GWE Consulting Acquires Hamilton-Based Mark T Mitchell Ltd and Geocon Geotechnical Ltd

May 4, 2022 | Company News

GWE Consulting is pleased to announce the acquisition of Hamilton based Mark T Mitchell Ltd and Geocon Geotechnical Ltd. Mark Mitchell is a pioneer of Geotechnical Engineering in the Waikato Region, having spent over 40 years successfully delivering residential, commercial and industrial projects throughout New Zealand.  Mark will continue to be part of the business as it continues to grow, and had this to say about it’s exciting future.

“I started the company as a one person operation in 1981. It is rewarding to look back at the growth M T Mitchell and Geocon have achieved and the wide variety of projects we have been involved in. It is satisfying to know that under
the new ownership, the services the company offers will be expanded further and
the same quality and innovation will continue to be delivered.”

 Mark Mitchell, Founder  Mark T MItchell & Geocon Geotechnical limited

The acquisition takes the number of GWE offices in New Zealand to 3 and the number of staff to over 50.  To complement the Geotechnical Engineering offering in Hamilton and the wider Waikato Region, GWE Consulting will be offering 3 Waters, Land Development and Contaminated Land/Environmental Services.

“GWE has never been frightened to invest in its future, whether that be investing in it’s staff or investing in other complimentary businesses. Mark has built a fantastic business with a strong reputation in an area of the country we have long wanted to serve. We’re very excited to work with the Geotechnical team in Hamilton as well as broaden the team’s offering by investing in local expertise.”

Gareth Williams, Managing Director GWE Consulting Engineers

It’s early days but already the team in Hamilton are enjoying working with a bigger more diverse team in Auckland. The new business will be known as MGG, Mitchell Geocon Geotechnical and will continue to operate out of the same office. All existing clients have been notified and all welcomed the opportunity to continue working with the team. 

For more information

If you’re interested in working with GWE and Mark T Mitchel Geocon, then contact Gareth Williams
on 021 985 892.