Austin Engineering Engineered Mining and Earthmoving Products

Austin Engineering truck body

Austin Engineering is a leading designer and manufacturer of customised dump truck bodies, buckets and ancillary products used in the mining industry, including the reputable JEC and Westech brands.

Austin Engineering offers its customers on and off-site repair and maintenance on all of their products and heavy equipment lifting services.

With a presence in some of the world’s principal mining regions, Austin Engineering provides high-quality, cost-effective solutions that are delivered on time and backed up by through-life product support.

Off-highway dump truck bodies

Its work with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and customers has given Austin Engineering the expertise to solve engineering challenges and to deliver site-specific solutions. The company supplies customised bodies and excavator buckets for all makes and models of trucks, including Caterpillar, Komatsu and Hitachi.

Austin Engineering dump truck bodies are manufactured under a quality-assured system and offer increased payload, reliability and maximised pass-matching. The company is constantly innovating and developing new styles, such as the Westech Flow Control body, which improves dust control and reduces maintenance.

Mining excavator buckets

Buckets for mining excavators and wheel loaders in the 60t to 650t class are designed and manufactured to offer solutions for any application, whether hard rock, iron ore or coal.

Experienced engineers will match carrying capacity with bucket weight and material density, to ensure top performance and meet OEM specifications. Mining excavator and wheel loader buckets are customised across a wide range of GET and wear package options.

The benefits of an Austin Engineering bucket include fast cycle times, better penetration and pass-matching, to maximise machine efficiency.

Ancillary mining products

A wide range of ancillary mining products are available, including:

  • Water tank modules
  • Lubrication service and fuel modules
  • Material-handling attachments
  • Tyre-handling equipment

The T3 Tyre Handler is designed for use in underground and confined spaces, as well as above ground. Its unique third arm gives extra stability, making tyre maintenance safer. Its reduced height, compact size and increased rotation result in greater efficiency. The T3 is suitable for use on a wide range of mine trucks and wheel loaders, and facilitates attachment tooling for use with materials-handling equipment.

The Stair Access Water Tank module from Austin Engineering can be fitted to OEM equipment to support dust suppression or firefighting and includes spray tools. Unlike traditional water tank modules, the Stair Access module has larger baffle openings with a direct line of travel, to improve operator safety when performing maintenance work in confined spaces. The innovative baffle design reduces surging and improves truck stability by up to 18%.

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Austin’s Newest Truck Body

The JEC LD truck body has been designed to increase productivity while being durable and cost-effective.

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Excavator Operator Best Practice for Bucket Life, from Austin Engineering

Austin Engineering has released a white paper on best operator practice for bucket life on mine sites. Download the free white paper for more information.

Austin Engineering – Brisbane (Head Office)

173 Cobalt St

Carole Park





+61 7 3271 2622 +61 7 3271 3689

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11 March 2016

The JEC LD truck body has been designed to increase productivity while being durable and cost-effective.

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5 November 2015

West Australian based mine site services provider Pilbara Hire will be operating under the new name of Austin Engineering Site Services.

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13 October 2015

Austin Engineering has formalised a joint venture with Rutherford (NSW)-based BK Plant Repairs and Maintenance.

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7 October 2015

Austin Engineering is a leading designer and manufacturer of customised dump truck bodies, buckets, and ancillary products used in the mining industry, EDEM simulation software is a key tool used by Austin Engineering to model and virtually test the design of their truck bodies to durability and performance.

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30 October 2014

Leading mining product designer and manufacturer Austin Engineering has released two new wheel loader bucket designs, the JEC L1850-2 (28.3m³) and the JEC L2350-2 (38.2m³).

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Leading mining product designer and manufacturer Austin Engineering recently undertook an initiative to achieve a national safety standard across its Australian operations.

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The EX8000-6 bucket, with a capacity of 48m³, is the largest excavator bucket ever manufactured by Austin Engineering globally.

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16 July 2014

The Westech Optima, a new high-performance off-highway dump truck body design, was officially launched this month by leading mining product engineer and manufacturer Austin Engineering.

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29 May 2014

Austin Engineering, the leading global designer and manufacturer of engineered mining products, has officially added the Hitachi EX8000-6 excavator bucket (backhoe configuration) to its excavator product range.

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Regional Offices

Austin Engineering – Brisbane (Head Office)

173 Cobalt St

Carole Park





+61 7 3271 2622 +61 7 3271 3689
Austin Engineering - Hunter Valley (NSW)

34 Carramere Rd



New South Wales


+61 2 6541 0111 +61 2 6541 0222
Austin Engineering – Mackay (QLD)

55 Len Shield Street






+61 7 4952 4533 +61 7 4952 4687
Austin Engineering – Perth (WA)

100 Chisholm Crescent




Western Australia


+61 8 9334 0666 +61 8 9359 2390
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Calama City

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Calle 4 N° 11Sur-85

Municipio de Malambo



+ 57 315 741 7255
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Jl. Mas Surya Negara Kav. B2, Kawasan

Industrial Terpadu Kabil Batu Besar





+ 62 778 711 999
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Calle Los Tulipanes 147, Edificio Blu Building

Oficina 902 - Piso 9

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12-16 Progress Drive






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