Category: News

“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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Quarry Bulk Materials Handling – Conveyor, Stacker, Hopper, Chute Design

Posted on January 25, 2017

Check out this 3D fly around of a SOTO-designed Bulk Materials Handling solution for the quarry industry. The conveyor, stacker, hopper and chute were all designed, manufactured and constructed in Australia to the highest standards, ensuring a reliable low-maintenance plant which operates to the highest efficiency. SOTO Consulting Engineers have worked closely with the the […]

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SOTO Designed Wharf Conveyor Systems and Ship Loading Conveyor Ensures BlueScope Coke is Exported on Time

Posted on January 5, 2017

Exporting Coke from BSL Port Kembla – Designed by SOTO Consulting Engineers New ship loading equipment and conveyors designed and built in the Illawarra by local Bulk Materials Handling experts, SOTO Consulting Engineers, were recently debuted to load 30,000T of coke destined for the export market.

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Cycling for Communities: Lycra Creates Impact in Africa

Posted on December 5, 2016

SOTO Consulting Engineers operates on the values of integrity and teamwork, proudly prioritising people, partnerships and the community. One of the many friendships that have seen this commitment transpire to charitable works is that between cycling enthusiasts Frank Soto, Founder of SOTO Consulting Engineers, and Illawarra local, Terry Wall. The two have built a strong […]

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BOILER IN STRUCTURAL DISTRESS – brings SOTO Engineers to a Pacific Gem

Posted on October 14, 2016

An unexpected late afternoon phone call began the association between a remote Nickel producer and an Australian, mid-tier engineering consultancy. Chief Operating Officer Jim Allan of SOTO Consulting Engineers listened intently as his caller anxiously described a worsening situation that if left unchecked, could lead to a catastrophic failure of an essential asset at a […]

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SOTO Partners with Mt Keira Challenge

Posted on September 22, 2016

As an organisation that embraces a philosophy of excellence through teamwork, SOTO Consulting Engineers has a natural affinity with community building events. As such, we are proud to be a major partner of this year’s Mt Keira Challenge.

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