History

1964 - 1974

Formation of family business specialising in waste removal and landscaping.

Founder: Vince De Vizio

1974 - 1983

The business evolved, now providing tree removal, landscaping, plant and equipment hire services and then further expanding with the opening of the Payneham Landscaping and Garden Centre.

1983 - 1995

The business continued to focus on tree and stump removal, servicing both the public and private sector.

1995

Industry opportunity brought on the major diversification into directional drilling.

SADB was formed comprising of 3 employees and one drill rig.

HDD- Singapore

1997 - 1998

During this time SADB completed overseas consultancy and project management in Singapore, Saudi Arabia, UAE and USA.

Moranbah - QLD

1999 - 2006

SADB’s next venture was providing services Australia wide for specialist projects. SADB also completed an innovative project of a HDD system dedicated to replace the STED system, in situ for the City of Tea Tree Gully.

QA Systems were introduced with third party accreditation.

Water for Good

2006 - 2007

SADB were now pioneering directional drilling for the emerging recycled water industry. They were awarded the Northern Region (ASR) project, constructing recycled water pipelines for the northern councils.

Other key projects included:

  • Major power network feeders and substation upgrades
  • Communication network rollouts
  • SA Water sewer drilling

2009

SADB moved to their new premises in Newton.

City West substation

2011

Further expansion into civil construction included the following major projects:

  • City West substation/Mount Barker substation (Electranet)
  • Pump stations, wetlands and tank sites
  • Concrete structures
Waterproofing the West

2013

SADB completed work on a range of design and construct projects including expansion of recycled water networks for City of Marion, City of Playford and City of Salisbury as well as beginning work for Waterproofing the West (City of Charles Sturt).

NRAH

2014 - 2015

During this time major projects were undertaken including:

  • Stormwater infrastructure
  • Sewer pipeline
  • NBN – pilot project
  • NRAH – feeder project
T2T

2016

SADB continued to work with major clients on a diverse array of projects including South Rd upgrade, T2T, Darlington Connector, DPTI and Waterproofing the East.

Adelaide Oval Protective Bollards

2017 - 2018

To date, SADB has installed over 325km of recycled pipe network across Adelaide, greater metro and country areas.
SADB were also awarded the Adelaide Oval Protective Bollards Security Initiative contract as well as infrastructure work for the Mount Barker District Council, installing 15km of CWMS/ sewer via HDD to grade.