Mining & Earthmoving

Piacentini & Son is an independent supplier of mining and heavy earthmoving equipment and operates a diversified fleet of over 500 pieces of Caterpillar, Hitachi, Komatsu and custom designed and built machinery. The fleet is maintained to the highest of standards and equipment is made available to clients in a number of flexible ways.

Mobile Plant

Piacentini & Son operates a continuous improvement system, constantly monitoring and enhancing the performance of their machinery fleet.

Piacentini & Son's mobile fleet includes:

Category From Up To
Tractor Scoops 4200 4500
Excavators 8 Ton 450 Ton
Graders Cat 12 Series Cat 24 Series
Watercarts 6 Wheel Road Trucks Cat 785 Rigid Water Truck
Rigid Dump Trucks 50 Ton 240 Ton
Artic Dump Trucks 40 Ton 50 Ton
Scrapers Cat 627 Cat 657
Rubber Tyred Dozers Cat 844 Tiger 690
Steel Wheel Compactors Cat 825 Cat 825
Tracked Dozers Cat D6 Cat D11
Loaders Cat 906 Cat 994
Site Floats 120 Ton 360 Ton
Service Trucks 4x4 Road Service Trucks Cat 773 Service Trucks

Custom Mobile Equipment

Piacentini & Son also has the capability to develop and modify custom equipment for specific purposes and will work with clients to accommodate their requirements including Sound Suppression to assist in the facilitation of continuous shift mining in noise sensitive environments.

Taking pride of place in the fleet are our custom designed elevating scrapers – the biggest in the world. Over many years, these state of the art machines were developed by Piacentini & Son to provide solutions to problems that even the major manufacturers were unable to answer.

Piacentini & Son designs, develops, constructs and operates specialised service vehicles; including slime trucks, service trucks, water trucks and site low loaders. We also have an array of ancillary and support vehicles designed to accommodate their existing mobile fleet.

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custom equipment