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SEE Group Marks Birthday with Award Win
Written on the 3 October 2023 by Gold Coast PR Company Consulting Hall
A Helensvale-headquartered company that is celebrating its 35th birthday, has won a family business award.
SEE Group, which was established in 1988 by brothers Brian and Bruce Turner, was named the winner of the Family Business category at the Gold Coast Business Excellence Awards for September.
Executive director Peta Newton said the company, which started life as an earthmoving company, now employs around 350 people and operates in the construction, development, and mining sectors.
“SEE Group has grown significantly over the past five years,’’ Ms Newton said. “The goal for our business over the next five years is to maintain this growth at a sustainable level and to continue to innovate in our products and services.”
The company is now owned the by the second generation of the Turner family and six family members work in the different arms of the operation.
“We are now a vertically integrated business that comprises SEE Civil, DMC Quarries, Quarry Solutions and Civil Rent,” Ms Newton said.
“SEE Civil provides construction and engineering solutions for major infrastructure projects within Queensland and NSW while Civil Rent manages a fleet of about 300 construction vehicles and machinery.
“DMC Quarries supplies bulk decorative and specialty stone products while Quarry Solutions provides fixed and mobile material extraction services.”
Ms Newton said it was the third year in a row that SEE Group had won a Gold Coast Business Excellence Award, but it was still exciting to receive such an accolade.
The September winners in the other categories of the Gold Coast Business Excellence Awards were:
· Mayor’s Innovation GC Award: Regen Australia
· Education, Training and Employment Award: Langports
· Emerging and Micro Business Award: ecoCORK Acoustics Australia
· Retail, Wholesale and Distribution Award: AAC Wristbands & ID Solutions
· Manufacturing Award: Macro Mike
· Construction and Trades Award: Usher Group
· Professions and Services Award: Shoebox Books & Tax
· Health and Wellbeing Award: Oi Cosmetic Studio
· IT and Digital Business Award: Tech Help Direct
· Tourism, Hospitality and Events Award: Gold Coast Motor Museum
The awards’ major sponsors include Dreamweavers, Neumann Steel, Neumann Contractors, Currumbin Minerals, Australian Retirement Trust, Study Gold Coast, City of Gold Coast, Choice Homes, MPM Property, Westpac, Harvey Norman Commercial Queensland, Optus Business Centre Gold Coast, Griffith University, Southern Cross Austereo and Coraggio. The awards’ media sponsors include the Gold Coast Bulletin, GoTransit Media, 92.5 MMM, SeaFM 90.9, Channel 7 and 7 News Gold Coast.
The GCBEA’s major supporters are KPMG, Document Solutions Australia, Bloomtools, Consulting Hall, The Graphic Design Company and Rix Developments.
Author:Gold Coast PR Company Consulting Hall