Safety News: Workplace Health and Safety Advocate: Jed Millen

As part of Redmond Gary Australia’s commitment to focus on improving our safety and injury management processes, we invited Workplace Health and Safety Advocate, Jed Millen, to speak to our staff about his firsthand experience recovering from a workplace injury that ended his career as a rigger. Jed was injured when the bridge deck he was working on collapsed under …

RGA Apprentice takes out a TAFE QUEENSLAND 2018 Apprentice Award

A huge congratulations to Jason Miller, who was nominated for (and went on to win!) the TAFE Queensland, Gold Coast – 2nd Year Engineering Apprentice of the Year Award.  Jason works predominately in our Cable Handling department assembling a wide variety of equipment including Self Loading Cable Trailers, Capstan Winches, Bull Wheel Winches, Cable Pusher and Drum Stands.  Everyone at …

Safety News: Redmond Gary Has Completed WHSQ’s IPAM Program

This year Redmond Gary Australia completed the Injury Prevention and Management (IPaM) Program after working in conjunction with Workplace Health and Safety Queensland for the past two and a half years to improve our safety and injury management systems.   The program has helped us: ·        Improved WHS systems and processes ·        Improved rehabilitation and return to work systems and processes …

New Autostrada Digital Switching System to be Rolled Out for Ergon and Energex Truck Mounted Fleet (November, 2018)

Redmond Gary Australia, in conjunction with Energy Queensland, Brisbane Isuzu and Autostrada have manufactured the first TL17M for Ergon Energy. It is not only the first TL series MEWP (Mobile Elevating Work Platform) manufactured for Ergon, it is also the first MEWP to be equipped with TeLink: the new digital switching system from Autostrada. TeLink is expected to be rolled …

Ergon Energy Has Taken Delivery of Their First TL Model MEWP (October, 2018)

This month, Ergon Energy has taken delivery of their first TL17M model MEWP (Mobile Elevated Work Platform) which will be housed at their Mareeba Qld Depot.  Although these 17metre reach machines have been manufactured since 2016, Ergon Energy closely monitored the performance and efficiently over time before committing to purchase the new model.  This MEWP was subject to an extensive …

Redmond Gary Australia Supplies Equipment for Karadoc Solar Farm (September, 2018)

Beon Energy Solutions were awarded the contract to design, construct and commission a large-scale solar farm which will use solar tracking to increase production. The solar farm, located in the Mildura region, is under construction and when finished will have a capacity of 112 megawatts being comprised of more than 340,000 solar panels, enough to power 110,000 homes. Redmond Gary …

New 1.7t Self Loading Cable Trailer (August, 2018)

Redmond Gary Australia has developed a new Self Loading Cable Trailer (SLCT) that has the capability of carrying a drum 2000mm diameter by 1450mm wide and weighing up to 1700kg (1.7t).    The trailer has been designed so it can be towed by light vehicles while still carrying the maximum possible loads.  It joins our 2.5t version that is already …

Mine Electrical Safety Conference (July, 2018)

Redmond Gary Australia exhibited at the annual Mine Electrical Safety Association (MESA) Conference that was held in Brisbane from the 9th to 11th July this year.  This is the sixth year RGA has participated in the event as a trade exhibitor.  Over that time, we’ve witnessed the event grow with this year their biggest year ever, attracting more than 300 …

New Portable Hydraulic Power Unit (July, 2018)

Redmond Gary Australia has introduced a new portable power unit.  It is of modular design and is most often used in conjunction with RG’s 1.5t drum stand but can be also be used with larger capacity drum stands as well. The unit consists of a lightweight steel frame mounted on pneumatic wheels with a hinging handle that makes it easy …

End of an Era: RGA’s Final TF Series MEWP Has Been Delivered (July, 2018)

This month saw MEWP operator training being carried out on our final TF (Tele Fly) model MEWP.  Since the introduction of the TL17M, a 17-metre Tele Lift MEWP in late 2014 and then the 14-metre model in mid-2016, Redmond Gary Australia has been phasing out production of the TF series. Our final TF machine is a 14 metre (TF14M) that …