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J&R Magnetics News and Announcements

Here are our latest news articles and announcements:
Mitchell Donnelly joins the Turbine team
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May 2022

We are pleased to welcome Mitchell Donnelly to our team, as Team Leader - Turbines.

Leading edge - Electromagnet Control System
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November 2021


J&R Magnetics and Dynelec have developed a new approach to the control of industrial Electromagnets. 

J&R merges Kingsmann into Group
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March 2021

Expanding services to include Turbine Overhaul, we are pleased to announce the merging of Kingsmann Engineering Services into the Jones & Rickard Group.

COVID-19 Protocol Implemented
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March 2020

J&R Magnetics has applied the Government Health Protocols to ensure safety to our people, customers and broader community. Our thoughts are with those impacted by this virus.

Infrabuild & Hitachi choose J&R Magnetics
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August 2019

As Infrabuild expands its fleet of excavators, J&R Magnetics has been chosen to design, manufacture & install the robust J&R Electromagnet System to fifteen machines.

Celebrating another strong year
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December 2018

J&R Magnetics continues to grow.

AS/NZS 3000:2018 & Arc Flash refresher
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November 2018

Refresher training for the Teams delivered by NECA.

Jones & Rickard sponsors the White Cliffs Project
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November 2018

The Jones & Rickard Group is proud to be associated with the preservation of the Engineers Australia Heritage recognised project. Constructed in 1980, the White Cliffs Solar Thermal Power Station was the world’s first commercial solar thermal power station. 

Jones & Rickard Group appoints Group Projects & Engineering Manager
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April 2018

The Jones & Rickard Group has announced Jaco Esterhuyse as the Group Projects & Engineering Manager.

Excavator Magnet System - video clip
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July 2017


View the short video clip of a recent Excavator Magnet commissioning in our Sydney workshop.

Jones & Rickard Group announces CEO
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July 2016

The Board of the Jones & Rickard Group has announced Rod Abell as the Chief Executive Officer.

Behavioural Safety Program Launched
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May 2016

The Jones & Rickard Group has launched the Unsafe Acts Prevention (UAP) program across it's sites. Dynelec and J&R Magnetics, being Jones & Rickard Group companies, implemented UAP last week.

Operations Manager announced
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J&R Magnetics are pleased to announce the promotion of Michael Sears to the position of Operations Manager - J&R Magnetics.