Essa Australia (ESS)

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Essa Australia (ESS) is a specialist in the design and manufacture of sampling and sample preparation equipment for the international minerals and mining industries. ESS has subsidiary companies in Africa, Europe and South America. The company has its foundations in the early 1980’s when the LABTECHNICS and ESSA range of products began production. The two companies merged in 1996 to form Labtech Essa Pty Ltd and the company successfully listed on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) on October 27th 2004. As a result the company changed its name to Essa Australia Limited.

The Company operates in two segments: manufacture, design and wholesaling of sampling and sample preparation equipment to the resource industry, and maritime repair and testing services and engineered fabrication. The Company’s products include crushers, such as jaw, roll and cone; pulverizing mills, such as batch, autobatch, continuous and micron; mills, such a hammer, disc, cross beater, and ring and spigot; sample dividers; drying ovens, and dust collection and extraction systems, including ducting and work stations. Its range of metallurgical laboratory and pilot plant equipment includes ball and rod mills, bond testing apparatus, bottle rolls, flotation test cells, attritioners, vibrating screens, pressure filters and vacuum filters.

ESS has subsidiaries located in major mining regions around the world, including Labtech Africa (based in Johannesburg, South Africa), Labtech Europe and Labtech Hebro (Santiago, Chile). The company has also expanded its operations into the developing market of industrial robotic solutions. Major customers include exploration and mining companies. Competitors include other companies who service the minerals and mining industries with similar equipment.

Essa Australia (ESS) Products and Services

  • Design and manufacture of sampling and sample preparation equipment for the mining, exploration and industrial sectors

Essa Australia (ESS) Locations and Subsidiaries

Essa Australia Head Office
Level 1, 63-69 Abernethy Road,
Phone: (08) 9475 3000
Fax: (08) 9477 3544

Essa Australia (ESS) Share Price

Submitted by ASX Listed Company on 21 March, 2010 - 01:34