The Engineers of choice through knowledge and values

Our Capabilities

Slam Engineering & Consulting provides high-end Engineering Services at cost competitive rates to the maintenance areas of the mining and heavy industry sectors.

Asset Management and Maintenance Services

Value adding services that provide long-term safe and cost effective solutions for new and existing client assets.

Examples Include:

  • Preventative Maintenance Programs
  • Reliability & Defect Management
  • Failure mode, effects, and criticality analysis (FMECA)
  • High Voltage Management
  • Project Management
  • Leadership & Supervision
  • Maintenance budgeting and life cycle costing

Technical Services

Servicing all technical electrical, mechanical and mining aspects of Underground and Open-cut mining operations, Processing Plants, Power Utilities, Solar and Wind Farms and Heavy Industry Infrastructure

Examples Include:

  • Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) programming
  • Human Machine Interface (HMI) programming
  • Engineering Design and CAD Drafting
  • Power Studies
  • Hazardous Area Assessment
  • Creation or review of technical specifications
  • Scope of work development
  • Mine Planning
  • Subsidence & Geotechnical
  • Roof Control
  • Ventilation


Drawing on our industry experience, we prepare and deliver purpose driven training. Our training sessions are lead by qualified training personnel and delivered in the most suitable format either classroom, on the job or via on-line interactive training sessions:

Examples Include:

  • Electrical Mine Site Induction
  • Arc Flash Training
  • Equipment or Risk Specific Training program
  • Electrical Introduction to Renewables program
  • Fixed Plant Operator Induction programs
  • High Voltage Training
  • Australian Standards & Mine Design Guidelines (MDG)
  • Practising Certificate Training

Compliance Reviews

Safety is the first consideration and must compliment all engineering and maintenance services provided.

Examples Include:

  • Auditing:
    • Australian Standards
    • MDG
    • EEHA
    • Equipment
    • Industry Standards
  • Risk Assessment
  • Introduction to Site Auditing of Equipment
  • Hazard Analysis
  • Incident Investigation & Root Cause Analysis

Statutory Engineering

Numerous qualified Electrical, Mechanical and Mining Statutory Engineers able to hold accountability in underground coal, open cut coal and metalliferous mines in NSW and QLD. Complimented by undertaking legislative accountability in Industrial and Solar constructions.

Examples Include:

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mining Engineering
  • RPEQ Certification
  • Owners Engineer
  • Engineering Control Plans development and review
  • Safety Management system creation
  • Operational and Safety Procedure review

Workshop Services

Our workshop can provide both in-house design and manufacture of low voltage switchboards and overhauls of electrical equipment (non-hazardous). Utilising our teams extensive engineering, workshop management and switchboard manufacturing experience, we are able to offer the correct solution for your application

Examples Include:

  • Design & manufacture
    • Control Panels, PLC Panels & Consoles
    • Distribution Boards, Main Switchboards
    • Motor Control Centres
    • Local Control Stations / Field Isolators
    • Junction / Marshalling Boxes & Termination boxes
  • Overhauls (refurbishment) of –
    • Conveyor starters
    • Pump starters
    • Switchboard overhauls

Why Choose Us

Murray Timpson



Using his extensive experience and knowledge, Murray manages client development and project delivery to key clients. He has more than 20 years experience in control and power systems, high voltage, training, facilitation, supervision, heavy mobile equipment, fixed plant, project management, budgeting and fault-finding.

Prior to founding Slam Engineering, Murray held Superintendent and Specialist positions with Idemitsu, Rio Tinto, Vale and BMA. His engineering consultancy experience includes roles with WorleyParsons and Bechtel.

Murray holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) degree and a Bachelor Business degree both from the University of Southern Queensland, he also maintains Electrical Engineers Certificate of Competency (Underground) for NSW and QLD.

In his spare time, Murray enjoys mentoring young engineers towards attaining their professional goals.