Let us clean up your Minesite

Reduce your environmental footprint and let our highly experienced teams safely remove any scrap metal and old machinery from your site

Our Goal: to be your total scrap metal solution.

Metal Recovery Industries is a leading metal recycler in the Queensland Mining Industry. Our goal is to develop strong relationships with each mine in Australia before we safely and efficiently remove their scrap metal. 
From Haul trucks, chocks and pans, to batteries, buckets and drag line tubs, if it is metal, we want it! 
We are constantly building and refining our processes, and will never stop looking for new and innovative ways to complete the task at hand. We are your solution to safely removing any old machinery, parts and scrap metal from your site

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Who is Metal Recovery Industries?

Metal Recovery Industries is ready to safely and efficiently remove, then recycle, your scrap metal. We have operated at our current site in Gracemere, Central Queensland, for more than 20 years. In the past couple of years, we have invested significantly in site upgrades to ensure we can provide you with the best possible service.

We are here to remove any old metal items, equipment and machinery for your mine site. From simple site clean ups, to very specialised tasks that require cutting onsite / hot works, we have the right team for you. This combination of skills and experience in one company is hard to find – this is why Metal Recovery Industries can provide you with a total solution for scrap metal removal.

Trust is important in this industry – and you can trust Metal Recovery Industries. Our upgrades include the installation of computerised, industry specific weighing equipment. Coupled with our new certified weigh bridge, we can provide you with a full audit trail, including photos, for any load collected, at any time.

We can handle and process a wide variety of ferrous and nonferrous metals. Our years of combined experience, ensure we have the knowledge to complete the job safely, complying will all regulations. Metal Recovery Industries have the staff, knowledge and ability to be your scrap metal solution.

Our Core Values

At the heart of our values stand people. That is our customer and client, for whom we strive to deliver excellence, in timely and professional manner, but also our own, for whom we care for and look after, to ensure we unite as a team.

We provide an effective solution to our client’s issues and deliver simplistic results to complexity in a responsible approach. We leave no impact on the environment, our clients’ operations or our team’s wellbeing.

While working efficiently, we avoid rush at all costs. We will not cut corners or breach your policies. Safety is key and always top of mind.


Metal Recovery Industries strives to employ a diverse team of professionals, that are customer focused, yet goal driven. As people are the forefront of our business, we are committed to ensuring everybody is treated with dignity and respect ensuring our culture meets the needs of everyone’s differences. Everyone’s wellbeing and safety are fundamental to our culture and goals.

Metal Recovery Industries are honoured to work on the ancestral lands of the Darumbal people. We acknowledge the First Australians as the traditional custodians of the continent, whose cultures are among the oldest living cultures in human history. We pay respect to the Elders of the community and extend our recognition to their descendants.


Service and Capabilities

Metal Recovery Industries has moved more than 4,300 tonnes of non- and ferrous scrap metal during September 2021 alone. This equates to almost 10% of reported non- and ferrous scrap recoveries from commercial and industrials in Queensland.

  • Highly qualified and experienced hotworks mine site team

  • General Scrap Metal Minesite clean ups

  • 100% of metal items are recycled

  • Certified equipment

  • Trust and Accountability

  • Weight, with photo reporting


Metal Recovery Industries service mines and other large industrial businesses across the greater Central Queensland area. Over the last 20+ years, we have removed large amounts of scrap metal in a safe and efficient manner. 

Metal Recovery Industries has developed a sound infrastructure to ensure we can sustainably recycle and process materials. This includes relationships with foundries and international recyclers. We sell to foundries located in Mackay, Gladstone, and Maryborough as well as our partners in Brisbane. From Brisbane, we can export our goods responsibly to our network of international mills and markets.

From Haul Trucks, Chocks and Pans to Drag line tubs, batteries and buckets – if it is metal, we want it!