SOURCE: Business Review Australia

Business Review Australia

April 12, 2012 14:15 ET

Legra Engineering Enhanced Mining Operations by Inventing the Blast Hole Dewatering Pump in March's Business Review Australia

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - Apr 12, 2012) - Business Review Australia profiles Legra Engineering Pty Ltd, the firm that revolutionised the mining industry with the invention of the Blast Hole Dewatering Pump in 1984. Today the company's Highwall Pump is the industry standard for dewatering pits in strip mining operations.

The company is based in Mackay, QLD and is under the direction of Managing Director Lyle Gilmore, whose father invented the Blast Hole Pump. Legra is a recognised leader in supplying and servicing the global mining industry with specialised pumping equipment including Highwall Pumps, Blast Hole Pumps, lay flat hose coilers and poly reel machines.

"We develop pumps that are reliable and user-friendly. We have spent years determining the best format and operation layout of the system and have provided a simple, user-friendly pump that gives feedback to the operator, advising pump status at all times," Gilmore says.

The company has exported products to North and South America, South Africa, Russia, Indonesia, Vietnam and other regions of Asia for nearly two decades. Its clients include Rio Tinto, Xstrata, Leighton Contracting, John Holland and BMA.

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About Legra Engineering Pty Ltd
Based in Mackay, QLD, Legra Engineering was founded in 1984 and maintains branches in Singleton, NSW and St. Louis, MO in the United States. The company employs 130 and manufactures and services innovative pumping equipment for the global mining industry.

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