Austin Cranes

Austin Cranes provides innovative lifting solutions and maintenance services on time and on budget. Our consultative selling process enables us to assess your most cost effective hoist and crane needs.

- Comprehensive needs analysis
- Engineering capability
- Maintenance capacity
- Service & maintenance agreements
- Employee support

Contact us to discuss your needs and take advantage of over 100 years of expertise.

Austin Cranes is Your One Stop Provider:


Austin maintain a selection process to ensure our products are designed to suit your specific needs and demands.  Customers benefit from pioneering design and technological expertise in overhead cranes, gantry cranes and explosion-proof cranes and hoists.

Hoists and overhead cranes are used in many applications – ranging from light to heavy duty, others restrictive or specialised, such as in hazardous environments. Our comprehensive needs analalysis allows us to solve all your overhead crane and hoist handling needs.

Austin Cranes is an Australian owned and operated, inter-generational family-based company that has been in business since 1904. We offer support Australia Wide.

Austin have built a second-to-none reputation for quality, service, innovation and reliability. We pride ourselves on outstanding customer service and vigorously protect our hard-earned reputation for doing business ethically and transparently. In so doing, we have set the standard in our industry for honesty and sincerity in business. As a consequence, our clients include the best-known names in the mining, manufacturing and materials handling sectors throughout Australia. We also work closely with government and industrial safety authorities to promote workplace safety and the responsible use of lifting and materials handling equipment.

In addition to partnering with Stahl (world's finest wire rope and chain hoists), and designing, fabricating and installing cranes, our Service Division is an established leader in the maintenance of all types of lifting equipment. Our service technicians are factory trained, most have over 20 years experience in the industry servicing all makes and models of hoists and cranes.

We also offer advanced training in the safe and responsible use of lifting equipment and promote the highest operational  standards.

Cranes that meet your statuatory obligation

Did you know that you have a 'statutory obligation' that your overhead hoists and cranes have:

  • Minimum 3 monthly servicing
  • 10 year major mechanical assessment
  • 25 year major structural assessment
  • Compliance with AS1418 & AS2550
  • OH&S Regulations require employers to ensure employees and those supervising are trained in the operation of equipment.

Austin Cranes have a comprehensive statutory compliant maintenance program that is tailor made to your needs, including operator training and workplace safety assessments.

Crane & Hoist News

Decommissioning a Crane at School of Engineering, Melbourne University
Austin Cranes decommission a crane at the Melbourne Uni School of Engineering test facility.

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See us at Gladstone Resource & Industry Expo July 19-21
We will be exhibiting at Gladstone Resource & Industry Expo 19-21 July 2011.

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Austin Cranes develop hoist for Red Alert training facility.
Austin Cranes designed the crane and hoist at the Red Alert safety training facility.

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