About Us

MEKTUNNEL is a specialist in Roadheaders and support technology/services for mining and civil construction projects. MEK represents BBM Maschinenfabrik (Germany) offering a full range of new manufactured Roadheaders of best in market build quality. Additionally, MEK keeps track of one of the largest inventories of used machines of all makes and models.

In addition to Equipment, MEK has an extensive network of global contracting companies, manufacture & refurbishment facilities, engineering and service providers. In combination with our equipment offerings, we are able to offer packaged solutions to meet the requirements of almost any customer in almost any working environment around the world.MEKTUNNEL ROADHEADERS

Our Services

  • Roadheader Sales and Support, New and Used
  • Equipment Sales and Procurement
  • Business Development Consulting
  • Turnkey Project Delivery
  • Equipment refurbishment, support and operational / maintenance training
  • Agency Representation and Market Development for New Equipment Manufacturers, Contractors and Consultants
  • Contract Manufacturing and Spare Parts Supply

Equipment Marketing and Sales

MEK provides general marketing & sales expertise to mining and tunnelling equipment manufacturers as well as service providers. We offer cost efficient international marketing and sales options that differ from traditional solutions.

In our role as Global, Territorial and/or Exclusive agents for various companies we primarily service mines, contractors, project owners and equipment manufacturers looking to buy or sell equipment and/or associated services. In addition to our core services in tunneling and mining, we offer expertise and equipment access for power generation, surface plant and industrial equipment.

MEK has significant international equipment and project brokerage experience. We are able to insert ourselves in transactions as resellers while assuming the warranty, guarantee and ongoing support responsibilities generally associated with OEM equipment supply.

By working with the best partners in our business areas, we have been able to provide trading and ongoing support relationships that involve the most experienced and capable companies in both the countries of initial supply and the country of destination.



MEK offers Procurement Agent services to our customers, primarily in the areas of underground mining equipment & services as well as civil construction and tunnelling equipment & services. We are able to offer a range of procurement expertise in both new equipment and used equipment sourcing. In assembling packages of used equipment we can include refurbishment services, commissioning and ongoing support services, electrical and mechanical certification, import/export and transportation logistics.

By utilizing our network of OEM manufacturers and used equipment providers MEK is able to package solutions while reducing initial procurement and ongoing support costs for many of our customers. We have demonstrated significant savings when compared with new build single source 100% OEM product packages, in many cases providing more reliable and effective post-delivery service and support solutions.


Contract Manufacturing

MEK works with a selection of high quality engineering companies, fabricators, and foundries around the world. We are able to provide a fully comprehensive and flexible service from where we can undertake both manufacturing contracts to customers own drawings and specifications together with full turnkey manufacture, shop assembly and testing work. From spare parts to full equipment manufacture, we have access to large and well-equipped manufacturing facilities in various locations around the world, coupled with a skill base encompassing engineering, materials preparation, steel fabrication, machining, welding, fitting, assembly, and surface treatment at our disposal – we can offer a ’one stop shop’ for all your custom manufacturing needs, whether that is a one off requirement or a large value contract.


International Business Development

MEK provides direct and indirect international business development opportunities for companies or groups of companies looking to gain foreign market entry. Our primary expertise lies in market development for product groups related to underground coal mining and civil tunnelling however we are now expanding into other business areas of mining and civil construction as well as energy and power generation and waste management/recycling.

MEK operates globally as a freelance company and we currently represent a selection of the world’s top mining and civil construction companies. MEK is highly selective regarding the companies we choose to represent and the projects we choose to take on. We generally promote a low risk approach to initial market development on behalf of our customers. This is accomplished primarily by establishing up front business with high completion probability in markets of choice prior to major market entry. Our approach has been highly successful.


Packaged Solutions and Turnkey Delivery

MEK works with some of the top manufacturers, consultants and contractors around the world. We are able to offer on a project by project basis, full project delivery. We have quality relationships with major contractors and suppliers who are capable of performing as tender leaders for turnkey equipment and services packages into the hundreds of millions.

Our expandable and package-able solutions range from simple ex-works equipment supply to full turnkey project completion. Our capability includes but is not limited to the following services:

  • Equipment Supply
  • Equipment Refurbishment with Warranty/Guarantee Options
  • Delivery/Transportation Logistics
  • Commissioning/Decommissioning
  • Technical Support & Training
  • Equipment Operation
  • Project Management
  • Turnkey Project Delivery

MEK’s customizable packages provide our clients with a turn-key solution to their specific needs and challenges.


Company Management

Luke Mason – President, Managing Director

Luke Mason has extensive experience marketing and selling new and used heavy equipment around the world, with a primary focus in new market entry/development and the brokerage of high value packaged solutions.


McCullough O’Conner Irwin LLP
Suite 2610 Oceanic Plaza
1066 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, B.C.
Canada, V6E 3X1

Agency & Co-Operation

OPPORTUNITIES: MEKTUNNEL is currently exploring opportunities to represent manufacturers and contractors as an Exclusive Agent in the North American, Latin American and Australian Markets. We are also in a position to offer our services on a project by project basis in our primary markets and on select global projects.

CURRENT AGREEMENTS:  MEKTUNNEL is currently under agency, distributor and co-operation agreements with several major manufacturers, contractors and suppliers.  References can be provided.  MEKTUNNEL represents BBM Maschinenfabrik Meran GmbH exclusively in Canada and the USA as well as on select projects globally.


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