DavyMarkham Ltd

DavyMarkham is a heavy engineering company capable of designing, machining, fabricating, assembling, installing and commissioning large and complex engineering components weighing up to 350 tonnes. Having registered under its current name in 2006 DavyMarkham traces its origins back to Davy Brothers, 1830 and the Chesterfield based company of Markham & Co, 1838. DavyMarkham can handle extremely large turnkey projects, utilising expertise in hydraulics, controls and engineering. Sectors operated include, mining and tunnelling, power generation, hydro, nuclear, civil infrastructure, oil and gas and steel and metal processing.




Mine hoist

Mining, Tunnelling and Quarrying


As more accessible natural resources are exhausted new mines tend to extract minerals from greater depths with higher payloads. DavyMarkham has a long standing association with the mining industry across the globe and is ideally placed to provide hoisting systems for these mines.

Our unrivalled expertise have seen the successful provision and installation of over 300 hoists worldwide

We have the capability to supply hoists of all types and sizes for all underground mines. These include; friction, double drum, single drum, multi-rope Blair and sinking hoists, stage winches, haulage units, head sheave and deflector sheave assemblies and pneumatic transportation systems.

DavyMarkham services include:

  • Full turnkey project service from feasibility and design to commissioning;
  • Manufacture of equipment, refurbishment and renovation projects;
  • Installation;
  • Ongoing after sales service including; inspection, maintenance, spares and emergency repairs.

DavyMarkham has built upon the company’s expertise in building tunnelling machinery for the Channel Tunnel, Channel Tunnel Rail Link, London Underground and Dartford, Rotherhith and Mersey tunnels.

The company also fabricates original equipment and spare parts for tunnel boring machines and other mining and tunnelling ancillary parts such as tunnel shields, tunnel roadways supports and cutting heads.

DavyMarkham supply a wide range of new and refurbished equipment to quarries around the UK. Equipment and services include:

  • Inspection reports;
  • Weld reclamation;
  • New and refurbished equipment;
  • Site installation and commissioning.


Mine hoist

DavyMarkham Ltd Overview