REO Heavy Equipment Repairs was established in 1994 and purchased by Kelvin and Kelly Bath in 2015.

Our fully equipped workshop houses 10 fully qualified diesel fitters, 1 fully qualified auto electrician and 5 apprentices, servicing the CQ region: Miriam Vale in the south, Marlborough in the north and Longreach in the west.

R.E.O.’s fully equipped workshop allows us to complete all service and repair work in-house. This includes auto electrical, air conditioning, hydraulic, mechanical and engineering work. Our experienced staff also travel to our clients for heavy equipment repair services, covering the extensive Volvo range.


Assets and Capabilities

  • Isuzu service truck complete with compressor and Hiab crane
  • Fully equipped field service utes
  • 100t mobile track press
  • 1000L service trailer with recovery pumps
  • Business agreement with a local steel fabricator
  • Equipment dry hire with support from CJD Volvo Construction Equipment


  • Director/Operations Manager
  • 10 diesel fitters, 1 auto electrician plus 5 apprentices
  • Service Manager
  • Parts Interpreter
  • Administration officer


  • Diesel fitting
  • Automotive air conditioner maintenance services
  • Undercarriage services
  • Ground engaging tools services
  • Genuine and after-market parts
  • Servicing and parts for all leading earthmoving equipment manufacturers
  • Mobil & Fuchs Oil distributor
  • Maintenance management and planning
  • Oil analysis
  • Genuine and non-genuine filtration services
  • Steel fabrication services
  • Plant dry hire

Key Staff and Management Experience

Kelvin Bath


A qualified diesel fitter with industry employment including 10 years at Joy Mining and 8 years at Komatsu, Kelvin has experience as a diesel fitter, field service supervisor, fleet manager and project manager.

Kelly Bath


Prior to joining the team at REO Heavy Equipment, Kelly spent 20 years with Stanwell Corporation with experience in business planning, risk reviews, HR and training.

Andrew Franklin


Andrew has over 20 years of experience in the mechanical trade, including running his own repair shop for a time.

Max Ramm


Max had been involved in parts for mining and industry for over 30 years and brings that wealth of experience to the REO crew.


REO Heavy Equipment is an equal opportunity employer. Potential applicants are invited to submit their resume to our front office.

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