CDMS Electrical Engineers started as a small one-man engineer consultancy. Although based in Newcastle, CDMS’s major clients at this time were Queensland coal mines. CDMS offered consultancy services for new conceptual design, design upgrades and for ongoing maintenance programs.

2001 - 2008

CDMS Electrical Engineers was involved in several upgrades at Curragh Coal Mine incorporating both Power Systems and Automation & Control, for the Train Load-out, Stacking and Reclaiming Areas, HV infrastructure, and Dragline Rebuild/Overhaul.  CDMS was also instrumental in the Curragh North Upgrade project, including the 20km overland conveyor system.


CDMS Electrical Engineers extended its client base in NSW and Queensland, creating the need to hire another Consulting Engineer and to relocate to bigger office premises at Warners Bay (Newcastle) to support the growing team.

2003 - 2007

CDMS consulted on a number of projects for Onesteel, including Equipment upgrades, various Maintenance Projects, as well as assuming Project Management roles.


CDMS consulted on a number of projects for Onesteel, including Equipment upgrades, various Maintenance Projects, as well as assuming Project Management roles.


As electrical safety became more regulated, CDMS became more involved with AS3000/AS3007 Compliance Audits, and ISMP’s. Developing site management systems, training staff and providing site relevant procedures also became a key service.


CDMS celebrates 10 years of engineering consulting.

2011 - 2014

Silver Corporation Australia utilised CDMS to conduct Compliance Audits on their Wonawinta site, where CDMS implemented Safety Management Systems, as well as providing Design & Plant Upgrades, Maintenance Programs and Project Management.

2011 - 2015

CDMS Electrical Engineers became the Electrical Engineer in charge for a number of Hanson Quarry sites, being responsible for electrical requirements of each site. Various services such as compliance audits, design upgrades, ISMP development, implementation and training were also carried out across sites.


CDMS Electrical Engineers is accompanied along with 3 other divisions which service mining, oil and gas, defence, water, power, chemicals, infrastructure, residential health care, institutions and commercial industries with engineering consultancy experience across a range of services.


CDMS Electrical Engineers and its sister company, CDMS Consulting Engineers were commissioned by Decmil Australia to provide civil, structural, electrical and mechanical engineering design and detailing services for the Defence Fuel Installation (DFI) remediation project at HMAS Stirling Naval Base on Garden Island, Western Australia.


CDMS Electrical Engineers was engaged by the Roads and Maritime Services to undertake an electrical and control system upgrade on the Batemans Bay Bridge lifting span and associated traffic controls. This included an electrical installation which comprised of stainless steel conduits and accessories to combat seawater degradation, while the control system upgrades included the latest technologies in redundancy, safety, communications, variable speed drives and motors.


CDMS continues to have a dedicated team of experienced electrical engineers who continue to provide quality services to our valued clientele. As part of our ongoing industry commitment, the team also comprises of junior engineers which are used where and when it is suitable to do so, under experienced supervision.