Our Projects

Recent Projects

Pearce Geotech is the leading supplier of NATA accredited testing and evaluation services, with a vast range of successful past projects carried out with Civil Contractors, Road Authorities, Mining Companies, Local Councils and Private Enterprises, holding specific material testing contracts with VicRoads, local civil contractors and several operational Windfarms in Victoria and South Australia.

Past Projects

Moorabool Wind Farm: 2021

Client: Ace Contractors Group Pty Ltd

The Project consisted of 107 wind turbines located approximately 25km south east of Ballarat. The project will produce up to 321MW, approximately 1,000,000 MWh of electricity annually. This is enough renewable energy to power the equivalent of 200,000 average Victorian homes every year, representing 9% of Victorian homes. In total Pearce Geotech Pty Ltd conducted over 4500 tests and deployed 8 technicians to this project.


Kaban Windfarm: 2021

Client: MPC Kinetic

Pearce Geotech Pty Ltd have been engaged to conduct Construction materials and concrete testing for the upcoming KABAN GREEN POWER HUB project in Far North Queensland. The Hub will consist of 28 wind turbines, a new substation, battery storage, access tracks and cabling. The wind turbines and battery storage system will be connected via the site’s substation to the National Electricity Market through an existing 275-kilovolt overhead transmission line operated by Powerlink Queensland.


Victorian Big Battery Project: 2021

Client: D Form Civil and Symal Infrastructure

Pearce Geotech Pty Ltd have been engaged conduct Construction materials and concrete testing for the Victorian Big Battery project at Moorabool Terminal Station, near Geelong Victoria. Victorian Big Battery project will install Australia’s largest lithium-ion battery to modernise the state’s electricity grid, support new renewable energy capacity and improve the reliability of power supply.


Western Program Alliance Werribee Street: 2021

Client: McConnell Dowell

This package of works will see the removal of the Werribee Street crossings in Werribee. In May 2017, the Victorian Government announced that the McConnell Dowell, Arup and Mott McDonald joint venture had signed the contract for the program of works.


Chisholm Road Prison: 2021

Client: Symal

The project is expected to be completed in 2022. Once complete, the facility will deliver a 1,248-bed maximum security prison and comprise eight prisoner communities, each with two 78-bed accommodation units. The Corrections Minister Ben Carroll said, “We’re investing in the prison infrastructure we need to keep our community safe – Chisholm Road will not only add extra beds to the system, but it will also include the full range of services needed to support rehabilitation.”


Cherry Creek Youth Justice Project: 2021

Client: Symal

The project is located to the west of Werribee, in the vicinity of Cherry Creek and is being procured under a Managing Contractor Contract.The redevelopment is part of a significant program of upgrades and improvements to existing youth justice infrastructure to ensure the safety of the wider community, youth justice staff and young people in contact with the justice system.


West Gellibrand Reservoir Upgrade: 2020 – 2021

Client: Civilex

Embankment & spillway upgrade works for the West Gellibrand Reservoir.


Boorcan Rail Loop Project: 2021

Client: Grampians Excavations (Symal)

A new access track will be built on the north side of the existing rail line to allow vehicles and machinery to enter and exit the rail corridor for construction of the Boorcan crossing loop. The track will also be used for maintenance purposes in the future.

Works will take place along the rail line between Boorcan Road and Oswells Road and will include: earthworks to prepare foundations for the access track upgrades to drainage.


Berrybank Stage 2 Wind Farm Project: 2021

Client: Bielby Holdings

Located within the Corangamite and Golden Plains Shire Councils approximately 76km west of Geelong and 48km south of Ballarat, Victoria, the project will deliver 107 MW of power into the grid, enough to power 82 000 homes.

Project consists of 26 turbine foundations, 26 crane hardstands, 20km of internal access road and Public road upgrades.


Murra Warra Ii Wind Farm: 2021

Client: Dundrum Civil

The Murra Warra Wind Farm will be one of Australia’s largest wind farms. Located on the plains of north-western Victoria, approximately 25 kilometres (16 mi) north of the city of Horsham,  Stage 2 will consist of 38 GE Cypress class turbines each with hub height of 141 m (463 ft) and rotor diameter of 158 m (518 ft) and a nameplate capacity of 5.5MW totaling a maximum capacity of 209MW.


Berrybank 1 Wind Farm: 2020

Client: MPC Kinetic

The Berrybank 1 Wind Farm site is located in South-Western Victoria approximately 14km east of Lismore and 16km west of Cressy. It is approximately 130km west of Melbourne within the Victorian district known as the Western Plains, located within the Corangamite and Golden Plains Local Government Areas.

43 Wind Turbines (Phase 1)


Lal Lal Wind Farm: 2019

Client: Zenviron

The site of the Lal Lal Wind Farm is located on two sections of farmland in the Moorabool Shire: The Yendon Section (2km east of Yendon and 17km southeast of Ballarat) and the Elaine Section (2km north of Elaine and 17km south southeast of Ballarat).

Lal Lal Wind Farms is a 60-turbine development in Victoria that is contributing strongly to Australia’s renewable energy future.


Moorabool Wind Farm North/South: 2019

Client: ACE Civil

The Project consisted of 107 wind turbines located approximately 25km south east of Ballarat. The project will produce up to 321MW, approximately 1,000,000 MWh of electricity annually. This is enough renewable energy to power the equivalent of 200,000 average Victorian homes every year, representing 9% of Victorian homes.


Cherry Tree Wind Farm: 2019

Client: Zenviron

Cherry Tree Wind Farm is a small wind farm located approximately 15km south-east of Seymour, Victoria. The 16 turbine, 57.6 MW farm was developed and constructed by Infigen Energy.

The wind farm began grid commissioning in May 2020 and was fully commissioned in June 2020 and has operated continuously since then.


Dundonnell Wind Farm: 2019

Client: Zenviron

Dundonnell Wind Farm is at Dundonnell, 23 kilometres (14 mi) northeast of Mortlake in the Australian state of Victoria. Construction began in January 2019 and was completed in 2020 with 80 Vestas wind turbines with a capacity to generate 336MW of electricity. The drive trains and hubs were assembled at the former Ford Australia site in Geelong

The wind farm is the largest in Victoria, soon to be overtaken by Stockyard Hill. It has contracts to supply 37% of its output to the government of Victoria and 50% to Snowy Hydro. It is being developed by Tilt Renewables.


Mt Gellibrand Wind Farm: 2018

Client: Civilex/WBHO

MT Gellibrand wind farm is an operating wind farm located in South-west Victoria, approximately 25 kilometres east of Colac and 17 kilometres west of Winchelsea with a configuration of 44 x Nordex ACCIONA Wind power AW125/3000


Crowlands Wind Farm: 2018

Client: MPC Kinetic

The Crowlands Wind Farm project consists of 39 turbines that will produce clean energy equivalent to the yearly needs of around 50,000 Victorian homes.

The turbines to be installed will be Senvion MM92 wind turbine generators, rated at 2.05MW each, with a maximum hub height of 100m and maximum blade tip height of 146.5m.The project is divided into two sections, North and South.


Bald Hills Windfarm: 2015

Client: Hazell Bros Group

The Bald Hills Wind Farm is an operating wind farm located approximately 10 km south east of Tarwin Lower in South Gippsland, Victoria, Australia.

Bald Hills Wind Farm comprises 52 turbines of 2.05 MW capacity each, giving it a total capacity of 106.6 MW.[2] It is expected to produce 335,100 MWh of electricity per year, based on the long-term average forecast wind data.