WR820 Water Tank

Elphinstone WR820 Water Tank is a dual application machine with 16200L capacity

The Elphinstone WR820 Water Tank is a dual application machine with 16200L capacity, featuring a 3-way dust suppression system for haul road maintenance and water cannon for wash down. The operator can operate both the water cannon and water sprays safely from inside the climate-controlled ROPS/FOPS certified cabin. Other features include a proven Caterpillar power train, all-wheel drive, heavy-duty axles, retarder to assist service brakes, fire suppression and much more.

Elphinstone Cat 769B surface dump truck

The 1975 Elphinstone Cat 769B surface dump truck with innovative ejector tray

Dale Elphinstone first began modifying Cat surface mining equipment to suit underground applications on his father’s farm in Burnie Tasmania, in 1975. One such modification included the re-engineering of a Cat 769B surface dump truck to meet underground requirements. Dale (bottom-left) and his team are pictured testing the modified dump truck and the innovative ejector tray at a local quarry. Forty-five years later, Elphinstone continues to design and manufacture safe, reliable and innovative surface and underground mining equipment, commissioned and delivered to loyal and valued customers around the world.

Elphinstone 920 Scaler

920 Elphinstone Scaler and Service Unit developed in 1978

In 1978, Dale Elphinstone developed a range of underground hard rock support vehicles using genuine Caterpillar loader parts – The 920 Scaler and the 925 Service Unit. Between the years of 1975 and 1995, Elphinstone delivered underground hard rock mining machines to over 50 locations throughout Australia and more than 35 global export sites across 5 continents. Elphinstone continues to design and manufacture safe, reliable and innovative hard rock underground mining support equipment, commissioned and delivered to loyal and valued customers around the world.

Elphinstone UG20K Underground Grader Barloworld South Africa

The first Elphinstone UG20K Underground Motor Grader delivered to Barloworld South Africa

Elphinstone is very pleased to be delivering the first underground support machine through Barloworld to an important customer in the north of South Africa. The Elphinstone UG20K Grader can significantly increase the productivity of the production fleet and reduce operational costs by maintaining haul roads. The UG20K can be optioned with many additional features to suit each application.

UG20K Underground Grader Cashman Nevada

Two UG20K Underground Motor Graders shipped to Nevada USA

Smooth Operators – two Elphinstone UG20K Underground Graders ready for shipping to Cashman for delivery to a valued customer at one of the largest mining regions in Nevada, USA. Haul road maintenance has never been easier and the UG20K can significantly increase the productivity and reduce operational costs of the production fleet. The UG20K is available in multiple machine configurations to suit underground hard rock mining.

WR810 Enclosed Cabin

Elphinstone WR810 air conditioned enclosed cabin designed for comfort

Designed for safety and comfort, the enclosed, three-seater, climate-controlled air-conditioned cabin means everyone will want to operate an Elphinstone WR810. Spacious layout, adjustable steering column, large touch screen display and excellent 360-degree visibility make operating the WR810 safe and reliable. Ergonomic fingertip control and keypad fitted to the right-hand armrest of the operator’s seat means the operator has full control of the braking performance of the machine.

Elphinstone AD13 Articlulated Dump Truck

Elphinstone’s first 13 tonne articulated dump truck sold in 1983

Dale Elphinstone’s first fully designed and manufactured underground mining product was a 13 tonne articulated dump truck, sold to Agnew Mining in 1983. Between the years of 1975 and 1995, Elphinstone delivered underground mining machines to over 50 locations throughout Australia and more than 35 global export sites across 5 continents. Now, just 45 years later, Elphinstone continues to design and manufacture safe, reliable and innovative surface haulage solutions and underground mining support equipment, commissioned and delivered to loyal and valued customers around the world.

Haulmax 3900 SVA Service Modile

Haulmax 3900 Service Module logs over 40,000 hours since 2012

The versatile Haulmax 3900 truck from Elphinstone fitted with a Support Vehicles Australia (SVA) fuel and lube service module, sold and serviced by WesTrac to a valued customer in the Pilbara, Western Australia. A total of 17 Haulmax trucks have been delivered to the same customer since 2012, the oldest with more than 40,000 hours of strong reliable service. SVA worked with Elphinstone to integrate the 67,000L capacity module and ensure optimum load distribution on the Haulmax chassis.