Onyx Projects is a project management and engineering company developing and executing projects for the resources and infrastructure sectors.

Our Business

Onyx Projects is a privately owned company established in 2007. Its four founding directors have a combined experience of more than 100 years delivering greenfield and brownfield projects in mining and minerals processing, iron and steel, petrochemicals, oil refining, chemicals, manufacturing and water treatment facilities in Asia, Australasia, Europe, North America and South America.

This experience has been gained in both operating and engineering/construction company environments.

Our Policies

Environmental Policy

Onyx Projects is committed to achieve excellence in environmental management through minimising the negative and maximising the positive impacts on the natural and social environments.

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Fitness for Work Policy

Onyx Projects Pty Ltd is committed, so far as is practicable, to ensure its personnel are “Fit for Work” whilst undertaking work activities.

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Health & Safety Policy

The Policy  ensures the safety and health of all employees, contractors, client personnel, visitors, and the public during the performance of all work under Onyx Projects’ control.

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Quality Policy

The Directors of Onyx Projects are committed to providing a high quality, cost effect service; monitoring and refining work practices; implementing a structured Quality Management System; regular reviews of the Quality Management System in order to continually improve the effectiveness of our processes.

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Indigenous Engagement Policy

Onyx Projects Pty Ltd aims to make sustainable differences to the outcomes of indigenous people in the communities we work in.

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Our Senior Management Team

Ian Beaumont BW

Ian Beaumont

Managing Director

B.Eng (Hons) (Mechanical Engineering), C.Eng MIMechE (UK)

Ian is a chartered mechanical engineer with over 25 years of experience gained in the mining, petrochemical, water, waste treatment, and iron and steel industries. Ian’s roles and responsibilities have included company director, project management, management of feasibility studies, engineering management, equipment specification/procurement and the supervision of construction and commissioning.

Rob McGregor BW

Rob McGregor


MEng (Electrical and Electronic Engineering), MIEAust CPEng

Rob is a chartered control systems engineer with over 25 years of experience, including 10 years site based brownfield project and operations experience on major petrochemical and oil refining facilities in the UK and Europe. Rob has held a number of positions including director, project manager, lead engineer on a variety of projects across the energy, petrochemical, Oil & Gas and mining sectors.

Rob Loiacono BW

Robert Loiacono


BEng (Civil Engineering), MIEAust CPEng

Robert is a chartered civil/structural engineer with over 25 years experience in the design of materials handling and oil and gas facilities, with a lead role in the development of projects in Australia, South East Asia and The Middle East. Robert has held a number of senior positions including director, general manager, project manager, study manager, lead engineer in mining and infrastructure sectors.

Chris Grierson BW

Chris Grierson


BEng (Hons) (Mechanical Engineering)

Chris is a mechanical engineer with over 15 years experience in the mining, metals, chemicals and waste water treatment industries. Chris positions include director, study manager, engineering manager, maintenance planning, construction supervision, plant area management and design engineer.