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Certified mining and technical equipment transportation

Specialising in technical equipment transport for the resources sector, Macknsons is a trusted partner of explorers, suppliers and contractors across Western Australia—offering reliable, tailored solutions to ensure your sensitive mining and resource freight is delivered on-time and on-budget.

We run a regular scheduled route to deliver efficiencies of scale in all major regional destinations, adhering to stringent quality management systems and certifications. Plus, our end to end freight solutions also allow us to decommission and scrap your devices, achieving 100% compliance with site protocols.

Tell us where, and we’ll make it happen—no job is too remote or out of scope

From the deep south-west to the farthest crevices of the State’s north-east, the roads of Western Australia are our home, and we’ve done the ground work to ensure every corner is accessible. Macknsons are preauthorised to access almost every major mining hub in Western Australia, including Rio Tinto, BHP and Fortescue Metals Group.

Our rough-terrain vehicles are fitted with up-to-the-minute safety equipment and our personnel receive comprehensive training to meet the multi-variate compliance requirements of each site.

    Remote premises offer exceptional time efficiencies for regional customers

    From August 2020 onwards, Macknsons will have its own dedicated depot in Port Hedland, the gateway to the Pilbara’s mineral rich resource hub, which represents more than 70 per cent of mineral and energy production in Western Australia.

    In addition to Macknsons’ flagship depot in Forrestdale, the Port Hedland premises will enable greater storage and processing capabilities for Macknsons’ regional mining clients—who often need to transport a variety of sensitive equipment between sites or store them temporarily during site refurbishments and IT upgrades.

    Our pre-authorised site map:

    Safe and complete execution is our game—from pick up right through to installation

    At Macknsons, we understand that equipment used within the mining sector is diverse in scale and function. Our tailored fleet has the capability to safely transport a range of freight, from climate controlled medical supplies to general supplies to high value IT and sensitive testing equipment.

    Our industrial and technical transportation services to the mining industry include:

      • IT computers, copiers
      • Catering equipment
      • On-site mobile refrigeration
      • Ice makers
      • Medical equipment / supplies
      • Workshop Supplies / Mechanical Equipment / Parts / Tyres
      • Office supplies / equipment
      • Vending machines

    Advanced technology to handle all mining freight—whether sensitive or robust

    Macknsons has experience in the transportation of the most sensitive of freight, through to industrial, robust equipment. Regardless of the nature of the consignment, we ensure that we are fully prepared to deliver any assets in a timely and professional manner.

    Equipped with specialised lifting equipment for freight relocations, we guarantee to get your technical assets commissioned before we take off.

    Our trucks are fitted with hydraulic tail lifts rated to 2.5 tonne, ensuring even the heaviest equipment can be loaded on board. We’ll ensure your goods are fully protected and secured in transit and arrive in a safe manner.

    Specialised equipment for the handling of mining freight and technical equipment installation:

      • Multiple Electric stair Climbers
      • Handheld pallet jacks
      • Genie lifts
      • Heavy-duty flatbed trolleys of all types
      • Lifting straps
      • Padded moving blankets
      • 800kg vendor trolleys
      • Electric walkie stackers
      • Forklifts
      • Mini-cranes

    Our passion is providing unprecedented value to our customers

    Contact Macknsons for your next delivery

    When you have freight that needs specialised handling, transport and storage, we know it’s imperative to align yourself with a trusted sensitive freight logistics partner.

    Request a Quote

    Call us on (08) 9497 2839 to speak to one of our friendly experts or use our online quote form.

    Plan Ahead

    View our published 12 month Western Australia wide run schedule and plan your next delivery with us