Our People and Focus

Currently Gilmore Global Pty Ltd (Happy Excavations) employs 22+ skilled and unskilled staff members. The Happy Excavations team comprises of dedicated and diligent employees that have a balanced combination of experience and education. This combination of complementary skillsets enables Happy Excavations to successfully deliver a wide range of projects at an exceptional level of quality.

All staff are safety focussed and dedicated towards ensuring all hazards and incidents are recorded, investigated, sufficiently analysed for root causes, and corrective actions implemented for improvement. Our staff part of a company culture that ensures you present fit for work and return home safely each day, whilst maintaining a duty of care for all. We employ a number of people with specific skills that could benefit this project, including Engineers, Electricians, Landscapers, Horticulturists, General Skilled Labourers, Plant Operators and Construction Workers.


Gilmore Global Pty Ltd (Happy Excavations) is dedicated to providing quality civil construction, technical and management services to our clients, both in the public and private sector, at fair and market competitive prices. We ensure the longevity of our company through repeat and referral business achieved by customer satisfaction in all areas including timeliness, attention to detail and service minded attitudes. 

We maintain the highest levels of professionalism, integrity, honesty and fairness in our relationships with our suppliers, subcontractors, professional associates and clients. Together with client satisfaction we uphold a positive and proactive safety culture and lead by example in all aspects of our business.

We strive to exceed best practice, and instill this value in personnel and subcontractors. We also recognise the lasting and permanent presence of our work activities, and strive to protect the environment by upholding effective and efficient environmental and sustainable practices as part of everyday business.

Key Personnel

Ronan Gilmore
Managing Director/ Construction Manager

Ronan is the founder of the business. He has 10+ years’ experience in the civil construction field with the past 7 years the Managing Director of Gilmore Global Pty Ltd (Happy Excavations). He has worked on numerous small to large projects throughout WA. He has been involved in complex lighting projects, detailed excavations, large road reconstruction projects, concrete construction and street enhancing projects. Ronan’s skills and determination has rapidly excelled the company to an exceptional standard in a short time and he has only one objective in mind: client satisfaction. 

Nicholas Goodwin
Estimating Manager / Project Manager
(MBA Distinction, BEng Honours, GAICD, PMI)

With 11+ years’ of construction industry experience, MBA with distinction, Bachelor of Civil Engineering (hon), membership of the Institute of Company Directors, and Project Management Institute, Nicholas brings a great deal of experience and technical knowledge to the Happy Excavations team. Nicholas has estimated and managed a range of projects including car parks, roads, submarine wharf construction, mine sites, and refineries; delivering civil, structural, earthworks, underground services, building, and road construction projects. His site based experience provides a safety focus to all his endeavours.

Ross Henderson
Site Supervisor

Ross has worked with Happy Excavations since early 2014. He has 15+ years’ experience in the civil construction industry, operating and supervising operations of various machinery and civil construction projects. He has been involved in large scale street and sport lighting projects, and excavation projects. Ross is known to think outside the box, providing innovative solutions to ensure a quality product and safe working environment. 

Blake Fry
Site Engineer/ Supervisor

Blake has been involved in the business for over 4 years. He possesses 10+ years of experience in civil construction projects. As a supervisor he reflects the company values to our clients by ensuring quality service in a timely manner, while ensuring the safety of our ground staff at the same time.

Blake specialises in concrete, excavation, street lighting and traffic signalling works. He has worked on both government and private projects and has a detailed understanding of the requirements for the two different sectors.