What makes hrl: different

Expertise in Action

    No two companies are alike, so we deliver a range of comprehensive, bespoke services aligned to your unique objectives and targeting commercial outcomes.

    With 60 years of industry experience, here are a few projects we're proud of:

    • Optimising Australia and South-East Asia's coal-fired power stations
    • Appointed to the Royal Commission as the R&D lead for the Victorian bushfires
    • Strategic network partner to Rio Tinto at its global R&D Centre

    A wide network of technical and commercial collaboration partners, able to supplement our capability. The highest-quality outcomes, transforming your business performance, saving you money with operational and financial efficiencies, and growing your top-line. With hrl: you get
    'expertise in action.'

    1. Our People

    We harness an unmatched, collective brainpower and practical testing capability to service many of the most reputable organisations across Australia and South-East Asia. You can trust us to solve your most technical challenges, significantly improving your operational and financial performance to give you a competitive advantage.

    2. Our mindset

    By leveraging our experts, our methodology, and our equipment. Whilst many organisations offer these capabilities in isolation, it's our ability to offer all three in combination that makes us different and enables us to deliver truly transformative business value.
    We have a deeply expert team containing very experienced technicians, graduates, masters, PhDs and post-docs many of whom also hold distinguished professional accreditations and command industry recognition in the fields of science, engineering, and digital. Our team is responsive, hands-on, and able to apply both decades of experience and the latest R&D to create value in solving your technical challenges. We are trusted as part of your team, providing the specialist expertise you need whenyou need it. We are often referred to as 'owners engineers'.

    3. Our high-tech testing, engineering and digital capability

    We don't just have the best brains in the business, we also have high-end specialist facilities and equipment to back them up, some the only available in Australia.Laboratories. Fully-equipped NATA and ISO accredited chemical,metallurgical, and mechanical testing laboratories containing highly advanced specialist equipment. Specialised on-site asset testing equipment,eg. advanced NDT, multi-channel flow detection, in-situ pulverised fuel particle sizing, strain gauging. Applied R&D pilot plant scale-up facilities. Advanced desk-top modelling, eg. piping flexibility, finite element analysis, computational fluid dynamics, combustion optimisation, process simulation. Digital platforms for big-data analysis and asset monitoring and optimisation, eg. remote combustion tuning. Proprietary algorithms and an extensive internal database containing hundreds of years of expertise.

    4. The hrl: blueprint

    From the simplest test to the largest, multi-million-dollar program, everything we do is underpinned by our comprehensive and collaborative hrl: Blueprint. With a focus on dramatically improving the Reliability, Efficiency, and Sustainability of assets and processes to transform commercial performance, our Blueprint ensures we not only achieve governance but deliver transformative and ongoing business value. This is Expertise in Action.

    Dive into our rich history

    Technically capable / competent in a number of areas, successfully used on a number of projects.  Technical consulting.", 

    David Webster

    What our clients say:

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    Our certifications

    NATA accredited AtS/NZS ISO 17025, AS/NZS ISO 17020NATA Accredited Laboratories number 561.


    ISO 9001 Quality Management certied by BSI under certicate number FS605116.

    Ready to transform your business performance?

    Contact our technical consultants on -
    1800 475 832 or info@hrl.com.au to get started today.


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