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22/09/2010 - Bradken's VersaTileTM System "Customising Wear" featured in Australian Mining Magazine

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Article Courtesy of Australian Mining - Reed Business Information, September 2010

20/09/2010 - Bradken's Hunter Valley GET Operations featured in Mining Monthly Magazine

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Article Courtesy of Australia's Mining Monthly - Aspermont, September 2010

17/09/2010 - Bradken 2010 Annual Report

17/09/2010 - AGM Notice of Meeting

06/08/2010 - Results for the full year ended June 2010

02/08/2010 - Bradken to Live Webcast Full Year Results Presentation

Tuesday 10th August 2010 at 10am, click here to watch .

10/06/2010 - Bradken's Mackay Facility Reaches Safety Milestone

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Article Courtesy of The Daily Mercury, 11th May 2010

24/05/2010 - Bradken Ltd - Share Purchase Plan

18/05/2010 - Acquisition Almac Machine Works Canada

28/04/2010 - Bradken, 90 years in Business

17/02/2010 - Bradken’s Amite Facility achieves Two Million Work-Hours without a Lost Time Accident

09/02/2010 - Results for the half year ended December 2009

15/12/2009 - Bradken's Amite Facilty Achieves ABS Certification

18/11/2009 - Bradken Features in "Australia's Best Manufacturing" Magazine

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Article Courtesy of Australia's Best Manufacturing December 2009, Bean Media Group

28/10/2009 - Bradken 2009 Annual General Meeting

28/09/2009 - Bradken 2009 Annual Report

28/09/2009 - AGM Notice of Meeting

06/08/2009 - Results for the full year ended June 2009

01/07/2009 - Bradken's Chehalis Facility Upgrades its Manufacturing Capabilities

Chehalis is now qualified to cast and repair military products.

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05/06/2009 - Bradken receives SAI Global Australian Business Excellence Awards

Bradken has received an award from the SAI Global Australian Business Excellence Awards that recognises the Company's 20+ years of continuous certification to ISO9001 Management Systems.

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12/03/2009 - Bradken Gold Hard Hat Award presented to Southern Gateway Alliance

27/02/2009 - Foundry glow led to life-long career

11/02/2009 - Results for the half year ended December 2008

03/02/2009 - Upgraded ISO 9001:2008 Standard and Prominent Customer Certification

30/10/2008 - Bradken 2008 Annual General Meeting

17/10/2008 - Bradken Delivers First WM7 Bucket for BMA Fleet

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Article Courtesy of BMAG, July/August 2008 edition, a BMA (BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance) publication

13/10/2008 - Bradken Acquires Shares in Austin Engineering

26/09/2008 - AGM Notice of Meeting

Media Release (117kb pdf)

26/09/2008 - Bradken 2008 Annual Report

23/09/2008 - Presentation To Analysts

02/09/2008 - Bradken Features in “Australia’s Best Manufacturing” Magazine

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Article Courtesy of Australia?s Best Manufacturing Volume 1, 2008, Bean Media Group

12/08/2008 - Results for the full year ended June 2008

Full year results - Bradken Delivers Strong Results

29/07/2008 - Bradken Acquires Remaining Stake in AmeriCast Technologies, Inc.

10/07/2008 - Bradken Surpasses Guidance

01/06/2008 - Bradken's Launceston Facility, 175 Years In Business And Still Going Strong

18/03/2008 - News Bulletin

04/02/2008 - Results for the half year ended December 2007

Bradken achieves half year results in line with guidance
Media Release (82kb pdf)
Half Yearly Results 2007-08 (355kb pdf)
Presentation (1,504kb pdf)

15/01/2008 - Bradken Reinstates DRP

14/01/2008 - Bradken Recognition Awards - 2007

13/12/2007 - Bradken Limited - Earnings Guidance

09/11/2007 - Bradken XuZhou Opening Ceremony

01/11/2007 - Newcastle Morning Herald News Article

Hunter firm's $49m profit
Media Release (1523kb pdf)

31/10/2007 - Bradken Holds AGM In Newcastle

31/10/2007 - Bradken 2007 Annual General Meeting

25/10/2007 - Presentation To Analysts

20/10/2007 - Bradken Win Premier's NSW Export Award

Bradken Wins Exporter Award

18/10/2007 - Acquisition Of Cast Metal Services Pty Limited

09/10/2007 - CommSec Presentation

11/09/2007 - Bradken Acquires Roll Neck Rings Limited (UK)

07/08/2007 - Results for the full year ended June 2007

Full year results - Bradken Delivers Strong Profit Growth
Media Release (79kb pdf)
Full Year Report (651kb pdf)
Presentation (2940kb pdf)

06/08/2007 - Bradken Acquires TMS Engineering

27/06/2007 - Bradken Delivers 4000th Wagon To Rio Tinto Iron Ore

10/04/2007 - Bradken Increases United States Investment

30/03/2007 - Bradken Acquires Boogan Implement Company

02/03/2007 - Bradken Releases Public Environmental Report

22/02/2007 - Perspectives on a PE-backed MBO and on-going post-IPO success

15/02/2007 - Foundry Sold in Down Under Deal

09/02/2007 - Bradken’s Forecast Enhanced

06/02/2007 - Results for the half year ended December 2006

Half yearly results - on track for another excellent year.
Media Release (71kb pdf)
Half Yearly Results 2006-07 (422kb pdf)
Presentation (504kb pdf)

07/01/2007 - Bradken Upgrades Guidance following Acquisition

14/12/2006 - Forging New Links

11/12/2006 - Bradken Announces Its First Offshore Acquisition

14/11/2006 - Acquisition Of Wundowie Foundry And AmeriCast

30/10/2006 - Bradken 2006 Annual General Meeting

27/09/2006 - Southern Star News Bulletin

Fifty Years And Still Growing
Media Release (132kb pdf)

19/09/2006 - Looking Forward

24/08/2006 - Results for the full year ended June 2006

07/08/2006 - Bradken Manufactures Its 250th Dragline Bucket

Bradken has recently completed manufacture and delivered its 250th dragline bucket to BMA Saraji Mine, again showing Bradken to be a valuable partner to the Australian coal industry.
Media Release (84kb pdf)

17/03/2006 - Bradken acquires Foundry Scrap Supplier in Western Australia

Bradken announced today that it has signed an agreement to purchase the specialist foundry scrap metal supplier G.W. Brown Pty Ltd located in Cannington, Western Australia
Media Release (71kb pdf)

23/02/2006 - Results for the half year ended December 2005

Half yearly results - another record result for Bradken.
Media Release (98kb pdf)
Half Year Report (231kb pdf)
Presentation (1053kb pdf)

06/02/2006 - Bradken Expands Operations in Bowen Basin

In support of the current level of mining growth in the Bowen Basin, Bradken has expanded its commitment to the region and will today officially open a new sales office in Emerald.
Media Release (61kb pdf)

23/01/2006 - Adelaide Foundry Upgrade

Bradken today welcomed the South Australian Government's decision to grant major project status to its application to upgrade its foundry located at Cromwell Road, Kilburn.
Media Release (80kb pdf)

27/10/2005 - Annual General Meeting

24/08/2005 - Bradken Delivers Strong Result

  • Sales revenue of $485.1 million, up 20% on FY04
  • EBITDA of $57.9 million, up 16% on FY04
  • Prospectus forecast met
  • Successful expansion of operating base
  • Final dividend 9.2 cents per share fully franked, as per prospectus forecast
Media Release (39kb pdf)
Appendix 4e (303kb pdf)
Presentation (457kb pdf)

29/06/2005 - 2000th iron ore wagon produced in record breaking rail project

A significant milestone in one of Bradken's largest ever, record breaking, rail projects will be celebrated today (June 29).
Media Release (42kb pdf)

14/06/2005 - Trading & Henderson Update

Bradken confirms that it is on track to deliver a full year result to 30 June 2005 slightly ahead of the pro forma prospectus forecast at each of the Sales Revenue, EBITDA and NPAT levels.
Market Release (86kb pdf)

22/04/2005 - Official Opening of Mackay Facility – Boosting Services to Mining Industry

Bradken now has significantly more capacity to serve the rapidly growing north Queensland mining industry, managing director Brian Hodges said today (Friday, April 22) at the official opening of the engineering company's new manufacturing facility in Mackay.
Media Release (44kb pdf)


06/04/2005 - Bradken Henderson Incident

At approximately 11.30am (WST) time today an incident occurred at a steel melting furnace at Bradken's Henderson manufacturing facility. Tragically, this resulted in the death of one worker and burns to another. The injured employee is being treated at Fremantle Hospital and is understood to be in a non-critical state, and likely to be released this evening.
Media Release (26kb pdf)
Market Release (27kb pdf)

15/03/2005 - Bradken Acquires Downer EDI Foundry Business

Bradken has received regulatory approval for its purchase from Downer EDI of the Roche Castings Foundry located in Perth. Bradken has agreed to pay approximately $28 million for the business. The acquisition is on 6.1 times trailing EBITDA multiple and is expected to be EPS accretive.
Media Release (63kb pdf)


25/02/2005 - Results for the half year ended December 2004

  • Growth continues
  • Bradken achieves Prospectus forecast and pays dividend
Media Release (77kb pdf)
Half Year Report (490kb pdf)

18/08/2004 - Bradken Shares List

Bradken Limited (ASX:BKN) today announced the successful completion of its Initial Public Offer (IPO) following strong demand from both retail, and institutional investors. Bradken shares are expected to commence trading on the Australian Stock Exchange at 12.00 noon (EST) today.
Media Release (98kb pdf)

09/08/2004 - Bradken Prospectus Lodged

Bradken Limited today announced it has lodged a prospectus for a revised initial public offering (IPO) with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC). The offer price is fixed at $2.40 per share and the offer has been fully underwritten by Credit Suisse First Boston and Goldman Sachs JBWere.
Media Release (92kb pdf)