From its beginnings as a single-operator business 30 years ago, Meales Concrete Pumping has evolved into the highly skilled and professional operation that is now our specialist Mobile Concrete Pumping Division and the foundation business of the Meales Group. Comprising an extensive fleet of equipment, highly skilled personnel and comprehensive technical resources together with modern, well equipped depots across Queensland’s regional centres, the NT and WA, Meales Concrete Pumping has the capacity and capability to service projects throughout Australia.
Meales Concrete Pumping, Northern Territory
Meales Concrete Pumping (NT), located in Darwin, is the Group’s Northern Territory Division. Formed as a joint venture between Meales Concrete Pumping and local NT operation, Specialized Concrete Pumping, Meales Concrete Pumping (NT) services the broad range of projects across the Northern Territory construction market
Meales West Concrete Pumping, Western Australia
With greater focus on project work in the mining and resource sector and our increasing spread across Australia, Meales Concrete Pumping has recently linked with local WA operation, All States Concrete Pumping, to form Meales West Concrete Pumping. The primary focus of Meales West Concrete Pumping is the provision of mobile concrete pumping services to remote and specialist project work across Western Australia.
Specialised Concrete Pumping, Australia
Specialised Concrete Pumping, is the Group’s specialist Placing Boom and High Pressure Stationary Concrete Pumping Division. Having particular application to high rise, civil infrastructure and specialist project work, Specialised Concrete Pumping provides high quality concrete placement services to projects throughout Australia.
Specialised Concrete Pumping, Victoria
As an extension to our National high Rise operation, Specialised Concrete Pumping Victoria is particularly focused on the delivery of concrete placement services using placing booms and trailer pumps to high rise and specialist projects in Melbourne and surrounding Victoria.
Meales Concrete Pumping, Papua New Guinea
Meales Concrete Pumping PNG, operated by locally incorporated company, Meales PNG Limited, is the Group’s Mobile Concrete Pumping Division in Papua New Guinea. Based in the capital, Port Moresby, Meales Concrete Pumping PNG provides concrete pumping services to the broad range of projects undertaken by PNG’s construction industry.
22 January 2013 American Concrete Pumping Association - Meales Featured!
With Gladstone Full Steam ahead Meales has featured in Winter 2013 Concrete Puming Magazine. read more
21 August 2012 Meales Northern Territory. Briggs St Apartments
With commencement of the Briggs St apartments in Darwin, Meales is progressing rapidly to providing a greater scope and service to its clients in Darwin read more
13 August 2012 Meales West Concrete Pumping has Commenced! read more
11 August 2012 34 Z Fold & 48m 5-Stage Concrete Pumps Arrive in Darwin. read more
30 July 2012 Meales Gladstone awarded Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal Project. read more
22 May 2012 Lend Lease Oral health Building. read more
The Meales Group is Australia’s largest concrete pumping operation. With regional depots throughout Queensland, Northern Territory, Western Australia, Victoria and Port Moresby, PNG and a modern and well maintained fleet of mobile pumps and placing booms, we offer a full range of concrete pumping equipment and services to projects throughout Australia and PNG.
We have a particular focus on large scale, long term project work and specialist applications within the Mining, Energy and Resource Sector, see LNG Projects, and have spent many years developing the specialist knowledge, equipment and skills to support this focus.
Our fleet of over 80 mobile pumps and 30 high rise placing booms and our 250+ workforce comprising professional management and workplace health and safety systems and experienced and skilled operators and line hands ensures we have the concrete pumping equipment and expertise to suit every project’s needs.
Our Depots are located at: Gold Coast, Brisbane, Sunshine Coast, Cooloola, Wide Bay, Bundaberg, Gladstone, Rockhampton, Mackay, Moranbah, Bowen, Perth, Darwin and Port Moresby, PNG.
However, our activities are by no means confined to these regions. We regularly deploy equipment and/or labour to projects throughout Australia and PNG and are happy to receive enquiries for major projects across the Asia-Pacific region.
Technical & Field Support
The Meales Group has spent many years gathering the right personnel and equipment to support our focus on large scale, long-term project work and specialist applications. Our team of managers are highly skilled in all aspects of concrete pumping and possess a wealth of technical and operational knowledge. They are comprehensively supported by our very experienced and knowledgeable diesel mechanics and workshop personnel.
Our maintenance workshops are fully fitted with all the tools, parts and testing devices to maintain our equipment to the highest standard and we have the added flexibility of a mobile workshop for emergencies.
Professional Safety & Risk Management
Safety and risk management are key concerns of the Meales Group in all areas of our business. We strive to create and maintain an environment of Zero Harm.
Our team of Managers, Safety Personnel and Supervisors are proactive in developing ‘prevention based’ systems and safework initiatives to enhance safety awareness and improve risk management.
All of our pumping solutions incorporate a range of elements to maximise safety and minimise risk.
Our WHS programs are administered and maintained by our fulltime Safety Manager using a variety of methods including inductions, training, publications, supervision and rehabilitation.
Highly Skilled Workforce
The Meales Group employs a large pool of highly skilled permanent and casual workers to support the needs of our customers.
Our fully qualified Operators hold High Risk PB Licences, have general construction inductions and undertake ongoing training in safe work practices and working with concrete pumping equipment.
Training does not stop there - Safety Reps, Cert IV OHS, Mechanics, Riggers, Doggers and Welders all make up the core of our training program.
Operational workers undergo pre-employment medicals, drug screening and skills assessments prior to securing employment.
Extensive Fleet of Equipment
Our Fleet comprises of:
50 mobile Boom pumps from 17m to 58m
32 Mobile Line Pumps
32 High rise placing booms from 12mm to 50m
19 Stationary High Pressure Pumps
Over 6 KM of High Pressure Pipeline
A comprehensive range of associated ancillary equipment
National Coverage - (Click Map for Details)
Australia's Largest Pumping Contractor
The Meales Group is a highly skilled and professional concrete pumping contractor with Australia-wide coverage. Comprising an extensive fleet of equipment, highly skilled personnel and comprehensive technical resources together with modern, well equipped depots in locations across QLD, NT, WA and VIC, we have the capacity and capability to service projects throughout Australia.