In-house Capabilities and Expertise

Nobles has been involved in some of the most advanced lifting projects in Australia requiring exceptional engineering design, manufacture and supply. The Engineering team at Nobles, with many decades of combined specialist lifting experience, offers complete and innovative engineering lifting solutions, utilising advanced 3D modelling and Finite Elemental Analysis (FEA) simulation.

Nobles supports the work of Australian Standards’ technical committees by offering its expertise and resources to industry representative bodies including the AI (Australian industry) group. Our qualified team of engineers, provide a comprehensive range of specialised lifting and rigging engineering services nationwide, including:

  • Nobles engineered standard products (catalogue)
  • Engineering design & manufacture (customised)
  • Failure analysis/incident investigation reporting
  • Assessments & design verification
  • Proof load/destruction testing – test bed capacity: 1,000 tonnes (32m length)*
  • Custom lifting plans/procedures
  • Customer goods strip-down inspections
  • Refurbishment (lifting equipment & electronic load measuring equipment)
  • Crane assessments (DWP)
  • Incident investigations
  • Site lifting audits

*one of the largest tensile test beds in Australia.

Refurbishment & Repair

Nobles Engineering has significant experience and capabilities towards the maintenance and refurbishment of customer’s equipment. We offer a complete service for refurbishing lifting equipment, including: blocks, beams, mining rope attachments, and more - with all industry sectors covered. By performing initial strip-downs and inspection of customer goods, we assess and report findings and recommendations with our customer in mind.

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Product & Design Evaluation

Nobles Engineering are regularly engaged by customers to undertake a complete assessment and design review (reverse engineer) of lifting and material handling equipment to relevant Australian Standards.

Our team conduct product testing, including proof and destructive load testing. Nobles Engineering are able to design load test configurations (and machines) no matter how large or complex and are equipped with a load test bed of 1,000 tonne capacity.

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