P.T Automation Solutions Electrical Engineering and Automation Services for the Mining Sector

P.T. Automation Solutions is a highly-adaptable electrical engineering company with extensive experience in the mining industry.

Under the ownership and management of Peter Taylor, P.T. Automation Solutions has increased substantially since its establishment in March 2000. Peter, along with his engineering team, has experience in the automation industry covering such areas as mining, material handling, conveying systems, food and beverage, water, machine building, refrigeration and the steel industry.

The business offers turnkey solutions for electrical contracting, custom type tested electrical switchboards and MCCs (motor control centres), VSD cabinets, LCs, JBs, PLC and DCS panel manufacture, design, engineering, PLC and SCADA software, safety integration, CAD and commissioning.

Control panels and motor control centres for mining sites

All of P.T. Automation Solutions’ control panels and MCCs are manufactured and designed in-house to exacting customer specifications. We specialise in the supply of type tested switchboards from CUBIC, B and R or elsteel, with custom sheet metal options also available. Switchboards can be manufactured up to (Form 4B Type 7) 7,000A with a 100kA fault rating.

P.T. Automation Solutions works efficiently to ensure you meet your deadlines on time. Having worked within the mining industry for many years, P.T. Automation Solutions knows the problems miners face and completes work without fuss.

The company’s products and services are fully compliant with the AS/NZS ISO 9001 – an internationally recognised management standard (certificate number A104.02). P.T. Automation Solutions is also a system integrator for Rockwell.

Electrical services for mining sites

P.T. Automation Solutions’ highly trained team of engineers will be able to assist you from the conception, detailed design right through to commissioning process. The electrical engineering experts boast a proud record of supplying their services to respected companies, agencies and organisations.

A long list of previous clients includes: Rio-Tinto, Xstrata Mines, BHP Billiton, Hatch, Warner Village theme parks, Scantec Refrigeration, Roche Mineral Technologies, Comalco, Schneider Electric, Rockwell Automation, Smorgans, Western Corridor (Gibson Island), Frito-Lay / Smiths Snackfoods, ACI Plastics, Festo, OSI International, Sydney Water, Arnotts, Berri-Fruits, Sedgman (for the Acland Coal Mine) Callide Power Station and the Australian Federal Government (for the Hinze Dam project).

Electrical engineering specialists with mining industry experience

Over the years P.T. Automation Solutions has been involved in many projects in various industries, from food and beverage, mining, conveying systems, material handling, process control, machine building, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, petro-chemical, refrigeration and the steel industry, to name but a few.

Owner Peter Taylor’s carefully selected staff includes supervisors that hold surface coal mining experience (at S1, S2 and S3 level). The capable team includes engineers with expertise in mining, conveyors, material handling, process control, refrigeration and machine building.

Our in-house engineering department design and commissions control systems utilise the latest PLC and SCADA programming software, including the production of drawings using AUTO-CAD and Promis-e software, which complies with international standards. This highly-skilled department can produce:

  • General arrangement drawings
  • Single-line diagrams and control schematics
  • As-built drawings and manuals
  • PLC software programming and design
  • SCADA software programming and design
  • HMI software programming and design

Our global presence extends to Austria where we are currently commissioning an EPS (expandable polystyrene) pallet manufacturing facility which will be launched worldwide.

Key to PT Automation Solutions’ success is our commitment to maintaining a high workplace health and safety standard. We are also proud to be an equal opportunity employer, welcoming all members of the community to join our team.

Engineering, workshop and installation services

PT Automation Solutions can also offer the following services from its offices and workshop on the Gold Coast.

  • Commissioning of plant and equipment
  • Project management.
  • Type tested MCC’c to 6300A
  • PLC panels
  • Control panels
  • Junction boxes
  • LCS (local control stations)
  • DB’s (distribution boards)
  • Testing
  • Cable tray and racking
  • Cable installation and termination

We can also provide fully packaged switch rooms, transformers, bus ducts, MV panels, fault studies and protection schemes.

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It All Boils Down to CUBIC Modular Switchboards for Boyne Smelter

This white paper details the work PT Automation Solutions (PTAS) carried out for Boyne Smelters Limited (BSL) - a company with the capacity to produce more than half a million tonnes of aluminium annually.

P.T Automation Solutions Pty Ltd

2/6 Indy Court






+61 7 5531 0756 +61 7 5531 0765 www.ptas.com.au

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P.T Automation Solutions Pty Ltd

2/6 Indy Court






+61 7 5531 0756 +61 7 5531 0765 www.ptas.com.au

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