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Materials Handling

Since 1963 pitt&sherry has been helping our customers achieve their materials handling goals, however large or small, with expertise in all areas of materials handling technology.

Materials handling

Our experience in all aspects of materials handling has been gained through working with our national and international clients in a wide range of industries.

  • Mining and minerals processing
  • Wood products
  • Food and beverage
  • Agriculture


From a blank sheet of paper to proof engineering of existing designs, all from a single company.

  • Process
  • Mechanical
  • Structural, including fixed access
  • Electrical and process control
  • Hazardous areas
  • Project scope and specifications
  • Operating and maintenance manuals, documentation, hazardous area dossiers
  • Commissioning and project management

Our understanding of the fundamentals of materials handling is backed up by our expertise in computer modelling, including 3D & operational modelling and simulation. An optimal solution is assured, with all functions and interfaces defined.

Moving plant & equipment

Our knowledge and experience of all aspects of moving plant and equipment enables you specify, design and manage your plant with industry leading expertise.

  • Cranes, specialised lifting equipment & attachments
  • Materials handling
  • Powered access systems

Bulk materials handling

Our expertise in the specification, design and management of all aspects of bulk materials handling will help you maximise the potential of your plant and equipment throughout its entire life cycle.

  • Belt and drag chain conveyors
  • Bucket elevators
  • Pneumatic conveyors (lean and dense phase)
  • Bins, storage silos, holding vessels and tanks
  • Chutes and hoppers
  • Crushing plant
  • Pumping and piping (simple reticulation installations and state wide irrigation systems)

Project management services; we have the specialist expertise to deliver your project on time, on specification and on budget.

Analysis, inspection and testing

We understand that risk management and mitigation are key management imperatives in today’s manufacturing and supply chain industries.

  • Condition monitoring
  • Fatigue analysis and fatigue monitoring
  • Process optimisation
  • Hazard analysis and risk assessment
  • Audits of operating and maintenance, inspection and equipment management procedures


To discuss a specific project or how we can help you in general, contact your local pitt&sherry office and ask to speak to our industrial team.


For more information
please contact:
Suresh Kannan Associate Mechanical Engineer

Mobile 1300 748 874

Suresh Kannan

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