We are a local Cairns Engineering and Steel Fabrication specialist with proven experience in all aspects of our trade.

Lead by John Gammie with more than 30 years experience in the industry, NQ Engineering & Fabrication Pty Ltd is unique in our capacity to deliver all aspects of design, fabrication and delivery of products to our clients.

Scope of Works

Our customised approach to steel fabrication has seen a completely diverse scope of works. No job is too big or small; we can work with anything from one piece of steel through to 40t projects. A sample of works within our Cairns engineering and steel fabrication capacity includes:


  • Tray bodies
  • Canopies
  • Roof racks
  • Cages
  • Water and fuel tanks


  • Underwater platforms
  • Fuel tanks
  • Boats
  • Canopies
  • Pontoon boats


  • Sheds
  • Safety harness tie points
  • Tanks


  • Stair cases
  • Step stringers
  • Hand rails
  • Automatic gates
  • Gated communities
  • Suspended gates

Minor Projects

  • Cleats
  • Pins
  • Joins
  • Bike racks
  • Signs
  • Bolt holes


  • Sales
  • Service
  • Parts/ spares
  • Hiab
  • Maxilift
  • Unic

Our approach to engineering provides the same level of quality across minor details through to heavy steel fabrication, construction and erection. 

Our most important resource is our highly qualified and competent team. Across all areas each team member contributes to providing innovative and creative solutions to customer requirements. Quality of work is achieved through a high attention to detail and expert workmanship. Each team member has proven ability in:

  • Pressing
  • Rolling
  • Fabricating
  • Cutting 
  • Semi auto band saw operation
  • Break press operation
  • Guillotine operation
  • Lathe operation
  • Plasma cutter operation
  • Operation of 80t punch and shear
  • Use of mobile welders

Design to Delivery

From design through to practical completion we manage all aspects of a project. We specialise in fabrication, engineering and construction of all steel, aluminium and stainless steel products. A complete in-house service delivers customised results, meeting the exact specifications of our customers. We use 3D AutoCAD to customise drawings which creates an opportunity for customers to individually select and adjust any aspect of fabrication to meet their needs. All drawings are completed to engineering standards and meet all Australian standards and building codes.

NQ Engineering & Fabrication Pty Ltd builds from initial concept and designs individualised products that meet each customer’s specific requirements. Our in-house Cairns engineering design function ensures the most efficient and effective use of equipment, resources and reduces costly mistakes. A quality system and commitment to safety ensures the protection of staff and resources.

Building on Quality: We achieve results through building on quality workmanship. Our reputation throughout North Queensland in the delivery of custom-made engineering and fabrication products is built on a commitment to managing the smallest detail through to the heaviest steel engineering. Our products last, standing as testament to the quality control we can bring to every project.

3D Waterjet Cutting

Our 1425m2 state-of-the-art workshop is equipped with a five tonne overhead gantry crane and 3D water jet cutter that can cut anything from all metals 150mm thick, rubber, pavers, tiles to timber will bring both economic and manufacturing benefits.

Our Clients

As a company that prides itself on the upmost levels of customer satisfaction it is of no surprise that we regularly operate in our capacity for some of the biggest companies operating throughout North Queensland.

Some of our clients that we have established a professional relationship with include:

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