About Us

BIC are a proudly South Australian commercial building company, founded in 1989

BIC are a proudly South Australian commercial building company, founded in 1989. We are a locally focused organisation, committed to innovation, ongoing excellence and customer satisfaction.

Our experience and skill diversities are consistently applied to a variety of projects and include involvement in the planning, design, management, construction and maintenance phases. We work across all commercial sectors, including offices, hotels & restaurants, schools, universities, childcare, health, aged & disability care, community housing, retail and industrial. Our team will assist you at every stage of your project with clear communication and exceptional customer service.

We will work with you to complete your project within budget and on time. We look forward to hearing from you to discuss your project requirements. When you build with BIC you ‘Build In Confidence’.

Core Values


BIC have developed an enviable reputation for our ability to provide building services to architects, designers, engineers and end users. 

Our clients include prominent local, national and international organisations, many of which are repeat clients.  Our team continually provides our clients with clear communication and a professional result.  BIC’s achievements can be directly attributed to our policy of providing quality and safety assurance, professional workmanship and dedication to personal service. Our Estimating and Project Management teams pride themselves on winning and undertaking difficult projects outside normal construction parameters.

Our team members have many years of experience and are used to applying practical solutions to challenging situations.  BIC’s projects encompass a wide scope – from new builds through to renovations and fit outs and can undertake projects with values ranging from $1,000  up to $5 million.


Safe Work Environment
BIC have developed a certified WHS system to ISO 45001:2018. As an employer and co-ordinator of subcontractors we understand it is a mutual responsibility to provide a safe working environment for all personnel. All employees and site personnel on BIC’s sites undergo a comprehensive WHS induction. Our WHS system works in conjunction with our Quality Management system, creating an Integrated Management System focused on prevention of work-related injuries.
Quality Assurance

BIC are certified to meet the requirements of ISO9001:2015. Our Quality Management System is seamlessly integrated throughout the organisation’s systems to ensure quality is at the forefront of all aspects of the business.  BIC pride themselves on the strength of their internal processes and implementing continuous improvement.

Environmental Sustainability

BIC have embraced green building principles and recycling of materials features highly on our projects.  BIC are committed to the protection of the environment from pollutants and actively practise conservation measures. We have developed an Environmental Management System for use on our projects.

Pre-qualification & Memberships

BIC are DIT prequalified and provide building services to a number of state government departments and several local councils.

BIC have been members of Master Builders of SA since 1992, over 30 years.


Eddy Canala and John Defazio have successfully worked together at Bruce Interiors and Constructions for many years.  Eddy and John have forged excellent relationships with clients, architects and engineers during their years of experience in the building industry.  Both Directors are involved in the strategic planning, implementation and future direction of the company. They provide leadership, guidance and mentorship on a daily basis to the BIC staff.

Eddy Canala, General Manager

Eddy has over 30 years of Management and Estimating experience in commercial construction. Eddy manages the day to day running of the company and also heads up the Estimating team.  Eddy is a qualified Civil Engineer a member of Engineers Australia and has had a long and successful career in the construction industry.
Eddy is a keen hiker and enjoys a variety of outdoor activities with friends and family.  He also enjoys Formula 1, AFL and the occasional charter fishing trip.

John Defazio, Construction Manager

John is a highly experienced Construction Manager and Site Supervisor, with over 40 years of construction experience. John manages the construction team and assists in the running of the company, as well as co-ordinating BIC’s Work Health and Safety systems. John is from a trade background, he has been a licenced builder for many years and has numerous other trade qualifications.

John enjoys entertaining his family and friends, following motorsport and is an avid gardener.