Specialist fabricators of heavy and complex structural steel.


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“We are associated with success – of our client’s projects, of our company, of our people”

- Jeremy Hawkes Managing Director

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Ferry Juggle – Murray Valley Standard 12/7/16 Click here

News Release – DPTI News Release – June 2016 Click here

A Hull-uva good contract – The Advertiser- June 2016

2016 WINNER – Jeremy Hawkes, Australia Day Citizen of the Year Award for Mid Murray Council. Click here to read Jeremy's speech.

2015 WINNER -  SA Regional Awards for Large Business - Murraylands & Riverland

2015 FINALIST – Australian Training Awards – Small Employer of the Year Award

2015 WINNER – SA Training Awards – Small Employer of the Year Award

2015 WINNER – National Earthmoving & Civil Contracting Awards – Service to Industry

FINALIST: 2014 SA Regional Awards for Large Business - Murraylands & Riverland

ASI Joint Winner - Steel Excellence in Engineering Projects
for Wayville Pedestrian Bridge. Click here

ASI Certificate of Acknowledgement - Clipper Ship. Click here

WINNER: 2014 Industry Leaders Grant – Jeremy Hawkes - This award will assist him attend a leadership training course at Mt Eliza Business School.

WINNER: 2014 Telstra Business Awards –Regional Business

Awards Judges said “the business is a great role model with outstanding leadership, strong business acumen and business management and an unwavering community spirit.”

FINALIST: 2014 Telstra Business Awards – Medium Business

Enterprise Connect – Continuous Improvement Programme:  2014 Acceptance into the 2-3 year programme


Achilles - Certificate of Registration – Expiry Feb 2015
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WINNER: 2013 Industry Leaders Grant – Jeremy Hawkes - This award will assist him attend the Lean Manufacturing Japan Tour offered by Shinka Management & the Ai Group in November this year. Click here to read more

2013 Winner - ACT Master Builders CBUS Awards - Civil Bridgeworks – Pedestrian Cycleway Bridge over Drakeford Drive (Boweng was the sub-contractor to Woden Contractors for the fabricated structural steelworks & surface treatment).

WINNER: 2012 ASI National Health & Safety Awards

FINALIST: 2012 AdvantageSA Regional Awards, Murraylands/Riverland, Large


Business HIGH COMMENDATION: 2012 SafeworkSA Best Workplace Health & Safety. Management System - Private Sector

Success – Successful in gaining Enterprise Connect funding to help us establish our Integrated Management System – 2011


Bowhill Engineering contributed to this project by donating $8500 of labour towards building a section of the cradle. To read more about this amazing project visit http://cityofadelaide.org.au


Dulux Protective Coating Certificate of Excellence awarded to our employee Dion Holland, recognising his efforts towards achieving extremely high quality finishes using a complex Protective Coating System on the Alice Springs Aquatic Centre Project.


Rotary Dinner – Celebrating Small Business Week – Oct 2010 – Murray Bridge Golf Club - Jeremy Hawkes as a Guest Speaker


ASI State Awards – Sept 2010 – High Commendation for River Murray Lock & Weir Upgrade Projects

Inducted into SA Great Hall of Fame, in 2009

Business SA

Winner of SA Great Regional Award for Large Business in 2007

SA Great Large Business Award

Winner of SA Great Regional Awards for Family Business in 2004

SA Great Family Business Award

Jeremy Hawkes included in the 2005 Sunday Mail "Rising Stars" feature

Sunday Mail

2005 to current - Jeremy Hawkes TEC Member (The Executive Connection)

TEC - The Executive Connection

Jeremy Hawkes 2005 SAYES (South Australian Young Entrepreneur Scheme) Graduate

South Australian Young Entrepreneur Scheme

Winner of SA Great Regional Awards for Family Business in 2003

SA Great Family Business Award

Finalist in the Telstra SA Small Business Awards in 2004 and 2005

Telstra SA Small Business Awards

Built Environs winner of Case Earth Award for Riverbank Pedestrian Bridge 2004

Built Environs

York Civil winner of Case Earth Award for Lock 7 & 8,
Weir and Fishway Project 2004

York Civil


media articles




Building a framework for success

Regions news 2016 - April

Family Outfit Steels Limelight

The Advertiser 2015 - December

New ferries on River Murray

Stock Journal 2015 - November

Riverland Ferry Rollout

ABC Riverland 2015 - July

Ship Building company that’s full steam ahead

Channel 7 2015 - July

New Steel-hulled ferry fleet for SA’s Riverland

ABC Riverland 2015 - June

Against the odds

The Lead 2015 - January

SA builder for new ferries

River News 2014 - October

Success against the odds

AMT 2014 - November
ABC 7:30 Report – Industry Leaders push for Excellence
  2014 - November

Shinka Management leading industry in Lean

Materials Handling Wold (MHW) Magazine 2014 - November

Bowhill company continues to shine

The Murray Valley Standard 2014 - February

Leading lights shine torch for SA Businesses

The Advertiser 2014 - June

Forget Politics Bowhill Engineers’ biggest fabrication

The Murray Valley Standard  

Fund looks to industry future leaders

Manufacturing Works, Issue 04 2014 - May
Fund gives career lift to stars of Industry The Advertiser 2014 - September
Apprenticeships 2014 The Murray Valley Standard 2014 - September

Steel-hulled ferries contract awarded to local company

DPTI News Release 2014 - October

Ferries to go from timber to steel

inBusiness Magazine 2014 - October

Long-term benefits from tour of Japan

inBusiness Magazine 2014 - February
Successful trip to the city for Bowhill inBusiness Magazine 2014 - September

Breaking new Ground
McConnell Dowell Winner of the CCF Earth Awards 20214
Category 3 - $5m to $20m – Adelaide Showground Station

The Advertiser 2014 - July

In the Business of Brilliant
If you need to build a bridge, give Bowhill Engineering a call

The Advertiser 2014 - July

Bowhill business has success
Bowhill Engineering has taken out the Regional Business Award at the South Australian Telstra Business Awards...

The Murray Valley Standard 2014 - June

Engineering Success
Businesses have now been named as finalists for the 2014 Telstra Business Awards, and Bowhill Engineering is on the list...

The Murray Valley Standard 2014 - June

Job growth to continue
Working ahead: Bowhill Engineering managing director Jeremy Hawkes
is continuing to build his business and achieving good results

The Murray Valley Standard 2014 - January

Lean Lessons from Japan
“The tour was a rare and valuable experience to witness firsthand what a world-class productive and efficient manufacturing environment looks and feels like.” Jeremy Hawkes

AiGroup Article in Manufacturers Monthly 2014 - January

Bowhill to Japan on ILF Lean quest

inBusiness Magazine 2013 - December

WINNER: 2013 Industry Leaders Grant – Jeremy Hawkes

  2013 - October

Forget Politics – Bowhill engineers’ biggest fabrication

MV Standard 2013 - August

It's all hands on deck for Bowhill business

Murray Valley Standard 2013 - August

50 inspiring locals of the Murraylands

MV Standard

2010 - Oct

Steelwork showcases local skills

MV Standard

2010 - March

Northern Expressway Project Overview

Australian Main Roads Construction News

2010 - June

Three of the region’s best inducted into hall of fame - Business SA

MV Standard


From farm repairs to mine boom - Growth Engine, Murray workshop’s evolution

The Advertiser


Engineering firm working on a number of high-profile mining projects

The Mining Chronicle


Seven reasons why we’re great - SA Great Large Business Regional Winner

MV Standard

2007 - Nov 30

Local consortium paves the way

MV Standard

2007 - Oct

Engineering Emphasis - Trades can make an excellent career

MV Standard

2006 - May 19

Lots to see & do at the 2006 Careers Expo - Welding a good career

MV Standard

2006 - May 19

Hard work & determination pays off

The Bulletin

2006 - Dec

Mine already delivering - Bowhill Engineering wins contract

MV Standard

2006 - Oct

Rising Stars

Sunday Mail

2005 - Nov

Jeremy’s building bridges over troubled waters

The Advertiser

2005 - Aug

Bowhill Engineering - shaping skills

inBusiness SA

2005 - Jun

Bowhill business among State’s elite

MV Standard

2004 - Jun 24

Bridge to open - Riverbank Pedestrian Bridge

The Advertiser

2004 - Feb 24

Bowhill Engineering miss top spot in state

MV Standar


‘Landmark’ Auditorium under construction at Murray Bridge school

MV Standard


Have you ever heard of Bowhill Engineering?

Business SA Publication


Bowhill Business Beaming - Family approach pays dividends

MV Standard

2003 - Nov 27

News - Linking Bowhill

MV Standard

2003 - Nov 18

Steeling the mighty Murray - Modifying a river lock & weir system

Steel Australia


Excellence Recognised - From the editor’s desk

MV Standard


New tourist centre-café - Berri Tourism & Information Centre

The Riverland Sun

2002 - Winter

Triumphant Return - Mannum Solar Car achieves its goal

The Advertiser

2001 - Feb 22

New landmark on horizon - New tower at Tailem Silos

MV Standard