Nobles is Australia’s leading specialist supplier of lifting and rigging solutions focused on our customers heaviest and most complex lifting requirements.

Founded in 1911, Nobles is a trusted supplier of lifting and rigging equipment, technical services and engineering design to customers throughout Australia. Nobles supply and service a range of industries from 11 locations across all mainland states of Australia and the Northern Territory.

Our state warehousing and production centres carry substantial stock and can undertake the manufacture and testing of our full range of products, while our regional and remote service centres enable Nobles to effectively supply and service our customers locally, including near several remote mining and oil & gas hubs.

With a complete in-house engineering design team, electronics calibration laboratory and big-lift division, Nobles also provide our customers with unique engineering and technical services for highly specialised, heavy and complex lifting and rigging needs.

As we look toward the next 100 years, Nobles will continue to work stronger, faster and smarter, harnessing the latest technology and innovations to deliver superior lifting and rigging equipment, technical and engineering services that make the industries of tomorrow safer and more productive.


Nobles supply the highest quality and performance, specialised lifting and rigging products on the market in Australia, partnering with world-class manufacturers and brands, and directly importing quality own-brand ‘value’ products.

All Nobles products are certified and tested in our NATA laboratories to Australian Standards to ensure optimum operational performance, and we regularly type-test new and existing supplier products to ensure they meet Australian Standards and their written specifications.

Our broad range of lifting, rigging and lashing products include:

  • Wire rope, strand and terminations
  • Wire rope, synthetic and chain slings
  • Lifting, general purpose and mooring chain
  • Manual and powered, hoisting and winching equipment
  • Lifting and rigging components, hardware and accessories
  • Blocks, swivels and materials handling equipment
  • Height safety harnesses and equipment
  • Electronic load measuring and monitoring systems
  • Load restraint and vehicle recovery devices; and
  • Fibre and synthetic ropes and chains.

Technical Services

Nobles provides a broad range of in-house engineering and field technical services from periodic visual inspections of common lifting and rigging equipment, to underground mining hoist rope installation, non-destructive testing and large overhead crane installation, maintenance and repairs.

With an experienced team of more than 70 inspectors, crane service technicians, testing equipment operators, repairers and installers based across all mainland states and the Northern Territory, our technicians are highly trained to best industry practice and use state of the art technology.

Our services are available inhouse at all regional and capital service centres, or we can come to you. We have inhouse test facilities ranging in capacity up to 1,000 tonnes, or we can offer an onsite or mobile inspection, repair and testing service of up to 40 tonnes. We currently service some of the most remote sites in Australia for our oil and gas and mining customers.

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Engineering & Design

Nobles have been involved in some of the most advanced lifting projects in Australia, requiring exceptional levels of engineering design, manufacture and supply. Together, the Nobles team of 10 specialist lifting and rigging, electronics and crane engineers have many decades of combined experience.

Based at Nobles head office in Adelaide, South Australia, our engineers provide a range of specialist lifting and rigging engineering services nationwide, including design, fabrication, testing, manufacture, electronic lift-load monitoring, installation, assessing and upgrading existing designs and strip down inspection and refurbishment.

Nobles can also provide digital and analogue solutions for load measurement and communications, including NATA-certified load cell/pin calibration, as well as custom design and manufacture complete load cell systems to suit specific customer applications.

We can say with great confidence that our engineering team, systems and capabilities can provide a solution to any lifting, rigging or lashing project.

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