National Group


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Equipment and Transport Services for the Mining Industry

The National Group comprises of leading companies from the mining, resources, transport and logistics industries.

We are a key supplier of mining equipment to Tier 1 companies in the Australian mining industry. We provide dry and wet hire options, machinery sales, contract mining services, including automated mining equipment, and offer complementary services such as heavy haulage Australia-wide and international shipping.

Heavy earthmoving equipment rental services

Our most established company is National Plant & Equipment, which specialises in the dry hire of heavy earthmoving equipment for the mining and civil construction sectors.

National Group Team and Liebherr T282C Mining Dump Truck at Mine Site in QLD, Australia.
National Group Team and two new-generation CAT D11 Mining Bulldozers at Mine Site in QLD, Australia.
Komatsu 930E Mining Dump Truck and a Liebherr 9800 Excavator at Mine Site in NSW, Australia.
CAT 793C Mining Dump Truck and Hitachi EX8000 Excavator at Mine Site in QLD, Australia.
CAT D11T Semi-Autonomous Mining Bulk Dozer Push at Mine Site
Control Room for CAT D11T Semi-Autonomous Mining Bulk Dozer Push at Mine Site in QLD, Australia.
Buy or sell heavy mining equipment.
National Heavy Haulage Haul Mining Dump Truck on Road in QLD, Australia, with Police Escort.
Mining Dump Trucks ready for international transport via International Global Logistics.
National Heavy Haulage Haul Mining Dump Truck on Road in QLD, Australia, with Police Escort.

We have a wide range of heavy mining equipment that includes excavator hire and the rent of other heavy earthmoving equipment such as mining trucks, loaders and graders.

Mining services

National Mining Services provides contract mining services that include the dry and wet hire of heavy earthmoving equipment and the supply of mine site personnel.

We can offer tailored mining contracts to suit your budget and offer mining services to support your operational targets. We have a demonstrated capability in large-scale contract mining projects involving production requirements in excess of three million BCM per month of waste and coal.

We are a leading mining services company with more than 80 years of management experience.

Contract mining solutions

Wolff Mining provides automated and innovative solutions to the mining industry such as large scale satellite bulk dozer push, semi-autonomous blast hole drilling, contract mining services, excavator rental and pre-strip fleets, civil earthworks, site clearing and rehabilitation works.

Wolff Mining is the first in the world to optimise semi-autonomous tractor system (SATS) technology into a mining production environment.

We have been recognised for our achievements in the mining automation and technology space by winning multiple awards, including Contract Miner of the Year at the 2018 Australian Mining Prospect Awards.

Machinery exchange services

National Machinery Xchange specialises in the sale and sourcing of heavy equipment and machinery found in the mining and construction industries.

If you are looking to buy machinery, parts or attachments, we specialise in the sale of heavy earthmoving equipment and offer support services such as finance, heavy haulage and international shipping.

We offer various machinery sales options such as valuations and can organise the transport of your equipment throughout Australia or internationally.

Heavy haulage services

National Heavy Haulage specialises in the transport of equipment of any size. We offer road haulage services to industries that include mining, construction, government, oil, gas, energy and water. We are a heavy haulage company with a difference. We can provide efficient, safe and reliable heavy equipment haulage Australia-wide and internationally via our sister company International Global Logistics.

We also liaise with government bodies to ensure all transport logistics along the road are taken care of, in order to haul some of the largest and most complex loads to the most remote sites across Australia.

International transportation capabilities

International Global Logistics provides worldwide shipping of heavy equipment and larger cargo, specialising in the international shipping of heavy mining equipment.

We regularly manage the complexities of international transportation that includes global logistics management, customs formalities, legal procedures and the management of multi transportation modes including land, sea, rail and air.

As part of the National Group, your consignment can be delivered via multiple modes of transport with one key point of contact, ensuring a seamless process that will result in your load arriving safely and on time, every time.

Quarry products and rail aggregate

National Quarries provides premium quarry products to industries including the mining and civil construction. Operating from Nebo, Queensland since 2012, National Quarries provides road and rail aggregate approved to NATA standards, as well as other fit-for-purpose aggregate material. The skilled National Quarries team and state-of-the-art crushing plant allow us to distribute a variety of aggregate material to clients at competitive prices.

Our products include blast stemming, rail ballast, aggregates, fresh blast rock, road base materials, armour rock, gabion products, crusher dust, course and fine river sand, ceiling aggregating, secondary mineralised blast rock and concrete aggregates.

About National Group

Mark Ackroyd is the founder and managing director of National Group.

We are 100% Australian owned and operated, with National Plant & Equipment being the first mining company to be established in 1997.

The National Group has experienced exponential organic growth and has emerged as one the largest and most trusted suppliers of mining machinery and services in Australia. The National Group has emerged as a leading supplier of heavy mining equipment, transport, logistics, mining services and personnel for the mining industry.


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Press Releases


  • Christmas Creek Iron Ore Mine

    Christmas Creek iron ore mine is operated by the Fortescue Metals Group (FMG), Australia’s third-largest iron ore producer. The mine is part of FMG's mining operations.

  • Solomon Hub Iron Ore Mine

    The Solomon Hub open-cut iron ore mine is located around 60km north of Tom Price in Western Australia. The mine is fully owned by Australian miner Fortescue Metals Group.

  • Cavil Ridge Coal Mine, Central Queensland

    Cavil Ridge is a high-quality, hard coking coal mine located in the Central Queensland region, Australia. The project site is situated in the northern section of the Bowen Basin.

  • West Angelas Iron Ore Mine Expansion, Pilbara

    The West Angelas open-pit iron ore mine in the Pilbara region of Western Australia is owned by Robe River Iron Associates, a joint venture of Rio Tinto (53%), Mitsui (33%), Nippon Steel (10.5%), and Sumitomo Metal Industries (3.5%).

  • Marandoo Iron Ore Mine, Pilbara

    Marandoo iron ore mine is situated 35km east of Tom Price in the province of Pilbara, in Western Australia. It is 100% owned and operated by Hamersley Iron.

  • Curragh Mine, Queensland

    Curragh is a coal mine located 14km north-west of the town of Blackwater in the bowel basin of Central Queensland, Austr

  • Cloud Break Iron Ore Mine

    The Cloud Break iron ore mine is located in Pilbara, Western Australia. The mine is owned and operated by Fortescue Meta

  • Coppabella Coal Mine

    Coppabella mine is an open-cut operation located 140km south-west of the Mackay region close to the Nebo and Moranbah to

Products & services

  • National Quarries

    National Quarries supplies the mining and construction industry with premium quarry products and rail aggregate.

  • Resolute Equipment

    Resolute Equipment specialises in the supply of cost-effective parts and attachments for mining equipment.

  • National Heavy Haulage

    National Heavy Haulage specialises in the transport of heavy mining equipment of any size.

  • Wolff Mining

    Wolff Mining specialises in automated and innovative contract mining solutions.

  • National Mining Services

    National Mining Services provides whole of mine operations including the supply of mining equipment, mine site services and personnel.

  • National Group

    The National Group comprises of leading companies from the mining, resources, transport and logistics industries.

Yatala, QLD
65 – 69 Link Drive
Yatala QLD 4209

Muswellbrook, NSW
Lot 14 - 16 Enterprise Crescent
Muswellbrook NSW 2333

Perth, WA
177 Great Eastern Highway
Belmont Perth WA 6104

Karratha, WA
201A Coolawanyah Road
Karratha WA 6714

Darwin, NT
GPO Box 1136
Darwin NT 0801

Toowoomba, QLD
4/111 Campbell St
QLD 4250

Blackwater, QLD
13 Jarrah Street
QLD 4717