Quanta Power Australia is proud of the history of its businesses in developing first peoples globally through projects across Australia, Papua New Guinea and Canada.
We are committed to delivering positive social outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people through apprenticeships, training, employment and the procurement of supplies and services.
QPA also understands the importance of heritage, cultural and environmental issues surrounding Aboriginal territories and employs Australian Aboriginal specialists in an advisory capacity during our projects.
SOME OF OUR ACHIEVEMENTS
QPA company Nacap provided extensive benefits to local communities by seeking their participation and engagement in the project utilising local services, suppliers, aboriginal cultural heritage monitors and labour actively supporting sustainability and development of local communities.
NACAP IN PNG
QPA company Nacap mobilised its business to Papua New Guinea in 2017 creating numerous roles and upskilling opportunities for First Nations people in Port Moresby, Angore and Kutubu.
Fort McMurray West 500kV Transmission Project
Valard recognised the importance of indigenous partnerships and implemented a comprehensive Indigenous contracting strategy totalling $85 million of direct investment through employment and contract opportunities.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and local community groups and local community groups have been employed in the following roles by Quanta Power Australia businesses
- Environmental and archaeological monitoring
- Equipment and material procurement
- Right of way clearing and vegetation management
- Road building and maintenance
- Bridge construction
- General labour
- Truck driving and fuel delivery
- Security and trafﬁc control
- First aid and medical services
- Catering and camp facilities
- Legal services
- General administration