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Sydney’s Iconic Meccano Set Receives a Facelift

meccano set
Chess Engineering is pleased to announce the complete replacement of the iconic Meccano Set. The Meccano Set was constructed in 1962 and has been easily identified by Sydneysiders ever since for its traffic lights hung on a unique square beam structure. The 25-tonne intersection is a landmark for drivers in Sydney, usually signalling the start or the end of a long journey. Chess Engineering was commissioned to work with New South Wales’ Roads and Maritime Services (RMS), via VBAJV, in repl... Read More

A Day In The Life Of A Palfinger Service Manager

Palfinger Crane
Palfinger Service Manager Most of my experience during my working life has been in or around the mining industry. This has taught me to work safely, structured with set procedures in place. I am always reminded when I reverse park my car in the company car park that this is a part of the company’s emergency procedure. I know before I have reversed parked my car that I play a part along with others working together for an engineering company with different types of procedure and policies that ... Read More


Our Innovative Drilling Rig Solutions for Sydney’s up and coming major transport projects. Chess Engineering were involved in the manufacture of a unique drilling rig in conjunction with local business Hydra-Wash and a multinational construction and infrastructure company. The drilling rig will be employed in some of Sydney’s up and coming major transport projects, assisting with the fitting of the wall cladding inside the tunnel. By predrilling the installation holes, a second team will... Read More

High quality stainless steel fencing

Sydney Light Rail (SLR) train stainless steel fencing
Manufacturing and installation of high quality stainless steel fencing Manufacturing and installation of high quality stainless steel fencing is one of our contributions in creating the world class project of Sydney Light Rail (SLR) train. Good quality results gives us a real sense of pride. This was an excellent example of full team work with project management, fabricators and installers all supporting each other. A high level of positive teamwork gives us even more pride. Keeping to our full... Read More

Southern strength

Steel structural mining works
Sharing best practice and growing the Chess network On May 6, 2014, Chess Engineering hosted a breakfast at their workshop site as part of their recent membership of the Southern Strength Agile Manufacturing Network. The Southern Strength Network is a group of manufacturers which has been formed to enhance the economic development of the manufacturing industry in the Southern Sydney region and collectively develop new trading and business streams for the region from local, state, national and i... Read More

Positioned To Meet National Demand

Chess Industries Acquires JV Engineering, Perth Chess Industries Ltd has recently expanded its engineering offering across Australia, with the acquisition of JV Engineering Pty Ltd based in Perth. The deal forms part of Chess Industries’ strategy for growing their engineering division Chess Engineering Pty Ltd and strengthens the national capabilities of both businesses to provide a complete service offering to customers. JV Engineering has been operating successfully for over 14 years as a l... Read More