Mechanical Engineering

HDE offers a diverse range of expertise in mechanical design and engineering, delivering innovative and practical solutions tailored to our clients’ needs. Our services include engineering design, auditing, and assessments, catering to various sectors such as coal & hard rock mining, regional councils, agricultural, power generation, renewable energy, and logistics.

All our designs are meticulously modeled using Autodesk Inventor, ensuring detailed and accurate fabrication drawings that can be provided in multiple formats based on client requirements including PDF, DWG and DXF.

Learn more about our mechanical engineering services below.

Mechanical Engineering Expertise

Underground Ventilation Systems

At HDE, adherence to compliance standards is the cornerstone of our ventilation designs. Each meticulously crafted design meets the latest requirements for pressure ratings, pressure relief, and remote operation. In alignment with QMRS (Queensland Mines Rescue Service) mandates, our designs prioritise efficient access and optimal functionality.

Our projects range from design-only ventures to complete turnkey design and construction solutions.

We specialise in:

  • Gag systems
  • Shaft top fan systems
  • Conveyor coffin seals
  • Underground ventilation equipment and seals

Material Handling and Processing Systems

Irrespective of the material, be it coal, cement, iron ore, dirt, water, or grain, HDE specialises in ensuring smooth transportation. Our designs prioritise RAMBO (reliability, accessibility, maintainability, buildability, and operability) principles, delivering efficient and practical solutions to enhance our clients’ systems.

All our designs adhere to Australian, mining, and site standards.

We specialise in:

  • Coal handling preparation plant upgrades and modifications
  • Chute Design
  • Conveyor Design
  • Silo and Surge Bin Design

Process and Piping

With extensive expertise in the field of process and piping, HDE offers comprehensive services, ranging from upgrades, to new and as-built designs for coal processing plants. Our proficiency extends to fire water system designs for mining applications, mine air and water reticulation, and water treatment plants.

Additionally, we provide support in mapping and planning isolation processes, ensuring the safety of our clients’ maintenance teams. Whether it’s water, oil, gas, or slurry, HDE is equipped to assist in your next piping project.

We specialise in:

  • Fire & hydraulic systems
  • Pressure piping
  • Water treatment plant upgrades
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