Binbirri Contracting Pty Ltd is a civil and mining contractor which has become a very successful Pilbara Aboriginal business since established in 2011. With an experienced team, Binbirri has developed a strong approach to business, completing all projects in a safe and professional manner, and delivering solutions that both meet and exceed the expectations of our Clients. Our business currently employs 63% Aboriginal people across all projects, inclusive of management positions. We are committed to promoting equality of opportunity, treating our employees with respect, and ensuring they are valued on the basis of their skills, talents and expertise.
Owner Kevin Eckerman, from the Banyjima Language Group has over 20 years’ experience within the industry. Binbirri’s ambition is to create a sustainable business and to increase Indigenous participation in capital development and employment within North West Australia. We are experienced in achieving and maintaining a zero harm safety culture by increasing education of our workforce, promoting positive interaction by all employees, and through partnering our own and our Clients Safety and Training Programs.
Binbirri’s founder and director, Kevin, wants to keep open to local people what he describes positively as a revolving door; namely a company that is active and winning contracts, so that we can offer our people continuous employment and provide them with a safe, secure and rewarding workplace. We aim to create employment and training opportunities for local Aboriginal people and strive to promote relationships with other Pilbara based Aboriginal businesses.
Binbirri is committed to building a company with a performance culture based on the core values; safety, people and customers. Binbirri is also committed to the responsible management of the natural environment. We ensure that all earthmoving related activities are conducted in a way that minimises any potential for negative environmental impact and complies with the strict environmental policies put in place by project stakeholders.
Safety is a core value at Binbirri and is part of everything we do. At Binbirri, our health, safety and environment responsibilities are integral to the way we do business. Binbirri is committed to the continuous improvement of our HSE performance. Focusing on the safety and security of our people, contractors and visitors, we are committed to eliminating risk of injury or harm to all personnel working on site by application of an occupational health and safety management plan.
Binbirri’s approach to improving HSE is built on the following fundamentals;
- Management is responsible for ensuring safe work practices
- Management is responsible for ensuing availability of adequate resources and expertise
- Standards and risk controls are essential safeguards
- Training is essential for ensuring safe operations
- Everyone must perform work safely
- Consultation and participation by everyone is essential
- All injuries are preventable
- Safety is fundamental to our business success