Hepburn Engineering Inc.(HEI) is a leading international designer and manufacturer of mine hoist systems, equipment and associated control arrangements. Hepburn supplies shaft sinking hoists and winches, production, service, escape and incline hoists. These include single drum, double drum, Blair or friction (Koepe) hoisting plant complete with fully integrated electrical controls, digital drives and safety monitoring. HEI can also supply HEI’s powerful Hoist Manager and Hoist Reporter software and SIL rated equipment. Additionally HEI upgrades existing hoist braking and control systems to comply with the latest hoisting requirements and regulations and supplies field service support for annual safety inspections and hoist audits.
The Hepburn brand includes Canadian Ingersoll Rand, Westinghouse, Fullerton, Hodgart & Barclay (FH&B), Davy Markham and Hepburn units, encompassing over 1500 installations across 5 continents.