Eastern Guruma is an Aboriginal group whose traditional land surrounds Tom Price in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. The Eastern Guruma people have Native Title over their land and have established an independent business, Eastern Guruma Pty Ltd, which is owned by members of the Eastern Guruma group.
Eastern Guruma Pty Ltd was founded in 2004 and has become one the most successful Aboriginal Business in the Western Australian Mining Industry providing Civil, Mining, Facilities Management and Landscaping services to some of Australia’s largest Iron Ore miners in the delivery of over $1billion worth of projects.
Eastern Guruma has completed large projects within the Civil and Mining Industry both independently and through Joint Ventures. The business capabilities have expanded to include Civil and Mining, Facilities Management, Landscaping, Drilling and Exploration Works and Telecommunications and Fibre Optics. Eastern Guruma is committed to mentoring and creating opportunities for other Aboriginal Businesses through Joint Ventures and Subcontracting arrangements.
Eastern Guruma Pty Ltd was created with a vision to provide employment and career opportunities for Eastern Guruma members and other Aboriginal people. Opportunities that have been created for Aboriginal people through Eastern Guruma projects include Management Positions, Entry Level roles not requiring a Driver’s License, Traineeships, Subcontracting, Equipment Hire and Business Ownership. The business endeavours to integrate cultural obligations of Aboriginal people into daily activities and provide mentoring to individuals within the workplace.