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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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New Digital Strategy Connects SOTO to Future Success 

Posted on September 16, 2016

For 20 years, SOTO has been closely connected with our clients and community. We connect with our clients through collaboration, intimate understanding of industry-specific requirements and client-focussed service. We connect with our community through our commitment to local education and sporting institutions, sponsorships and charitable works. As an organisation we pride ourselves on being innovative, […]

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DRONE’S AERIAL ACTION IN THE MINE

Posted on September 15, 2015

The use of remote control drones is changing the way traditional auditing processes of huge structures is being done. SOTO Consulting Engineers, in partnership with UAV Drone specialist Flying Robot, put a drone through its paces around Hazelwood Mine’s Dredger 9. Hazelwoord Wire: Drone’s Aerial Action in the Mine

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STRESSED ASSETS – ARE YOU CHECKING AND TESTING THEM?

Posted on June 18, 2015

Next time you are due for a physical health check, invite your doctor to perform the basic examination while you are playing your favourite sport. Just imagine it: a stethoscope on your chest as you surf,  thermometer in your mouth in the middle of a tennis match, or maybe even getting blood syringed from your […]

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SUPPORTING OUR BUDDING ENGINEERS AND DESIGNERS

Posted on March 13, 2015

2015 NSW High Schools Competitions It’s important to encourage the talent of our high school students whilst offering them support and enticement to pursue careers in engineering, design technology and industrial technology fields. That’s what drives our commitment to sponsor, for the 7th year running, the University of Wollongong’s NSW High Schools Competitions in 2015. […]

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