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Our people

We’re made to last.

At the heart of our success is our people. We share an enduring commitment to lead our industry and set higher standards.

You don’t last more than half a century in business without the best people. Every single HMG employee lives by our values of leadership, quality and integrity to move our company forward. Piece by piece, part by part, person by person. Together we deliver solutions that help build better businesses for our clients.

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Our team encompasses a wide range of backgrounds, professions and experiences.

We celebrate the diversity of our team, while working as one HMG. We support our position as industry leaders by providing professional growth opportunities and encouraging our people to learn.

The Board

HMG’s Board brings to the table a wealth of business and financial management experience, together with a proven track record for building enterprise value, particularly in the engineering and manufacturing sector. Their primary role is to ensure the company serves the interests of all stakeholders.

Dean Mehmet

Dean Mehmet

Chairperson

Geoffrey Brown

Geoffrey Brown

Director

Leadership

You can’t build a company that’s made to last without high quality leaders. HMG’s leadership team has extensive technical, operational and financial experience in the engineering and manufacturing industry and is pushing new boundaries in performance.

Craig Williamson

Craig Williamson

General Manager - Reclamation & Engineering Solutions

18 years industry experience. Senior leader, with vast experience across mining, construction, marine, oil & gas.

“Customer experience & employee development are key elements to ensure HMG continue to be an industry leader in the future.”
Ajesh Singh

Ajesh Singh

Operations Manager

Qualified Fitter Machinist. Frontline Manager. 

Started as a machinist then progressed to a leading hand, supervisor and was recently appointed as operations manager.  
HMG is a great place to work and has an excellent supportive team. It also offers opportunity for career advancement.

Dan Ware

National Sales Manager

22 years’ industry experience – Mining and Construction. 14 years with SDIS family.

Martin Whapshott

Business Development Manager

Qualified Fitter and Turner – 15 years’ experience. Over 14 years in mining & reclamation sales. 

“Starting with HMG as internal sales to working up to business development manager.”
Brendan Black

Brendan Black

Business Development Manager

Dual Trade Diesel fitter and Fitter and Turner. 
15 years industry experience with tier one OEMs in various service, leadership and sales roles. 

"I found the role appealing due to the extensive history and quality workmanship HMG has, and the challenges associated with growing our customer base across multiple industries. I have found working for HMG very enjoyable and I’m proud to be part of a team putting quality and safety at the forefront of everything they do."
Mario Cadeddu - HMG

Mario Caddedu

S&OP Manager

26 years industry experience – qualified diesel fitter, with extensive experience in operational management across construction, mining and marine.

"Ensuring our employees are supported through development to deliver a high level of customer experience and sustainability for the reclamation and engineering businesses."

Long Serving Employees

The average tenure of our staff is something unequalled anywhere else in our industry. On average, our people stay with us 16 years or more. This speaks volumes about the type of organisation we are – and the work that we do.

Ken Hensler

Ken Hensler

41 years’ service

Technical Support – Fitter

Peter Blick

Peter Blick

35 years’ service

Machine Operator

Ron Parker

Ron Parker

34 years’ service

Machine Operator

Kevin Hall

Kevin Hall

31 years’ service

Electroplater

Mark Duncan

Mark Duncan

29 years’ service

Hydraulic Fitter

Jose Garcia

Jose Garcia

25 years’ service

Electroplater

Dionas Solilapsi

22 years’ service

Machine Operator

HMG. Made to last

Tim Ottoway

18 years’ service

Line Supervisor

HMG. Made to last

Geoffrey Fuller

17 years’ service

Machine Operator

HMG. Made to last

Daniel Murcott

17 years’ service

Leading Hand

HMG. Made to last

John Rose

17 years’ service

Leading Hand

HMG. Made to last

Adrian Tipping

16 years’ service

Electroplater

HMG. Made to last

Adrian Hands

15 years’ service

Machine Operator

HMG. Made to last

Edward Sandison

15 years’ service

Maintenance Manager

HMG. Made to last

James Scott

15 years’ service

Safety & Environment Advisor

HMG. Made to last

Mansour Talebi

15 years’ service

Maintenance Fitter

Our knowledge and expertise in the craft of machining, chroming and repair is unmatched