We Are CR Powered by Epiroc

We’re on a mission to revolutionize mining with data. We engineer advanced solutions to unlock productivity, enhance safety, and reduce maintenance requirements.

Backed by an uncompromising design process, data-based testing protocol, and passionate engineers, our mining equipment and technology are built so you can mine smarter.

Mining by Numbers

With over 40 years in the mining industry, we understand the challenges of the modern mine. Our products take materials to the next level, evolving hardware and software into more.

They are the next generation of mining technology that enables our customers to link actionable data with operational decisions that deliver your ESG and performance ambitions. We use numbers to connect machines with operators, engineers, and decision-makers at every level.

From our sophisticated testing protocols to predictive maintenance and mining value chain optimization, we make meaning out of data.

Let us put numbers to work to revolutionize your operations and advance your sustainability goals.


To deliver innovative products and services that support the productivity objectives of the global mining industry.


Recognized as the trusted supply partner within the global mining community; delivering highly innovative, productive, and socially responsible products and technology solutions.

Our Values

Zero Harm

We are committed to the prevention of injuries and incidents. We hold ourselves to the highest social standards.

Customer First

We place exceptional customer experience at the center of everything we do.


We are honest, transparent, and ethical in all actions, from big to small.


We are proactive and take full responsibility for our decisions, behaviors, and actions.


We work as one team across all functions and locations. We encourage diversity and inclusivity.


We value all people equally and aim to build relationships of trust with our diverse stakeholders.


We relentlessly pursue excellence and take pride in all that we do. High-quality decision-making, products, and services are the foundation of our work.

Our Solutions

Our leading range of mining equipment and technology includes lips, GET, dragline buckets and rigging, conveyor systems, fixed plant wear products, plate block and wear, and digital solutions.


Our History: From CQMS Razer to CR Powered by Epiroc

CQMS Razer was born in the rugged mines of central Queensland. It all started when American Tom Meyers saw an opportunity to develop a new breed of dragline buckets. Ever since, CR Powered by Epiroc has been on a mission to revolutionize mining.

  • 1979

    Central Queensland Mining Supplies (CQMS) founded in Mackay, Australia, by Tom Meyers

  • 1985

    Dragline teeth, adaptors, and rigging introduced

  • 1998

    EarthEater dragline bucket launched

  • 2001

    Conveyor accessories introduced

  • 2003

    Acquired Maryborough foundry; First excavator cast lip for PC8000 machine

  • 2006

    Introduced next-gen Hurricane dragline bucket

  • 2007

    Developed Wedgelock GET lock; Stingray cast lip introduced

  • 2009

    First excavator lip digging in South Africa

  • 2010

    Established technical foundry team in China; CQMS acquired Razer Industries; Designed our first GET for excavators

  • 2011

    Established office in the US

  • 2012

    Ridgeback nose systems developed; First lip digging in South America

  • 2013

    Hitachi EX8000-6BH excavator released with a CR cast lip

  • 2014

    Dedicated Domite plant established in China; First lip digging in North America

  • 2015

    DecaEdge, a world-first cast lip for wheel loaders, introduced, Titan 3330 load haul optimization system launched

  • 2018

    First cast lips for electric rope shovels launched (DipperEdge)

  • 2019

    CR Digital launched; Berkeley Forge & Tool acquired

  • 2020

    Acquired Seattle-based Thunderbird Mining Systems, Keech underground GET product line, and GET Trakka; CQMS Razer rebranded to CR

  • 2022

    CR is acquired by Epiroc, a leading global productivity and sustainability partner for the mining and infrastructure industries

  • 2023

    CR becomes CR Powered by Epiroc, the next step on our journey of innovation, growth, and customer-first collaboration

Our Leadership Team

Our leadership team brings a wealth of experience from diverse industries. They are deeply involved in the day-to-day work of CR Powered by Epiroc and accessible to the broader team.


Work With Us

Flexible. Friendly. High Growth.

Those are just a few of the ways our team describes working here. We know that our success comes from a strong, collaborative, and inspired team, so our goal is to create an environment where you can thrive.

We believe in radical flexibility, limitless growth, and community impact.


Our door is always open

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