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Hamilton Asphalts Ltd

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About Us

Our Team

Our philosophy is to build relationships

In construction, communication is one of the most important tools of management. Therefore, we encourage a good working relationship between all parties.

We believe building strong, on-going relationships with our clients leads to good, clear communications and helps us to better understand their needs.

Our History

We started out as an asphalt placing company, and, over the years, have progressed into other areas of earth and site works. Today, our work extends to all areas of site works, including:

  • Asphalt
  • Excavation
  • Cartage
  • Kerbing
  • Compaction
  • Retaining Walls
  • Paving
  • Planting
  • Grassing and most applications of landscape works

And we are still growing. We continue to look for ways of improving our service for our clients, and to provide them with a package that gives them ease of management, no matter a project's size.

Mission & Values

Hamilton Asphalts Ltd. In business since 1996.

We strive to achieve the highest standard in our industry, Hamilton Asphalt ensures to provide the best possible customer experience while delivering a final product that exceeds expectations. We Guarantee it.

We achieve this by:

  • Innovative solutions that add value to our client's business
  • Consistently looking for better and more cost-effective ways to operate
  • Focus on quality & excellence in everything we do
  • Educating staff on the latest technologies within our industry

Work team

Lance Hughes
Lance Hughes – Managing Director / Owner

Lance purchased Hamilton Asphalts in 2000 as a one truck pothole repair company. After complet-ing a number of high density projects, Lance began to expand the business to meet clients needs and provide a service that will create client relationships through excellence in civil construction

Lance is heavily involved in the day to day operations of the business, with his main focus on sub-divisions, high density projects and commercial contracts.

Lance also oversees Hamilton Asphalts Ltd roading contracts in Samoa and travels to Samoa regu-larly to ensure the quality management, and be “hands on” with the operation of the paver.

Rodney Francis
Rodney Francis – Operations Manager

Rodneys’ knowledge of the Waikato area is second to none when it comes to soils, quarries and operations.

Rodney has been with Hamilton Asphalts since November 2008

Ces Coles
Ces Coles – Site Supervisor / Manager

Ces has a carpentry background coming from the building industry where he was a carpenter and site supervisor for many years. He has worked for major building companies within the Waikato including many years at Metcalfe Construction where he was in charge of the Building and Maintenance contracts at the Waikato Hospital. He has over 40 years’ experience in the construction industry.

Ces has been with Hamilton Asphalts since September 2011

Richard Gurnell
Richard Gurnell – Project Manager (Residential)

Richard started off in the army; from there he became the Project Manager for Bitumix from 1990 to 2001. He then bought, owned and operated a residential asphalt company for 11 years until selling in 2012.

Richard has been with Hamilton Asphalts since February 2013.

Reece Arden
Reece Arden – Kerbing Manager

Reece has been laying concrete and kerbing for Hamilton Asphalts Ltd since 2008 and has become manager of our concrete crew utilising his skills and quality management.

Reece has been with Hamilton Asphalts since September 2008.

Wynn Robins
Wynn Robins – Quantity Surveyor

Wynn has 15yrs in the construction industry, both in the commercial and residential sector. Wynn spent 12yrs with Westfield NZ Ltd measuring, tendering and managing building contracts in the construction of numerous shopping centres.

The last 3 years Wynn has been managing residential building contracts for a Hamilton based build-er Wynn joined Hamilton Asphalts Ltd in 2014

Kelly Olsen
Kelly Olsen – Group Financial Controller

Kelly comes from an accounting background being in charge of accounts for several companies. She has completed an NZIM Certificate in Business Management.

Kelly manages the financial operations of the business and is an integral part of the management team.

Kelly has been with Hamilton Asphalts since 2010 and became a shareholder in April 2013 as she has seen the growth of the company and the potential for future development.