A Timeline of our History

  • 1987

    Force Equipment established  – mining equipment hire division in Kalgoorlie-Boulder

  • May, 1989

    First workshop begins trading in Kalgoorlie-Boulder

  • 1992

    Force awarded KCGM Fimiston contract

  • 1997

    Force celebrates its 10 Year Anniversary

  • January, 1999

    First Perth workshop established

  • 2000

    Mobilisation of machines at the Paddington Gold Mine Operation

  • 2001

    New Purpose built mechanical, boiler-making and head office administration facilities in Perth & Kanowna Belle contract began

  • 2002

    Force celebrates 10 Year Anniversary of the KCGM Fimiston Contract

  • August, 2004

    Port Hedland workshop established

  • September, 2006

    Mackay workshop established

  • 2007

    Force Equipment acquires WA Crane Hire and celebrates 20 years of operations.

  • 2008

    Higginsville Mine Site contract began

  • 2009

    Edna May Gold Mine Operation began. New purpose built mechanical, boilermaking and administration facility opened in Mackay

  • 2010

    Awarded contract with EDI Downer for Christmas Creek Mine Site operation. Paddington Gold Mine contract reaches its 10th year

  • 2011

    KCGM Rehabilitation project began and the Kanowna Belle Contract reaches its 10th year

  • 2012

    New purpose built mechanical, boilermaking and administration facilities opened in Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Mackay and Port Hedland. Awarded Mount Carlton Contract. 25 Year Anniversary of Force Equipment. Force celebrates 20 years at KCGM Fimiston.

A Timeline of our History