- Alan Brierty and his wife Kylie started Brierty Contractors in 1981.
With a Massey Ferguson back blade and an 8 tonne truck that was so twisted it couldn’t negotiate a narrow driveway, Alan ventured into the pavement construction business.
The highly competitive market tested the fledgling business and an approach was made to McDowell Affleck for inclusion on tender lists for minor contacts. It wasn’t long before the scope and volume of work expanded with approaches made to other engineers and prospective clients. Brierty continued to expand and built a reputation for getting the job done.
Brierty's successful completion of the Blowholes Road set us on the path to becoming a highly valued roads and highway construction contractor. This experience enabled the company to tackle the upgrade of the Great Northern Highway at Cue in 1991.
It was a period of learning and expansion – a time when the company faced the reality of hard dollar contracting and embraced new technology - computers and quality assurance. Brierty continued to adapt and develop our business to meet the changing needs of our clients.
Contract styles have changed and Brierty now deliver projects as Design and Construct, Alliance, or Joint Ventures. Maintaining good systems and good people have been fundamental to the company’s progress and remain critical to our continued success.
The company's culture is based on core family values of respect and support - our company culture is almost tangible to those who work for and work with us. We have a sense of cohesiveness that is imbued within the business and provides a clear distinction from our competitors.
Today we are a highly valued contractor with diverse experience and the ability and agility to provide solutions to our clients with confidence and certainty.