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Duratray to present expansion plans at Austmine 2021

At the next Austmine Mining Conference & Exhibition, leading global designer and fabricator of mining truck trays, Duratray International, will announce its decision to grow its current Victorian footprint by onshoring overseas manufacturing functions and establishing a new innovation division in Melbourne’s south-east.

Duratray’s new state-of-the-art facility and global headquarters are expected to create up to 100 new highly skilled jobs in a move that will signify a big win for the State and Australia. Details on the skilled workforce, innovation, and R&D capabilities that this expansion will require will be available for discussion during face-to-face meetings with Duratray’s executives at the mining event.

On Wednesday 26th and Thursday 27th of May, the company’s Managing Director, COO and Regional Manager will be hosting Duratray’s booth and showcasing the company’s staple mining equipment, including the Suspended Dump Body (SDB) and the XP Ultra-light steal dump body.

“We’re very excited to embark on this new innovation journey in Australia and we know that Austmine 2021 will be the ideal platform to connect with collaborators, and past and present stakeholders that will be key in our expansion plans” said Duratray Managing Director Marcelo Medel.

The company established in Australia in 2001 after 25 years of growth in the Latin American market. From Australia Duratray exports to more than 35 countries in five continents and has offices and distributors in Chile, United States, Russia and South Africa.

Stop by stand #71 to find out more about Duratray’s story as the first Chilean large-scale investment in Australia and how its innovative and high technological approach have shaped the market of haulage equipment, maximizing the performance of mines around the world.

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