Whitehaven Coal is Australia’s largest independent coal miner and the largest Australian HELE (High Efficiency, Low Emissions) coal producer. Their story began right here in North West NSW as a small Australian-owned company exporting some of the world’s best quality coal from the Gunnedah Basin. With local community backing, Whitehaven has grown into the single largest non-government employer in North West NSW, with a workforce of around 1,600 men and women working across six mines. Whitehaven prioritises local employment, with more than 75% of their workforce living in the local area. In the past five years alone, Whitehaven has invested $1.5 billion in the North West NSW economy with local job seekers, businesses and community groups all benefiting from their commitment to the region.
Whitehaven Coal is the proud principal sponsor of the inaugural Energy, Innovation and Mining Expo.
GUNNEDAH SHIRE COUNCIL
Gunnedah Shire Council provides a variety of services to the community that range from keeping the water and sewerage in check, to providing safe road infrastructure, maintaining parks, supporting economic development, managing the natural environment and providing waste management, providing entertainment and artistic outlets, and much more. Gunnedah Shire Council delivers a customer-focused, community-minded approach and is committed to offering a liveable and accessible community for our residents and visitors.
HITACHI CONSTRUCTION MACHINERY
Hitachi Construction Machinery (Australia) Pty Ltd (HCA) has been providing a multitude of industry customers, including mining, construction, quarry and forestry with quality machinery and after-sales support solutions for decades. HCA supply an extensive range of Hitachi, John Deere and Bell products and associated parts and services through 24 wholly-owned facilities nationally accessible 24/7 through 1300HITACHI (1300 448 224).
Coates Hire has been helping Australians build a better future for over 130 years. With branches in over 160 locations Australia-wide and a fleet of over 2000 delivery vehicles, access to our range of over 1 million pieces of serviced equipment is within reach. Our dedicated teams of experts are committed to supporting your project. So give us a call on 13 15 52 or visit coateshire.com.au and let’s make it happen.
WesTrac is one of the largest authorised Caterpillar dealers in the world, setting the benchmark in equipment management, providing customers across Western Australia, New South Wales & the Australian Capital Territory with award winning support across the mining, construction & transport industries. WesTrac is dedicated to creating & delivering outstanding value for our employees, customers, shareholders & the community. We are committed to excellence in all areas of the business & we focus on long term customer relationships, dedication to customer service, safety, quality & the environment.
Mannion Drilling are a private family run company, with a history that dates back almost 100 years. Our Company Director, Jason Mannion, is a fourth generation driller with over 30 years of drilling experience and knowledge. Large diameter bores, Stock & Domestic bores, Innovative technology & support equipment. From shallow bores to deep Artesian basin. High yielding screen & gravel packed production bores.
ReAqua is an Australian-owned company that specialises in solar pumping for livestock, irrigation and industrial applications. Our complete large-scale solar irrigation pumping solutions are catered for the irrigator looking to pump north of 200 litres/second using standalone solar or hybrid pumps. In addition, through our exclusive distribution partnership with the world’s leading solar pumping company, Lorentz, we have access to the latest in German engineered solar pumping technology, perfect for your livestock watering requirements.
Specialling in Mine spec 4wd, complete and ready to go onto any mine site. Ultrafleet specialises in delivering all customer’s needs and requirement for their industry and now have commercial vehicles in the range for the corporate clients as well. With 66 vehicles in fleet we can assist with all your hiring requirements.
AZTECH EARTHMOVING REPAIRS
Aztech is a local company based in Gunnedah NSW and service the Local Automotive, mining, agriculture, and construction industries. Over the past 7.5 years we have fulfilled several maintenance contracts in the Gunnedah basin with short and long term contracts. These contracts have always been maintained to achieve the highest availability. Our specialised services include: Workshop rebuild & repairs, Field service repairs, Light/Heavy Vehicle Servicing, Light vehicle safety checks, Breakdown repairs, Labour hire, Boilermaker repairs/engineering, Auto electrical Repairs.
GBP Cranes & Heavy Haulage are based in Gunnedah and have been servicing the Northwest for over 40 years. We are a privately owned small business who are passionate about lifting heavy loads and hauling large equipment within and beyond the Hunter New England region. Currently we offer 20 cranes ranging from our 15, 20 & 25 tonne franna’s, up to our brand new 250 tonne Liebherr slew crane. Our transport fleet includes a range of extendable and widening low loaders along with step decks, flat tops, b-doubles and a large tilt tray.
We are your one stop shop for any of your earthmoving needs, from a large variety in New & Used Loaders, Skidsteers, Excavators, Attachments, Parts & Servicing. We have been established since 1993 and pride ourselves in the knowledge of our team and the help we can provide to our customers.
MANY FABRICATION & ENGINEERING
Many Fabrication & Engineering Gunnedah take on all large and small welding and fabrication jobs. Our service is professional, friendly and affordable. While we fabricate many components in our workshop, many jobs require on-site welding which we are fully licensed and equipped to complete.
Providing quality service and expert advice on the design, supply and installation of Pipes, Valves and Fittings for air, water, slurry, tailings and ventilation piping system applications. When combining this with sizeable quantities of locally held stock, A C Whalan & Co has continued to support and build strong business relationships resulting in numerous supply contracts with Australian and international mining and civil infrastructure companies. The company is also involved in consignment and vendor managed stock agreements with some larger clients.
AT THE COALFACE
@ The Coalface is the Hunter Valley and NSW only dedicated community and mining industry magazine. Delivering a combination of industry news and insights coupled with the human stories that make our community and industry so compelling is what we are all about. Add to this healthy doses of humour, competitions and lifestyle pursuits and you have what is arguably The Hunter’s most engaged audience. Our overall goal is to be a compelling, engaging and comprehensive voice for Hunter industry and the communities we represent. We look forward to working together.
ATLAS COPCO – COMPRESSED AIR LIGHT & POWER
Compressed Air Light & Power (authorised dealers for Atlas Copco) are South East Australia’s leading Atlas Copco dealership. We supply a full range of fixed speed diesel applications for Lighting, Power Generation, Compressed Air as well as Variable & Fixed speed Electric Compressors & Vacuum Air. Need something small for a utility or backpack to get to that remote site – we can help there too. Established in 2010, we run a 24/7 business network in Northern NSW supplying new – off the shelf Atlas Copco equipment & custom built units for Construction, Civil & Civic entities, Agriculture & Light to Heavy Industry applications. Follow us on Instagram: @compressedairlightpower
Aviassist is a company embracing remotely piloted aircraft & has pioneered custom training solutions for commercial RPA operations. We specialise in training those with little or no exposure to aviation & have many years & 1000’s of hours of real-world experience. Aviassist is passionate about promoting safe aviation activities & increasing business safety & efficiency using the latest technology. Civil Aviation Safety Authority approved & independently audited, Aviassist is proud to be the first choice for professional drone training & consultancy for some of Australia’s largest companies & government departments.
CONNECT COMMUNICATIONS & ELECTRONICS
Connect Communications supplies industrial 2-way radio solutions tailored to improving the safety of workers across many industries.
Using affordable technology from leading manufacturers, we combine safety devices and processes with communication equipment to improve safety and productivity across the workforce. We also specialise in GPS positioning and hands-free equipment for both mobile phone and 2-way radio.
Expressway Spares has been in the supply of new, used and reconditioned parts to suit Caterpillar for over 50 years. In 2016 the company diversified into parts and components to suit Hitachi to better serve our customer requirements. Our head office is located in Wauchope NSW with branches located in four key mining locations – The Hunter Valley and Gunnedah in NSW, Mackay in Queensland and Perth in Western Australia.
FiveSeven Consulting offers businesses a modern and innovative way to problem solve, while developing and delivering strategies for success. We are passionate about empowering business leaders to identify and develop commercially savvy People, Culture and Business practices. We support more than just our clients industrial relations; human resources, safety and risk needs; and we do it well.
GJ GARDNER HOMES
We at G.J. Gardner Homes pride ourselves on the ability to always deliver homes with warm friendly customer service and a high standard of quality workmanship. Build a G.J. Gardner design or opt for a completely customised home; anything is achievable when you build with us, making us the most flexible and trustworthy builders in Tamworth and Gunnedah. Come visit us in the Griffiths Pavilion to find out more!
GUNNEDAH RURAL MUSEUM
The Gunnedah Rural Museum is one of Australia’s largest collections of early agriculture & transport memorabilia. It is one of the largest museums of its type in Australia. Located on the Oxely Highway on the western side of Gunnedah, the Museum occupies a massive area of 14,614 square metres. The museum consists of a growing display of over 1600 exhibits, including: Tractors, Steam engines, Antique farm machinery, Horse drawn & motorised vehicles, Household items, Communication equipment, Gun collection, RSL exhibit, Working foundry & timber workshop, The Grosser collection, Mining machinery.
H-E PARTS INTERNATIONAL
H-E Parts International (H-E Parts) is a leading independent supplier of parts, remanufactured components, and equipment to the global mining, quarrying, heavy construction, and energy sectors. H-E Parts is comprised four divisions, Mining solutions, Engine Solutions, Crushing Solutions and Construction Solutions.
HIP POCKET WORKWEAR & SAFETY
Hip Pocket Workwear & Safety Tamworth are locally owned and operated. Covering the North West in all aspects of safety as well as industrial and corporate clothing including a large range of safety boots in store. We have a strong focus on employee safety and are your hydration & heat stress experts. Come see our team on stand E3 to see how we can assist with productively and reduce downtime caused by injuries and the expense of employee absence and workers compensation. Working at height? We also have a great range of Linq products at our disposal.
HMS Group incorporating HMS Equipment and Hetronic Australasia offers leading solutions to Mining and Industry. Backed by decades of industry knowledge, experience and the right team, HMS Group is your preferred industry partner. Hetronic Australasia is now the distributor for all Hetronic products within Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific. Proudly servicing the mining, construction, industrial cleaning, water / waste water and decommissioning industries throughout Australia and abroad.
JINDALEE AG is leading the way in soil, compost and mulch solutions. Our philosophy & our passion is soil health. We are dedicated to supporting the transition to an environmentally sustainable future. Working collaboratively with leading organics recycling waste management companies, through the conversion of organic green recycled waste material (both biosolids & sewage sludge free) we achieve premium quality certified organic & AS4454 compliant products. Our products are a valuable natural organic resource; high in organic & nutrient rich phytotoxic free material, that increase soil carbon sequestration, retain moisture & provide essential water holding capacity.
LEADING EDGE TAMWORTH
Leading Edge Tamworth are the local Telstra Partner of choice for all of your Communication and IT solutions in the New England North West Region of NSW. Specialising in IP Telephony, Fleet tracking and management, Mobile coverage enhancement as well as providing solutions for the The Internet of Things/Everything (IoT/E) across multiple industries.
Mayfield Group owns and operates an extensive fleet of earthmoving and heavy mining equipment, offering innovative, comprehensive tailored solutions for Australian mining and civil construction industries. Our fleet consists of Dozers, Excavators, Haul trucks, Loaders and Screening plants. Additionally, we own a range of ancillary equipment such as Service Trucks and mine site compliant Light Vehicles.
Monadelphous is a leading engineering group providing construction, maintenance and industrial services to the resources, energy and infrastructure sectors throughout Australia. We build, maintain and improve our customers’ operations through safe, reliable, innovative and cost effective service solutions. We have been operating in NSW since 2000, with fully equipped facilities in Singleton, Newcastle, Mount Thorley, Muswellbrook and Gunnedah.
MORRISON AERIAL ROBOTICS
John Morrison is commercial pilot with 40 years flying experience in the aviation sector. In 2015 he founded Morrison Aerial Robotics (MAR) developing unmanned aerial systems for Civil Disaster Management & Security. In the aftermath of Cyclone Debbie, MAR was engaged to quickly map & provide live images of damaged areas enabling support to be directed in a new & efficient manner. In 2017 John Morrison began working with Local Government NSW to help local councils realise the full potential of aerial systems whilst also demonstrating the huge cost benefits of this emerging technology.
Best known for its Tracked Elevating Device, known as TED™, Nivek® Industries Pty Ltd, is a proudly Australian owned manufacturing and fabrication company. Nivek Industries prides itself on creating innovative safety and efficiency solutions for the mining and earthmoving maintenance industries.
NS ENERGY – SOLAHART TAMWORTH
NS Energy – Solahart Tamworth are a locally owned company with the national backing of the largest & most trusted Solar company in Australia. Based in Tamworth, we cover the majority of the Namoi/New England/North West region of NSW. We supply & install the full array of solar products, from Solar Power & hot water systems to battery storage for both residential & commercial applications. We only supply top quality solar power products from companies like REC, SolarEdge, SMA, ABB, LG Chem & Tesla. We also have a fully interactive showroom with solar panels, inverters & battery storage.
RADICAL TORQUE SOLUTIONS (NSW)
RTS ” Radical Torque Solutions ” – The ” Leaders in Torque Technology ” Who offer a Large range of RAD Torque Tools Products & Associated Products for Sale & Hire to all industries including : Mining , Energy / Power Generation , Innovation / Technology ,Aerospace , Petrochemical , Construction to name a few here in NSW & Australia Wide.
SAFETY IN FOCUS
Safety In Focus with its professional staff have been providing quality and timely Health and Safety Services to employers in Regional and Metropolitan Australia for over 18 years. Our mobile Health Unit is available to visit your worksite or you can book at one of our Clinic locations for your fully compliant and complete Rail Cat1,2,3, Coal Order 43 (e.g. Respfit, FCE Drug & Alcohol) medicals. We also offer Training, WHS, Rehabilitation, and Occupational Hygiene services.
See, touch and experience our range of future-ready electrical distribution solutions. Our Mobile Innovation Hub: EcoStruxure Power is on tour! We’re hitting the road and bringing our mobile experience to you, showcasing our latest connected products, software, apps and analytics. Register to take a guided tour of the Mobile Innovation Hub: EcoStruxure Power while chatting to an expert about the best power solutions for your business. We are looking forward to meeting you in Gunnedah!
TAFE NSW is the leading provider of education and training in Australia. TAFE NSW offers an extensive range of courses and qualifications to suit everyone from school leavers to career changes and businesses. We aim to provide high quality, personalised education and training to build prosperity, sustainability and innovation throughout NSW. TAFE NSW offers businesses customised and flexible training courses, across all industries. TAFE NSW ensures your employees will be trained by expert industry trainers, utilising the latest industry practices and technology to deliver wherever, whenever and however.
THE SOLAR MAN
The Solar Man is a nationwide, family run business with over 10 years experience. Owned by award winning research and development company RESA (Renewable Energy Solutions Australia). We are dedicated to ensuring that your system is tailored to suit your specific needs and optimised to secure the greatest return on investment.
THE STRIPES GROUP
The Stripes Group is located in Gunnedah NSW and provides the framework for a total project delivery solution that can be offered by our flagship company, Stripes Engineering Services. Services offered by The Stripes Group include structural and piping steel fabrication and installation, mechanical installations, HDPE pipe supply and installation, electrical installations, maintenance and shutdown support, civil services including earthworks and concreting, supply of industrial uniforms, materials and consumables, and a variety of freight solutions.
TOTALLY WORKWEAR TAMWORTH
Totally Workwear Tamworth offers a range of products for any workplace or industry. Work Boots, Safety, PPE, Hi Vis, Corporate Wear, Healthcare, Hospitality and Team wear. Stocking all the Big Brands, including King Gee, Steel Blue, Hard Yakka, NNT, Biz Collection, Chef Works, Blundstone, FXD, Oliver, Bisley, CAT and more… We pride ourselves on providing you with the Best Service, Value and Quality Products. In House embroidery of your brand/logo also available.
WESTPAC RESCUE HELICOPTER SERVICE
Each year the community’s own Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service is on standby 24 hours a day to help save lives with our community. In over 40 years of service, the generous support of our community has kept the Rescue Helicopters flying and ensured that no one has ever paid to be assisted.
ZENER VARIDRIVE SOLUTIONS
Zener Varidrive Solutions is an Australian owned manufacturing and engineering company specialising in customised motor controls for agricultural and mining industries. We have over 42 years of experience designing and supplying Variable Speed Drives and Soft Starters across a broad range of industries and projects. Our product range is tailored to suit specific applications, this includes large scale standalone or Solar Hybrid irrigation systems, dedicated pump specific software and protection, IP66 Stainless steel and 1000v mining installations.