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Austin Engineering Manufactures Largest Excavator Bucket to Date

Posted in Engineering, Products and Services     September 25, 2014     by     0 Comments
The EX8000-6 bucket, with a capacity of 48m3, is the largest excavator bucket ever manufactured by Austin Engineering globally. Measuring 4840 x 4310 x 5550mm in size, the EX8000-6 features an ESCO Nemysis N539430 5 station cast lip and is designed to operate within the machine’s maximum suspended load. Manufactured at Austin’s Brisbane Operation, the bucket was designed based on the Read More

New White Paper and Video – Extend Bucket Life

Posted in Case Study, Engineering     June 11, 2014     by     0 Comments
We have released a new white paper and video - "Excavator Operator Best Practice to Extend Bucket Life on Mine Sites". Please view the white paper and video Read More

First JEC Dipper Bucket Operating

Posted in Engineering, Products and Services     March 4, 2014     by     0 Comments
This JEC dipper designed and manufactured by Austin Engineering is now successfully installed and operating on a Bucyrus 495HR at Southern Peru Copper Corporations Cuajone Mine. The dipper, with a capacity of 55.8m3 (73yd3), was designed by Austin Perth Australia, manufactured by Austin Chile and sold, installed and serviced by Austin Read More

Westech Flow Control Australian Launch Video

Posted in Engineering, Manufacturing, Products and Services     January 30, 2014     by     0 Comments
The first Westech Flow Control Control Body manufactured in Australia, for use in Australia, was officially launched at Austin Engineering's Hunter Valley operation in December 2013. A short video of the launch is available for viewing Read More

Improved Dust Control for Off-Highway Dump Trucks

Posted in Engineering, Products and Services     January 30, 2014     by     0 Comments
There is an ever increasing focus on dust control on mine sites from government and community organisations Australia wide. Groups representing communities based near mining activity are expressing concern about the health impacts of dust generated by mines. Read more in our white paper Improved Dust Control for Off-Highway Dump Read More