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AFC & BSL Longwall Chain Systems

Experienced Trades

Since 2000

Quality Product

About Us

About Us

Australia's High producing longwalls choose Ellton Longwall for their chain requirements

Our Company

Ellton Longwall Pty Ltd was established in 1997 to provide project management and business development services both in Australia and internationally by founder Mark Newton.


Since then Ellton Longwall has grown to become a leading supplier of Underground Mining equipment to the Australian Longwall Mining industry. Appointed in 2000 as the exclusive supplier of Parsons Mining Chain, Ellton Longwall is the premium supplier of Longwall mining chain and service in Australia.

Our Workshop Facilities

Located in Somersby NSW, only 5 minutes from the M1 Freeway between Sydney and Newcastle, Ellton Longwall has a total of 4500 square Meters of hardstand and workshop area, purpose built to be Australia’s best chain service facility.

Benefits and onsite equipment:

  • B-Double truck Access

  • Full Office Facility

  • Fully Lite area for 24 hour service if required

  • Three Phase Power

  • Ample  outdoor and undercover Storage

  • 16 T, 3.5T and 2.5T forklifts

  • Chain Reeler

  • Large capacity Compressor

  • Hydraulic Power pack

  • Fully equipped workshop

  • Washdown area utilising 2 x 30,000 litre rain water tanks


Project Experience

Ellton Longwall has completed 1000’s of AFC and BSL chain Assemblies and Rebuilds over its 20 year history. Completing work for all major coal mining companies in Australia including Glencore, Peabody Energy, Anglo-American, BHP Billiton, and Centennial Coal.

Ellton Longwall has also completed many unique projects, including Full ROF AFC pan lines, conveyor transfer chutes, jibs and pulley frames.


Mark Newton


Over 40 years experience in the Australian Mining Industry. Established 

consultancy business in 1997 that became Ellton Longwall and Parsons Chain Australia.

Mitch Newton

Managing Director

Over 18 Years experience in Longwall Mining Chain maintenance, sales, and business development.

Simon Newton

Accounts Manager

Over 8 Years experience in Longwall Chain Maintenance. Accounts and Inward goods department specialist.

Our Products


Founded in 1903 by Mr. Harris Parsons, Parsons Chain Company is recognised as a world leading chain manufacturer. Parsons has had a long history in Australian coal mines, exclusively distributed by Ellton Longwall Since 2000.


In 2006 Parsons UK was purchased by China Coal Group, with significant investment in production, R&D and quality control procedures in the subsequent years.


Fully implementing Quality Control administration system, PCC has obtained ISO 9001 and CCS accreditation.

Parsons produces a Range of Chain Sizes and Specifications to suit individual mining conditions up to 65mm Wire Diameter

Integrating production, R&D, selling and servicing, Parsons Chain China has developed as one of the leading industrial chain manufacturers in the world in terms of production capacity, equipment level, technology and competitive ability.

Occupying an area of 62,000m2, Parsons has 450 employees, in which 60 are technicians.


Ellton Longwall has been supplying AFC and BSL Flight bars into the Australian Market since 2004, with in excess of 30,000 Flight bar assemblies installed since.

We work with a range of supply options to best suit each customers needs, for delivery, price and size.

Each Flight bar designed by Ellton Longwall takes careful consideration to individual mines specific requirements, Fully Finite element analysed and QA controlled throughout the entire process.


Ellton Longwall has previously completed projects for Australian Longwall mines including ROF AFC Panlines, Sprockets and Rack bars.





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AFC/BSL Rebuild

In our 18 years we have completed 100's of AFC/BSL Rebuilds on time and on budget.


Equipment Selection

Our Experience in selecting the correct equipment for each individual longwall's conditions  makes the difference


AFC/BSL New Build

We take a considered approach when undertaking new builds, ensuring the new components are correctly interfaced



Through our partners we have a vast resource of engineering expertise to provide the best possible solution to our customers


On-Site Monitoring

Chain Elongation, Sprocket inspections, Flight bar Wear, Deck Thickness Reporting all completed by competent skilled trades



More commonly we are tasked to help our customers source, QA check and supply a variety of equipment for Longwalls in NSW and QLD.

Contact Us

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55 Somersby Falls Road, Somersby, New South Wales, 2250, Australia

Opening Hours

Mon - Fri: 7.30am - 3.30pm

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