Delivering Exceptional
Engineering Solutions

First Nation Engineering is an incorporated private company established by the Carey Group and CPC Engineering, who have a common vision for sustainable business and Indigenous participation. The founders of the Carey Group and CPC Engineering have joined forces to establish an Aboriginal company with the capability to deliver design, construction and maintenance services in the Mining, Oil & Gas, Infrastructure and Agriculture sectors.
First Nation Engineering leverages off both compan­ies’ strengths in the fields of mining, earthworks, civils, SMP E&I and training. The core focus of FNE is to deliver exceptional services to our partners while embracing the Aboriginal Supply Chain and driving powerful social and economic outcomes relating to Indigenous education, health, culture and community safety.


Practical, high quality, and innovative engineering design and comprehensive project management services to maximise the performance and value of your resource assets


A full range of construction services for surface and underground mining


A fully integrated approach to maintenance and reliability with a strong foundation in a well-developed culture of “Safer by Choice”


First Nation Engineering provides a comprehensive range of in-house services.

Structural mechanical & piping

Feasibility studies

Engineering design




Metallurgical testwork


CPC Trac Skirt System

Maintenance management

Chute management

Conveyor management


Our mission is to provide fully integrated engineering design, construction and maintenance services to deliver exceptional outcomes for our stakeholders. We will achieve this by:

Providing opportunities and a career path for First Nation people

Inspiring and empowering our people to succeed

Exceeding our client's expectations

Meeting or exceeding our environmental, social, and governance obligations

Featured Projects

St Barbara Paste Aggregate Fill Plant

Gwalia Mine, 3kms south of Leonora, Western Australia

Balama Graphite Project


Lanfranchi Paste Plant Extension

40km South of Kambalda, Coolgardie Shire, Western Australia

The future of engineering

Professional, efficient and forward-thinking engineering design, construction and maintenance services

We invite you to make contact.

Joanne Abraham

General Manager - First Nation Engineering