KB Contractors: Trenchless Technology Specialists

Established in 1985, KB Contractors are at the forefront of trenchless technology and operate with a team of over 50 experienced staff. An Accredited Contractor to the Dunedin City Council, Invercargill City Council and Waitaki District Council, KB Contractors work complete projects for gas and water reticulations, telecommunications networks, subdivisions, drainage work and more.

Specialising in directional drilling, excavations, pipe bursting, steel pipe removal, thrust boring, butt and fusion welding, steel pipe ramming, ground-penetrating radar and hydro excavation. Based in Mosgiel, KB Contractors complete projects across Otago and Southland and the lower South Island.

KB Contractors are committed to the provision of a healthy and safe working environment for employees, customers, suppliers and the general public. Our health and safety statement is ‘safety is no accident’. We’ve got the gear to do the job right.


Our Projects


What our clients are saying

Terramark are a land related consultancy, providing surveying, engineering and resource management services to a wide range of clients across Dunedin and South Otago. We have worked with KB Contractors for the past five years on the Highland Park subdivision in Mosgiel. From the outset, the Developer made it clear he expected nothing short of a high standard of …
- Chris Milburn, Terramark
Gemco have been using KB Contractors for the last two years for all of our civil, drilling and site works on the Grange Life Care Village. This project is a Life Care Village that will in the end have 180 Villas along with apartments and Care Facilities. KB’s were the original choice of one of the principles of the project …
- Conrad van de Klundert, The Grange Lifecare Site Manager, Gemco Construction Ltd
The project was a success coming in on budget with no unforeseen delays. KB Contractors Ltd proved themselves to be capable of managing the project to ensure interruptions to the community were minimised and the quality of the workmanship was good. When construction challenges did arise, KB Contractors were proactive and worked in a collaborative manner to develop an effective solution.
- Melanie Stevenson, Fluent Infrastructure Solutions
KB Contractors undertake specialist water drilling which has helped with the DCC 3 waters projects. We have a strong history of working with KB Contractors on previous projects, as they bring a technical background with water and specifically drilling to projects. They take ownership of the water component of these projects. We simply cannot complete all the work without their …
- Dean Scott 3 Waters Department Manager Fulton Hogan