Relevant experience

We have built a strong reputation by working closely with clients to successfully deliver civil construction projects.

We pride ourselves on the strength of our relationships and our ability to deliver quality and value to our clients. We have delivered numerous projects in all types of ground conditions and in challenging and diverse circumstances. We believe that we have the experience and proven track record to deliver. We are innovative, skilled and efficient at what we do.

Paul Smith Earthmoving has branches in Christchurch, Timaru, Central Otago, Ashburton, Greymouth, and Twizel. With 180+ highly skilled staff members, we offer extensive in-house experience and technical skills across all aspects of civil construction, including:

  • Commercial and residential construction projects, including management of utility installations
  • Demolition and excavation, including safe removal of hazardous waste
  • Road construction, including kerbing, line marking, footpaths, and road surfacing
  • Drainage, including repairs, maintenance and fully customised drainage systems
  • Farming infrastructure, including soakage pits, retention basins, swales, and ponds
  • Landscaping, including fencing, pavers, raised beds and rock retaining walls

We’ve built a strong reputation through close client relationships and a proven track record of successful delivery.

Through early contractor involvement, we contribute to value engineering, foster early stage cost savings, and generate the most effective end-to-end solutions. Recent high-profile projects that benefited from our early stage contributions include:

With a range of mechanics, engineers and workshop labourers to maintain our advanced fleet complete with real-time GPS technologies, we’re able to respond to client requirements by:

  • Providing a flexible supply of modern well-maintained fleet at all times.
  • Using ERoad™ GPS tracking to monitor time, as well as health and safety commitments.
  • Delivering precise millimetre project specifications using GPS technologies.

We’ve successfully delivered projects in all types of conditions, including challenging and diverse circumstances. Recent challenges include:

  • Beach Grove Subdivision Stages 2, 3, & 4 in Kaiapoi – Creating specialised TMP requirements to establish safe truck routes through school zones and high traffic areas.
  • Amuri Irrigation Scheme in Culverden – Installation of a 130km+ pipe distribution network across North Canterbury.
  • Bay Hill Developments in Timaru – Hotel demolition including safe removal of asbestos with specialised equipment.
  • Upper Fraser Hydro Power Scheme – 4,000m of high pressure GRP installation with over 123 bends all installed on a sloped hillside.

“PSE have undertaken a number of projects with us over the last couple of years and we found them to be very approachable, reliable and consistent. From small to medium size projects, they have delivered quality work and have always been proactive in completing the works timeously, while finding solutions to prevent cost overruns. PSE provides a very professional approach and we look forward to continuing our relationship going forward.”

Adriaan Bester
Senior Quantity Surveyor
Farrell Construction

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