Equipment Placement

When Equipment Placement was formed in June of 2002, it was created to provide quality parts and services to Australia’s growing mining and construction industries. Almost 10 years later, brothers Brian and John Bondi and their team continue to serve the nation, offering experience, service, and solutions from everything from filtration systems to dozers, trucks and excavators.

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Mackay Regional Council

When it comes to vacation destinations, Queensland’s Mackay Region offers some of the more striking, untouched features and attractions. The region, which lies along the northern coastline of Queensland, halfway between Brisbane and Cairns, boasts a wide array of white sand beaches, secluded islands and lush green parks and rainforests. With its generally consistent tropical climate and untouched feel, Mackay Region has been of great appeal to tourists and residents alike.

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Mitchell Water

With so much attention focused on dealing with the recently excessive rainfall and floods across Queensland and Victoria, it is easy to forget about Australia’s underlying water crisis – its desperate lack of reliable water. Australia is actually the driest inhabited continent, with far too many communities plagued by chronic water shortages and droughts.

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GBC Scientific Equipment

Talking to us on a day when the Aussie dollar closed in on a record high, we might have expected Ron Grey to be a little grumpy. After all, 95 percent of the output of his company GBC Scientific Equipment Pty Ltd is for export. But he turned out to be surprisingly sanguine about business and prospects.

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Winmax Drilling

Asking “how’s business?”, the last thing you expect as an answer is “I don’t know”. But that’s what we got from Nathan Falconer, managing director of Winmax Drilling, a specialised diamond drilling contractor providing remote-location core sampling services to mining and exploration companies.

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Sykes Group

Established in 1967 to service Australia’s burgeoning mining and construction industries, Sykes Group has grown into one of the largest auto prime pump manufacturers in the world. Recently acquired by National Hire Group Ltd, Sykes joins an exciting and dependable family of brands including Allight, Westrac, and Coates Hire, who together are proving to be a formidable operation capable of providing clients with a “one-stop shop” for diverse equipment solutions.

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Hardchrome Engineering

After intense academic testing and demonstrations through collaboration between research teams from Swinburne University of Technology and CSIRO, through the Cooperative Research Centre for Welded Structures, a revolutionary all-robotic laser cladding technology is set to be employed on the first ever commercial application of its kind.

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Seventy years after the arrival of the First Fleet, amidst the hectic economic activity of the gold rush, John Charles Ludowici became one of Australia’s first established business owners when he founded his tannery at Burns Bay in Sydney. Focusing on providing goods and services to other producers, Mr Ludowici set the standard for what would come to evolve – through innovation and a keen sense of anticipation for clients’ future needs – into one of Australia’s leading industrial engineering companies, with product and service solutions for a broad range of markets.

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Austdac Pty Limited is one of Australia’s largest suppliers of communications, gas monitoring, I.S. lighting and conveyor control equipment to Australian coal mines and general industry. Austdac was formed in 1983, carrying out manufacturing, design, system engineering, and sales in the mining industry and local industrial sector. It is a progressive Australian company with offices in NSW, QLD, and Pittsburgh, USA. Austdac now forms part of the Hubbell Industrial Technology segment.

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Strategic Resources

There are 17 classified rare earth elements, many of which have strategic purposes. Rare in name only, these elements are anything but scarce as they are found all over the world. The challenge rare earth elements pose is during extraction, as they exist in low concentrations and are difficult to separate from one another.

January 21, 2020, 11:50 AM AEDT


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