About Us

  • Project Labour Hire specialises in onsite welding; fabrication and mechanical installation of plant, in particular asphalt batching and crushing plant. We are also experienced with Quarry Maintenance.

  • At the core of PLH is Nick Patterson and James Collis who have over 15 years’ experience as a Trade Qualified Mechanical Fitter and Boilermaker. Respectively, their expertise and leadership ensure their team deliver a cohesive and productive relationship with each and every contract. Operating from our fabrication and manufacturing arm Cheps Metal Worx at Ipswich, to our office and storage facility at Gatton. We at PLH provide quality metal fabrication and repairs to all industries. However, we also specialise in quarry maintenance (sand and hard rock); asphalt plant (build and maintenance); process piping, mobile plant, manufacturing facilities, and water treatment plants.

  • We pride ourselves on a strong local reputation, delivering innovative solutions, while ensuring demands of our valued customers are met. All our fabrications are carried out to the minimum specification under the AS/NZS 1554.1

  • PLH prides itself on maximising worksite safety, assuring the safety protocols are practiced and adhered to by all our employees, clients and onsite personnel.

  • PLH currently employ 7 Boiler Maker Welders with various experience across a number of different fields. Our stringent recruitment process ensures we are the envy of our rivals as our staff share our passion for quality workmanship, dedication and customer service. 

  • We require all of our staff to have at least a trade qualification, plus Construction White Card. In addition, ticket for confined spaces, working at heights, E.W.P. and boom 11m+ We also have Industrial Rope Access Accreditation making diagnoses quicker and more efficient, producing less down time, resulting to lower cost outcomes. 

Services Offered

  • 24/7 Breakdown Service
  • Accredited Welding Inspection service
  • CNC Plasma Cutting
  • Coded Welding
  • Construction & New Plant Build
  • Fabrication: Welding of mild and stainless steel; aluminium and other exotic metals.
  • Industrial Rope Access Accreditations 
  • Mechanical Fitting Installations
  • Pipe Welding
  • Workshop Based Fabrication Work

We welcome all enquires and appreciate the opportunity to quote for whatever, whenever and wherever you need it!

Working Together


We offer an end-to-end client experience that includes seamless communication, budgeting, staffing, on-site organisation, and solid, quality handiwork every time. 

Why Choose Us?


We have worked with project managers and designers to produce work we think you'll love. Call us today and bring our project management skills and extensive construction experience to your next project.

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Project Labour Hire

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Phone 0499 079 166


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