ESTABLISHED IN 1978 BY HARTLEY SEAY AND HIS SONS GRAHAM AND BRUCE, SEAY EARTHMOVERS LTD NOW RUN ONE OF THE LARGEST FLEETS OF MODERN CATERPILLAR MACHINERY IN THE CENTRAL NORTH ISLAND. 

Early projects took the company from its base in Auckland to many locations around the North Island including; Taumaranui, Te Kuiti, Wairoa, Waipukurau and finally to Taupo where the company has been based for the past 30 years.  Our office is situated at Taupo Scoria Ltd quarry which was purchased by Graham and Bruce in 2004 with the vision to supply high quality roading and drainage aggregates to the local area and beyond.

Bruce and Graham

Some major projects we have been involved in include:

 

Motuoapa Marina Redevelopment - Civil works (Dept of Internal Affairs)

Higgins Contractors Ltd - Brentwood Subdivision

Genesis Energy Ltd - Rangipo Sluice Gates Stilling Basin Investigation

Te Aho O Maui - Kawerau A8D Block - Well Pad Construction, Old Coach Road Intersection, Earthworks for Power Station 

Higgins Contractors Ltd - Old Radio Station Site Stage One

Minginui / Te Whaiti Dairy Conversion

Wairakei Pastoral Ltd - Wairakei Estate Landclearing Project

Landcorp Farming Ltd - Race Construction

Fonterra - Waste Milk Ponds, Landclearing, Contouring and road alignment.

Eastern Arterial By pass – Fulton Hogan

Wairakei Steam Improvements Project – WK918 – Contact Energy

Contact Energy Drill site Aurora Project

Nga Awa Purua Geothermal Powerstation – MRP (Hawkins Construction)

Taupo A1 GP Race Track – Works Infrastructure

Rotokawa Power Station – MRP (Ormat Pacific Inc)

Wairakei Power Station – Pipeline from Te Mihi to Wairakei

Taupo District Council Landfill – Stages 1 & 2

Waipukurau SH2 – 4.5km of new construction

Hinemaia Hydro Power Stations A & B – Taupo District Council (Wilkins and Davies)

Mokai Glasshouse Development – NZ Gourmet

Parawera Point Subdivision – Symphony Group

Tenon MDF Plant – Fletchers

Watermark Apartments – Hawkins Construction

Ohaaki Power Station – ECNZ

 

Meet the team

  • Graham Seay
    Managing Director
    Seay Earthmovers Ltd/Taupo Scoria Ltd

    With a Background in civil engineering, Graham has extensive experience in the civil and earthmoving industries and has been actively involved on all of the Company's projects over its 30 years. His “Hands on approach” to the business means he has developed a vast knowledge and understanding in all aspects of the construction industry from subdivision works through to hydro electric and geothermal projects. Graham has daily communications with both his staff and clients to maintain the highest level of service and actively involves himself in the Health & Safety and Environmental issues that are of high importance in the industry today.
  • Bruce Seay
    Managing Director
    Seay Earthmovers Ltd/Taupo Scoria Ltd

    Bruce started out in the industry as a machine operator and in his early years spent time working on the large equipment operated in the open pit mines of Western Australia, building extensive knowledge and a high level of skill on many of the machines operated by the company today. Like Graham, Bruce has been involved on many of the company’s projects over the years and shares the firms philosophy of maintaining strong relationships with clients and staff. Bruce’s awareness of industry trends and implementing the technological advancements available in the modern machinery today has kept the company on the leading edge, which Bruce sees as a major importance in delivering the service required in today’s market place.
  • Project Managers
    Carl Soden / Bevan MacLachlan