Company Capabilities

NEPEAN Longwall works in close partnership with its customers to design, engineer, integrate and support longwall equipment and systems. With regional service locations in Queensland and New South Wales, NEPEAN Longwall offers the full suite of after-sales services enabling it to support products throughout their life cycle. The experienced, committed and motivated team at NEPEAN Longwall have demonstrated their capability over many years to deliver longwall equipment and system solutions. The business maintains a certified Quality Management System to ISO 9001:2015.

In New South Wales Illawarra / South Coast region, NEPEAN Longwall operates out of the NEPEAN Engineering and Innovation factory site at Narellan and the NEPEAN Mining facility at Wollongong. As well as being the major shareholder in NEPEAN Longwall, NEPEAN Engineering is also NEPEAN Longwall’s strategic manufacturing partner for its Australian products.

NEPEAN Longwall Head Office and Workshop – Mackay, Queensland The NEPEAN Longwall Workshop in Mackay was purpose-built for heavy fabrication work with outstanding crane capacity and the capability to handle the largest shearers, AFC drive frames and longwall roof supports.

Main Workshop: 

  • 1 x 130 tonne, 1 x 20 tonne and 1 x 10 tonne overhead cranes
  • 3300V, 1000V and 415V electrical supply
  • 350 bar / 280 lpm emulsion pump
  • 1700 m² factory floor space

Electrical Workshop

  • Roof support controls system repairs
  • Tiefenbach trained and experienced personnel
  • Nepean global sourcing, supply and integration ability
  • AS 3800 Exi certified workshop
  • In-house experienced personnel with CAT PMCR control systems

Gearbox Workshop

  • Hydraulic power pack
  • 100-tonne hydraulic press
  • Custom tooling for longwall transmissions
  • In-house engineering support
  • All brands of longwall equipment supported
  • Sprocket overhauls
  • Alternate sprocket ring supply
  • Eickhoff transmission overhauls
  • Preinfalk transmission overhauls
  • CAT CST transmission overhauls
  • Komatsu / JOY transmission overhauls

NEPEAN Longwall NSW Workshop – Rutherford NSW

Established in 2001 and expanded into a specialised longwall facility the NEPEAN Longall Rutherford facility provides our customers with a one-stop-shop for longwall overhauls with blasting, painting, fabrication and assembly all taking place on this site. The site has an excellent laydown area and efficient truck loading and unloading facility where loads can be routed directly through the workshop. On many occasions, the workshop has had two AFC/BSL mini-builds at the same time, and there is sufficient floor space to undertake multiple projects.

Main Workshop

  • 2 x 20 tonne overhead cranes
  • 3300V, 1000V and 415V Electrical Supply
  • 350 bar / 280 lpm emulsion pump
  • 2000 m² factory floor space