Australian Government - Registered Research Agency (RRA)

An important part of the Government's commitment to Research and Development (R&D) is facilitating access by small and medium sized companies to expert R&D services, particularly those residing in public sector research organisations.

LC Engineering has been established as a registered research agency which means we are approved by Innovation Australia as being capable of performing contracted R&D, in a number of classes of research activity.


LC Engineering provides a broad range of engineering services to the following mining, research and industry organisations:


LC Engineering provides services and assistance to HDAL's engineering group on a broad range of mechanical engineering services.


LC Engineering provides mechanical engineering services ranging from detailed design and analysis through to tailored machine and condition monitoring to Wesfarmers Curragh Mine.


Hydrexia uses novel hydride materials to make low pressure hydrogen storage systems with high storage densities that are safer and cost less than existing compressed gas systems. LC Engineering provides assistance to Hydrexia in enabling designs.


Allclass Construction Equipment are a leading mini excavator dealer in Queensland. LC Engineering provides assistance to Allclass in enabling designs through key R&D projects.


Gemco Rail specialises in the manufacture of rail products and provision of maintenance services to national rail operators. LC Engineering has assisted with engineering services on some of their key projects.


LC Engineering has provided Cristal Mining with engineering design and troubleshooting serivces on some of their large equipment works.

BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance

BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) is Australia's largest coal producer and a leader in the international coal industry, accounting for more than a quarter of Australia's annual coal exports and 28% of the world's seaborne trade in metallurgical coal.

Rio Tinto

Rio Tinto is an international mining corporation with activities in more than 40 countries. Rio Tinto is a world leader in finding, mining and processing the earth's mineral resources.


Ludowici is an Australian company which offers innovative new technologies and products worldwide, primarily for the minerals processing industry.


LC Engineering have worked closely with Kador to develop and design many of the water tank and service truck bodies.

Anglo Coal

Anglo Coal is one of Australia's leading coal producers, supplying coal worldwide.

LC Engineering supplies Anglo coal with a number of services including - payload testing / bucket calibration & data analysis FEA Studies and recommendations on dragline boom health and rated suspended load (RSL)


Australia's Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation.


Energex is one of the largest electricity corporations in Australia. ENERGEX's gas and electricity networks now span nearly 25,000 square kilometres throughout South-East Queensland and Northern New South Wales.

Fraser Coast Regional Council

LC Engineering has provided Fraser Coast Regional Council with a report on proposed solutions to reduce carbon footprint of existing energy generation systems and proposed sewerage systems on World Heritage listed Fraser Island off the Queensland coast. [Download Case Study PDF]


LC Engineering works on a number of projects in collaboration with the following Australian and international organisations:

EA - Engineers Australia

LC Engineering focuses strongly on gaining client partnerships, with a clear focus on the technical advancement and professional development of its people, with regular intake of graduate engineers. LC has a long established partnership with Engineers Australia.


Engineering Design and Drafting Service Pty Ltd (EDDS) is one of Brisbane's leading designers of mobile plant and equipment.


CMD, an Industrial Design consultancy firm, specialises in the design and development of products for a broad range of industries.

The University of Queensland

UQ Quest maintains and operates the LC fifth wheel and towball testing apparatus. The apparatus is used to perform both static and fatigue testing on both heavy and light vehicle towing components, as a part of Australian Standard Certifications.


ASI - Australian Steel Institute

LC Engineering is proudly a member of the Australian Steel Institute.

Clients, Alliances and Memberships...


QLD Engineering Excellence Awards:
Hurricane™ Bucket - High Commendation


The revolutionary, LC designed, CQMS Hurricane™ dragline bucket was awarded a High Commendation at the 2009 QLD Engineering Excellence Awards. The design enables an increased payload and decreased energy use. [More]

NASA - Mining the Moon:
Remote Automation of Scale Rig


NASA researcher remotely controls Go 4 Mining scale test dragline machine from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Boston utilising research and technology developed by CSIRO. [More] [QLD Times Article]

Kador Mine Water Tanker Features in Mining Chronicle

Kador 150kL Mine Tanker

The Mining Chronicle magazine featured an article in the November 2012 edition on the newly designed 150kL Water Tanks. [Read More] [Read Article]

Taking the last ride in luxury:
2009 Australian International Design Awards Finalist


Co-designed by LC and Sydney-based Transport Design International, the ALLONGE GSB developed by John Allison/Monkhouse funeral directors is a current finalist in the Australian International Design Awards. [More]

Gemco E-Clip Tool Head Redesign


LC Engineering provided a redesign for the clipping head mechanism on Gemco's E-Clip machine, successfully developing an clever solution resulting in a high degree of performance and repeatability. [More]