Civil Capabilities

Get your civil project completed according to your timeframe, by using our experienced team. Your new subdivision, large earthworks, commercial roads, or drainage projects will be skillfully coordinated by our Project Managers to Tōtika HSQE pre-qualification standards. With over 25 years of experience in the South Island, our vast range of completed projects will give you confidence in the quality and scale of our work. They also showcase our extensive capabilities across varying tasks at different locations.

Progressing your project

Any updates on deadlines or variations that may arise, will be effectively communicated throughout your project. You’ll never feel out of the loop. You’ll get the right staff, equipment and machinery required to get your job done. After all that, you’ll see that patience, empathy, and communication are our keys to success.

Our Civil Contracting Services

Bulk Earthworks & Subdivisions
Easily establish your new subdivision or earthwork project with us by your side. Our kiwi ingenuity and years of experience with New Zealand soils and landscapes means we know the best way to approach land alterations. From commercial sites to residential subdivisions, and land clearing, we have the skills and machinery to handle the removal or reuse of large amounts of excavated material quickly and efficiently.
Commercial Civil & Site Works
Organize site excavation for your project with our expert team and inhouse equipment. From site reworks to full development, including soil or concrete removal, we can take care of it. Do your part for the environment and let us crush your waste concrete to repurpose on other projects.
Commercial Roads & Car Parks
Influence your key stakeholders with our Waka Kotahi NZTA approved civil capabilities. Our prequalification certificate for physical works at levels 1C for Routing & Minor Works, and 4C for Construction means your commercial roading project can get started right away.
Bridges, Tunnels & Concrete Structures
Manage your next complex build with us by your side. Our Impac Prequal qualification means you can be confident we constantly exceed or meet industry standards throughout. Your large multifaceted concrete structures, bridge or tunnel can be effortlessly planned and created by our team.
Drainage & Pumps
Fabricate your stormwater, sewer pump or water-main upgrade with our certified drain layers. We’ll adhere to your local council’s regulations and environmental policies throughout the project.
Trenching Works
Easily complete your trenching project with our Hydro Excavation truck. This enables a more precise excavation for installation of live services, pipework or ducting and culverts. For larger requirements we can use our extensive range of excavators and machinery.
Retaining walls
Transform your landscape with the addition of retaining walls. They can be built in any range of materials to suit your site, and with our own excavators on hand, these projects can be completed quickly.
Directional Drilling
Directional Drilling's core advantage is traversing waterways and rugged terrain without altering bridges or above-ground installations. This preserves pipes, ensures precise installation, and underscores our leadership in sturdy directional boring equipment.

Aggregate Supply
Are you looking for a reliable supplier for all your aggregate and gravel solutions? Our CMT Group quarrying operations can supply over 40,000 Cubic meters of gravel products per year. For all your crusher dust, drainage chip and other gravel needs, reach out today.

Our Certifications

Our Civil Works Projects and Contracts

Locals and visitors alike will be pleased with the Canvastown village upgrade. With significant works was done Infront of the historic Pelorus Tavern Trout Bar hotel to restore access to the car park and facilities.

As the pivotal subcontractor for Simcox Construction, CMT Group is spearheading the project's progression. Taking charge of the construction phase, CMT Group, under the leadership of Construction Manager Jeff Valk, is excited about the positive...

The new year brings with it some new faces around CMT Group. Let's extend a warm welcome to the new members joining our growing team.

Situated in the heart of Blenheim, New Zealand, the Echo Masts project has recently emerged as a distinguished exemplar of innovative design and meticulous execution.

Turn off South Street and discover the blossoming Patchett Way community. We're thrilled to announce the successful completion of the final stage of our ambitious 15-house subdivision project in Marlborough.

Our team successfully completed the construction of a new covered passenger walkway within an extremely tight three-week timeline.

Sometimes, making the most of your land means bringing down older buildings to pave the way forward. The old Blenheim working men's club in Russel Terrace has been left in disrepair for some time. So,...

We have the right equipment to keep costs low and sustainability high. Our concrete crushers and screener create valuable top soil resources that help bring our projects and yours to life.

Our second biggest residential development to date has come to completion. The 10-home development is an import milestone for our company and the community.

Kāinga Ora - Homes and Communities have entrusted our Marlborough-based Civil and Building Construction teams to deliver their large new development.

We’ve just finished a large stage of the iReX project, in Waitohi Picton. In collaboration with Kiwirail, Interislander and many other stakeholders, the Temporary Terminal was delivered to spec and on time. There was a...

iReX Train Turntable
Waitohi Picton

We’ve finished a large stage of the iReX project, in Waitohi Picton. In collaboration with Kiwirail, Interislander and many other stakeholders we created the train turntable. The new turntable will ensure better accessibility for locomotives...


Takapūneke reserve has been a high-profile project for CMT Group and likewise the Council. We’ve been humbled by the opportunity to work alongside the Ōnuku Marae and stakeholders to see this project come to life.


The extension of the Motorworld Blenheim showroom was a showcase of our building team's workmanship.

Vernon Drive Reservoir
Lincoln, Canterbury

A new water reservoir was required by Selwyn District Council to help support the ever-increasing new developments in the township of Lincoln, Canterbury.

Tunnel 21

CMT Group's civil construction team was subcontracted for the re-alignment of the rail line bypassing the Tar Barrel Tunnel.

We were chosen as a subcontractor to upgrade the old Redwood Care Facility and replace it with a brand-new, modern build to better suit residents’ needs.


A commercial redevelopment to provide a better more efficient workspace.

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Working with the Civil Team at CMT Group is always a breeze from start to finish. Anton and his qualified colleagues have worked on more than one of our HEB Construction jobs so we knew we could trust them to get the job done right, namely on Tunnel 21, a replacement of Marlborough’s oldest train tunnel. Most of our projects require a variety of plants and resources to undertake earthmoving development, drainage, and roadworks. We’re consistently impressed with CMT Group’s dedication to quality and of course, safety above anything else. From the very first proposal, there were no surprises, they kept an open communication channel with us the entire time. We’re happy to recommend them to anyone planning to deliver civil works.
Delroy Riley - Heb Construction Ltd
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