Darwin Fabrication, Welding & Machining

Our Darwin based Fabrication, Welding & Machining service produces the highest quality machined components and fabricated products. Located in Pinelands, NT, our fabrication workshop facility is well equipped to produce what you need, from specialised custom components to large dimension fabricated items and high volume repeat order parts. Using our team of qualified fabricators to produce your item locally eliminates quality and timeliness issues associated with overseas production.

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Efficient, transparent and accurate project scoping and quoting.


NorthTech SLE is equipped to work both on and off-site. Our Pinelands machining, welding and fabrication workshop accommodates large equipment pieces, meaning we take your component off-site for repairs and refurb, minimising your on-site disruption. As our team are local, we can also come to you if that better suits your site or task requirements, usually within 24 hours.


Our team includes some of the most skilled welders and machinists in the Northern Territory. They have many years of experience across multiple industries and can service both workshop and on-site projects. We are fortunate that many of our team members have worked on projects together for years, creating efficiency and synergy.


NorthTech SLE prioritises compliance and quality, implementing rigorous internal checks and conducting regular audits to ensure projects meet the highest standards. Our commitment to compliance guarantees that our work adheres to industry regulations, and our staff are qualified with the latest industry requirements, providing you with confidence and reassurance in the quality of our services.

Scope your requirements

Once we understand your scope of work, we can collaborate with you to evaluate potential solutions. Our team is adaptable and committed to finding the optimal solution that aligns with your needs.

See how we fabricated a drum scrubber mounting frame for GEMCO.

Transparent costings

Our costings are always upfront and honest. Transparency is vital for successful project completion. We are flexible around your processes and can tailor our invoicing and quoting structure to your specific needs.

Project completion

Materials undergo fabrication according to specific specifications, standards, and procedures. We meticulously conduct relevant compliance checks to ensure that your equipment is built to spec.

See how we delivered fabrication of non-drive pulleys for GEMCO.


We are flexible to whatever solution suits you best. We can deliver your fabricated products to your site, and offer on-site installation. We are also able to hold your items for pick up, deliver to barges and package for third party transporters.


NorthTech SLE is an end-to-end service provider. We are dedicated to offering you help and advice on your equipment after your project has been completed. Our business is built on strong client relationships and reliable and consistent work.

Welding & Fabrication

  • Shop fabrication – including structural steel, piping, tanks & pressure vessels, steel forming & pressing
  • Welding in accordance with AS1554, AS3992 & ASME section IX or other specified standards. Full WPS and APQR’s developed, including traceability records
  • On-site mobile fabrication and modification
  • Installation of pipe and ductwork
  • Decommissioning and dismantling
  • Structural steel erections

Specialised fabrication services

  • Stud welding
  • Drilling, countersinking and counter boring of wear plates
  • Plate rolling
  • Pressing / folding of plate & sheet


  • Portable line boring and facing
  • Lathe capacity up to 1.6m diameter and 6m between centres
  • Vertical borer 2.63m diameter and 1.5m under bridge x 12 tonne table capacity
  • Horizontal borer 1.4 x 1.6 x 1.2m x, y, z travel with 3 tonne table capacity
  • CAB 700 balancing and diagnostic system for component balancing
  • Shafts, pins, wheels, pulleys, rollers - a range of customer specific components can be machined

Offshore & Sub Sea Equipment

  • ROV tools
  • Subsea frames
  • Sea fastening aids
  • Mooring aids
  • LARS frames
  • Mezzanine decks
  • Umbilical chutes
  • Riser installation aids & adaptors

Processing and plant equipment

  • Conveyor drums and rollers
  • Tanks and hoppers
  • Chutes and bins
  • Excavator buckets
  • Piping and pipe spools
  • Quick hitches
  • Flanges
  • Hydraulic cylinders
  • Bearing housings
  • Booms
  • Drive mounts
  • Pressure vessels / drums
  • Screening units
  • Crane beams
  • Jigs
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