ASPLUM & CIVIL Managing Director, Ron Hughes, is a local born Centralian and through his companies, has provided plumbing services within the Central Australian region, remote and top-end communities for approximately thirty years.

Over the past 6 years the Company has expanded its core business to specialise in Civil Works projects, and now operates a fleet of plant and machinery for this purpose.

ASPLUM & CIVIL employs qualified operators and plumbers and brings its established trade expertise to large infrastructure projects.


ASPLUM & CIVIL offers apprenticeships into the trade and over the past thirty years has seen 10 young men achieve their ticket.  To enquire about an apprenticeship please go to Contact Us.

Indigenous Engagement

ASPLUM & CIVIL is committed to Indigenous employment, training and career advancement in the Territory.  Currently four Indigenous staff are employed with one a plumbing apprentice.

Community Support

ASPLUM & CIVIL is pleased to support community events and assist sporting clubs or individual sportsmen or women achieve their goals.  Limited sponsorship is available annually, on application to the Manager.

Contractor Accreditation

ASPLUM & CIVIL maintains annual CAL registration levels appropriate to the delivery of Civil, Earthworks, Plumbing and Gasfitting projects and services.

Contractor Accreditation Ltd (CAL) is a non-profit company established by the NT Chamber of Commerce, the Master Builders Association NT and the NT Small Business Association to manage a scheme of self regulation for the building and construction industry. CAL also proudly supports Territory business through its close links with the NT Industry Capability Network (NTICN)


Registered Builder

ASPLUM & CIVIL is registered (Reg No 202717CR) with the NT Building Practitioners Board,  to undertake building and construction projects in the category Building Contractor Residential (Restricted).  Recently completed building project includes a 4 x 2 story Townhouses at Irrampenye Street, Mt Johns, Alice Springs. See pic above.  Current project – duplex at 155 Croomwell Drive, Desert Springs.