Bradken is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of cast and fabricated iron and steel products for the mining and resources, rail and transit, energy, structural and industrial casting and defence markets.

From small equipment pins to dragline buckets we manufacture products from a mass of 500 grams to more than 25 tonne.

Our vision is to be a global provider of choice for the design and manufacture of customer-focussed, innovative and high quality products for our target markets. Our commitment to innovation, collaboration, safety and quality gives our customers unmatched value through the development of customised product and service solutions characterised by:

  • superior performance
  • reliability
  • efficiency
  • cost effectiveness.

Having been in the foundry business for almost a century, we have accumulated a wealth of expertise within our workforce in a wide range of alloys and complex fabrication practices.

This combined with our ongoing investment in new generation technology means our manufacturing facilities use the latest techniques and processes in product development, design, tooling manufacture, casting processes, robotics, machining and assembly.

In 1922 Bradford Kendall Limited was incorporated and built its first steel foundry in Sydney, Australia to service the Australian steel, rail, and resources market.

In August 2004 Bradken a regional Australia based business with a revenue of $460 million, was listed on the Australian Stock Exchange.

In April 2017 Bradken became a wholly subsidiary of Hitachi Construction Machinery Co Limited, a member of the Hitachi group, leading the company into a new era

Bradken producing following products in MINING market

  • E.T
  • Dragline rigging and buckets for dragline
  • Front-end loader, face shovel, hydraulic excavator equipment

Crawler system products for hydraulic mining excavator and electric rope shovels