Soto Consulting Engineers

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Engineering outstanding solutions

For 25 years, Soto Consulting Engineers have worked collaboratively with major companies in the heavy industrial, mineral resources and construction sectors to Design, Build, and Refine engineering solutions that enable them to compete in global markets.

Our team of specialists have a wealth of experience across engineering disciplines and a strong track-record of delivering solutions for our clients. Most importantly, we understand the value of long-term relationships and being embedded in the businesses and industries that we serve.

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We’re changing the game, one industry at a time

Nationally trusted to deliver innovative solutions

Our latest success stories

  • Soto helps renewable energy pioneer Wave Swell Energy in its quest to harness the ocean’s power

    Soto and a standout Australian alternative energy pioneer are making waves together. (Pardon the pun!) Harnessing ocean waves for energy is a fast-developing area of renewable power technology. Corporations and governments around the world are investing in fixed as well as floating plants to convert wave motion into power, and, thanks to Wave Swell Energy […]

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  • Hanson Bass Point Quarry

    Brief project description Hanson Australia, a division of Heidelberg Cement operates 73 quarries across the country that supplies quality raw materials for the use in construction. In order to meet the demand for construction materials needed in the booming Sydney construction market; Hanson started onsite works in 2016 to complete a 4MTPa quarry expansion of […]

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  • Life Extension of BlueScope Steel Blast Furnace

    A major project to extend the life of a blast furnace at BlueScope Steel Limited provided another significant platform for the Soto team’s rare talents in collaborative innovation and advanced engineering.    BlueScope operates Australia’s largest steelmaking facility at Port Kembla, in the heart of the sprawling Illawarra region south of Sydney. The centre of the […]

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  • MAURI Foods: Wheat Grain Silos

    MAURI has a history stretching back nearly 150 years and has been supplying baking products for Australians since 1870. A division of George Weston Foods (GWF), MAURI produces everything from bakers’ flour and bread mixes to gluten-free ingredients and leavening agents.  Among its numerous facilities, MAURI operates 22 wheat grain silos at their Enfield Grain […]

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  • WestConnex M4 M5 Link Tunnels Ventilation Facility

    When roads and the vehicles they carry go underground, so do their emissions. Ventilation systems make the tunnels safe for users, but they must also consider the health, wellbeing, and liveability of the communities that live near the outlets. The 33-kilometre WestConnex motorway network is Australia’s largest road infrastructure project. Designed to relieve traffic congestion […]

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  • Conveyor Engineering – Design Ship Loading Conveyor and Wharf Conveyor for BSL Port Kembla

    Initial Scope: BlueScope Steel engaged SOTO Consulting Engineers to design, develop and engineer a new coke loading sequence to more efficiently handle and load export grade coke to overseas markets that are in short supply of quality coke. This sequence was to include upgraded wharf conveyor systems as well as ship loading conveyors. Solution: SOTO […]

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  • BHP Port Hedland iron ore loader anti-collision system

    SOTO engineers have provided a clever solution for preventing iron ore loaders from colliding with ships at berth, paving the way for fully autonomous loading operations. BHP’s eight ship loaders in the Port of Port Hedland are the critical final step for its Pilbara iron ore operations. Five mines, four processing hubs and more than […]

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  • SOTO ensures Tahmoor critical assets are safe and reliable

    When the Tahmoor Colliery in New South Wales needs specialised engineering support for critical components of its mine infrastructure, SOTO is on hand to take the call. Tahmoor Coal, owned by international energy, infrastructure, and natural resources business SIMEC Group, is an underground coal mining operation in the Southern Highlands region of New South Wales, […]

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Foundations built on higher standards

SOTO’s delivery model allows us to customise our project offering and deliverables to meet the budget, schedule, design, health and safety, environmental, and quality requirements of all clients. We have received certificates of registration for:

  • ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems
  • ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems
  • ISO 45001 Work Health and Safety