ABOUT US

We are an Australian owned business providing specialist lifting, rigging and safety solutions to clients in the Mining, Civil, Construction and Rail Industries as well as Government sectors.

SAFETY FIRST

SAFETY FIRST

At Ranger, we take safety seriously. You'll often hear us say, 'Don't gamble with your lifting gear" and we mean it. Regular testing and inspections should be should be your number one priority too!

LOCAL KNOWLEDGE

LOCAL KNOWLEDGE

With over 150 years combined industry experience, we have a depth of local knowledge underpinning our desire to continually grow, innovate and develop solutions for our clients.

GLOBAL BUYING POWER

GLOBAL BUYING POWER

We work with suppliers in Asia, Europe, UK, USA, and of course Australia, to develop and import products that meet our high standards of quality at competitive prices.

NATIONAL REACH

NATIONAL REACH

We service clients all across Australia and have a reputation for fast delivery. Our team go above and beyond to ensure we meet client deadlines no matter how tight they might be. And if we can't get it to you, no-one can!

Prevalent throughout the company's timeline are references to change. Whether it is expansions, acquisitions, new equipment, new looks or a different direction, Ranger is ever evolving.

TECHNICAL EXPERTISE COMBINED
WITH YEARS OF EXPERIENCE

Our team have a depth of technical ability and knowledge gained through many years of experience in lifitng, rigging and safety. We are constantly training, innovating and improving our business to deliver safer and more efficient lifting solutions for our clients.

With extremely strong, and long standing relationships with national and international industry groups, supplier networks and industry leaders, we keep up to date with the trends and forces that will impact our clients and their businesses. Our sales team have a depth of product and technical knowledge that only comes through many years of working with clients to find the best possible, most efficient and most cost effective solution to their problem.

Our Sales Representatives, Operations team, Business Development Managers and Testing and Inspections team have strong industry reputations as professionals who get the job done. They’re yes people who work with you to get you what you need, when you need it.

WORK CAPACITY AND EXPERIENCE

RANGER SERVICES

We are an Australian owned business providing specialist lifting, rigging and safety solutions to clients in the Mining, Civil, Construction and Rail Industries as well as Government sectors. Founded in 1998 and family owned, our team of experienced industry specialists deliver technical understanding, innovative thinking and a passion to help our clients succeed. We are constantly training, innovating and improving our business to deliver safer and more efficient lifting solutions for our clients.

CURRENT CLIENTS

We do not leave things for tomorrow that can be completed today. We provide lifting equipment and services to clients both big and small. Our experienced team are currently servicing some of the countries largest infrastructure projects as well as clients who have been with us since the beginning. Our e-Testinspect program receives approximately 30 new registrations each week.

ACCREDITATION + TRAINING

Ranger were the first lifting house in Australia to be awarded full membership of LEEA, a global trade association for the lifting equipment industry with over 900 member companies in 46 countries. LEEA provides world recognised, independently assessed qualifications written to Australian regulations and standards.

Ranger Industrial is NATA accredited to Inspection ISO/IEC 17020:2012. NATA is the authority that provides independent assurance of technical competence through a proven network of best practice industry experts for customers who require confidence in the delivery of their products and services.

GLOBAL NETWORK + BUYING POWER

With extremely strong, and long standing relationships with National and International industry groups, supplier networks and industry leaders, we are best positioned to source and supply stock at the best possible price.

We work with suppliers in Asia, Europe, UK, USA, and of course Australia, to develop and import products that meet our high standards of quality at competitive prices.

  • We work with clients to source custom products and solutions from our International supplier network.
  • We are an importer and deliver cost efficiencies by working with manufacturers to ship products already assembled (e.g. suspension chain)
  • We import a range of innovative products that are sold exclusively by Ranger in Australia.
  • As well as importing product, we also export to the mining industry in Asia, Africa an the UK.

INDUSTRY ACCREDITATIONS

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF TESTING
AUTHORITIES (NATA)

Ranger is NATA accredited to Inspection ISO/IEC 17020:2012.

NATA, or the National Association of Testing Authorities, was established in 1945 and became the world’s first scheme to provide national testing services in technical, industrial and geographical industries across Australia. NATA provides independent assurance of technical competence through a proven network of best practice industry experts for customers who require confidence in the delivery of their products and services.

NATA provides assessment, accreditation and training services to laboratories and technical facilities throughout Australia and internationally.

Our NATA accreditation assures you that our teams are qualified, sufficiently trained and experienced, we use the correct equipment that is properly calibrated and maintained and we have adequate testing and quality assurance procedures.

LIFTING EQUIPMENT ENGINEERS
ASSOCIATOIN (LEEA)

Ranger were the first lifting house in Australia to be awarded full membership of LEEA, a global trade association for the lifting equipment industry with over 900 member companies in 46 countries. LEEA provides world recognised, independently assessed qualifications written to Australian regulations and standards.

The LEEA team card is only issued to technicians who have passed the LEEA Diploma Courses.

All Ranger Inspectors have TEAM cards.

We may have been the first lifting house in Australia to be awarded full LEEA membership but that was just the start. Our General Manager Ashley Thacker was the youngest and first Australian member appointed to the Board. This gives us access to industry knowledge and insights to help our clients grow their businesses.

INDUSTRIES & CLIENTS

CONSTRUCTION

CONSTRUCTION

A successful infrastructure or construction project usually comes down the efficient management of time and money. Our clients get what they need, when they need it to minimise delays and ensure their projects stays on track.

Our Construction team have experience tailoring solutions for owner operators, devel- opers, head contractors, subcontractors, consultants and project managers. Our national and global network of suppliers gives us access to a huge range of quality products for every project.

MINING

MINING

We work with mining clients and contractors throughout NSW to develop flexible and innovative solutions to meet today’s challenges head on.

We work with a range of mining clients and contractors throughout NSW. From belt moves to long wall change outs, our national and international supplier network helps our clients deliver projects safely, cost effectively and responsibly.

Our focus on innovation and continuous improvement means we always looking for ways to help you achieve results and save money.

CIVIL

CIVIL

Our civil team have experience working with clients on Infrastructure, residential, industrial and commercial projects.

Our expert services and innovative solutions allow Ranger the flexibility to deliver at many levels, from maintenance works to multi-million dollar projects.

We work with our clients to assist in the delivery of quality civil projects on time, and on budget.

MARINE

MARINE

We service and supply the Australian Marine Industry including ship and boat builders, repairers, marine equipment manufacturers and marina operators.

Our products and services range from anchor chain, tug ropes and winch lines to major custom build projects such as deck cranes and complex winching

RAIL

RAIL

The Australian Rail Industry is focused on network efficiency and reliability. We work with clients to ensure rail equipment, structures and
safety systems are regularly maintained and inspected to the highest Australian Standard.

Our Rail Specialists offer a range of solutions supplying unique rail lifting products that improve efficiency and safety. From maintenance to construction, we have it covered.

OUR TEAM

Our team of experienced professionals and technicians are fully accredited and trained to provide the best possible service to our clients.

Our General Manager, Ashley Thacker, was the first Australian, and youngest ever member appointed to the LEEA International Board and all Ranger Inspectors have LEEA TEAM cards and have passed LEEA Diploma Courses.

With over 150 years combined experience in the industry, we have a depth of knowledge underpinning our desire to continually grow, innovate and develop solutions for our clients.

Our people are the heart of our business and work seamlessly to deliver the best possible customer experience. We truly genuinely care about people and they genuinely care about our customers.

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Steve Thacker

Steve Thacker

Managing Director

Steve is the founder of Ranger and has over 25 years industry expertise both in the UK and Australian markets. He has a reputation as industry leader and innovator and has built the company by constantly exceeding client expectations

Ashely Thacker

Ashely Thacker

General Manager

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Ashley was the first Australian, and youngest ever member elected to the LEEA International Board. Ashley is a lifting equipment expert with great passion for the industry; and a determination to positively impact the way the world uses new technologies and components to lift materials and people.

Stuart Ericson

Stuart Ericson

Operations Manager

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Stuart has a passion for the lifting industry and his knowledge is ever growing through training and hands on experience. He loves a challenge and is well known in the industry for his technical knowledge, problem solving skills and his ability to work with clients to find technical solutions to their lifting and height safety challenges.

Leo Giuntini

Leo Giuntini

Sales Manager

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With over 27 years experience in Lifting, Rigging and Height Safety markets in Australia Leo has seen it all and gained a wealth of knowledge and experience in Mining and Construction. He has an industry reputation as a problem solver and helps clients in the mining, construction, marine and rail industries - especially with heavy and dangerous lifts.

Kristie O'Connor

Kristie O'Connor

Customer Service Manager

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Kristie is passionate about client relationships and has over 20 years of experience ensuring projects are delivered on time, within budget and most importantly safely. Kristie O’connor works in partnership with clients to solve complex problems and provide the best outcomes for on-time delivery.

Verity Thacker

Verity Thacker

Quality Assurance Manager

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Verity has over 25 years experience with administration systems, quality control and project management. She has held senior roles in both the public and private sector. Verity has completed a Diploma of Business Studies and began her career in Financial Administration, working her way up the ranks to arrive in the Quality Control sector.