The manufacturer’s Hydra division provides a series of mining cutting systems, conveyor rollers, Hydrablast nozzles, drilling bits and carbide and wear parts.
In anticipation of the direct business model, the company has developed a shearer drum repair and rebuild facility to service mining regions in the states of Queensland and New South Wales.
“ESCO is committed to providing its customers with the highest level of customer service and support, and moving to a direct relationship with our Hydra product customers in Australia will allow us to maintain those standards,” ESCO vice president for Asia, Australia, Africa and Europe Jeff Kershaw said.
Inventories of Hydra products have also been built at ESCO supply and service locations in Mackay, Queensland and Rutherford, New South Wales.
ESCO previously worked with the Southern Engineering Services Group to distribute Hydra products in Australia.