Diverse Sectors That Benefit from Service Offerings of Saunders International

  • Apr 09, 2020 AEST
  • Team Kalkine
Diverse Sectors That Benefit from Service Offerings of Saunders International

Providing clients with innovative and cost-effective solutions for their individual project specifications since its inception in 1951, Saunders International Limited (ASX:SND) has witnessed its client base expand to include a diverse set of industries.

As a reputable, multi-disciplinary construction and engineering service provider adhering to innovation, excellence and growth, SND has naturally transitioned to the delivery of larger and complex solutions for its extensive clientele.



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Let us graze through the sectors wherein, SND offers its range of reliable, innovative and cost-effective solutions along with trouble-free project delivery, backed by the considerable knowledge and experience gained over the years.

Sectors SND Caters To

For around seven decades, the Company has effectively met all the industry needs for water, fuel and chemicals storage. SND is involved in designing, building and maintaining bulk storage and associated facilities for public and private enterprises in varied sectors including aviation, mining and mineral processing, defence, oil & gas, and water / wastewater sectors.  

Besides these industries, the Company undertakes projects involving the rehabilitation and repair of bridges, wharves and jetties, and design and construction of rail bridges and roads, thereby playing an integral role in creating and maintaining the Australian transport infrastructure.

The Company boasts precast facilities, which deliver beams, planks and super-tees to major road and rail development projects. Additionally, the Company caters to its clients with waterproofing, concrete remediation, coatings, and other specialised asset services. Few of the clients that SND has recently onboarded for its asset services are Rio Tinto Yarwun, BP Bulwer Island, Australian Paper Mill (Nippon Paper Group) and Lendlease Building Pty Limited.

Let us breakdown the 6 sectors that benefit from SND solutions and services.

Energy & Industrial

SND is a renowned name amid a wide range of heavy industries. Its services in this regard are related to production and processing of aluminium, nickel, sulphuric acid, fertilisers and lubricants, to name a few. And, services are primarily focussed on bulk storage of solids and liquids along with civil works, mechanical and piping.

On the maintenance side, SND offers all types of welding and mechanical work, abrasive blasting, protective coatings, waterproofing and grouting.

Oil & Gas

Right from upstream production, refining, and downstream storage and distribution of refined product, SND has been catering to this sector covering greenfield and brownfield projects, from full EPC of new terminals to long-term service agreements.

These services are inclusive of storage of crude and refined products, terminals for import and distribution, and related civil, structural, mechanical and piping works.

Some of the featured projects include-

  • Greenfield Terminal Construction
  • Diesel Tank Trafigura Hastings
  • Mobil PNG Tank 8
  • Tank Foundation, Mobil, Noumea


Mining Process

Be it material handling, storage, and mineral processing, SND does it all. With a robust track record in the design, building and maintenance of mining and associated projects, its expertise covers leach tanks for the gold sector, bulk material bins for coal and other minerals, thickeners, clarifiers and other process tanks.

The Company offers fuel storage facilities for remote mining locations and also undertakes civil works for this industry.

Some of the featured projects include-

  • Lihir Gold-Leach Tanks 45 & 47
  • CMI Vale Goro Nickel
  • Evolution Mining- CGO Flot Tail Leach Project



The Company has a profound history in the design, build and maintenance of bulk water storage tanks and reservoirs, catering to steel and concrete construction of on-ground reservoirs and elevated tanks (rectangular or wineglass configuration).

For the water sector, the Company is engaged in providing tank only construction along with complete turnkey installations. It works on projects related to electrical, control, instrumentation and telemetry, and related buildings, multiple tanks, piping and pump stations, and civil access works.

Some of the featured projects include-

  • Dungog Water Tank
  • Elevated Reservoir
  • Wine Glass Elevated Reservoir
  • Water Pumping Station & Elevated Water Reservoir



New builds, rehabilitation and maintenance are few of the services that SND offers to the defence sector. Design, building and maintenance of fuel storage and distribution facilities for air bases, naval facilities and other sites, construction and maintenance of marine structures, general civil works and structural, mechanical and piping work and asset maintenance for facilities are the key services.


With an experience of around 50 years in the infrastructure sector, Saunders Civilbuild caters to varied project needs of local government, state authorities, major mining and private sector clients. It is focused on projects covering the construction, maintenance and upgrade of wharves, road and rail bridges, and jetties.

For major road and rail projects, its precast facility in Newcastle supplies planks, girders and super-T’s.

Backed by a nationwide presence in Australia, the Pacific Rim and Saunders PNG entity, Saunders International is committed to building strong customer relationships that in turn generate positive outcomes for all stakeholders and shareholders.

It will be interesting to gauge the 220+ strong permanent workforce unfolding developments in all sectors through 2020 and beyond, while adhering to the values of safety, integrity, innovation, teamwork and leadership.

The stock last traded at $ 0.460 on 8 April 2020 and has delivered a return of 70.37% in the last six months.

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