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About Austin Engineering

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.

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.


Engineering For
Global Performance

Our products provide clients with engineering solutions combined with high quality efficient manufacturing capabilities. Our manufacturing sites are located in AustraliaNorth AmericaIndonesia 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, giving opportunities to employees to become part of our succession planning process for future leadership.

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.


First and foremost, always. It’s in our hands. Safety is the cornerstone of Austin’s business and no work is ever too urgent or too important that we cannot take time to do it safely. Safety is a way of life; a choice that becomes an instinct.


We conduct our business in accordance with the highest standards of professional behaviour and ethics. We are transparent, honest and ethical in all our interactions with our colleagues, clients, business partners, shareholders and the greater communities in which we exist.


We always strive to excel and set higher benchmarks. We take pride in providing the best value products and services that we stand by, ensuring client satisfaction and corporate profitability. Quality is what sets us apart and enables our sustainable growth.


It is our continued commitment to innovation that has brought us to where we are today. We combine mining and engineering expertise with patented technology to discover new ways to optimise safety and productivity.


We are responsible for our actions and results. As individuals, or through teamwork, we are empowered to deliver based on our promises. We take responsibility for the work we provide, the decisions we make and the results we achieve. We honour our commitments and take ownership of working diligently and building stronger connections.


Together we make the difference. Our people are our most important asset and the key to our success. That’s why we respect one another, and consistently demonstrate integrity and commitment in our words and actions. We empower each other to be effective and efficient.

Safety - It's in your handsTM

  • Safety


    Safety is paramount, this icon recognises the importance of ensuring safety is an absolute priority. All safety communication is accompanied by this symbol.

  • People


    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.

  • Environment


    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.

  • Empowerment


    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.

A history of continued growth

Austin Engineering 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 (JECTM) 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 WA. Purchased COR Cooling Pty Ltd.


Austin opens La Negra workshop in Chile. Austin Engineering Indonesia commences 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 second workshop in Batam, Indonesia.
Acquired Servigrut in Antofagasta, Chile.


Rebranded the company as Austin, integrating all global operations under one business model.


Complete refinancing and divest from Colombia. Established strategic alliance in Africa with ETT.


Austin acquires Mainetec.


Batam and La Negra facilities expanded.


We Operate Where You Operate

Mining companies, contractors and OEMs throughout the world are using Austin products to help operations become more effective.

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Growing Shareholder Value

We are committed to growing the business and shareholder value by maintaining our position as a market leader in global engineering solutions. Austin is built on decades of innovation and intellectual property to supply the highest quality products and manufacturing expertise to our clients.

At Austin,

At Austin,
design matters

Delivering Quality In Everything we do

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.

With an Austin engineered solution, you’re capable of achieving more than ever before.

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