♦  Enhance Our Business

♦  Enhance Our Community

♦  Enhance Our People

Our Family Business

Darrin and Craig Savo are brothers who grew up in the Mapoon community, north of Weipa. 

Prior to beginning operations with Northern Haulage & Diesel Services, as a family business, they had built an extensive background in Mining and Heavy Equipment.  With the growing need for Earthmoving equipment and good quality heavy equipment maintenance services on the Western Cape, they have sought to use this knowledge and expertise to cater for this demand.

Hence, Northern Haulage and Diesel Services was established in July 2009 and based in Weipa, North Queensland.  It is 100% indigenous owned and managed. They provide Solutions and Machinery Services to Rio Tinto Alcan and other construction related business within the Western Cape area and have diversified to providing employment and training for the local people and also giving support to environment conservation.

About Darrin

Darrin Savo

Darrin is the Managing Director of NHDS.

Starting the business from his home, utilising the spare room as the office, business certainly has changed over the years and has grown to be a diverse and successful business.  

Darrin's long history with Mining and Heavy Equipment is a definite advantage to providing resources where needed.  He manages all Earthmoving operations and, additionally, is the primary developer of Training Packages the business requires.


About Craig

Craig Savo

Craig is a Director of NHDS.  

Craig is a Diesel Fitter with over 20 years of post trade experience.

Having previously worked in the Mining industry in the Western Cape region, he is familiar with current Heavy Equipment operating in the Weipa area. He manages all aspects of maintenance and repairs of the Corporation.