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Bruce Delahunty



Qualifications and Affiliations

  • MIE Aust. (Civil / Struct)
  • RPEQ, CPEng, NER
  • APEC Engineer IntPE(Aus)
  • MEng (Struct)
  • BEng (Civil)
  • Cert. Mech Eng.
  • Cert. Project Management

Experience Summary

Bruce has an extensive background in delivering quality design and engineering solutions over a 40 year period within the civil, structural, mechanical and materials handling / mining fields, including project management and engineering design.

He has developed excellent expertise in design and project management while working on major and complex civil, structural and mechanical projects of a challenging nature.

He has designed and project managed over 75 civil subdivision projects throughout Queensland, 25 mining and material handling plants local and overseas and numerous residential, commercial and industrial buildings.

His engineering design expertise encompasses the design of the following:


  • Stormwater, roofwater, overland flow path and culvert design
  • Haul road design
  • Mineral processing plant design
  • Stormwater management plans – concept & design
  • Road pavement design
  • Sewer and water reticulation design
  • Sewerage pump station design
  • Weigh stations, ramps and car park design
  • Rail siding design
  • Surveying and setout utilsing a Topcon EDM
  • Pipeline video inspection, analysis and reports
  • Hydraulic design to AS3500
  • On Site detention Systems
  • Water quaility analysis and reports incl. music modelling


  • Residential, commercial and industrial building design
  • Steel, timber and concrete design to AS3600, AS4100, AS1684,
  • Bracing, framing and tie downs
  • Wind analysis to AS1170
  • Retaining walls
  • Residential housing
  • Re-inforced concrete buildings
  • BIM Modelling


  • Conveyors, chutes bins, drive calculations for conveyors, bucket elevators, chain transfers and woodchippers
  • Bearing, pulley, belt, sprocket, chain, motor and gearbox design and selection
  • Pneumatic and hydraulic calculations, pump design

Key Projects

Below is a representation of some of his projects Bruce has been involved with over his extensive career.

  • Over 120 residential subdivisions – Qld
  • Hyne & Son & Dorrigo timber sawmills and woodchip plants
  • Bosch and Amway distribution plants- NSW, Victoria
  • WMC Fertiliser plant – Phosphate hill & Mount Isa – Nth Qld
  • WMC Fertiliser unloading facility – Townsville, Nth Qld
  • Lihir Gold – Lihir Island PNG
  • Woodside LNG Plant, Burrup peninsula, Dampier, Nth WA
  • Enterprise MIM underground silver, lead zinc mine – Nth Qld
  • Cannington BHP underground silver, lead zinc mine – Nth Qld
  • Newcrest Mining, Cadia Ridge Gold Mine – NSW
  • 5,200 sq.m Portal frame industrial building-Qld
  • 14 Storey re-inforced concrete commercial building – Qld
  • 88 Unit Retirement Resort – Qld
  • Numerous residential housing to AS1684, AS2870, AS1170, AS4100