extending to offices in Bunbury, Geraldton, Kalgoorlie and Karratha.

Our Perth office was established in 1975 and has evolved to become one of the state’s leading consultants providing multi-disciplinary services across all of Western Australia.

Our clients benefit from our longevity in the market, our local knowledge and experience, and our ability to draw on local resources.  

GHD in Western Australia provides integrated support to client needs in:

  • Municipal infrastructure - civil, water, roads, drainage and stormwater engineering
  • Environment - environmental management and engineering, contaminated site assessment, remediation and auditing, aquatic and ecological sciences
  • Architectural services - commercial, municipal, institutional (including health and education) and interior design
  • Transportation - road and transport planning and design
  • Urban development - strategic and statutory planning and approvals, development and subdivision engineering
  • Geotechnical services - tunnelling
  • Management services - project management, asset management, risk management and business planning
  • Mining and geotechnical - geotechnical and mining engineering and slope stability
  • Industrial engineering - electrical, chemical, structural and building services engineering
  • Oil and gas - project management, engineering, hydrocarbon processing, asset management and EEHA Services

For more information, contact:

Craig Walkemeyer
Operating Centre Manager, Western Australia
T: +61 8 6222 8222 | F: 61 3 6210 0601 | Email GHD in Western Australia

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Major waste water treatment plant for Perth

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Perth’s next big waste water treatment plant is being designed to accommodate a future potential population of 800,000 people.

GHD has been engaged by the Water Corporation in Western Australia to design the Alkimos Waste Water Treatment Plant. GHD was chosen on the basis of its concept design and joins the Alkimos Water Alliance (AWA) to deliver this AUD80 million project. AWA comprises Multiplex, McMahon and Zublin.

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Perth to Bunbury Highway

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The Southern Gateway Alliance, comprising GHD Consulting, Leighton Contractors and WA Limestone in partnership with Main Roads Western Australia, was awarded the contract to build the AUD11 million new Perth to Bunbury Highway. Work on the project officially began on 21 December 2006 and continues throughout the southwest today.

GHD is providing consulting services in the disciplines of transport planning and traffic engineering, civil and structural design, geotechnical engineering, materials technology, environmental and sustainability.

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St Barbara Limited Gold mines

As part of its business and compliance management requirements, St Barbara Limited has engaged GHD to prepare mine closure and rehabilitation plans along with subsequent closure cost estimates for its gold mining operations.

Our team developed 'domain' closure and rehabilitation plans for the mines' various site features, tailings storage and waste rock facilities. The plans include consideration of new regulatory needs and St Barbara’s consultation with their stakeholders.


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Agnew-Wiluna Belt Lateritic Nickel Appraisal

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BHP Billiton Nickel West

BHP Billiton engaged GHD to review its exploration database for potential lateritic nickel opportunities within its Agnew-Wiluna Belt tenements in Western Australia. The study spanned Wiluna, Mt Keith and Leinster and incorporated decades of drilling and a tapestry of geophysical surveys. Lithology coding complexity, reflecting the sources and vintages of drilling data, prevented any straight-forward assessment of regolith chemistry.


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Air Monitoring in Western Australia

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GHD conducted one of the most comprehensive ambient air monitoring programs ever to be undertaken by an Australian company, on the remote Burrup Peninsula in Western Australia.

The project, for Woodside Energy, on behalf of the North West Shelf Venture, involved GHD’s environmental team designing a program to monitor the ambient and occupational air quality around the Karratha gas plant and offshore facilities, particularly for benzene, toluene and xylene (BTX) emissions.


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St Barbara Limited Gold mines

As part of its business and compliance management requirements, St Barbara Limited has engaged GHD to prepare mine closure and rehabilitation plans along with subsequent closure cost estimates for its gold mining operations.

Our team developed 'domain' closure and rehabilitation plans for the mines' various site features, tailings storage and waste rock facilities. The plans include consideration of new regulatory needs and St Barbara’s consultation with their stakeholders.


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Craig Walkemeyer

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Craig is responsible for our Western Australian operations. He has 30 years of professional experience in engineering, project management and is a Fellow of Engineers Australia. Previously, Craig led the Energy and Resources business in Western Australia. During his career he has worked in senior management roles with major resource companies including BHP and Alcoa, both in Australia and internationally.

Position: Operating Centre Manager
Tel: +61 8 62228437

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2012

  • City East Alliance - Great Eastern Highway Upgrade
    • Innovation Excellence Award, Leighton Contractors Western Australia
    • Safety & Health Excellence Award, Leighton Contractors Western Australia
    • Community Excellence Award, Leighton Contractors Western Australia
    • Environmental Excellence Award, Leighton Contractors Western Australia

  • Alkimos Wastewater Treatment Plant Stage 1, Excellence Award (Western Australia), Infrastructure and Buildings Category, Engineers Australia
  • Gateway Western Australia - Perth Airport and Freight Access Project, Excellence Award (Western Australia), Controls, Systems, Reports and Procedures Category, Engineers Australia

2011

  • City East Alliance - Great Eastern Highway Upgrade, Innovation Excellence Award
  • Canning Bridge Precinct Vision, Excellence Award (Western Australia), Planning Institute of Australia
  • Southern Seawater Desalination Integration
    • Excellence Award (Western Australia), Overall Winner, Engineers Australia
    • Excellence Award (Western Australia), Infrastructure and Building Category, Engineers Australia
    • Excellence Award (Western Australia), Management of Engineering Category

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GHD Library

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