Project List

Blacktop Materials Engineering has the capacity to handle small or large projects throughout Western Australia from its base laboratory in Geraldton or from an Annex Facility established on site. Blacktop Materials Engineering thrives on building a strong working relationship with the customer.

Below are some of the larger projects that Blacktop Materials Engineering has been a part of:


2016 – Stage 2 Loop / Z Bend Access Roads and Carparks Upgrade, Kalbarri National Park
Watpac approached Blacktop Materials Engineering to carry out materials testing for works involved in the second stage of Loop to Z bend access road and carpark upgrade in the Kalbarri National Park.


2016 – Golden Grove Tailings Storage Facility
Engaged by B & J Catalano for the Raise 3 of the tailings storage facility at the Golden Grove Mine Site.


2016 – Gascoyne Food Bowl Initiative – Borefield Collector main
Engaged by SSP Diverse for the materials testing for 20km of Pipeline backfill.


2016 –  Georgiou / MRWA Abraham Street over GSTC – Bridge No. 5371
Engaged by Georgiou for the construction and associated roadworks for Abraham Street Bridge No. 5371 over the Geraldton Southern Transport Corridor and Rail Line.


2015 – Hope Down 4
Engaged by KVG Contracting for construction of a waste fines storage facility at the Hope Down 4 Mine Site for material testing.


2014 – Roy Hill
Blacktop Materials Engineering was engaged by NRW to establish an annex facility in relation to the Roy Hill Package 1 – Mine process plant project for material testing.


2015 –  Andy Well Gold Project
Doray Minerals Ltd approached Blacktop Materials Engineering to conduct materials testing from an annex facility for works on Stage 1 TSF Embankment Raising of the tailings storage facility at Andy Well Gold Project.


2015 –  Golden Grove Tailings Storage Facility
Engaged by B & J Catalano for the Raise 2 of the tailings storage facility at the Golden Grove Mine Site.


2014 –  Georgiou / MRWA for the Greenough River Bridge No. 1740
Engaged by Georgiou for the replacement and associated roadwork’s for Greenough River Bridge No. 1740.


2014 –  GNH Realignment Bindi Bindi to Lyons East Road
Blacktop Materials Engineering was engaged by Ertech to provide pavement and earthworks testing for this project from an annex facility.


2014  – MRWA
Marble Bar Rd Gravel Investigation.


2014 –  GNH Realignment Meekatharra
CEM approached Blacktop Materials Engineering to conduct materials testing from an annex facility for works that involve 2.3km of realignment on the GNH Realignment Meekatharra.


2013-2014 – Safelinks / Maca – Wubin to Mullewa Shoulder Widening
Safelinks Alliance approached Blacktop Materials Engineering to conduct materials testing from an annex facility for works that involve widening the remaining 26km of single lane seal between Perenjori and Morowa to two lane seal.


2013-2014 – Ertech – Roy Hill
Blacktop Materials Engineering was engaged by Ertech to provide earthworks, sub-ballast capping, roads and drainage  testing for this project.


2013 – Central Earthmoving – Loop to Z bend access road and car park
Central Earthmoving approached Blacktop Materials Engineering to carry out materials testing for works involved in the loop to Z bend access road and carpark upgrade in the Kalbarri National Park.


2013 – Golden Grove Tailings Facility
B & J Catalano acquired the services of Blacktop Materials Engineering to assist in their work on Raise 1 of the tailings storage facility 3 at the Golden Grove Mine Site.


2012-2013 – NRW and Decmil – Western Turner Syncline
Blacktop Materials Engineering was approached by NRW to establish 2 mobile annex labs in relation to testing carried out at Western Turner Syncline for their earthworks and concrete branches. Decmil got in contact while Blacktop materials were on site conduct some testing for them.


Other projects Blacktop have been involved in.

  • Mumbida Windfarm
  • Mondarra Storage Facility
  • Rail Loop and Embankment Widening
  • Karara Iron Ore project
  • Geraldton Southern Transport Corridor
  • Derby Highway Stage 3 and GNH Ellendale Section Pavement Rehabilitation
  • Albany & Mt Barker Ring Road
  • Kooloonooka Project
  • Sinclair Minesite
  • Lake Raeside  Tailings Facility
  • Pavement Investigations
  • Geraldton Foreshore Development
  • Munkton Road – Midwest Corporation
  • Geraldton Regional Hospital
  • Kalbarri Airport
  • Windimurra Vanadium Mine – Tailings Dam