On this episode of Mega Mechanics, trek outback to the New Acland Mine where temperatures are soaring and an old hand on the tools, Steve, is faced with a new challenge. A huge engine needs a change out, but an unscheduled delay means it will take more than just manpower to move this mass of horsepower. The stakes are even higher, or rather, heavier at the broad water sugar mill where the lead fitter Peter is guiding his team through a dangerous lift. With only a few days remaining to strip the mill, he’s feeling the crush.
Across Australia, the wheels of industry turn 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. These machines are tough and the teams of people running them are even tougher. From deep underground, to high in the sky, these heavy metal marvels are essential to our daily lives. But, what happens when these massive machines break down? Teams of mechanics, engineers, fitters, and boilermakers step up to battle against tight deadlines, in some of the harshest working environments on the planet.
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