Kimseed has been supplying Seeds, Machinery,
Consulting and Engineering
services for sustainable land management projects to Australia and over
100 countries worldwide, since the company was founded in 1970.
We design, manufacture and export over 25 of our own machines for Seed -
Collection, Treatment, Establishment and Management. Kimseed also acts
as Procurement Agents and has the ability to source an extensive range
of machinery and equipment, products and services across a broad range
of disciplines. We export, and service projects throughout the world.
Our experienced team of committed, resourceful and skilled
professionals can deliver innovative and practical commercial solutions
to ever changing environmental challenges. We offer the knowledge and
advice gained from the many years of working in the rehabilitation and
revegetation, mining, construction, agriculture and forestry industries,
as well as from exporting and consulting to over 100 countries.
If the information details for a
particular machine does not exactly suit your requirements, please let
us know, we have developed most of our machines by developing them from
needs put to us by you.
SKILLS AND PRODUCTS
Kimseed has been a valuable contributor of practical solutions for
many projects in harsh environments. Our skills and products have been
demonstrated in these projects which include:
Review of the implementation and results of existing projects,
Agricultural or rangeland development projects
Management / renovation of existing degraded areas
Forestry / woodlot development
Catchment management and rehabilitation.
Collection and supply of seed for revegetation operations.
Establishment and operation of nurseries producing plants for
Design, construction and/or supply of specialised machinery for
Biodiversity measurement, recovery and conservation.
Research and training for dryland agricultural and rangeland
Design and rehabilitation of roadworks to minimise environmental
Rehabilitation of existing old minesites causing environmental concern
Establishment of locally based small businesses to carry out the work
once the initial stages of the project are completed.
COMPLETED BY KIMSEED
These projects include:
Minesite rehabilitation, New Caledonia
Development of construction Revegetation Program for the Batu Hijau
Provision of seeding equipment to AusAID - funded forage development
projects in China
Supply of forage plant seed collection and planting equipment in
Northern Iraq and Libya
Integrated Land Management Project, Iraq
Rangeland Project, Iran
Forestry Rehabilitation project, FAO, Sudan
Nuba Mountains Rural Development, Sudan
Provision of aid project technicians to GTZ funded projects in
Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria
FOA Rangelands Projects, Tunisia, Morocco, Algeria, Iraq, Jordan,
Syria, Saudi Arabia
Decommissioning BHP Mine, Kooolan Island
Supervision, training and consulting services to Great Central Mines,
Bronzewing and Jundee Gold Mines Australia
Airport dust control at Amman, Jordan; Kalgoorlie, Derby, Exmouth and
Thevenard Island Western Australia
Site preparation and erosion control, Kwinana Freeway extension
Perth Western Australia
Management and revegetation of cleared and denuded Defence sites,
Bindoon and Northam in Western Australia.
In 2004, Kimseed supplied
equipment and know-how was purchased by K.I.S.R. - The Kuwait Institute for
Scientific Research, in order for them to establish a Seedbank, and
start the process of Revegetation and Restoration of Tar affected areas
left after the country was invaded in the early nineties. Later
information received states that this project is proceeding well, and
soon a major program will commence at a much larger scale.
CUSTOM ENGINEERING PROJECTS
For custom designs or prototypes, conceptual ideas and development,
Kimseed Engineering provides professional and original advice and
Our engineering and fabrication team has received extensive industry
The Rolex Award for Enterprise - Australia
BHP Steel and Landcare Awards - Australia
Austrade Small to Medium Innovative Manufacturers Award State
Winner Western Australia
Some of Kimseed Engineerings successfully completed custom
engineering projects include:
Custom signage and Hidden Camera mountings at Burswood Resort - Western Australia.
Computer Security Cabinets - WA Schools.
Glass Mobile Storage racks to improve Glass Storage and
Helicopter Ground Handling Trolleys - UAE Airforce and several
Special packing frames for containerisation.
Camera in a pizza oven!.
Heavy duty pottery tables for WA schools.
Rolling Safety Steps and Safety Cages and other fabrications for
Mining and Construction Companies including BHP- Billiton and others.
Sample grabs for sub-sea exploration.
Oil rig baskets - Woodside
Pneumatic coin feed for Perth Mint.
Worlds largest hanging basket (Guinness book of records 6.1m).
Boat forklift Malaysia.
Road water spray tanks.
KIMSEED STAFF AND CONSULTANTS
As well as being qualified, our staff, are practical, hands-on
problem solvers, adaptable and able to work in conditions as harsh as
the environments we are revegetating.
Key staff members include:
Managing Director, (B Ag Econ)
Dr Dulana Herath
Kimseed has established relationships with international
organisations, which manage projects in Australasia, Asia, Africa,
Europe, South America and the Middle East, including:
The United Nations (FAO, UNDP, UNOPS and IFAD)
GTZ Germany (Deutsche Gesellschaft fόr Technische Zusammenarbeit GmbH)
CIRAD (French scientific organization specialising in agricultural
research for the tropics and subtropics of the world)
WA Overseas Projects Authority (now AGWEST International)
SAGRIC International Pty Ltd
Coffey MPW Pty Ltd
AACM (now operating as URS)
ACIL Consulting Pty Ltd
Hassal & Associates
Curtin University Centre for the Management of Arid Environments
ICARDA in Syria, Arabian Gulf and North Africa
International Center for Biosaline Agriculture, Dubai
DANIDA Danish Aid (Danida Tree Seed Centre)
We have strong relationships with other Western Australian and
Australian companies which provide input and support us in our overseas
Solar Energy Systems: Solar pumping, desalination and electricity
Westwind; Wind powered electricity generation
WD Moore: Wind and solar powered pumping
We also work closely with, and procure from, other Australian and New
Zealand machinery manufacturing companies marketing to an International
The Kimseed Group of Companies and members of its management team
have representation in the following associations:
Founder member of Agritec an Association of Agricultural Technology
Founder member and conceptual guide for AFAL (Australian Forest and
Member of the Seed Industry Association of Australia
Founder member of the WA Native Seed Industry Association
Member of Greening Western Australia
Member of Goldfields Land Rehabilitation Group (Western Australia)
Member Australia-Indonesia Business Council Ltd
Society of Agricultural Engineers
Environmental Consultants Association
Australian Forest Growers Association