WHY CHOOSE MANTEENA?Because you demand a superior standard of work for your project.

WHY CHOOSE MANTEENA?Because you want to collaborate with your building company.

WHY CHOOSE MANTEENA?Because you want your project completed efficiently and safely.

WHY CHOOSE MANTEENA?Because you want a builder who will challenge and explore every opportunity.

WHY CHOOSE MANTEENA?Because you want a seamless experience that is delivered as promised.

About Us

LET'S BUILD SOMETHING STRONG

Manteena is a multi-award-winning construction company specialising in complex projects of exceptional high quality.

For us, collaboration is everything. We’ll take the time and make the effort to get to know you and your business. Together, we can foster a working relationship that’s as strong and enduring as the buildings we’ll create together.

Established in 1980, we’ve spent close to 40 years crafting our methods to deliver premium construction projects in the commercial, residential and security sectors. During this time, we’ve worked with private and government clients throughout Canberra, across Australia and around the world.

We handle all commercial building projects, security infrastructure projects and high-quality, architecturally designed residential builds. Managing construction projects–big or small, from start to finish–is also a big part of what we do. And we do it well.

Combining our comprehensive technical knowledge with detailed planning and professionalism, our clients’ benefit through streamlined construction processes and project coordination. Our experienced Construction Managers and Supervisors tailor the building services required to meet the unique challenges for each project – delivering highly customised, bespoke building solutions.

Manteena has a proven track record. We get the job done – all the while exploring every last detail to ensure the best possible value is extracted to achieve the final built product. It’s why we’re a leader in our industry.

We’d love to work with you. So, read on to see exactly how we can build something strong together.

COMMERCIAL

BUILDING COLLABORATIVE RELATIONSHIPS

Manteena’s expertise in commercial contracting, construction management and building consultancy services encompasses a full range of construction types across the private and public sectors. Whatever your commercial project requirements – from new building works through to a refurbishment or office fitout – we’ll tailor our services to fit your needs.

SECURITY

BUILDING SECURELY AND GLOBALLY

Manteena Security’s expert team of security-cleared construction and project management professionals are the safe pair of hands you need for your confidential security construction project. We work wherever we’re required, across Australia and throughout the world.

RESIDENTIAL

SUPERIOR HOMES BUILT WITH KNOWLEDGE AND PASSION

If you’re looking to build a one-of-a-kind home that stands apart from the everyday, then allow us to introduce ourselves: we’re Manteena Residential. We specialise in building unique, bespoke homes to an exceptionally high standard. And because we’ll keep you involved every step of the way, the home we build together is sure to be a home you’ll truly love.

Our Brand

Manteena builds structures and relationships that endure
by combining experience, integrity and ingenuity to
establish a legacy for future generations.

FEATURED PROJECTS

A VARIETY OF PROJECTS UNDERTAKEN BY MANTEENA FOR OUR MANY CLIENTS

HELPING TO BUILD A STRONGER COMMUNITY

At Manteena, we’re big on giving back to the community we live and work in. That’s why we’re proud to contribute sponsorships, donations, expertise and materials to a number of charities in the Canberra region.

LATEST NEWS

WHAT'S HAPPENING @ MANTEENA

Manteena replaces ACPs on CHWC

18/12/2018

Manteena has replaced the ACPs on Centenary Hospital for Women and Children | Following several tragic events around the world involving the flammability of Aluminium Composite Panels (ACP), the ACT Government undertook a review of its assets across their portfolio to determine the extent of ACPs used in public buildings […]

Manteena wins National Building Excellence Award

26/11/2018

Manteena wins National Building Excellence Award | The Samoan High Commission in Canberra was awarded the National Commercial/Industrial Building under $5 million at the Master Builders Australia National Excellence Awards held in Adelaide on the weekend. Denita Wawn, CEO – Master Builders Australia, when announcing the award said, “Manteena are […]

Manteena CEO appointed Adjunct Professor at UC

02/11/2018

Simon Butt appointed Adjunct Professor at the University of Canberra | We are pleased to announce that Manteena CEO, Simon Butt, has been appointed as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Canberra by the Vice-Chancellor & President of the University. Congratulations Simon!

Manteena and JNC Group launch Maarrima

26/10/2018

Manteena & JNC Group join forces to launch Maarrima | Maarrima is a joint venture between Manteena and JNC Group, formed to extend the excellent collaborative relationship between the two organisations and to harness our complementary strengths. Formed with the shared vision of constructing projects under one banner, the business […]

Manteena Security appointed Managing Contractor for MoAD works

26/10/2018

Museum of Australian Democracy | Manteena’s experience in heritage buildings within the parliamentary triangle has been called for again with the appointment of Manteena Security as the Managing Contractor for the Lighting and HVAC upgrades at the Museum of Australian Democracy – Old Parliament House. The works, which will be […]

Gungahlin Nurse Led Walk-in Centre Handover

24/08/2018

Gungahlin Nurse Led Walk-in Centre Handover | Manteena is pleased to announce the project completion and handover to ACT Health of Canberra’s newest  Nurse Led Walk-in Centre at Gungahlin. The Walk-in Centre provides a vital service to the community by offering free and efficient access to treatment and health advice for one-off. minor injuries and illness—reducing […]

Samoan Prime Minister’s Visit

19/07/2018

Samoan Parliament House | The Honourable Tuilaepa Aiono Sailele Malielegaoi, Prime Minister of Samoa, and Her Excellency Sara Moriarty, Australian High Commissioner to Samoa, recently inspected progress of the Samoa Parliament project. Manteena Project Director, Peita de Boer, GMB Principal Architect, Hal Guida, and GMB Project Architect, Will Gardner, were all […]

Manteena wins Excellence in Building Award

02/07/2018

MBA Awards | The Master Builders ACT has awarded Manteena a Building Excellence Award in the category: Commercial Building under $5m for the Samoa High Commission in Australia project. Not only that but our other project in the category — “The Link” Ginninderry Multi-purpose Community Centre — received a Judge’s Commendation. […]

Judge’s Commendation for “The Link” Ginninderry

02/07/2018

MBA Awards | The Master Builders ACT has awarded Manteena a Judge’s Commendation in the category: Commercial Building under $5m for “The Link” Ginninderry project. Joining Simon Agnello, Manteena Operations Manager, Commercial, to accept the award on Friday evening was our awesome clients from Riverview and Ginninderry plus the design team from CCJ.

GETTING BEHIND OUR INDUSTRY

At Manteena we’re proud to not just be a part of the construction industry, but to support it wholeheartedly at every opportunity. We know that if we play an active role in supporting industry improvements and education initiatives, everyone benefits.
We also throw our weight behind other organisations who strive to improve, educate, and endorse fair business practices in an effort to create a sustainable, efficient and safe industry.

PEOPLE

The People Who Make Manteena

When you work with Manteena’s team, you’ll notice the difference. From the top down, the talented individuals who make up our team excel in their respective areas of expertise. It all boils down to a simple formula – by fielding the best people, we consistently deliver the best services.

Directors

Our directors aren’t just figureheads. They’re hands-on experts who lend their considerable experience to our clients’ projects on a daily basis. And they’re all based in Canberra, so they’ll be close at hand when you need them.

  • Simon Butt
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    Chief Executive Officer
  • Mark Bauer
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    General Manager
  • Lou Agnello
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    Senior Construction Manager
  • Rod Mitton
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    Senior Project Manager
  • Simon Agnello
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    Operations Manager, Commercial

 

BUILDING COLLABORATIVE
RELATIONSHIPS SINCE 1980

“We are extremely proud of the reputation our team has created through hard work,
a commitment to safety and to delivering high quality construction throughout Canberra,
regional NSW, Australia and internationally for all our clients.”

– Simon Butt, Chief Executive Officer

EMPLOYEES

The diversity of experience at Manteena


 

Our workforce of around 70 building professionals includes construction managers, contract administrators, site supervisors, site safety advisors, estimators, and construction workers—and all are renowned for their high levels of training, their professionalism and their passion for construction. The diversity of experience from within Manteena enables us to draw from our impressive talent pool to assemble a project team with the ideal skills and resources for your project.

With special consideration to safety, our team of specialists offer expertise in planning, job scheduling, design management, procurement, job control, project and construction management, and cost control. To you, our client, this means you get the kind of efficiency and quality expected and required – especially when dealing with new construction, fitout refurbishments or specialty projects that may have critical shut-down and start-up schedules.

INTERESTED IN JOINING OUR TEAM?

Working at Manteena, you’ll be part of a team that will enthusiastically support the development and progression of your career. The many benefits include: study assistance; coaching and mentoring; health and wellness; four weeks paid maternity leave; community involvement and initiatives; and an employee assistance program provided by OzHelp, which offers confidential counselling to discuss personal issues and help achieve a healthy work life balance.

INTEGRATED SYSTEMS

Our commitment to these standards is absolute
Manteena operates an integrated Work Health Safety & Rehabilitation (WHS&R), Quality and Environmental Management System (Australian/New Zealand Standard AS4801, International Standards ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 respectively).

All systems are underpinned by Manteenas 3rd party certified Risk Management System.

Our commitment to these standards is absolute. It is consistently implemented across all sites and office environments and is the backbone to all our projects undertaken. The success of these systems is reflected in the maturity of our company and our ability to complete complex and challenging construction and refurbishment tasks.

We are committed to providing excellence in our built products and continually look at ways to improve our performance and services with a goal to always exceed industry standards and our clients’ expectations.

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IGNITING STARS THROUGH SCHOLARHIPS

Just starting out your studies? At Manteena, we’ve partnered with the University of Canberra to offer a number of scholarships to students studying the Bachelor of Building & Construction Management.

We offer a scholarship every year – it’s valued at approximately $15,000 across the three years of the recipient’s degree.

Our second scholarship is the Property and Construction Inclusion Scholarship – it’s specifically offered to support students from disadvantaged backgrounds studying UC courses related to the property and construction industry. It’s valued at $5,000 per year.

CONTACT US

PAST PERFORMANCES BUILDING OUR REPUTATION
ACT — Head Office

Street Address:
84 Barrier Street
Fyshwick ACT 2609

Postal Address:
PO Box 529
Fyshwick ACT 2609

Telephone: (02) 6280 7033
Facsimile: (02) 6280 7870

Contact Emails

Manteena Commercial:
canberra@manteena.com.au

Manteena Security:
security@manteena.com.au

Manteena Residential:
residential@manteena.com.au

Licence Details

Manteena Commercial Pty Ltd holds:
ACT Construction Occupations Licence
Builder Class A – No. 2016838
NSW Contractor Licence 302735C
ACN: 614 438 989 | ABN: 56 614 438 989

Manteena Security (Aust) Pty Ltd holds:
ACT Construction Occupations Licence
Builder Class A – No. 2012263
ACT Security Consultant Licence (Master) – No. 17502215
ACN: 135 926 046 | ABN: 39 135 926 046

Manteena Residential Pty Ltd holds:
ACT Construction Occupations Licence
Builder Class A – No. 2007620
NSW Contractor Licence 197471C
ACN: 126 071 672 | ABN: 63 126 071 672