The Team

Milray Contracting’s projects are in the capable hands of a highly skilled and qualified team headed by:
  • Shane Meteyard
    Shane Meteyard

    Managing Director

    As owner and Managing Director of Milray Contracting, Shane has a very hands on approach with the day to day running of the business. When needed, Shane steps into the project manager roll with ease.

    Shane started the company after a mining company asked him to do earthworks for their drill pads on Shane’s cattle property. He then expanded doing work for Charters Towers Regional Council and following an increase in mining and other construction works the business has steadily grown to meet demand
  • Peter Bell
    Peter Bell

    Operations Manager

    Peter has over 35 years of road, mining, rail, port and civil construction experience working with Australia’s largest construction companies. With a strong safety, environment and quality focus, Peter prides himself in the development of high performance teams and the innovative delivery of projects on time and within client budgets.

    He leads the operational aspect of Milray Contracting and all projects and maintenance activities report to him.
  • Hilton Netterville
    Hilton Netterville

    Project Manager

    Hilton has extensive construction, design management and operational experience in major infrastructure projects in Australia and abroad. In his 27 years of experience, he has worked as a Client, Contractor and Consultant across the fields of major highways, local roads, rail, major structures and marine works.

    Hilton has built up a strong knowledge base of engineering best practice from common sense technical solutions, applying industry standards through to innovative construction techniques and as such is driven to seek new challenges to continually improve our industry design and construction capabilities.
  • Ross Decastre
    Ross Decastre


    Ross is an experienced supervisor who has 15 years of experience in the civil and mining industries as a plant operator, leading hand and supervisor.

    Ross has extensive experience on TMR and Council projects and in the mining sector working his way through the ranks from plant operator to supervisor. He has vast experience operating a large number of machines on varying types of jobs. His knowledge base and experience working in the private sector and local government on various TMR and Council projects has helped him to become a versatile supervisor capable of working closely within budgets and timeframes.
  • Rodney Bucklar
    Rodney Bucklar


    With 20 years’ experience in the civil and mining industries as owner/operator and Supervisor, Rodney has the experience and capacity to manage works and client base from local government to major mining companies to Queensland Rail. Rodney’s project experience has assisted with the continual improvement of safety, cost, and quality of work and program performance.