About DCL Engineering

DCL Engineering Group has been servicing industry in mechanical breakdown repairs and engineering for 60 years. The company has three branches, located in Wollongong, Fairfield and Newcastle with a team of experienced professionals and state-of-the-art equipment.

Servicing customers from a diverse range of industries such as:

  • Mining, Pulp and Paper
  • Marine & Port Crane Operations
  • Cement, Food & Beverage
  • Steel, Rail
  • Amusement, Oil & Gas
  • Lift, Sugar
  • Power, Rubber & Plastics
  • Defence, Water & Waste Water

DCL’s experienced, skilled tradesmen coupled with their extensive range of machinery and quality equipment makes the company a stand out in the industry.

Offering clients a comprehensive solution with jobs being completed in-house allowing greater efficiency and greater cost control.

A family owned and operated company since its inception in 1960, DCL is underpinned by a range of values that are pillars of the company’s operations.


Our Core Values


Honesty & Integrity

Innovation and responsiveness to customer needs

An unwavering focus on health and safety

The courage to lead change

Excellence over mediocrity


A drive to continually improve cost platform

Environment and social responsibility


Overview of Divisions

Gearbox / Transmission Overhaul

Over the past decade the gearbox refurbishment facility has grown to be one of the most reputable gearbox overhaul & transmission rotables repair shops on the east coast.

  • Gearboxes
  • Open and closed gear drives
  • Fluid Couplings
  • Transmissions
  • Conveyor Drives
  • Gear Cutting Services
  • Driveshafts
  • Drag Line Drives
  • Clutches and Brakes
  • Torque Limiters
  • Reduction Drives
  • Track Drives
  • Rotary Drive Heads
  • Helical and Bevel Drives
  • Slew Drives
  • Exciter Gearboxes
  • Worm Gearboxes
  • On-site Maintenance & Repair

Learn more about our Gearbox Division.

Engineering (Machining / Fabrication)

A core focus of DCL is the engineering division using modern technologies, creating solutions to minimise machinery wear and complete machinery overhaul & repairs. Offering an end-to-end solution for clients with reverse Engineering using 3D Cad design, Engineering- FEA, CNC machining, fabrication & specialised welding services. Providing clients with start to finish in-house complete solutions, there is no need to visit multiple workshops to have your job completed. The job will be completed more efficiently and allows the client to have better cost control. To further enhance the capabilities to meet their customer needs in heavy machining, DCL have invested in very large CNC machinery to further increase accuracy and efficiency.

Learn more about our Engineering Division.

Lift Repair / Sheave Replacement

A Mechanical Parts manufacturer & repairer since 1960 as well as the major supplier of traction and diverter sheaves to the lift industry in Australia and New Zealand. DCL can offer the following mechanical services and equipment to the lift industry.

Services Include:

  • Australian supplier of Work cover approved – CWT Props
  • Supplier of Rope Sheave Guages
  • Lift Mechanical Repairs and Gearbox Transmission Consultancy
  • Onsite Machining of sheaves
  • Design – FEA & Manufacture of all brand Elevator Traction and Diverter Sheaves
  • TRACTkote® coating system for Traction & Diverter Sheaves
  • Gearbox Repair

Learn more about our Lift Repair / Sheave Replacement Division.

Surface Engineering

DCL Surface Engineering division has a skilled team of engineers with decades of experience in surface engineering technologies. It caters for the growing need of industry requiring surface engineering solutions using the latest thermal spray processes to enhance surfaces, to repair worn components back to their original surface or using them in innovation for enhancements and cost saving solutions in all industries using Arc Spray, High Velocity Oxygen Fuel (HVOF), Plasma Transferred Arc (PTA) and Powder Sprays. Offering our services for a variety of industries and equipment, including industrial, earthmoving, electric motors, pumps, transmission parts. 

Learn more about our Surface Engineering Division.


DCL Engineering Group’s Asset Integrity and Maintenance Support division provides several technology-based services to improve your Maintenance practices and decision support. These services include: Condition Monitoring, Laser Alignment, and Computerised Measuring Machine (CMM)/Laser Tracker inspection services to its customers. We have extensive Condition Monitoring (CM) experience with a wide variety of equipment.

Condition Monitoring Services offered to our customers are:

  • Routine vibration measurement, analysis and reporting services on basic and complex machines
  • Machine and structure fault diagnosis (trouble shooting of problem equipment & processes)

  • Lubricant sampling and reporting 
  • Motor current signature analysis (using the current signal to detect common motor faults)

  • On-line monitoring and machinery protection system design and support (selection, design and technical advice for surveillance and protection systems)

  • Condition monitoring database and program set up and support (development of CM plans and construction of supporting database)

  • DCL’s AIMS division can design an optimised CM program for your plant. They can train your people to perform the CM activities or execute the program on your behalf.

  • DCL has all the tools to develop, run and support your maintenance activities with the aim of improving equipment reliability and effectiveness effectively and efficiently.

  • DCL’s AIMS division is also ready and able to assist you solve your machine and process problems. Including root cause and failure analysis.

Learn more about our AIMS Division.

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