SMW Group delivers full-service maintenance, fabrication and field service to the mining industry in the Bowen Basin, Galilee Basin and beyond.

Full-service support for the mining industry

Our 500+ strong team will keep your heavy equipment moving and keep your operation productive. SMW Group provides a complete range of field maintenance and workshop maintenance services, and we can design, engineer, fabricate and service all types of heavy equipment.

Our workshop facilities in Paget and Parkhurst are also large enough to build and repair a range of heavy machinery, including the ability to overhaul several heavy haulage trays or buckets undercover at once. We operate 24/7 and in all weather conditions, keeping your projects on time.


SMW Group are mining industry experts, competent in fabrication, maintenance and repair for all on-site plant and equipment. Our expertise extends from the smallest mobile plant right through to coal handling and preparation plants.

We have successfully completed several major projects specialising in the design, fabrication and installation of CHPPs for major mine sites in the Bowen Basin. Our team sees a project through the full lifecycle from design and engineering to fabrication in our workshop facilities, to onsite installation and construction as well as ongoing maintenance.

We also offer labour hire for short and long-term CHPP construction and maintenance projects. Our experienced tradespeople will get your project or shutdown completed on time.

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Field Maintenance

SMW Group provides a complete field maintenance service to the Bowen Basin and Galilee Basin. We have teams of qualified tradespeople ready to work on your site, and site-compliant mobile maintenance vehicles, available for recurring maintenance and long-term projects.

Our skilled staff are trade-qualified in:

  • Boilermaking
  • Diesel Fitting
  • Electrical
  • Mechanical Fitting
  • Auto Electrical

Our team will ensure your on-site field maintenance is completed efficiently and within budget.

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Mobile Maintenance

SMW Group will keep your vehicles and equipment in top order and are certified to help your business meet safety and other regulatory requirements.

Our 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.

We also:

  • Repair and certify Roll Over Protection Systems (ROPS)
  • Design and certify other structures, including stands
  • Carry out authorised inspections and fit-outs to all vehicles and plant, as an accredited BHP and Anglo American compliance provider
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Heavy Haulage Trays and Buckets

SMW Group has spent two decades repairing OEM trays, buckets and attachments – so our solutions fix common problems that lead to excessive maintenance and repairs.

Our Ultrahaul trays are designed specifically for coal haulage and overburden applications and meet the strictest of mining industry specifications, proven to increase productivity by at least 40%. Our Taurus dragline and excavator buckets and attachments are manufactured by the same quality team, using leading-edge technology.

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Shutdown Services

SMW Group provides a complete shutdown service, with all trades, labour and equipment necessary to get the job done. Our crews are ready to mobilise now across the Bowen Basin and Galilee Basin, from either our Rockhampton or Mackay locations.

SMW Group has a dedicated dragline crew, ready for either shutdown or scheduled maintenance. This highly skilled and specialised team are familiar with all of the major equipment in the Bowen Basin, and can quickly adapt to your site’s requirements.

We also regularly mobilise our specialist hazardous operations crew, conducting safety inspections and safety-critical repairs on walkways, restricted areas and access points. This crew is supported by a structural inspector, and all repairs are supported by our fabrication workshops.

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For more information.

See our downloadable Mining Industry Capability Statement for further detail about SMW Group’s industry-leading services.