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VAC Group - An Australian Success Story

Our people are the key to our success and our most important and valued asset. The great attitude of our staff is our competitive edge, which ensures our clients consistently enjoy a fantastic VAC Group experience, time after time.


We regularly receive glowing recommendations from clients, who take the time to let us know about our vacuum excavation and utility location operators who have gone the 'extra mile' to ensure underground utility conflicts were successfully managed on their projects. We also take the time to proactively approach clients, learn about their experiences and gain insight to further enhance both our procedures and onsite performance.

Are you interested in experiencing VAC Group experience? For all your non-destructive vacuum excavation and underground asset location and mapping look no further. Give us a call today to receive your personalised quote.


As the industry leader, VAC Group's Management System is independently certified 


    • AS4801 Occupational Health and Safety Management
    • 14001 Environmental Management
    • 9001 Quality Management


Our Industrial Instruments comply with the National Code of Practice for the Construction Industry.

“When it comes to non-destructive vacuum excavation, it’s not only about the overall size of the vehicle - there are a number of key factors that need to be taken into account. Together with factors such as tank / hopper capacities and vacuum pressure, there are also the critical issues relating to size, maneuverability, ease of use of the equipment and, perhaps most importantly, the operating costs.”


Neil Costello, VAC Group’s Director Strategy & Market Development

VAC Group is an Australian company and its humble beginnings commenced in 2000 when established in Queensland with one truck and two men. They had a dream with providing Australia with non-destructive vacuum excavation and underground asset location and mapping. Today VAC Group has over 155 staff, 85 vacuum excavation Units, 5 electronic detection crews and Australia’s only independently operated 3D radar for utility depiction. We are Proudly 100% Australian Owned and Operated.


With offices throughout Australia, we can service within any region, town, city or remote areas with ease. Our head office is located in Brisbane, and we have depots in Sydney, Gladstone, Adelaide and Melbourne.


We focused on innovation and quality and the demand for our state-of-the-art equipment and services continue to grow at an exponential rate. Our newly patented soil recovery and transfer system have garnished positive attention and praise both nationally and internationally.


We provide clients with services to protect the integrity of underground assets by supplying underground asset location, mapping and safe, non-destructive excavation services. Our clients include ‘Blue Chip’ private companies as well as Federal, State and Local government organisations, undertaking predominantly major infrastructure projects, civil and building works.


As a true non-destructive vacuum excavation company, we pride ourselves on our commitment to safety, the protection of the environment and customer service, these are fundamentals to the service we deliver to our clients and is pivotal to our motto "PROTECTING UNDERGROUND ASSETS".

Uniquely, we can offer a ‘One Stop Solution’ with an array of technologies and products designed to assess and mitigate underground utility related risks associated with the design and construction of civil and infrastructure works. These ‘One Stop Solution’ services include, but are not limited to;

  • Initial consultation
  • Obtaining relevant DBYD plans
  • Electronic location/2D GPR
  • High resolution 3-D imagery
  • Surface removal of asphalt / concrete and surface removal
  • Backfill and surface reinstatement/PVCmarker installation
  • Non-destructive excavation / trenching / potholing / footing excavation
  • Confined space entry / equipment
  • Assistance in pipe laying/ pit and pipe installation
  • High velocity pipe jetting
  • General vacuum removal/ pump out and high pressure cleaning
  • Survey / CAD mapping

Contact VAC Group today to arrange a personalised obligation-free quote.

(07) 3807 5599

PO Box 528, Ormeau QLD 4208

Australia’s leading provider of underground asset location, mapping and safe excavation services.

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