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A robust partnership supporting the transportation industry

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For over 20 years Drivetrain Australia and Dana Spicer have partnered to provide high quality components with proven services and expertise to the Australian mining and transportation industries. From powertrain design and application engineering, spare parts, maintenance and repair, and overhaul services Drivetrain has the power to keep you moving.

With state-of-the-art service centres, strategically located around the country Drivetrain are the market leaders in supply, service and support as Australia’s only Authorised Dana Spicer Off-Highway Service Centre. Drivetrain rebuilds transmissions, axles and torque converters to Dana factory specifications using genuine Spicer spare parts. Each component is assembled by specialist technicians and hydro-dynamically tested to ensure it meets strict quality standards.

Drivetrain Australia acknowledges that the drivetrain of a mining vehicle must be up to a design standard to withstand the rocky and unforgiving terrain of Australia’s mining operations. It is with this industry knowledge that Drivetrain has committed to delivering high quality purpose original equipment (OE) designed powertrain components.

As specialists in end-to-end powertrain solutions for a vast array of mining applications, including underground operations, Drivetrain collaborates with leading powertrain brands to deliver state-of-the-art powertrain solutions.

Drivetrain provides innovative and customised solutions for mining vehicles, including mine trucks, load and haul dumpers, blast hole drills and scoops, using Dana’s transmissions, axles and driveshafts.

“Working with a company like Dana and supplying products from a company like Dana, you know you’re getting the highest quality built for purpose,” Drivetrain Australia General Manager Sales and Business Development Mark Griffith says.

The Dana Spicer range of drivetrain systems is tested in Australia by Drivetrain to ensure they meet all levels of improved traction, positioning, braking, reliability and productivity. By offering this package, Dana Spicer powertrain components purchased through Drivetrain are strengthened by the expert after-sales support. Drivetrain Australia is structured to provide fast and accessible services for the products it supplies with a vast spare parts inventory, and a team of technical experts, Drivetrain supports its customers to ensure mining operations continue with minimal disruption.

The mining industries shift towards for more sustainable and innovative mining solutions has seen Dana increase its electrified product offerings for Off-Highway applications. The launch of the Spicer Electrified e-Powershift transmission demonstrates how Dana is rapidly and effectively developing market-ready solutions that can help streamline and accelerate the mining industry’s transition to electrification.

“As conditions and technology change so does the requirement to invest in research, development and training, Dana is always at the forefront of innovation. For those reasons, they are an easy partner to work with,” Griffith says. “For Drivetrain, we see ourselves as the vehicle to bring together genuine parts to a genuine industry, it is a service we are extremely proud of.”

Drivetrain’s extensive experience at driveline engineering and broad network of service capabilities solidifies them as a market leading provider for Dana’s all customised electrified and mechanical driveline components requirements within for the mining, and and transport industries. It is an exciting time for the electrification advancement of battery electric machine technology in the mining industry and Drivetrain are thrilled to be a part of it.

Drivetrain, the power to keep you moving.

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