Unique Group Appoints Safespear as Agent in Australia

Unique Group, global innovators in subsea technologies and engineering, is pleased to announce the appointment of Safespear as an agent for its Water Weights brand of load testing solutions in the Northern Territory of Australia. This partnership will help Unique Group expand its presence in Australia and support the local economy by providing high-quality load testing solutions to the region’s industrial and energy sectors.

With over 30 years of experience, Unique Group’s Water Weights brand are the originators of the water-filled proof load bags which are used widely for a range of applications, including crane load testing, structural load testing, and lifeboat testing.

Safespear is a Supply Nation certified, Aboriginal-owned business which supplies world class safety solutions for a broad range of sectors in Western Australia, Queensland and the Northern Territory. Their facility in Darwin will house a full range of our Water Weights load testing bags for immediate hire and full turnkey service from April 2023. Creating opportunities for Aboriginal people in local, regional and remote regions is a strong focus for the organization.

Commenting on the partnership, Sahil Gandhi, CEO of Unique Group, said: “We are delighted to partner with Safespear and support local Aboriginal businesses in the Northern Territory. At Unique Group, we are committed to working with diverse suppliers and expanding our reach in Australia. This partnership with Safespear enables us to offer our high-quality load testing solutions to the region’s industrial and energy sectors while also creating meaningful opportunities for Aboriginal people in the local, regional, and remote areas. We take pride in supporting the local economy and are excited about the possibilities this partnership holds.”

Safespear Chairman, Barry McGuire, added:
“We are delighted to offer Unique Group’s Water Weights brand of load testing bags in Australia, these products will be a great addition to the range of services we offer here. Our teams will be trained to handle the load testing services in-house and with the inventory of equipment in our facility, we are well placed to cater to client requirements from April 2023. We look forward to working with Unique Group for a successful business relationship.”

This partnership is part of Unique Group’s ongoing commitment to expanding its global footprint and providing innovative solutions to new markets. With the addition of Safespear as an agent in the Northern Territory of Australia, Unique Group is well-positioned to meet the growing demand for load testing solutions in the region.