VLI is a market leader in the supply of specialised equipment and allied services to coal mining and bulk materials handling industries.

Our operations comprise four (4) business areas:


Our team of specialist personnel, employed throughout Australia, China and the US, are working at the cutting edge of both technology and business systems. Our commitment to research and development enables us to deliver high quality, innovative solutions for all types of mining, transportation, bulk materials handling, loading and drilling activities.

We provide a comprehensive and diverse range of equipment including underground diesel vehicles, drilling rigs and bulk materials handling systems, all designed and manufactured by our own team to the highest specification. Further, we are able to provide on hire a comprehensive set of equipment that will suit your business needs.

VLI enjoys an enviable reputation, both in Australia and abroad, as a dominant force in the supply of specialist mining equipment and related services.


VLI's primary objective is to build a leading international company and become a supplier of choice by focusing on:

CUSTOMERS - We have always maintained close working relationships with our customers and this will continue to be a high priority in the future. By listening to our customers and learning from their feedback, we work together to develop solutions that exceed their expectations.

INNOVATION - Our commitment to innovation is inspired by our detailed knowledge of our customers' needs. Our innovation process for every new product or service starts with our customer in mind, and by investigating how we can add maximum value to their operations.

QUALITY - Our aim is to deliver products and services on time and to the quality required for the application. To that end we apply rigorous quality control measures at every point in our process from design right through to manufacturing and delivery. 

GROWTH - Sustained growth will always be a fundamental measure of our success and we are committed to delivering that objective by employing responsible business practices. We believe that sustained growth is just as much about the development of our people as it is about financial performance.

Our growth strategy comprises of two primary components. We will endeavour to maximise organic growth opportunities wherever possible and expand our global footprint by leveraging our leading market position in Australia into emerging markets such as China. 


Within the Australian mining industry we have established a leading market position in all of our four (4) core business areas: 

IN-SEAM DIRECTIONAL DRILLING SERVICES & SYSTEMS - VLI is one of the largest manufacturers of specialist in-seam directional drilling systems in the world. Our team of specialist in-seam drillers is also one of the largest in the world. Their unparalelled experience in this sector has allowed them to develop industry-leading expertise resulting in extremely strong customer service records. Our team is proud to have created world-first milestones such as drilling the longest in-seam directional hole in the world and drilling the most in-seam directional metres in a production shift.

UNDERGROUND DIESEL TECHNOLOGY - We are the only manufacturer offering a complete range of light and heavy rubber tyred utility vehicles and people carriers for use in the underground coal mining industry. Our fleet hire services are second-to-none. We operate a large range of utility vehicles and auxiliary equipment to suit every need.

BULK MATERIALS HANDLING TECHNOLOGY - Within the coal and materials handling industry, we are Australia's premier manufacturer, service provider and major belting distributor for specialised conveyor and underground mining components. Unlike most of our competitors, we have a well-established and integrated presence across the conveyors industry, providing the group with a uniquely broad product and service offering.

EQUIPMENT HIRE - VLI has developed a technology line focused on equipment hire that will assist many of our customers manage their equipment fleet within capital constraints.