Technical and physical capacity

PDR has a strong reputation for delivering technically challenging projects and through this experience has become a key advisor to many government and corporate clients.

For example, we have been at the forefront of guiding major infrastructure decisions in the Torres Strait for the last 15 years and currently have the task of management of the Major Infrastructure Programme (MIP) for the region. Similarly in the resources sector, we regularly provide input to major capital projects, assist in mine technical services, conduct technical reviews and have with significant experience in due diligence for mergers and acquisitions.


We maintain a multi-disciplinary approach to our services through our extensive network of partner firms and sub-consultants. Our collaborators include building and civil contractors, geotechnical drilling services, specialist mining, mechanical and electrical engineering consultants, licensed surveyors and environmental planning, laboratory testing, training coordination programs, human resources and project management.


Our work is provided at the highest technical standard that includes total quality management of all projects and operates under our internal quality system. PDR maintains third party international accreditation under the DAS UKAS management system according to the requirements of AS/NZ ISO9001:2008.

Award winning engineers

The Barron Gorge Road – Rockfall Protection Structure project has been awarded Far North Queensland Engineering Project of the Year at The Far North Queensland Engineering Awards.

Thursday Island beautification project

Council appointed us to provide project management, design documentation and contract administration on the $2.2 million project that consists of pathways extending 500 metres, electrical works and observations decks.

PDR | SMEC
Office: Level 1, 258 Mulgrave Rd
Post: PO Box 2551,
Cairns QLD 4870
Tel: +61 7 4051 5599

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