Celebrating 65 years
of WEM Civil


For 65 years, we have been delivering as promised, knowing that our actions, past and present, shape a better future.

Exceeding our customers' expectations, with quality outcomes time and time again.

  • 1958

    Western Earthmoving founded on 4 June 1958

  • 1964

    Head office at 90 Station Road, Seven Hills
    Wal Ragg joins

  • 1978

    Projects across Baulkham Hills, Hornsby and Menai
    Graham Ragg joins

  • 1981

    Projects across Berowra, Camden and Cherrybrook
    First Hydraulic Excavator

  • 1986

    Projects across Campbelltown, Kings Langley
    and Liverpool
    Ragg family ownership

  • 1990

    Eastern Creek Racetrack constructed
    Projects across Kellyville, Shellharbour
    and West Pennant Hills
    80 team members

  • 2000

    Projects across Norwest Business Park,
    Blacktown and Castle Hill
    Wal Ragg retires
    Graham Ragg becomes Managing Director
    First 627 Scraper

  • 2004

    The Ponds constructed in partnership
    with Australand and Landcom
    GPS Survey Technology
    100 team members

  • 2008

    WEM achieves Safety, Quality and Environmental accreditations ISO-9001, ISO-14001, AS-4801
    Michael Ragg joins

  • 2012

    Wet’n’Wild constructed
    Projects across Eastern Creek, Mona Vale
    and the Illawarra region

  • 2016

    Projects across Box Hill, Erskine Park, Leppington, Marsden Park and the Hunter region
    140 team members

  • 2022

    Head office moves to Norwest Business Park on 20 June
    Michael Ragg appointed CEO
    Graham Ragg becomes Executive Chairman
    280 team members
    WEM Advisory Board appointed

and the journey continues...

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“Throughout my career I have always been proud of our team’s willingness and drive to find better solutions and deliver great outcomes. As I look ahead, I’m inspired by the ongoing commitment to create an even better future for the places and communities we shape.”

Graham Ragg, Executive Chairman

Proudly shaping our Earth to create a better future

Bringing a breadth and depth of expertise, WEM Civil has consistently raised the bar over the years.

We lead through innovation, we champion inclusiveness and we continuously progress and strive to raise industry standards.