Austin’s core competitive advantage is in its engineering intellectual property, knowledge and experience. Through which its customised products provide compelling productivity gains for its clients.
Austin designs and manufactures customised dump truck bodies, buckets, water tanks, tyre handlers and other ancillary products utilised in the mining industry. Austin is a complete service provider, offering on and off-site repair and maintenance as well as heavy equipment lifting to its clients.
Our products provide clients with engineering solutions combined with high quality efficient manufacturing capabilities. Our manufacturing sites are located in Australia, North America, Indonesia and South America. Our engineering centres in Australia and North America form one global engineering operation focused on research and development for new, innovative products.
Our people are key to the future success of Austin. We are committed to the ongoing development and training of our people, identifying high potential employees who will be encouraged to become part of our succession planning process for future leaders.
Austin has a diverse, highly skilled and passionate team of people around the globe from many nationalities and cultures. We offer our people an opportunity to be part of a diversified, innovative workforce, with meaningful experiences and rewards to help them build their future.
Safety is paramount, this icon recognises the importance of ensuring safety is an absolute priority. All safety communication is accompanied by this symbol.
People are key. This icon represents the importance of the safety, health and wellbeing of Austin’s people and how we care for each other, always, all the time.
Caring for our environment and its sustainability is critical; today and for the future. This symbol represents our environment. Austin’s policies and procedures are built to the highest global standard.
Underpinning our People, Safety and Environment is Quality, representative of every stakeholder who has a responsibility to ensure we uphold these core values with the “It’s in your Hands™” culture. Explained quite literally, this symbol represents empowering individuals to take responsibility for Health, Safety, Environment and Quality.
Austin is committed to being a quality provider of products and services to the mining industry. Our reputation depends on delivering high-quality solutions and outcomes, even in the toughest situations.
To achieve this, we implement and maintain a quality management system that meets all requirements for ISO: 9001:2015, AS/NZS 4801:2001, QHAS 18001:2007 and ISO 14001:2015. Certifications may differ from business unit to business unit based on specific regional requirements. If you require more information, please contact us. At all levels, we work hard to deliver our clients the best experience as we work together.
Austin EngineeringTM commenced in 1982, we are now a global company operating in Australia, Asia, North and South America.
Austin Engineering™ is founded in Brisbane, Australia.
Purchased by Western Australia Metals.
Publicly listed on the Australian Stock Exchange. Acquired John’s Engineering & Cranes (JEC™) in Perth, Australia.
Acquired Kaldura Heavy Industries in Australia.
Acquired Aust Bore Pty Ltd (Austbore) in Mackay, Australia and Western Technology Services (Westech™) in Casper, Wyoming.
Acquired Conymet truck body business in La Negra, Chile.
Acquired Pilbara Hire Group and Phillips Engineering both in Western Australia. Purchased COR Cooling Pty Ltd.
Austin Antofagasta workshop in Chile. Austin Engineering™ Indonesia commenced operations on Batam Island.
Acquired V&V Calama in Chile
Acquired Petroaceros SAC in Lima, Peru
Completion of workshop in Barranquilla, Colombia
Acquired additional COR Cooling business in QLD, NSW and SA.
Completion of 2nd workshop in Batam, Indonesia
Acquired Servigrut in Antofagasta, Chile.
Closure of Brisbane manufacturing facility
Sale of COR Cooling.
Rebranded the company as Austin, integrating all global operations under one business model.
Closure of Muswellbrook operations workshop and site services, Hunter Valley.
Exit crane business in Chile to focus on core competency.
Complete refinancing and divest from Colombia. Established strategic alliance in Africa with ETT.
Established facility in Alberta, Canada.