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

Lead by John Gammie with more than thirty years experience in this industry NQ Engineering and Fabrication Pty Ltd is unique in their capacity to deliver all aspects of design, fabrication and delivery of products to our discerning  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, specialising in all areas we can work with one piece of steel through to 40t depending on requirements. A sample of works within our Cairns engineering and  steel fabrication capacity includes:


  • Sheds
  • Safety harness tie points
  • Tanks


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


  • Roof racks
  • Trailers
  • Cages
  • Water and fuel tanks


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

Minor Projects

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

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

Resources: 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 more than ten years experience in this industry with a proven ability and access to equipment such as:

  • Press
  • Roll
  • Fabricating
  • Cutting punching
  • Semi auto band saws
  • 100t break press
  • Guillotine
  • Lathes
  • Plasma cutter
  • 80t punching shear
  • Mobile welders
  • Scaffolding towers

Design to Delivery

From all aspects of design through to complete delivery and practical completion we manage steel 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 customers. We use 3D AutoCAD to completely customise drawings to meet customer requirements. This 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 and Fabrication Pty Ltd builds from initial concept and designs individualised products that meet your 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

The new 1425m2 state-of-the-art workshop is equipped with a five tonne overhead gantry crane and now a 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.