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ABOUT BRADKEN

Who We Are

At Bradken we’re focused on one thing - being a market leader in wear solutions globally.

That means we understand the business needs of our customers, their pain points and measures of success, along with the technical and performance requirements of their equipment and operations, most importantly how we can utilise our unique skills and capabilities to help them achieve their goals.

With a focus on safety, collaboration, innovation and sustainability across all aspects of our business we bring reliability, certainty and confidence to all our partners and stakeholders through consistent and long-term delivery of our products, services and solutions.
From a small Australian-based foundry business, Bradken has evolved over the past 100 years to become a leading wear solutions provider to the global mining and resources market.
We specialise in solving our mining customers’ wear challenges, supporting their bulk handling and mobile plants to operate at peak efficiency by using innovative technologies and project-focused engineering to design, manufacture and supply high quality parts and services.
In North America, our Specialty Products business is a leading global manufacturer of innovative, complex engineered castings and fabrications for customers in the rail and transit, specialized industrial and defense markets, and mining and resources sectors.
In Australia, Bradken also has a long history as a trusted provider of transport solutions and consumables for the sugar cane milling industry.
What We Do

From Pit to Port, We Specialise in Equipment Wear Parts & Services

From GET, Crawler systems, Mill Liners, Crusher Liners, Wear Monitoring Systems and Service Support. Global mining and resources companies partner with Bradken to leverage our extensive engineering capability and in field support services to solve their specific operational challenges with high quality solutions that exceed expectations.

Our Values

Throughout the years, we have demonstrated and embraced the Values at the heart of Bradken’s success, such as taking on Challenges, seeing the Customer in everything we do, and having open and honest Communication that allows us to work collaboratively to achieve goals both for our customers and the business.
Challenge We take on challenges without fear of failure, set tough but achievable goals and always look for ways to improve.
Customer We strive to understand our customers’ needs and solve their problems.
Communication We work as a team, striving for collaboration within our business and with our shareholder, customers and partners.
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Matching our history of working with customers to understand what they need and value with technology solutions is key to Bradken’s future

Asset: Sean Winstone
Sean Winstone, CEO

Solving Tomorrow’s Problems Today

As the world continues to change, so do we. A deep, technical competency and extensive experience allows us to truly understand and anticipate the emerging needs of our customers.
Our in-house design and manufacturing capability and strategic partnerships set us apart and ensure we can maintain the highest quality standards whilst also delivering an unrivalled level of customisation.
We have embraced continuous improvement throughout our 100 years and we support our customers by adopting innovative solutions to meet changing requirements, this dedication has helped us stand the test of time and remain a leader in the resources industry.
This essence of growth, innovation and evolution, as well as the ability to adapt to changing external environments is shaping the future for Bradken and its customers.
Building on the century of manufacturing expertise, we have embraced continuous improvement and technology that supports our customers by adopting innovative digital mining solutions [link to digital solutions page].
Our digital solutions will be the conduit to supporting safer, optimised and more efficient operations for our customers, as well as monitoring and reducing manufacturing process impacts.
Bradken’s ambitions and recognition of its role in enabling sustainable mining practices through a ‘cradle to grave’ approach to equipment and services will support our continued growth.
Our focus on investment in innovative manufacturing, digital services and technology supports optimal performance and maximum wear life, along with sustainability for our customers operations. These outcomes are key to the future of Bradken.

Our Site Capabilities:

Location – Atchison, Kansas USA

Foundry type – Electric arc AOD furnace

Current capacity – 24,000T per annum.

Products – Locomotive rail and transit components and assemblies; mining, construction, industrial and military castings and general steel castings. 

Location – Bassendean, Western Australia

Site type – Fabrication workshop

Size – 30,000 Sq metres

Products – Custom made wear liners; fabrication and refurbishment of material transfer and storage assets.

Location – Coimbatore, India

Foundry type – Induction

Current capacity – 12,000T per annum

Products – Mill liners; wind turbines.

Location – Edmonton, Alberta Canada

Site type – Fabrication workshop

Size – 23,000 sq metres

Products – Chrome carbide overlay pipe for the Oil Sand mining market.

Location – London, Ontario Canada

Foundry type – Induction

Current capacity – 4,000T per annum

Products and services – Highly engineered, large, complex, mission critical steel, stainless steel, grey iron, ductile and white iron products  for the energy, industrial and military markets. State of the art CNC Pattern shop. Extensive machining capability.

Location – Merlimau, Melaka Malaysia

Foundry type – Induction

Current capacity – 7,500T per annum

Products – Mill liners; crusher liners.

Location – Mont-Joli, Quebec Canada

Foundry type – Induction

Current capacity – 35,000T per annum

Products – Mill liners.

Location – Tacoma, Washington USA

Type – Electric arc AOD and induction furnace

Current capacity – 6,500T per annum. Casting net weight 100 to 48,000 lbs.

Products and services – Highly engineered large, complex, mission critical steel, stainless steel, duplex monel and nickel base castings for the energy, industrial and military markets. Full service pattern and machine shop.

Location – Wodonga, Victoria Australia

Site type – Foundry (Electric arc furnace)

Current capacity – 7,000T per annum

Products – Ground engaging tools, Rail products, industrial castings; general steel castings up to 50kg.

Location – Wundowie, Western Australia

Site type – Foundry (Induction)

Current capacity – 3,800T per annum

Products – General iron castings; wear resistant blocks; general industrial castings.

Location – Xuzhou, Jiangsu Province China

Site type – Foundry (Electric arc AOD furnace)

Current capacity – 20,000T per annum

Products – Mill liners, crawler shoes and GET.

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Bradken is cast with a culture of experience, knowledge and innovation – setting the standard for the next 100 years

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Sean Winstone, CEO

Global reach, Regional Focus

With 3,000 people in 15 countries around the world, our global footprint allows us to understand regional requirements and service markets around the world, whilst supporting our customers, who can easily connect with a local Bradken expert, no matter where they choose to do business.

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