Our history

Since our beginning, Ausenco has achieved many important milestones. We have diversified our service offering, strengthening our capabilities and enhancing our expertise to become a leading provider of mining and oil and gas services to the global energy and resources sectors.

1991

  • First Ausenco office opens in Brisbane, Australia

1995

  • Second Ausenco office opens in Perth, Australia

2001

  • Ausenco wins first African project – North Mara Gold Project, Tanzania

2002

  • First institutional shareholders invest in Ausenco
  • Former Queensland Premier Wayne Goss is appointed Chairman 
  • Ausenco wins Sepon Copper Gold Project, Laos 
  • Ausenco receives Australian Export Award – Services 
  • Ausenco receives Engineering Excellence Award – Projects and Exports 

2003

  • Established Ascentis, a new division delivering operations solutions to the minerals-processing industry

2004

  • China office opens

2005

  • Ausenco Americas office opens
  • Ausenco wins first alliance contract with Queensland Nickel (QNI) 
  • Ausenco receives Australian Engineering Excellence Award – Resource Development (with Bateman Engineering)

2006

  • Ausenco wins first Americas projects – Mexico and Argentina 
  • Ausenco wins series of major projects – Australia, Zambia, Laos, Vietnam 
  • Listed on Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) 
  • Ausenco Manila office opens
  • Ausenco receives Queensland Export Award – Services 
  • Ausenco receives Australian Export Award – Services 

2007

  • Ausenco Bangkok office opens
  • Ausenco Vancouver office opens
  • Launched Ausenco Foundation to offer community support

2008

  • Acquired Pipeline Systems Incorporated (PSI), Vector Engineering and Sandwell 
  • Ausenco Johannesburg office opens
  • Launched Ausenco Project Academy in partnership with Queensland University of Technology
  • Formed Ausenco Taggart CHPP joint venture

2009

  • Created Ausenco Energy and Ausenco Program Management 
  • Acquired 50% equity in Kramer Group to form Kramer Ausenco 
  • Ausenco PSI celebrates 30 years in business

2011

  • Received Australia Latin America Business Excellence award
  • Received Jack Holt Newcrest Mining Trophy

2012

  • Acquired 100% of Reaction Consulting oil sands company
  • Calgary office opens
  • Formed alliance with Proxa Ltd
  • Formed Ausenco Rylson joint venture

2013

  • Appointment of George Lloyd as Chairman
  • Acquired 100% Calgary oil sands business PROJEX Technology

2015

  • Alliance formed with Duro Felguera (DF)
  • Competed acquisition of Ausenco Rylson

2016

  • Ausenco privatised via a Scheme of Arrangement with RCF V.I. LP and key shareholders.