Smith Crane and Construction Ltd. has been in business since 1964 when it was then known as John C Smith Contractors Ltd. The company has grown steadily over the past (almost) 50 years and has diversified into several divisions, including Smith Cranes, Smith Civil, Smith Precast, Smith Heavy Haulage and Smith Building Relocation.
In 1997 the company relocated to its current premises, a 10-hectare property on Johns Road, Harewood, Christchurch. Today Smith Crane and Construction Ltd. has branches in Auckland, Nelson, Queenstown and Invercargill, and employs about 170 staff. It operates the largest fleet of mobile cranes in the South Island, and over 300 plant items that are hired on a casual or contract basis for all types of construction and related works.
With our five divisions working closely together we can create the whole package for our customers. Why deal with up to four different companies when we can provide the whole package? We pride ourselves on being a one stop shop to our clients.
Our unique personnel, skills, equipment, technology and strong commitment to service are all professionally-integrated to provide first-rate finished products together with reliability and satisfaction to our clients. The company is a team dedicated to finding innovative solutions and smarter ways of working. We take pride in our work and we continually strive to proactively meet the needs of our clients. We also have a commitment to providing professional contractual work, to specification, to schedule, and within budget for the benefit of the client and the individuals they represent.
We also believe it is important to strive to mitigate our affects on the environment and local communities wherever and whenever possible.