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Mega Mechanics

Documentary series following some of Australia’s best mechanics, fitters and engineers as they work on the biggest machines in the country.

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    Season 1, Episode 1
    • Wednesday 19 Jun

    G It's fifty Mega Mechanics versus five stories of mighty coal mining machines during a multi-million dollar maintenance shutdown.

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      • Wednesday 19 Jun

      G It's fifty Mega Mechanics versus five stories of mighty coal mining machines during a multi-million dollar maintenance shutdown.

      • Wednesday 26 Jun

      G The Mega Mechanics are forced to call in the big guns to help shift a massive 16-cylinder, 12 tonne engine out of a Caterpillar 793 truck.

      • Wednesday 3 Jul

      G The Mega Mechanics go into high gear with a massive bucket wheel gearbox change - but a stubborn bolt and bad weather may leave the 23 tonne gearbox swinging in the wind.

      • Wednesday 10 Jul

      G Engineers in Brisbane struggle to replace a critical landing gear component for an A330 Airbus. Meanwhile, at the New Acland Mine, a small but mighty telescopic handler is at a standstill and holding up works during the maintenance shutdown.

      • Wednesday 17 Jul

      G The clock is ticking as the Mega Mechanics fight looming deadlines and technical challenges. A mighty metal bucket wheel is out of action at the largest coal export facility in the world, while bulldozers are in pieces at mining hub of Mackay.

      • Wednesday 24 Jul

      G Season Final: The installation of a new 10 million dollar jet engine in an A330 aircraft sees an intricate support and bracing technique used, while work on a 550 tonne excavator means 24 hours of preparation all comes down to an install that must happen within just seconds.