Mechanical Engineering

SOTO Consulting Engineers Receive ISO 9001: 2015 Certification

Posted on September 27, 2017

SOTO Consulting Engineers are proud to have achieved accreditation in line with Quality Management System standard, ISO 9001: 2015. SOTO was certified by leading international assessor DVN-GL. The ISO 9001 standard is based on the 7 Quality Management Principles including: QMP 1 – Customer focus QMP 2 – Leadership QMP 3 – Engagement of people […]

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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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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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