AMEI is the Air and Mine Equipment
Institute of Australasia which is a public company limited
by guarantee. The Board of Directors comprises Senior
Executives nominated by member companies.
Institute was previously known as ACAMEI (Australian Compressed Air and Mining
Equipment Institute) until the Board voted to shorten the name to AMEI in July
The current AMEI Executive Committee
comprises the Chairman, a Vice Chairman and the Executive Director. The Chairman
and the Vice Chairman are senior executives of member companies operating
within the industry. The Executive Director is appointed by the Board.
is a non-profit organisation and has operated since 1968. Membership is drawn
from Australia's largest compressed air and mine equipment companies and major
suppliers of tools.
AMEI also operates a separate division:
MEMBERS' - PRODUCT RANGE
The combined total sales
value of current members is approximately 80% of the total Australian sales of
products covered by the Members of the Institute. These are:
- Portable and stationary air
and gas compressors including large sized air compressors
for manufacturing industry, mining and construction
as well as small to medium sized commercial compressors.
- Compressed air treatment
equipment such as dryers, filters and oil/water separators.
- Pneumatic and hydraulic
tools for civil engineering and manufacturing, mining,
quarrying and construction industries.
- Pneumatic and hydraulic rock
drills, surface drill rigs, underground drilling jumbos
for development, production and roof bolting, raise
drills, load haul dumpers, underground trucks and
continuous mining machinery.
- Drill steels, drill rods,
couplings, shank adaptors and all drilling and breaking
materials and tools.