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Proudly Serving the Mining Industry Since 1983

Austdac 40th

Austdac Pty Limited is a progressive Australian company with offices in NSW and QLD as well as in the USA & the UK.

Austdac Pty Ltd is part of Hubbell Incorporated, operating within the Harsh and Hazardous group of companies of Hubbell. This provides Austdac access and representation worldwide. Specialising in equipment for electrical and electronic areas including industrial phones for oil and gas, hard rock mining, coal and other mining sectors.

Austdac was formed in 1983, carrying out manufacturing, design, system engineering, and sales in the mining industry and local industrial sector. Today it is one of Australia’s largest suppliers of communications, gas monitoring, I.S. lighting and conveyor control equipment to both Australian and overseas coal mines and general industry.

Our head office is located in Castle Hill in the Hills Shire, an area that was chosen for its geographical position and ease of transportation to both the industrial and mining areas, which are located to the north, south and west. The Mackay QLD branch was opened in 1994, to service the rapidly expanding Bowen basin coalfields.

Austdac Pty Ltd is NATA, ANZEx and IECEx accredited and DII licensed as an approved workshop and manufacturer, providing intrinsically safe equipment to AS3800, AS/NZS ISO/IEC 17020, ANZEx and IECEx standards. The manufacturing and repair workshops are managed and overseen by competent persons qualified under AQF competency standards for the electronics industry.  This ensures customers have a reliable service network, staffed by competent and trained employees, to service our product range.

The company implemented a quality management system to ISO 9001 with certification being achieved in May 1993.

Following the company’s expansion into Gas and Environmental Monitoring we have implemented a NATA accredited laboratory. Accreditation of Austdac’s NATA laboratory was gained in 1996. The laboratory provides the necessary statutory calibrations (including in-house and in-field), as required under the Coal Mines Regulation Act and Standards Australia guidelines.

Austdac specialises in mining and material handling solutions. We are a leading global supplier of conveyor monitoring, control and communication systems with installations in USA, China, South Africa, UK, Russia to name a few.

Austdac offers our customers a wide variety of services both in our accredited Repair Centre and onsite. We are committed to providing quality products and services that will meet and exceed our customer expectations.  We provide services relating to communications, gas monitoring systems, safety equipment, intrinsically safe lighting, power supplies and conveyor control equipment to coal mines and general industry in Australia and around the world.

Worldwide we have over 2000 conveyor and 100 longwall installations with many in operation for over 15 years. Our commitment to our customers through engineering not only allows access to the latest safety technology and solutions; it provides backwards compatibility with existing installations providing upgrade paths to greater functionality at a lower cost of ownership.

Austdac is a fully integrated company with a Research and Development (R & D) division designing products to world standards, particularly in intrinsic safety, to meet the demands of mining and industrial markets. Together with our R & D division, our manufacturing and Assembly facility ensures the production of reliable, quality built finished products.

Austdac aims to maintain a competitive edge by ensuring our customers are completely satisfied with the technical excellence, quality, and reliability of all products and services provided.