Daracon delivers Superior, Integrated Services for Infrastructure, Commercial and Industrial Projects

The Daracon Group is comprised of multiple businesses that collectively provide an effective and integrated civil construction service to a wide cross section of public and private clients. We have a superior workforce of approximately 900 skilled and motivated people who consistently deliver projects that meet our Client's time, cost, safety and quality parameters.

Daracon’s history of strong performance and delivery of quality infrastructure projects is built upon cultivating positive relationships with clients and working with them to develop cost-effective strategies and optimising solutions.

We engage in a broad range of construction activities including road, rail, concrete structures, landscaping, quarrying and mining.  Supporting these activities is Daracon’s large fleet of machinery and plant which consists of over 230 modern, fit-for-purpose machines that are maintained to the highest standard.

  • 2015 Service Awards

    2015 Service Awards

    A big thank you and congratulations to our team of dedicated and loyal employees who have joined our 10, 15, 20, 25 and 30 years of service clubs in 2015.

  • 2014 Service Awards

    2014 Service Awards

    A big thank you and congratulations to our team of dedicated and loyal employees who have joined our 10, 15, 20, 25 and 30 years of service clubs in 2014.

  • ANCR Article

    ANCR Bullaburra West Upgrade

    Daracon feature in the Australian National Construction Review magazine

  • 2013 Service Awards

    2013 Service Awards

    Congratulations to those who received Service Awards in 2013.

  • Lend Lease Safety Award

    Lend Lease Positive Safety Behaviour Award

    Lend Lease granted safety awards to Daracon's Tim Guise and Scott Wilkinson for their actions in regards to a car accident near the Ropes Crossing site in May.

  • 2013 Variety Bash

    2013 Variety Bash

    Through the generosity of staff in our Workplace Giving Program Daracon raised over $100,000 !

  • Newcastle Gas Storage Facility

    Newcastle Gas Storage Facility

    AGL Energy Limited (AGL) is developing the Newcastle Gas Storage Facility Project at Tomago, NSW. The Project is required to meet AGL's peak gas market requirements over winter and to provide additional security of gas supply during supply disruption events. Currently, NSW does not have any similar gas storage capacity.

  • Drayton Mine Rail Upgrade

    Drayton Mine - Rail Upgrade Project (Aug 2012 - May 2013)

    Daracon Rail have completed the final stages of the Drayton Rail Upgrade Project near Muswellbrook (Hunter Valley NSW).

  • Andrew Green

    2012 Annual General Manager's Safety Award

    Jon Mingay has awarded Andrew Green as winner of the 2012 GM’s Award, for his design of a mirror for searching under vehicles and plant.

  • Martins Creek Quarry

    Martins Creek Quarry

    Daracon Quarries has recently taken over management of a new quarry at Martins Creek, approximately 7kms north of Paterson. The quarry represents a strategic long-term investment by the company to ensure security of construction materials supply for the Daracon Group into the future. The quarry material supply also adds an independence from an industry market currently dominated by major national suppliers. This investment demonstrates Daracon’s commitment to on-going development into the future.

  • 2012 NSW WorkCover Safework Individual Award

    2012 NSW WorkCover Safework Individual Award

    Congratulations to Ben Woodbridge (rail), who won the NSW Workcover Safework individual award, presented in October 2012.

  • August 2012 Xstrata Award

    August 2012 Xstrata Award

    Every month at Ravensworth North the Xstrata Water Tailings and Drainage Management Team have a safety initiative award given to the team with the best initiative for that month. In August Daracon’s concrete crew were nominated for their folded sheet metal capping on block wall starter bars.

  • Daracon Concrete Plant

    Daracon CONCRETE

    The Daracon Concrete plant officially opened in August 2011.

  • 2011 Bash Car

    2012 Variety Bash

    Daracon has a special relationship with Variety the Children’s Charity which caters for disadvantaged and special needs children throughout Australia. Over our 12 year association we have raised more than $670,000 in donations from our personnel and business partners. These funds have helped to provide all manner of facilities including a neo-natal ambulance, school resources and personal items (wheel chairs, computers and furniture).

  • 2011 Triathlon Teams

    2012 Sparke Helmore Triathlon

    Congratulations to our teams who participated in the Triathlon on 18th March, among almost 3,000 competitors over 4 events.

  • 2011 Triathlon Teams

    2011 Sparke Helmore Triathlon

    Daracon entered 8 teams in the 2011 Sparke Helmore Triathlon on Newcastle Foreshore on 20th March 2011.

  • Matt Spinks Trainee of the Year

    Civil Construction Federation Trainee of the Year Award 2010

    Matt Spinks NSW Civil Construction Federation Trainee of the Year Winner...

  • Daracon Group Open Mixed Ambrose Sunday 28th March 2010

    Daracon Group Open Mixed Ambrose Sunday 28th March 2010

    Come along and join us for a great day of golf to not only support a great cause but be in the running for some fantastic prizes

  • Ben Woodridge

    2011 CCF Safety Champion Awards

    Civil Contractors Federation (CCF) Safety Champion Awards - Winner: Ben Woodridge (welder, Daracon Rail)

  • Buttai Quarry

    Daracon Quarries have recently re-established operations in their Quarry at Buttai.

  • New B-Double Combinations for Coal Services

    First of Four new B-Double Combinations for Coal Services arrived (December 2011)

  • 2011 TAFE Student of the Year

    2011 TAFE Student of the Year

    Jason Tomlin started at Daracon as a labourer but when given the opportunity to work with the Surveyors, he jumped at the chance!