Panther Series II Low Loaders

Piacentini & Son has the ability to provide low loader solutions with varying capacities to suit client’s needs.

With many years of experience in the engineering, design and construction of equipment for the mining industry Piacentini & Son is able to provide cost effective and reliable solutions.

Piacentini & Son has the capacity to develop customised equipment and will work with clients to accommodate their specific requirements.


  • Customised to meet client’s site specific requirements
  • Superior safety features and ease of operation
  • Improved operational efficiencies and cycle time
  • Outstanding and proven engineering excellence
  • Cost effective and reliable solution

Design Features

  • Designed and constructed to withstand the toughest mining conditions
  • Seamless transition from ramp to platform, eliminating pivot points during loading and unloading
  • Greater stability as a result of large track width
  • Full width ground contact for enhanced stability during loading and unloading
  • Optimised trailer length and high ground clearance for superior mobility around sites
  • Short load and unload times
  • Remote controlled trailer raising and lowering function for safe operation
  • Incorporated wet brake system
  • Manufactured using OEM components ensuring a reliable global supply chain
  • Park brake integrated pneumatic access system for safe access and egress on both sides
  • Handrailed environment for safe operator access and egress from loaded machine to ground level
  • Modular design reducing shipping and installation costs


  • Rear Axle Rotation System (RARS) - a concept developed by Piacentini & Son with safety, ease of use and productivity as its focus


  • Piacentini & Son Mechanical Engineering and Drafting Department utilising the latest design and drafting software
  • Design optimisation using Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
  • Stress relieving of fabricated components
  • Compliance to Australian Standards

Manufacture and Construction

  • Fabrication and pre-assembly completed by Piacentini’s highly skilled work force at their Picton workshop located in Bunbury, Western Australia
  • Quality workmanship and attention to detail guarantees an exceptional product

Product Range

  • The low loader is typically custom designed for a particular selection of earthmoving and mining equipment and specific conditions on the mine site.
  • Currently we have models ranging from 130,000kg up to 990,000kg payload.

Panther Series II 360T low loader (360,000kg payload)

Panther Series II 360 low loader loaded with
'Le Tourneau L2350' Front End Loader

Panther Series II 360 low loader loaded with
'Liebherr R9350' Excavator

Panther Series II 360 low loader loaded with
‘Atlas Copco PV351E’ Drill Rig