A HISTORY OF QUALITY & SERVICE
ancient art of Blacksmithing has been building nations since the beginning
of time, therefore when Jim Foley Snr. commenced the operation of N.Q. Springs
back in 1961 it forged for itself a strong reputation on the building blocks of
industrial development in North Queensland.
subsequent years saw N.Q.Springs develop a strong client base, ultimately putting
her in the No.1 position, servicing the N.Q. Mining industries along with the
provision of services to all of the Norths heavy and light industries.
the beginning of 1973, a young apprentice, Jim Foley Jnr. commenced under the
watchful eye of his master and quickly developed the skills of his mentor.
thorough training enabled young Jim to take on a partnership position in 1977
and was instrumental in the development of all the new technologies.
Foley Jnr. became N.Q.Springs on the retirement of his master, mentor and father
during 1990 and had positioned the company to continue forging ahead into the
is one of only a few genuine blacksmithing companies operating in the North and
still maintains the classic anvil and associated forging equipment combined with
all the latest technological advances necessary to meet the demands of todays
mining, industrial, trucking and other motorized industries