Heron Construction Company Limited (Heron) was established in Auckland, New Zealand in 1964 by the late Mr Willem Kroef.
[Photo: NCIG DREDGE/50 years/1.jpg] Today, it remains a family owned company, with Mr Willem Kroef‘s sons Mr Hein Kroef, Mr Gerard Kroef and Mr Leon Kroef being the current directors and shareholders. Third generation family members are employed as managers, superintendents and operators, and work alongside a growing team, that currently employs 35 FTE personnel.
In the years immediately after formation Heron forged a reputation on concrete construction projects such as pumping stations and bridges, and is recognised as a pioneer in horizontal pipe thrusting and trenchless technology in New Zealand and the South Pacific. [Photo: NCIG DREDGE/50 years/3.jpg] [Photo: NCIG DREDGE/50 years/2a.jpg]
Heron has grown its capacity and reputation over the last 50 years and now is involved mainly in dredging operations and marine construction works.
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