The Local Owners
Patrick completed his Civil Engineering degree while working for Golding Contractors & QMAG. Patrick also worked for the Rockhampton City Council as a Works Engineer. While in these positions, Patrick had extensive experience in a wide range of engineering specialisations, including Mine Rehabilitation, duplication of the Railway lines for Queensland Rail, construction of dams and tailings dams, construction of a flying fox for Ensham Mine, levee banks, fuel facilities and workshops.
Additionally, Patrick has experience in managing the mining of phosphate, project management on numerous sites and situations, quality assurance, workplace health and safety, and tendering processes. After 12 years in the employ of others, Patrick branched out on his own with the purchase of a business with his brother Ray. Patrick subsequently started Busby Contractors and began managing projects throughout Central Queensland.
Past roles have included Surveyor, Estimator, Project Manager, Construction Manager and Operations Manager.
As Mining Manager for a number of major contractors, Don has gained much experience in the mining industry ranging from streamlining mining operations, infrastructure and portal installations while always providing a quality service to Clients.