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History

Over the last 40 years, Kerman Contracting Pty Ltd has experienced strong controlled growth completing $2.4 billion of work to the satisfaction of numerous clients in various industry sectors. This growth has been carefully managed using a hands on approach for all projects.

2021

2021
May 6, 2021

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Brian Kerman, his family and the Kerman team celebrate the 40th anniversary of Kerman Contracting.
2019

2019
Oct 15, 2019

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Another Lithium project successfully completed - Talison Lithium Storage Facility at Bunbury Port.
2017

2017
Sep 1, 2017

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Kerman enters Lithium/Rare Earth mining sector. Several projects for clients such as Talison Lithium, Tianqi and Albemarle follow.
2016

2016
Jul 1, 2016

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With the anticipated downturn in the WA mining sector, Kerman appointed a Business Development Director to explore other construction markets and develop a business strategy with a diversified market sector approach.
2015

2015
Jul 1, 2015

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Kerman’s annual turnover for the Financial Year 2014/15 increased significantly as further mining services contracts were undertaken in the North West of WA in a competitive and difficult market however during this period, Kerman also successfully constructed a large grain export facility in Port Kembla, NSW.
2014

2014
Jul 1, 2014

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Kerman received its biggest construction contract in the company’s history at CITIC Pacific Mining’s Sino Iron project for the SMP and Electrical Works on AG Mills Lines 3 to 6 ($153M).
2012

2012
Jul 1, 2012

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Award of three $100M projects with a turnover of $232M for the Financial Year 2011/12.
2011

2011
Jul 1, 2011

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Kerman Contracting acquires 2M Constructs providing additional industry experience, construction personnel and a $94.5 million rail camp project for the Roy Hill mine development.
2006

2006
Sep 1, 2006

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Kerman received the Bulk Handling Facility of the Year 2006 (Resources and Infrastructure) and the Environmental Project of the Year Awards for their D&C work over 11 years for Esperance Port Authority. Between 1995 and 2006 Kerman had designed and constructed four iron ore export facilities for Esperance Port.
2002

2002
Sep 1, 2002

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Kerman designed and constructed their new head office building in Applecross. The building was awarded two Royal Australian Institute of Architects (WA Division) awards in 2003 for Commercial Building Design and the Commercial Building Interior.
2000

2000
Jul 1, 2000

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Kerman received the Special Commendation CY O’Connor Award for Engineering Excellence (2000 Western Australian Industry & Export Award) for its work on the Esperance Port Iron Ore export facility.
1998

1998
Jul 1, 1998

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The Kerman business moved from a Family Trust Structure to a Company Structure at which time Chris Kerman was appointed Managing Director of Kerman Contracting and the founder of the company Brian Kerman was appointed to the role of Non-Executive Chairman.
1995

1995
Jul 1, 1995

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Acquisition and establishment of the Kerman Depot in Kwinana, WA.
1993

1993
Jul 1, 1993

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Kerman awarded its biggest contract to date being the construction of a storage and handling facility at Esperance Port for $11 million.
1989

1989
Jul 1, 1989

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Kerman received the Chemical Project of the Year Award for the Sodium Cyanide Plant project in Kwinana for AGR.
1981

1981
Oct 1, 1981

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The first big structural project, a water slide in Kalamunda, and the first company ute.

1981
Jul 14, 1981

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After 30 years in the heavy engineering and construction industry, Brian Kerman founded Kerman Contracting Pty Ltd (Kerman) in July 1981.
1981

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Kerman provides fully integrated design and construction expertise. Our capability is defined by several key areas, with delivery by traditional means, construct only, design and construct and engineering, procurement & construction (EPC) or Managing Contractor.