• About us
    About us

Bradken is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of cast and fabricated iron and steel products for the mining and resources, rail and transit, energy, structural and industrial casting and defence markets.

From small equipment pins to dragline buckets we manufacture products from a mass of 500 grams to more than 25 tonne.

Our vision is to be a global provider of choice for the design and manufacture of customer-focussed, innovative and high quality products for our target markets. Our commitment to innovation, collaboration, safety and quality gives our customers unmatched value through the development of customised product and service solutions characterised by:

  • superior performance
  • reliability
  • efficiency
  • cost effectiveness.

Having been in the foundry business for almost a century, we have accumulated a wealth of expertise within our workforce in a wide range of alloys and complex fabrication practices.

This combined with our ongoing investment in new generation technology means our manufacturing facilities use the latest techniques and processes in product development, design, tooling manufacture, casting processes, robotics, machining and assembly.

Global reach, regional focus

Bradken, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi Construction Machinery Co. Limited (a member of the Hitachi Group) has a head office in Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia, known as the Bradken Global Corporate Centre.

With a worldwide network of foundries, manufacturing facilities and sales/service centres we have the geographical diversity to put our people on the ground in the regions in which our customers operate.

Our businesses

Bradken’s operations are structured into four businesses each dedicated to meeting the specific needs of the industry sectors they serve.