Austmine Member Site Tour of NEPEAN Engneering and Innovation

On Thursday 18th March, over 50 Austmine members and mining leaders were welcomed to NEPEAN Engineering & Innovation for a site tour and networking event. NEPEAN Engineering & Innovation has a long history as an engineering service provider. We have a highly skilled work force, providing technical excellence and innovation, offering a full engineering service […]

A Steel Fabrication Process Overview

Steel fabrication is the process used to manufacture steel components, that when assembled, will form a complete frame, structure or beam. The standard processes involved in steel fabrication include: Cutting & Drilling Bending, Pressing and Rolling Welding and Assembly Finishing In the initial stages, one of our engineers or draftspersons will create highly detailed drawings […]

Six Types of Excavator Buckets for Your Next Project

There are a number of different types of Excavator buckets on the market, each having a unique purpose and set of benefits. Buckets can be customised to suit the excavator and the application. Excavator buckets are made from a hard grade steel to ensure durability. When purchasing a bucket, it is essential to check the […]

How Does Laser Cutting Work?

Laser cutting machines are used for a wide variety of purposes. They are commonly used in the process of cutting metal plates in the steel industry. Essentially a laser cutting is part of the fabrication process used to cut materials in custom designs, using a laser beam. The beam will either burn, melt or vaporise […]

How Do CNC Milling Machines Work?

Computer Numerical Control or CNC is essentially a code representing instructions for the precise movement of machines to produce high precision items. The production stages are similar  all CNC Machining processes and include: Designing a virtual representation using CAD modelling software Converting the CAD model into a CNC program Setting up the milling machine by […]