Our Journey

Established in 1978, Decmil has nearly 40 years’ experience delivering integrated solutions to our blue-chip clients.

1978-1983

The Early Days

1978

In Karratha, Western Australia, four men formed a construction company, Silla Careba Pty Ltd (one of them being Denis Criddle).

1980

First major contract awarded by Dampier Salt Ltd.

1982

Work continued to increase and include clients such as Woodside and BHP.

1983

Denis Criddle and Milan Babic bought out partners and changed company name to Decmil Engineering and Construction.

1984-2003

Building on the Foundation

1984

Decmil opened Perth office in Maddington.

1985

Continued growth with Dampier Salt and key works contracts for Woodside.

1988

Won first major contract for $20m with Woodside.

1993

Scott Criddle joined Decmil.

1999

Decmil commences work for Rio Tinto for the Mesa J process plant.

2002

Denis Criddle stepped down as Managing Director and Scott Criddle was appointed in this role.

2003

Decmil broadens client base with a number of government infrastructure projects.

2004-2008

From Strength to Strength

2004

Awarded first major Perth contract (construction of the Gosnells Civic Centre).

2005

Awarded contracts with Burrup Fertilisers, Chevron and Rio Tinto.

2005

Decmil was listed on the ASX.

2007

Moved to Osborne Park premises.

2007

Awarded construction projects for Hamersley Iron and Fortescue Metals Group.

2008

Awarded Woodside Pluto LNG contract.

2009-2013

Continued Growth and Expansion

2009

Denis Criddle is appointed as Chairman of the Board.

2009

Scott Criddle is appointed Chief Executive Officer of Decmil Group.

2011

Decmil expands into Queensland and opens an office in Brisbane.

2011

Decmil acquires Homeground Villages.

2013

Decmil acquires EDE and VDM Construction (East) in Brisbane.

2013

Decmil expands into Northern Territory.

2013

Decmil wins first international contract award for Manus Island, Papua New Guinea.

2014-2017

Growth and Diversification

2015

Decmil opens an office in Auckland and launches Decmil Construction New Zealand.

2016

Decmil acquires Cut & Fill (rebranded to Decmil in 2017)

Now

Today Decmil is a very well established and highly regarded company with an enviable record of success and achievement.