Our Story

Founded in 1972 as an Automotive repair business, Moore Engineering then diversified to include Air Conditioning; holding 5 franchises and winning the Top Dealer award in 1979 and 1980.

With the engineering side of the business flourishing, Moore Engineering manufactured and installed onsite extensions for the local abattoir as well as constructing a local winery.

The first Emergency Services contract that the business won was also the first time that Moore Engineering used aluminium; this vehicle was widely praised as the best of its type throughout Australia for many years.

Having been successful in the majority of CFS tenders since 1984, Moore Engineering to this day continues to manufacture fire appliances for the CFS and various other government departments, both within the state of South Australia and in various other States and Territories. Moore Engineering is also involved with the mining industry building many underground Fire and Rescue appliances for this sector.

Our 24 hour break down service, wide range of stocked items and specialists trained in pump repairs has kept Moore Engineering at the fore front of the industry.

Employing 30 full time staff and training 6 apprentices on average each year, Moore Engineering is one of the major businesses in the Murray Bridge area sponsoring many local sporting groups and charities. Moore Engineering adhere to a strict zero tolerance drug and alcohol policy.

Moore Plant Hire was formed as part of Moore Engineering after it was deemed necessary to expand as the local area flourished.

Starting off with small Tractor cranes the need soon arose for a larger unit so the decision to acquire a 23 tonne slew crane was made and this helped the community in many areas and aspects.

As region grew so did Moore Plant Hire which now serves the area with modern well maintained vehicles now totalling 5 cranes.

Moore Plant Hire has a 40 tonne slew crane in the fleet as well as two Scissor Lifts and a Knuckle Boom.

The owner, Mr Quentin Moore has been the recipient of countless awards including; SA Great Innovation and Outstanding Business Awards to name a few