Mining Pumps Townsville

If you are in the Townsville area and in need of expertly supplied and maintained mining pumps, look no further than Prestige Universal Mining Pumps. Get in touch for all of your mining pump needs.

Mining Pump repair

P.U.M.P offers brand new mining pumps, hire or maintenance of existing pumps

At Prestige Universal Mining Pumps (P.U.M.P.), we are here to help you find the right pump solution to meet your needs. Whether you are just starting to consider your options or have a specific requirement in mind, we can assist you at any stage. Our mining pumps are used by a range of major mining operations within the Townsville area, so you can trust in our expertise and product quality.

Our reputation for excellent customer service and attention to detail has enabled us to become a preferred supplier of mining and dewatering pumps in and around Townsville.

If you are in need of pump parts, looking to  hire a pump, or need to service an existing one, you can count on us to provide the solutions you need. We are your go-to source for all things pump-related.

Townsville Mining Pump Hire

More than just delivery of a pump.

Our Mining pump hire includes service and ongoing support to ensure the pump operates smoothly and efficiently.

With over 40 years of experience in the mining industry, we have the knowledge and pumps available to offer options and find a solution to meet your needs.

We understand that mining can require immediate response, so we are able to react and adapt quickly to facilitate your project requirements.

Contact us today to speak with our experts.

Dewatering Pumps

We offer a complete selection of dewatering pumps for mining operations, capable of meeting any dewatering needs within a quarry or mining site.

For all of your dewatering needs in the Townsville region, we are here to help. We work with you to understand the specifics of your open pit or underground dewatering situation and systems, including water treatment, water supply, site support, and existing equipment, in order to identify potential cost savings. With this information, we can provide the most suitable solution, service, and support for your dewatering applications.

Our range of submersible pumps include:

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Mining Pump Service & Parts Townsville

Offering both top-quality products and fast turnaround times.

At P.U.M.P, we understand that regular maintenance is necessary to maintain the reliability and extend the lifespan of a pump system. That’s why our specialist team provides maintenance and servicing for your mining and dewatering pumps. To ensure your operations can continue without interruption, we also offer pump rental options. In addition, we carry and stock an extensive range of pump parts, for more information we have a comprehensive breakdown of our pumps on our website.

Maintenance Process Steps

Our team at P.U.M.P. takes great care to ensure that all pumps sent to a site are functioning at their best. We have developed a streamlined quality control process that allows us to consistently deliver high-quality solutions for a range of pump applications.

The pump is completely disassembled down to the bare rotor

All individual parts are cleaned and inspected

If any parts need to be replaced during the maintenance process, we will provide a quote to the client (if the parts are beyond serviceable use)

Once the quote is approved, we will begin the shaft up rebuild, installing any necessary new components

Testing Process Steps

The testing process is equally as vital as the maintenance process. To be sure that your mining pump is operating efficiently, Prestige Universal Mining Pumps run rigorous testing to each part of the pump.

During the testing process, we run the pump through a test tank to verify that it adheres to published test curves, operates within electrical parameters, and runs in the correct direction

We have an onsite 1,000-volt test facility and use electronic flowmeters and pressure gauges to check the total volume and rate of flow for consistency and to ensure it falls within the correct parameters

Head pressure is applied to the pump during testing to simulate real-life conditions

Once testing is complete, the pump is painted, packed, and shipped back to the site

Once the full testing process has been completed, the pump is painted, packed and sent back to site.

While mining pump supply and maintenance are at the core of our business, we are also able to provide spare parts and pump repairs.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Dewatering a mining area is crucial to ensure the safety and stability of the mine site. Mining dewatering pumps help to relocate both above and below ground water to allow mining to take place. If water is not controlled within areas of a mine site it can halt excavation and the safety of workers can be compromised.

The mining pumps used for dewatering must be robust and efficient in their build and design. This is because they often operate in harsh environments, under heavy workloads. Dewatering pumps are kept on the mine site for the entirety of the excavation to ensure water levels are stable.

A submersible dewatering mining pump is used in the mining industry for the relocation of water from the mining site to a specified relocation area. Submersible mining pumps are a popular choice for the mining industry because they are hardy, efficient, and can run for long periods of time.


They are effective at dewatering mine sites because they can run whilst submerged in water, meaning their motors are always kept cool and they don’t need to be primed like other pumps. Submersible pumps have the added benefit of being portable and can be relocated to dewater various areas of a mine site.

The type of pump used will depend on the job at hand and what conditions you will be using it in, also taking into account the environment in which it will be operating, such as underground or surface dewatering.

The large range of pumps we manufacture ensures we can supply pumps that are well suited to a variety of applications within the industry and are designed to withstand all conditions.

If you mining pump application is unique, we have specific industry mining pump solutions that can cater to your needs.

If your pump needs repairs or it’s not performing as it used to, give us a call and we can run a series of diagnostic tests to determine the issue and ensure your pump gets back to work.

Every pump serviced by Prestige Universal Mining Pumps has to pass a full testing procedure and meet all specification requirements before it is sent back to site. During the maintenance service, a lot of time is spent monitoring mining pumps as this service is a crucial step to increasing the life of the product.

The testing process is just as important as the maintenance process. Prestige Universal Mining Pumps ensures your mining pump operates at maximum efficiency. This is done by rigorously testing each part of the pump to measure its performance and diagnose and address any damage within the system.

Electrical motor rewinding is a process involving three basic steps: removal or stripping of the winding coils, inserting and connecting new winding coils and insulating the completed winding.

When an electric motor’s performance starts to deteriorate, you must choose to either replace the whole motor entirely or extend the life of the motor with “rewinding’’ techniques.

If you’ve ever been told your electric motor needs rewinding, it means the coils are damaged in some way, such as being shorted or grounded. There are a wide variety of issues associated with motor failures that require rewinding, most of these coming from failed insulation and/or grounded/shortened coils.

Prestige Pumps offers in-house electrical rewinding and pump repairs as well as maintenance which includes:

  • Quoting on requirements
  • Stripping down the motor
  • Rebuilding
  • Performance Testing
  • Packing and delivering out to clients

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