Mining wear parts maker 2MT will manufacture Columbia Steel’s dragline chain in Australia.
This move is shift for 2MT, which was previously Columbia’s Australian distributor.
The new agreement involves intellectual property sharing to allowing 2MT to manufacture Columbia Steel’s dragline chains to Columbia’s standards.
This includes the Columbia Steel XtraLife dragline chain, which are a cast steel chain with high link integrity and utilizes H Alloys for consistent resilience and distribution of stress.
“We proudly introduce Australian-made 2MT Columbia Chain, a game-changer for our customers and the entire industry. By combining the expertise and resources of 2MT Mining Products and the renowned reputation of Columbia Steel products, we have elevated the standard of mining products manufactured locally on our shores,” 2MT said in a company statement.
The company has operations in Queensland and NSW.