The company was originally founded back in 1989 to service the coal and mining industry providing services such as the overhaul of hydraulic equipment such as pumps, motors, valves and cylinders used on underground mining machinery. This expanded into the cement markets with the business continuing to develop the onsite services including design, manufacture, and maintenance for more than 25 years.
Founder of the business Greg Elliott has over 50 years of experience in the industry which began in mining, at this time he won several awards which included being awarded the Silver medal for the top award in the City and Guilds Technicians Certificate and the William Maurice Memorial prize for providing the best examination results, in the country, for AMEME honours, which enabled him to be a mining mechanical engineer.
Greg has also worked as an academic lecturer which shines through in his delivery of the training programmes available. With over 30 years of hands-on experience the business has worked on virtually every hydraulic system, within various sites, for Hanson Cement, Cemex (formerly Rugby Cement), Tarmac, and Lafarge Cement, (formerly Blue Circle Industries). This includes services from the design, installation, and maintenance for the systems.
G. Elliott Hydraulic and Mechanical Engineering Ltd are totally committed to all aspects concerning to health and safety and environmental protection.