CR is a global IP, engineering, software, and manufacturing company, delivering innovative, Technology Defining Productivity to mining operations around the world.

About our company

CR (formerly CQMS Razer) is a leader in engineering innovation and manufacturing of mining equipment. Our superior range includes hydraulic excavator cast lip systems, load haul optimization software systems, dragline buckets, ground engaging tools (G.E.T), dragline rigging, conveyor systems and fixed plant wear products.

We operate globally covering most major mining regions, with dual headquarters in the USA and Australia, plus manufacturing facilities spread throughout Australia and China, as well as our Global Technology Centre located in Queensland, Australia.

We are a collaborative partner with the world’s best miners, delivering solutions that improve mining productivity, asset availability, and safety around the globe.

Technology Defining Productivity

Technology Defining Productivity is providing high productivity and performance-enhancing solutions to the world’s best miners. The technology behind our range, both products, and software are proven with extensive industry leading research, detailed data and case studies to support productivity outcomes.

We are continually pushing the boundaries of our technologies at our Technology Centre, developing solutions for the mine site of the future. Our experts integrate product and software systems to deliver higher productivity outcomes, increased safety, and better decision-making capability using real-time data.

Our innovative solutions are backed by our team of Technical Field Support staff, strategically positioned around the key mining zones in Australia, plus our team of Dealer Managers supporting all global dealer operations. Together with our team of Technical BD experts, Dealer branches, and Customer Service staff, we are available to support our customers globally, every day.

Our Product Managers and Engineers, who are experts in their fields, are positioned between our Global Head Office’s providing regional product expertise coverage to the wider team, ensuring we are delivering on our Technology Defining Productivity promise.

Berkeley Forge & Tool

In September 2019, CR (and American Industrial Partners) and Berkeley Forge & Tool (BFT) entered an agreement under which CR would acquire BFT’s mining products and associated IP including patents, new product development pipeline, branding, and trademarks. The combined business will enhance capabilities to effectively supply and support the global mining sector especially in the North and South American markets where BFT has been providing the industry with innovative products for more than 50 years.

2020 Expansion

In 2020, CR acquired Thunderbird Drilling as part of the CR Digital business and established an underground G.E.T. product line to create a complete G.E.T. technology offering for both Open-cut and Underground mining activities.