About Us
Arnold Clement Whalan established A.C. Whalan & Co Pty Ltd and commenced trading in the Lithgow area in 1939.

Mining Ventilation

With over 75 years of experience in a multitude of industry sectors, AC Whalan will ensure your project will be fulfilled by an experienced team of professionals on time and on budget. From inception of the project including design our team of engineers will work closely with you to provide knowledgeably help & advice. Followed up by our dedication to quality & service we guarantee that the supply / & install of your project no matter how big or small will be brought to fruition to meet or exceed your expectations.

Our knowledge & expertise in the design, supply & installation of pipelines has resulted in numerous projects within Australian Open Cut & Underground Coal mines. We have strong business relationships with BHP, Xstrata, Rio Tinto, Anglo Coal, Felix Resources, AMCI, Whitehaven Coal & Peabody Resources to name a few.

M5 EastAs Tunnelling became a viable solution to expanding cities road & rail congestion, AC Whalan & Co again through its experience in air & water reticulation became involved in the design & supply of pipe works for Tunnelling Projects such as the Northern Storage Project, Lane Cove Tunnel, City West Cable, Parramatta Rail Link, M5 East, Water Delivery Alliance, Sydney Desalination, Brisbane's Nth Sth Bypass, Gold Coast Desalination, Adelaide Desalination, Melbourne Desalination, Brisbane Airport Link, Melbourne Main Reliever, Nth Sewer Project & Hong Kong's Link 200 project.

Previous Projects

Following are just some of the major works we have carried out throughout Australia:

Mining Sector

  • Douglas Park Methane Drainage
  • Conveyor Service Line
  • Mt Thorley BPF Pipeline
  • Warkworth BDT dreg line
  • Hunter Valley Operations North Pit
  • Bulga CHPP Upgrade
  • Oaky Creek Nitrogen line
  • Oaky Creek 908 Project
  • Blakefield CSG pipeline
  • Ravensworth North MIA
  • Springvale Discharge
  • Ashton Tailings Line


  • M5 East
  • Cross City Tunnel
  • Lane Cove Tunnel
  • Link 200 J.V (Hong Kong)
  • Epping – Chatswood Rail Link
  • Brisbane Nth Sth Bypass
  • Brisbane Airport Link
  • Melbourne Main Reliever
  • Sugarloaf Pipeline Alliance

Desalination Plants

  • Gold Coast Desal
  • Sydney Desal Water Delivery Alliance
  • Adelaide Desal
  • Melbourne Desal
  • Northern Sewer Project Stage 1 & 2

We hold Numerous Group Supply contracts for the supply of:

  • Pipe Valves & Fitting
  • Hose & Fittings Alliance
  • Ventilation