Leading Engineering Firm Boosts Local Jobs | Newcastle Herald

Leading engineering consultants, BG&E Resources (BGER) have expanded into Newcastle, to help boost the local economy and jobs.

BGER has a rich history of providing innovative engineered solutions for resource, energy and industrial clients across Australia and has recently expanded its footprint on the East Coast.

New Era: Engineering consultancy BG&E Resources (BGER) has expanded to Newcastle, located at Suite 2, Level 3, 462 King Street, Newcastle West. Photo: Shutterstock.

BGER Managing Director Craig Bloxham is excited to contribute to projects for local clients in the transitioning resource sector, as well as renewable energy and advanced manufacturing projects.

“Novocastrians have much to be proud of. After the pandemic, government and industry have continued to work together to diversify the economy of Newcastle and the surrounding Hunter region,” Mr Bloxham said.

“The collective efforts to make the city more resilient by providing residents with increased skilled job opportunities are smart and it is a privilege for BGER to contribute.”

Research indicates that up to nine in 10 new jobs require post-school qualifications and while Newcastle’s research and higher education institutions are doing a tremendous job in educating science, technology, engineering and maths graduates (STEM), BGER is also committed to helping STEM graduates and experienced professionals apply their skills to the many projects that require advanced engineering.

“My colleague, Peter Shrewsbury [Newcastle manager at BG&E]established BG&E in Newcastle in 2012 and since then Pete and his team have done an outstanding job providing local employment opportunities and serving clients in the property, healthcare, education, transport, navy and arts and culture,” he said.

“Now is the time to build on this heritage and help customers in the resource, renewable energy and industrial sectors.”

Together, BGER and BG&E have the technical expertise and scale to help with critical work in the region, including aerospace and defense in Williamtown; health care at John Hunter Health and Innovation Precinct in Callaghan; sports and entertainment at Hunter Park; education in the civic precinct; maritime with the continued development of the Port of Newcastle; and resource recovery and green energy at the Summer Hill Waste Management Centre.

“With a GDP of over $18 billion, the largest age bracket being 20-24, and the continued migration of residents from metropolitan centres, Newcastle is a city on the way to becoming even more competitive in the world. global scale,” he said.

“This, coupled with BGER’s growth aspirations and success in providing sustainable engineered solutions, is exciting. We look forward to contributing to the city’s vision and aspirations. »

Laura J. Boyer