Modernising Mining Manufacturing - Digital and Sustainability Transformation for Bradken

Reece Attwood, R&D Manager, Bradken

Reece will discuss the impact mining operation’s digital and sustainability evolution has in shifting Bradken’s manufacturing and service focus.

This presentation will cover in detail: 

Bradken's focus on mining sustainability (partly including manufacturing emissions and digital being an enabler), future ambitions and recognition of their role in enabling miners in that space.  Reece will discuss enabling sustainable mining practices through a ‘cradle to grave’ approach to mining equipment and services.

He will emphasise two key points in relation to their products: 

  • Offering services to maximise sustainability of operations (including digital services around production and useful life) 
  •  Research investment into greener manufacturing and materials


Further information: 

Building on 100 years of manufacturing expertise, Bradken is embracing continuous improvement and taking a new approach to support their customers in adopting innovative digital mining solutions. From its traditional manufacturing origins, to today’s diversified brand, the transformation continues to support the evolution of the mining industry.  

Bradken has built its name in the design, engineering and manufacture of a range of steel plant, industrial and rail equipment and boasts a global network of sales and service centres, foundries and manufacturing sites.

 Over time, Bradken has found a calling in the mining industry for quality ground engaging tools, undercarriage systems and buckets, along with mineral processing and fixed plant wear solutions.
The shift in mining practices has changed the way the company operates and there is an increased focus on providing innovative digital solutions to meet service solutions for customers.

As CEO, Sean Winstone, has noted, “Matching our history of working with customers to understand what they need and value with technology solutions is key to Bradken’s future.  
These innovations include the integral technologies of condition and performance monitoring for mineral processing, mobile and fixed plant equipment, along with enhancing customer experiences with digital support.

 These solutions support Bradken’s future growth and take us from being a niche manufacturer into a technology and service provider for our customers, supporting them with safety, maintenance and productivity solutions.”

Bradken is proud of the 100 years of manufacturing history and of the customers we continue to serve. Their needs are changing and we are committed to joining them on that journey to deliver innovation through digital product and service solutions, which improve site safety and sustainability, while lowering total costs of ownership.