Category: News

Darren Robertson Wins the 2018 Ken Dinnerville Memorial Handicap

Posted on June 7, 2018

On a beautiful weekend in late May, an Illawarra local did the region proud by taking the top spot in the venerable Ken Dinnerville Memorial Handicap. Illawarra Cycle Club rider Darren Robertson admitted he had to ‘put my head down and give everything I had’ to leave behind the disappointment of his 8th spot finish […]

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SOTO’s homage to Australia’s local superheroes

Posted on May 31, 2018

As anyone who’s been to the cinema this season knows, being a superhero can be stressful business. With more than 10k beaches, Australia has a pretty big area to patrol for our local, and arguably more superior, version of the Avengers: our friendly neighbourhood lifeguards. And they’ve done a pretty good job for the rest […]

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SOTO Structural Engineering Supports Bass Point Quarry Expansion

Posted on February 16, 2018

The Bass Point Quarry has been supplying high-quality basalt material to NSW markets for more than 80 years. Under operator Hanson Australia, the quarry produces around 1.5 million tonnes of construction aggregates, including crushed rock, sand, gravel, crusher dust, road base, and premixed concrete. A new $100 million expansion, nearing completion, will see production rise […]

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SOTO a Proud Sponsor of the Australia Day Aquathon

Posted on January 17, 2018

The 2018 Australia Day Aquathon is a great celebration of the nation’s love for sport and our special relationship with the beach. At SOTO, we are passionately enthusiastic about the sense of community that the Aquathon brings into play, so we are delighted to be part of the event as a sponsor. The big day […]

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SOTO Consulting Engineers Receive ISO 9001: 2016 Certification

Posted on September 27, 2017

SOTO Consulting Engineers are proud to have achieved accreditation in line with AS/NZS ISO 9001-2016: Quality management systems. SOTO was certified by one of Australia’s leading Conformity Assessment Bodies (CABs), Global-Mark. The ISO 9001 standard is based on the 7 Quality Management Principles including: QMP 1 – Customer focus QMP 2 – Leadership QMP 3 […]

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“SWIFTA” Revolutionises Underground Fitting of Solid Filled Wheels in Mining

Posted on June 9, 2017

As an organisation that looks to the future, SOTO Consulting Engineers have committed to evolving the reputation of mining as a hazardous industry by upgrading mine operations to a new level of safety and efficiency. SOTO’s newly innovated Safe Wheel Installation Fitting Transport Appliance (SWIFTA) has been developed in consultation with coal mine operators to […]

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Illawarra Locals Rally for Homeless Youth, with Successful Ride Around the Lake

Posted on May 11, 2017

SOTO Engineering was proud to support non-profit organisation Lighthouse as a first-time silver corporate partner of the 8th edition of the annual Ride Around the Lake fundraiser last weekend. The community spirit on the day and in the lead-up to the event successfully raised social awareness and funds for the Lighthouse Youth Initiative program offered […]

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SOTO Sponsors Ride Around the Lake to Support Homeless Youth

Posted on April 3, 2017

SOTO Consulting Engineers is thrilled to sponsor local charity fundraising event Ride Around the Lake 2017. As an event that combines SOTO’s passions for community and cycling, the organisation is excited to support the event in raising funds and awareness for youth at risk of homelessness. Ride Around the Lake 2017 is aimed at ‘breaking […]

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SOTO-sponsored “Pursuit of Precision” Women’s Cycling Team Win Gold at NSW Champs

Posted on February 22, 2017

The women of Illawarra Cycling Club-team, Pursuit of Precision, have conquered New South Wales’ best riders to take gold in the NSW Masters Club Team Pursuit Championships over the 2000m distance. Riders Sharon Gibson, Kerry Seadon, Heidi Montgomery and Deborah Coulls, did the club and the region proud, with a spirited ride which seized victory […]

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SOTO TOW HITCH DELIVERS TOWING SAFETY IN UNDERGROUND MINES

Posted on February 10, 2017

In 2011 SOTO Consulting Engineers set out to use their 20 years of experience in mechanical engineering and heavy industry, to improve safety in the underground mine environment. Working closely with the mining industry, underground towing was identified as an area where significant safety improvements could be delivered through a better engineered shuttle car towing […]

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