HCB Rural and Land Management

Our company, HCB Rural and Land Management, was formed in December, 2014. We are a young, family owned business, aiming to provide the Hunter Valley with a professional rural contracting and land management service.

Based in Singleton, NSW, we offer our services across the Hunter Valley including Singleton, Muswellbrook, Denman, Scone, Maitland, Newcastle, Gresford, Dungog and surrounds.

Company principals, Heath and Cheryl Brock, have both worked in the rural and mining sectors and offer a diverse range of skills and knowledge.

Our company motto is:

"Reliable Service, Quality Work"

Our aim is to provide this commitment to all our clients.

Local and Family Owned

Heath Brock

Manager and co-principal, Heath, commenced his working life on a number of Hunter Valley properties, working with beef cattle, sheep, thoroughbred horses, pasture production and irrigation. These experiences enabled Heath to acquire valuable knowledge and skills in fencing, timber cutting, weed control, general farm maintenance, livestock husbandry and mustering.

Following completion of an adult apprenticeship, fifteen years in the mining industry employed as a Heavy Vehicle Mechanic has given Heath a solid grounding in safe work practices and project management.

Heath’s practical skills, know how, determination and attention to detail are the key to HCB’s high standards of work.

Relevant formal qualifications and experience include:

  • Advanced Certificate in Agriculture from CB Alexander Agricultural College
  • Trade qualified Heavy Vehicle Mechanic
  • Cert III in Surface Rescue
  • National Licence to Perform High Risk Work – Classes C6, DG, WP, CV, LF CN
  • White Card – Work Safely in the Construction Industry
  • Workcover OH and S Consultation
  • Statement of Attainment in Assessor Training
  • ChemCert Accreditation
  • LHPA accredited 1080/Pindone User and Canid Pest Ejectors
  • Vertebrate Pest Management Course, Tocal
  • Trim and Cut Felled Trees, “Profarm”
  • Australian Game Meat Hygiene and Handling, TAFE
  • Category A and B NSW Firearms License/Permit
  • Active member of the Rural Fire Brigade

Cheryl Brock

Co-principal, Cheryl Brock, provides administration support for the business and assistance on projects when required.

Like Heath, she has a trade qualification, working as an Electrical Fitter/Mechanic in open cut mining and has also worked on rural properties, carrying out a variety of duties. This love of rural life and interest in improving their own property led to Cheryl completing an Advanced Diploma in Farm Management through the University of Sydney.

Report writing, management plans, record keeping and upkeep of statutory requirements are valuable skills Cheryl brings to the business.

Relevant formal qualifications and experience include:

  • Advanced Diploma of Farm Management
  • Trade qualified Electrical Mechanic
  • M.Y.O.B

HCB Rural and Land Management relies on our team of employees to work with Heath in completing our client’s projects. We encourage and expect at all times our team to work safely, efficiently and professionally.

HCB Safety Policy

The safety and well-being of our employees is a priority and is fundamental to the success of our business.

Our Safety Policy is based on these key points.

  • To reaffirm with our employees that safety is our number one priority and is not negotiable
  • To manage the hazards within our workplace through Risk Assessment and established Safe Work Practices
  • To ensure our employees have the necessary training to work safely and competently
  • To fulfill all our legal requirements in regards to workplace health and safety
  • To provide our employees with well maintained, safe and fit for purpose equipment
  • To always provide our employees with the correct Personal Protective Equipment

Insurance

  • Fully covered under the Workers Compensation Act 1987 for Employer’s Liability
  • Business insurance covering Public Liability ($20,000,000) and Products Liability ($20,000,000)

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