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Bradken has been providing quality, customer-focussed products and services to international companies for almost a century.

Our products drive productivity and performance for customers in mining, rail, energy, defence and castings – both industrial and structural. We deliver expertise, innovation and quality across each of these markets.

Select your market to see how we can help you.


  • Analysis and testing
  • Fabrication and casting
  • FEA and fatigue analysis
  • Field services
  • Freight rollingstock design
  • Manufacture
  • Manufacture of high chrome iron products up to 5m diameter and 20,000kg
  • Material selection and development
  • Process technology
  • Product design and development
  • Specialist melting, moulding, heat treatment, machining and inspection equipment.
  • Technical service and support
  • Wagon design validation and testing
  • Dragline bucket scale testing

Technical expertise

  • 3D CAD design
  • 3D CAM patternmaking
  • CAE
  • Casting simulation software
  • Discrete Element Modelling analysis
  • Dynamic simulation analysis
  • Fatigue analysis
  • Finite element analysis
  • Instrumentation and data acquisition
  • Competitive manufacturing
  • Liner wear monitoring and reporting
  • Maintenance, service and refurbishment
  • Manufacturing process technology
  • Material development
  • Metallurgical services
  • Robotic manufacturing
  • Virtual prototyping


  • CAST Consult – Material Development
  • CSIRO – Discrete Element Modelling
  • Interfleet – Wagon and Bogie Dynamic Simulation
  • LEAP – Computated Fluid Dynamics development
  • Miner – Draftgear and Sidebearer Technology
  • Monash University/IRT (Institute of Rail Technology) – Fatigue Analysis and Material Testing
  • SKM – Instrumentation and Noise Analysis
  • TUNRA (The University of Newcastle Research Association) – Bulk materials handling
  • University of Queensland – Material Development
  • MARIOS – Materials and Reliability in Oil Sands