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  • Conn-Weld Screens

Four Conn-Weld Multi-Slope Screens Installed At Ulan

Our customised solutions are tailored for specific customer requirements. At Glencore Ulan in New South Wales, we designed all-new support structures to allow four multi-slope screens from our principle Conn-Weld to fit into the [...]

  • Office Opening Dates

Office Opening Dates – Festive Season 2017/18

HMA Group wish all our customers and suppliers a very happy festive season and prosperous 2018. Some of our offices may be closed over this period and for your information please refer to the [...]

  • Eclipse® PIRECL

Det-Tronics PointWatch Eclipse® PIRECL Gas Detector with Fast-Response Option

SIL 2-Capable PointWatch Eclipse® can detect methane and butane in 1.5 seconds Detector Electronics Corp. (Det-Tronics) recently announced the availability of fast-response options for the PointWatch Eclipse® PIRECL infrared gas detector, a SIL 2-Capable infrared [...]

Fireye to present at Australian Gas Turbines Conference

At the upcoming Australian Gas Conference, John Devine of Firye will be presenting “A New Approach to Turbine Combustor Flame Sensors” and will be discussing some field testing results. For more information on the [...]

Safety Milestone Achieved

The CHPP Maintenance and process team at a Rio Tinto’s Hail Creek CHPP reached a significant milestone of 2000 day lost time injury free. The last incident that stopped a person returning to [...]

  • Insight II Fireye

HMA South Africa Fireye Distributorship

HMA Group's recent South African Fireye agency agreement has been officially announced. 'The Fireye range of flame monitoring and combustion control equipment for industries as diverse as petrochemical and power generation is now available [...]

  • Impex-FPSO

Inpex FPSO Sets Sail Down Under

Inpex floating production, storage and offloading facility (FPSO) project named 'Ichthys Venturer' finally departs from  Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) shipyard in Korea. The 336 metre-long ship-shaped vessel will be used for condensate dewatering, [...]

  • Det-tronics

Protecting Aircraft in Hangars

Six Keys to Successful Fire Detection and Mitigation   Mike Hosch of Det-tronics (represented by HMA Instrumentation) rescently wote an article on using flame detectors in aircraft hangers. Please click here to read full article. [...]

  • Kurz-Thermal-Mass-Flow-Meter-454ftb-(Web)

Kurz Thermal Mas Flow Meter Material

A new coating option is available for select Kurz Flow Meters. We have coated the flow sensors with a harder, tougher and more erosive resistant shielding. Titanium Aluminum Nitride offers all the sensitivity and responsiveness [...]

  • Main-Cyclone-Cluster

Lifespan Improvements & Optimisation of Classification Cyclones

HMA Wear Solutions were recently able to provide an innovation to improve the lifespan of a bank of classification cyclones. The improvement extended the life cycle by approximately 1,000,000 tonnes, with the ROI so [...]

  • BS&B-FlameSaf-Flame-Arrester

Flame Arrester Safety in Oil, Gas, Petrochemical & Industrial Markets

Today’s Oil, Gas, Petrochemical and Industrial markets are demanding higher levels of safety and subsequently, better protection of their plants and employees. An area which is often overlooked is the implementation of appropriate safety measures [...]

  • Measurand Conference

HMA Geotechnical at Measurand Shape Accel Array (SAA) Technical Conference

HMA Geotechnical met with Measurand representatives globally to discuss marketing and technical innovations with the Shape Accel Array (SAA) product range at the 2017 Distributor ConferenceAlex Hyland represented HMA and gave a talk on two Measurand [...]

  • Christmas at HMA

Christmas Hours

Wishing all our customers and suppliers an enjoyable festive season and happy new year.  HMA Group looks forward to working with you all again in 2017. Our offices will be closed from 24th December to [...]

  • TD-120

New TD-120 Oil in Water Monitor

Introducing the latest in Turner Designs product range, The TD-120 Oil in Water Monitor was developed on our extensive real-world experience and offers UV fluorescence technology, with industry leading features. This Monitor is simple, accurate [...]

  • IICA Perth

HMA Instrumentation at IICA Perth (October 2016)

HMA Instrumentation division recently exhibited at the IICA  show in Perth. The Institute of Instrumentation Control and Automation (IICA) show was held on 13th October and was well received by all visitors. For more information [...]

  • Convergence Monitor System at Matauri Bay Clay Pit

Convergence Monitor System at Matauri Bay Clay Pit

HMA Geotechnical were asked to supply and install a monitoring system at the Imery’s Ceramics Quarry on the North Island, New Zealand as part of Imery's ongoing quarry high wall management. Whilst there is no [...]

  • HMA Indonesia

HMA Indonesia Management Team Visit

The HMA Management team recently visited our HMA Indonesia office in Jarkata.  Along with a few internal meetings the team presented HMA Group's complete products and services to a number local customers.  Complementing our internal [...]

  • Manildra Slinger

Delivering another 70tph Stockpile Slinger

HMA Materials Handling recently delivered a new 70tph slinger for stockpiling sugar in one of the Northern Rivers Sugar Mills. The lightweight slinger can be easily relocated anywhere in the building by using the central lifting [...]

Delivering Laval Underground Series In Full

HMA Geotechnical recently delivered all three versions of Laval Underground cameras. This is the first time that the complete range has been in Australia at once. The range includes the Laval  SC a small portable down hole  camera [...]

Balai Diklat Tambang Bawah Tanah (BDTBT) – Instrument Monitoring Training and Site Visit

On July 12th-15th, 2016, HMA Geotechnical received a visit from representatives of Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, Indonesia. The three guests were Mr. Tego Lenggono, Mr. Achmad Saepulloh, and Mr. Muhammad Roni. The [...]

Laval Underground – Let There Be Light

HMA Geotechnical and Laval Underground are proud to announce the newest upgrades to the iconic R-Cam and DW series cameras, adjustable LEDs.The latest upgrades to Laval Underground's R-Cam 1000XS and R-Cam 1300XS include five settings for optimal [...]

Bill Shorten gets on board HMA Hi Rail EWP

Labour leader Bill Shorten recently climbed on board the HMA Group's latest Hi Rail Overhead Wiring EWP. HMA Materials Handling division successfully completed the design, construction and commissioning of our the Hi Rail Overhead Wiring EWP [...]

Installation of Vertical SAA @ Mount Taupiri (New Zealand Nov’2015)

The project involved the installation of a 16m long vertical Model 7300 ShapeAccelArray (SAA) to monitor a potential slope failure on a sacred site in New Zealand during the construction of a new motorway. The SAA [...]

Installation of Horizontal SAA @ Tiger Brennan Drive (Darwin Sep’2015)

The project involved installation of two 25m vertical Model 7300 ShapeAccelArray's (SAA) to monitor settlement on the Tiger Brennan duplication project in Darwin. The SAA's were connected then connected to a remotely monitored datalogging system [...]

HMA Represents Cascade Coil Machine Guards

  HMA Halley & Mellowes are please to announce that they are now the distributor for Cascade Coil in the safety and security market within Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and Indonesia. Cascade Coil offer a [...]

Green Power Plants

Humans must drastically curb carbon emissions in the coming decades or face environmental catastrophe, as temperatures are expected to climb to levels that scientists predict would radically alter the earth's climate by the end of [...]

HMA Group Showcased for Local Council

HMA Group head office was recently showcased by Wyong council as part of a promotion of successful businesses within the area. Having been based in Wyong since 1985 HMA Group also has many [...]

Peabody reaches settlement

The world's largest publicly-traded coal company has agreed to make fuller public disclosures about the risks climate change poses to its business in a settlement of charges that it misled investors and the public. [...]

Australia Urged Not to Undermine Coal Plan

Australia has been urged not to undermine a US and Japanese plan to scale back the ability of rich countries to fund coal projects in developing nations. Read more at

The long-term future of Australian coal is drying up

Australia's failure to reassess its commitment to coal will have serious negative consequences, not only for Australia’s economy, but for the health and well being of millions of people and the global environment. Source: The [...]

Coal Seam Gas Protestors Picket Energy Meeting After Farmer George Bender’s Death

Anti-coal seam gas group Lock The Gate has picketed the annual general meeting of Origin Energy in Sydney in the wake of the death of anti-CSG campaigner and farmer George Bender.Around 50 people Source: Coal [...]

Whitehaven Coal’s a ‘buy’ despite dim outlook for thermal and coking, say analysts

Amid a dim outlook for thermal and coking coal, pureplay producer Whitehaven Coal is still being ranked highly. Source: Whitehaven Coal's a 'buy' despite dim outlook for thermal and coking, say analysts

Korea Gas mulls interest in Woodside’s Browse floating LNG venture

Korea Gas Corp, the world's biggest importer of LNG, has voiced tentative interest in participating in Woodside Petroleum's Browse floating project. Source: Korea Gas mulls interest in Woodside's Browse floating LNG venture

BHP spin-off South 32 reports strong production growth in September quarter

PERTH-BASED BHP spin-off South 32 has posted strong production growth across most of its businesses for the September quarter and kept its production guidance steady for the financial year. Source: BHP spin-off South 32 reports [...]

OPEC close to crushing US oil boom

After a year suffering the economic consequences of the oil price slump, OPEC is finally on the cusp of choking off growth in US crude output. Source: OPEC close to crushing US oil boom

Government Support Boosts Global Biomass Power Generation Market to Surpass US$50 Mn by 2022: Transparency Market Research – MarketWatch

Source: Government Support Boosts Global Biomass Power Generation Market to Surpass US$50 Mn by 2022: Transparency Market Research - MarketWatch

GSA install at Tiger Brennan Highway

HMA GSA have been busy offsite with a large installation at the Tiger Brennan Highway duplication in Darwin. Alex and Stu were able to escape the Melbourne winter and spend two weeks on site. [...]

Glencore puts Australian copper mine on market to pay down debt – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Mining giant Glencore has put its Cobar copper mine in central western New South Wales and the Lomas Bayas copper mine in Chile on the market as it seeks to raise money to reduce $US30 [...]

HMA Group & Eriez at Mining Indonesia

HMA Group's Indonesian office recently exhibited at the Mining Indonesia expo in JI-EXPO Kemayoran, Jakarta.  The expo took place between 9 -12 September 2015 and HMA were accompanied by our principal Eriez Mining. The event is [...]

Santos to cut 200 jobs from eastern Australian business

Beleaguered Santos will cut 200 jobs at its eastern Australian business unit as it digs deeper to reduce costs.However, it won't be letting up on its pursuit of asset sales, where some initial deals are expected within weeks. Source: Santos to [...]

HMA Techinplan’s Tripper ready to go

HMA Techniplan's 500 tph manganese sand skyline tripper, partially stripped-down,  ready for transport by road and water to GEMCO’s mine site at Groote Eyland, NT For more information please contact

HMA Techniplan’s GVM Hi Rail Vechicle

HMA Techniplan's 16t GVM hi rail vehicle for accessing the overheads.  Incorporating a 300Kg elevating work platform (EWP) with telescopic boom and fly jib.  Shown undergoing track testing and commissioning in WA. For more information [...]

Australian coal industry to benefit from China carbon trading, says MCA

Australia's coal industry stands to benefit from China's surprise move to adopt a carbon trading system that puts a price on emissions. Source: Australian coal industry to benefit from China carbon trading, says MCA

HMA Techniplan Rail Jewellery Handling Machine

One of the two rail jewellery handling machines delivered to John Holland, working on the Country Rail Network, NSW See the video For more information contact HMA Techinplan.

Looking to Sell Your Business

Halley & Mellowes Pty Ltd is seeking profitable businesses to acquire.  Of particular interest are business that have an established brand and are involved either directly or indirectly in the supply of equipment and services [...]

HMA’s Train Load Out at Whitehaven Maules Creek Mine

HMA Group's latest train load out is featured as part of the official opening of Whitehaven Maules Creek Mine. See the Coal Face Magazine for more information.  

Line of sight gas detection in hazardous areas with LS2000

HMA POGC are pleased to announce that the Det-Tronic’s LS2000 has received IECex approval.  The LS2000 represents Det-Tronic’s next generation of open path infrared gas detectors.  Along with increased ease of set-up and commissioning, the [...]

HMA POGC & Measurement Resources at Gladstone IICA

HMA POGC and Measurement Resources are proud to announce their attendance at the upcoming IICA show in Gladstone.The show will be held on Wednesday August 19th, for more information please see the attached flyer. [...]

Lion Engineer Wins IICA Major Prize

  HMA Group would like to congratulate Clayford Mondido of Lion in Morwell, Victoria on his $100 Bunnings voucher win. Clayford, an Application Engineer, attended the recent IICA exhibition at Traralgon and was lucky drawn [...]

Fireye Technical Presentation (VIC)

Pape (Regional Manager) from Fireye combustion controls will be presenting at the upcoming IICA show in Traralagon.  Peter has over 20 years experience with boiler and burner controls, scanners and igniters. Please attached PDF for event information. [...]

Shell Prelude taking shape

HMA GSA to exhibit at FMGM 2015

HMA Geotechnical Systems Australia is please to announce they will be exhibiting at the upcoming Field Measurement and Geomechanics symposium. FMGM 2015 will be held in Sydney at the Sheraton on The Park between [...]

Conspec at IICA & MEMMES

HMA POGC recently welcomed John Williams (VP Sales) from Conspec in Canada.  John visited a few existing customers in NSW & QLD along with attending the IICA Technical Event in Wollongong. Conspec offer a range [...]

Australasian HRSG User Group Conference

The HMA Group recently attended the AHUG 2014 conference held in Brisbane.  The Australasian HSRG Users Group conference was well attended and ran from Dec 9th to Dec 12th.  HMA POGC & Measurement Resources were present showing offer [...]

Boiler Control Breakfast – Brisbane

HMA POGC is proud to sponsor the upcoming IICA event is Brisbane.  The free breakfast will be followed by a short presentation about improving boiler efficiency through the use of some clever Fireye control units. The presentation will be given by [...]

Looking for an Oil in Water Sensor that can withstand high temperature?

The ID-223/200/HT is the high temperature version of the field proven Leakwise ID-223/500 oil on water detector. The sensor has been modified specifically for operation in high temperature water, for applications such as inside condensate [...]

Update your old burner flame scanner to IECEx

If you have old existing burner flame detectors or scanners as part of your burner management system these may not be IECEx certified.  Fireye offers versions of UV45 and Phoenix 85UVF QD Scanners certified to the IECEx standard.Fireye's higher end integrated [...]

IICA Adelaide (6th August)

HMA POGC is once again proud to be exhibiting at the upcoming IICA technical expo in Adelaide. HMA POGC will have a range of fire & gas detection systems, over pressure protection systems, oil in water detection and boiler management [...]

IICA Mildura (10th June)

The new HMA POGC Victorian Territory Manager, Glenn Porter will be there to demonstrate a range of Oil & Gas, Power and Process equipment products. Date: Tuesday 10th June @ 3pm - 7pmLocation: Quality Hotel Mildura Grand, Grand Ballroom, Seventh Street, Mildura, [...]

IICA Brisbane 28th May

  HMA POGC will be proudly exhibiting at the upcoming IICA Technology Expo in Brisbane.  The Expo will be held at The Greek Club, 29 Edmonstone Street, South Brisbane on 28th May between 2pm & [...]

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