Austin Inks Partnership Agreement with ETT
Above Image: Signed and sealed: Peter Forsyth, Austin Engineering Managing Director
(L) with ETT Managing Director Andre McDuling.
Australian-based Austin Engineering has signed a partnership agreement with South Africa’s ETT to market and support their combined mining-oriented product ranges throughout Africa.
An agenda item in management meetings on either side of the Indian Ocean for almost 12 months, the agreement will bring together two of the southern hemisphere’s largest mining equipment design and manufacturing entities.
Engineering, an award-winning Australian Stock Exchange listed company with
headquarters in Brisbane, has more than 50 years’ global
experience in engineering and manufacturing equipment for the mining
industry with operations in
Australia, Asia, North and South America, and now South
looking forward to growing this partnership,” said Austin Engineering managing
director Peter Forsyth. “It gives both
companies a solid and reliable platform from which to offer customers,
throughout the continent, proven world-class products backed up by world class
ETT, a privately-owned South African company
based in Richards Bay, with product already distributed in more than 20
countries around the world, celebrates 25 years of engineering excellence this
ETT managing director Andre McDuling said: “ETT’s manufacturing and innovative record as well as
our strong presence and product supply into Africa is one of the key reasons
why this partnership was formed. We are confident that the industry is ready
for a partnership like this that will provide the widest range of mining
attachments and support products in the world.”
Both companies are well-established
and acknowledged globally for their unique, engineered mining equipment. The combined product range of the new
partnership will include customised dump truck bodies, water trucks, diesel
lube trucks, gooseneck-equipped recovery vehicles, tyre handlers, lowbed off-road
trailers and excavator buckets.