This is our key location for fabrication and large scale service and maintenance projects. We deliver our full suite of drafting and engineering services from this site. This large-scale workshop is extensively resourced and can house significant size truck bodies and trays.

Features of the facility include:

  • 8.5 acre workshop facility,
  • 2,000 square metre facility under roof,
  • Overhead cranes, and
  • Ability to put truck bodies (up to 797 size) inside the workshop.

From this facility we are able to carry out repairs to all heavy machinery including:

  • Rear dump truck bodies,
  • Excavator and dragline buckets,
  • Track-frames, and
  • Dozer blades.


SMW Group’s Mechanical Workshop is equipped to carry out maintenance, repairs, overhauls and compliance checks on all mine and earthmoving equipment, medium and light vehicles and ancillary equipment including pumps, lighting, plant and service vehicles.

From this facility we also design and certify structures (including stands) as well as repair and certification of Roll Over Protection Systems (ROPS).

SMW Group is an accredited BMA and Anglo American compliance provider and carries out inspections and fit-outs to all vehicles and plant from this facility. We are now one of only two companies in Rockhampton authorised to do this work on medium and light vehicles and the only authorised inspector in the region to carry out inspections on heavy earthmoving and fixed plant.

  • Supply and installation of all parts and components required for compliance checks and certification,
  • Servicing and repairs on medium and light vehicles,
  • 1,000 square metres under roof,
  • Facility includes three light vehicle hoists and a set of heavy vehicle hoists capable of lifting up to 80 tonne, and
  • Electrical test, tagging and statutory checks.


From a Caterpillar 797 rear dump tray to fabricated material 60 metres long x 60 metres wide, our Abrasive Blasting and Painting Workshop can facilitate any job, big or small.

An accredited paint inspector supports this facility. This inspector is certified to review any type of blasting and painting from standard industrial to marine applications.

blasting booth