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The Company - An Introduction:

LORD Civil was launched in early 2001 as a specialist civil engineering equipment supply and consulting company .

We offer:

  • world-leading patent-pending management and location concepts for the management of buried urban infrastructure.
  • technology and specialist hardware solutions for the implementation of advanced buried infrastructure management.
  • measurement equipment and technologies for near-surface geophysical survey, civil structure seismic stability studies, concrete structure and bridge beam quality surveys, and road bed studies.
  • Customised training programmes in each of the above.

The company operates across Australasia and the Pacific Islands, with our Head Office being in Christchurch New Zealand and a mailing office in Sydney.

Founder and CEO, Mr. Trevor Lord, is a Masters-qualified engineer and third generation service provider to the Industry. As a passionate advocate for the image and customer-respect of the Industry, he is internationally known and respected for his efforts to support this vision via engineering expertise, training and information programmes, innovative and relevant solutions to Industry technical and safety issues, and regular Industry events aimed at raising and unifying the level of Industry best practice.

Arguably the most comprehensive, technically-current, and focused range of equipment solutions from one provider in this field of endeavour, all equipment is carefully selected to support the needs of the Industry in each of these Industry sectors in the most effective manner.

Our Vision:

For the Australasian Civil Engineering Industry to achieve an internationally enviable level of “best practice” in buried utility management, through our expertise and commitment to a ‘total solutions’ service.

Our Focus:

LORD Civil works closely with clients and customers at all levels to ensure that both their desired outcomes and organisational goals are achieved. Strategic issues variously assessed as part of the delivery process include: corporate policy on reliability and performance issues in that regard; work practice philosophies, practices and policies adopted; priorities identified by client; budget issues; equipment resource; personnel training levels and application proficiency; and associated client marketing / business development matters.

Training Programmes:

LORD Civil is committed to providing the best available training, implementation, and commissioning support for all our services. Training is focused on meeting the client’s particular business objective for that service or product. Training programmes are tailored to the client’s circumstances and can be provided on site or in other facilities as required. Assessment and Certificates of Competency are often an integral part of our training programmes.

We also provide regular industry forums to promote new ideas and a better standard of, and commitment to, industry best practice.