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Osborn Consulting Engineers provides high-quality structural, civil engineering and project management services for Greenfield and Brownfield projects in the civil infrastructure, oil and gas, mining and minerals processing, industrial, commercial and residential sectors, from concept and design through to construction, commissioning, operations and shutdown maintenance.


Between 1983 (when we commenced in Warwick) and late 2022, our Directors were Peter Osborn, Bob Lane, Arkadius Feininger and Peter Brown, and in October 2022, we came under the new Directorship of Cam MacDiarmid and Tim Heldt. Osborn Consulting Engineers has been built on solid engineering fundamentals, we are a technically and geographically diverse organisation, and under our new ownership we continue to move forward with a well-established commercial vehicle, a strategic growth plan, robust leadership, and a team exceptionally talented people to service existing and new customers.


Over the past 40 years we have been a key technology supplier for niche industry leaders including grain storage structures, architectural fabric structures, and industrial fabric structures. In addition to our base business in structural and civil, we also provide bespoke consulting, project management, asset infrastructure management, inspection and reliability engineering services for bridges, roads, mechanical and piping applications. We also cover continuous improvement of production and maintenance systems and processes, auditing of engineering documentation for compliance purposes, and process safety and incident investigations, including HAZOP facilitation, MoC and RCA.



Tim is a degree-qualified Civil Engineer with a PhD in Steel Structures, is RPEQ and CPEng certified, and is a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Tim has +35 years’ experience in asset management, engineering, consulting and research including development, design and construction projects, and optimisation of asset portfolios for the civil infrastructure (roads and bridges), and the base metals and heavy minerals mining and processing sectors. Tim has held multiple key consulting, project management and operational leadership roles for the likes of the Australian Road Research Board, TMR (Bridges), Cardno, Consulmet, SKM, Bateman Engineering, and more.

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Cam MacDiarmid DIRECTOR

Cam is a degree-qualified Mechanical Engineer, RPEQ and CPEng. Cam has a wealth of business leadership, consulting and project management experience, including +30 years on high-value engineering design and construction projects and operational processing facilities in the upstream oil and gas, mining, refining, and manufacturing sectors. This includes ~10 years at RTA’s Gove Alumina Refinery, 5 years on CSG gathering and trunkline construction projects, several years on process improvements and capital projects in the manufacturing sector, and several years in copper mining and processing, including design and assessment of mechanical and materials handling systems and equipment.



Since starting in the civil, commercial and residential construction industry in 1983, Arkadius has worked on a range of projects including construction and maintenance projects in Germany and Australia, including electronic traffic control systems, waste water treatment plants, railways, road works and water, sewer, gas and telecoms services. Arkadius has also worked on a wide range of residential, commercial and industrial subdivisions, as well as feedlot extensions, and dam and flood assessments.

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