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George Brown Engineering News Updates

Quarry Pumps

Quarry Pumps. We recently fabricated some stainless-steel floatation chambers to suit different sizes of submersible pumps for use in a quarry dealing with water and slurry.  We were supplied the pumps and fabricated tanks that allowed the pumps to be mounted centrally with the “pump” positioned beneath the surface. We shop tested the floats in […]

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To Brazil from Leith

We recently made some small specialised machined components for a customer in Brazil, made from an alloy steel the components were machined in our semi-automatic machines prior to nitriding at a heat treatment specialist. One of the components was also zinc plated.The job was then parcelled up and collected by a courier for delivery in

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Export Job

While being mainly a local engineering company we do undertake work for overseas contacts and clients. We have just completed a small machining job making eight heat treated “resato” connectors and a heat treated and zinc plated pusher for a Brazilian client.

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Win for Ross Muir

Delighted that Ross Muir who we sponsor is doing well, he defeated George Pragnell 5-2 in the final to win the 2022/23 Q Tour Event 1 title.  Ross made breaks of 57, 107, 50 and 66 in the title match at the North East Snooker Club in North Shields. Well done.

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From big jobs to small ones

“Can you please pass on my thanks to Euan and his team for fixing my driveway bolts last week.This was probably a small job for your company and I was really pleased you could take this on for me.I only dropped  the bolts into you on Monday and received them back on Wednesday and they

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Sponsorship Success

We are delighted that local lad Ross Muir who we have been sponsoring for a few years, has succeeded in being promoted from snooker’s Q school to the professional world snooker tour. Ross appears  on TV regularly playing around the world wearing  his waste coat that carries the George Brown & Sons logo. Ross recently

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New- Plasma Cutting Machine

We have now got our new Plasma Cutting machine up and running that can plasma cut steel, stainless and aluminium plates up to 30mm thick.  It can take a 2.5 x 1.25m plate.  The operators are getting used to the programming but it also comes with an extensive library of templates  that you modify the

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Update March 2022

Unfortunately, we haven’t posted any news items for the last two years mainly due to COVID and a change of our web designer/host.The pandemic stuck and most of our employees were furloughed for several months but a small team of guys were asked to work on jobs for essential customers. Slowly the team expanded and

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Ross Muir Sponsorship

We are regularly asked to sponsor various sporting teams and events through either our customers or  own employees  through their  own local clubs or teams. Sports we have previoslly sponsored are football & bowling.  We were approached by Mr  Ross Muir a local snooker player regarding sponsorship to allow him to compete on the national

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