Whilst only established in 2009, Genus has leveraged long term relationships and industry
experience accumulated over 65+ years of family contracting history in powerlines.

  • 1952

    1952

    Wilfred Riches

    Riches Contracting
    Completed Shire of Wagin Upgrade Project converting power from DC to AC.
  • 1973

    1973

    Kim Riches

    York Electrical & Outback Power
    • Completed Ledge Power Station
    • Completed contract and maintenance works in more than 200 remote Aboriginal communities on behalf of Village Undertakings and the WA Govt
    • Had partnership with Western Power
    • Business acquired by Jemena (SPI Ausnet) in 2008
  • 2009

    2009

    David Riches

    Started Powerlines Plus
  • 2017

    2017

    David Riches

    • Acquired Complete Cabling
    • Established Proton Power
    • Genus Group formed and Board appointed
  • 2018

    2018

    David Riches

    • Acquired Diamonds business from Ausdrill
    • Consolidated Diamonds and Complete Cabling
  • 2019

    2019

    David Riches

    Acquired Burton (QLD) and KEC businesses (now part of Powerlines Plus)

CONTACT US

Call us on + 61 8 9390 6999 to discuss your next project.

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