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Haver & Boecker Niagara expands into Australia

October 1, 2019  By Haver & Boecker

Oct. 1, 2019, St. Catharines, Ont – Haver & Boecker Niagara, Haver & Boecker’s new mineral processing brand, expands its global presence into the Australian mining and aggregates industries.

John Brotherson will lead the Australian company as general manager. Haver & Boecker Niagara combines the engineering expertise and product portfolios of Haver & Boecker’s three mineral processing technology manufacturers, based in Brazil, Canada and Germany, to provide customers around the world with shared innovative technology, more in-depth consultations, greater parts availability and better delivery times.

“With a new mineral processing focus on the Australian market and an exciting, new local team, we will ensure that we can serve our customers with spare parts availability, technical consultation, and the shared Niagara brand engineering knowledge,” said Karen Thompson, president of Haver & Boecker Niagara’s North American and Australian operations. “John’s years of experience and enthusiasm for the industry will help us establish the Haver & Boecker Niagara name across Australia.”

Brotherson brings 32 years of mining experience to his position, which enables him to connect with customers, understand their operation and recommend the right technology for their processes. In his new role, Brotherson works directly with customers in the field while managing the company’s operations.


“Throughout my career, I have lived and breathed mining, which gives me confidence in my new role,” Brotherson said. “Australia offers immense opportunity for mining and aggregates operations. Our team is motivated by customer success and ready to provide the quality service for which Haver & Boecker Niagara has become known.”

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