Oxygen Heater Economiser
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HP Air Manifolds<br />
Goodwyn A PHPU Platform
Cyanide Cooler Repair
25m3 x 10 Bar Air Receivers

Why Thistle Fabrication?

Mission Statement

To be recognised as the leading provider and first choice by clients in fabrication, repair, shutdown and labour hire services in Australia.


  • Thistle Fabrication is a local, Western Australian owned company with a strong commitment to excellence. When you deal with Thistle, you deal directly with the owners of the business, ensuring the highest level of service.


  • A dedication to honesty and integrity in all dealings has seen Thistle develop a track record of sustained, long-term relationships with many clients.


  • Having achieved full AS4801 Occupational Health and Safety accreditation and ISO9001 Quality Management System accreditation, we can now assure our clients, work is carried out to the highest standards


  • At Thistle, we work with all relevant insurances in place, including full Workers Compensation, Public Liability and Motor Vehicle coverage. Our qualified personnel operate at all times within relevant construction codes and client specifications.



Our main office and administration is at 9 Thorpe Way Kwinana, Western Australia.  We have two distinct workshops one catering for Stainless Steel the other for Carbon Steel and other materials. This ensures a high purity and quality is maintained. 

The Stainless facility is located at 8 Thorpe Way and Carbon Steel at 9 Thorpe Way in Kwinana. The Stainless facility comprises of 6202 metres workshop with 1 x 10 tonne overhead crane with 4.1 metres under the hook.  The office space is 1262 metres and comprises boardroom, open plan office space, reception, smaller office, kitchen / crib room, ablution facilities. The laydown area is around 30002 metres.

The Carbon Steel facility located at 9 Thorpe Way comprises of 11502 metres workshop 400 amps of three phase power, two x 10 tonne overhead cranes with 6.6 metres under hook. The office space is 3042 metres and comprises one boardroom, one open plan office, reception, smaller office, kitchen / crib room, ablution facilities. The laydown area is over 18002 metres.


Welding Procedures & Processes

With over 15 years in the fabrication and welding business we have built up a large library of qualified procedures covering international standards ASME B31.3, AWS D1.1 and Australian standards AS3992 encompassing AS4041, AS1210 and AS1554.1.  These procedures utilise welding processes such as FCAW, MMAW, GTAW and GMAW-STT and combinations of them.



Our staff are weighted with experience in vessel and pipework fabrication including the two Directors, a SHEQ Co-Ordinator, Estimator/Planner, Workshop Supervisor, Quality Control Officer, Expeditor/Materials Control, Checker, three Administration staff, various Tradesmen and Apprentices.



Thistle Fabrication actively reinvest into the community by encouraging new and young people into the workforce.  As such we work closely with apprentice training groups to employ and foster young people onto our industry.


Take a look at our past projects to find out more, or contact us to discuss your requirements.


At Thistle Fabrication, we are committed to completing all projects with integrity, efficiency and attention to detail. Feel free to browse through some examples and see for yourself. To discover what we can do for you, contact us.