Torque Engineering Australia Pty Ltd, based in Perth, Western Australia, provides a wide range of specialist equipment and engineering solutions primarily to the Offshore Construction and Mining Industries such as Launch & Recovery Systems, Flexible Lay Equipment, Powered Umbilical Reelers and Winches & Single Point Mooring Systems for offshore Import / Export Terminals

Sandy Spiers – Director

Sandy is B.Sc Actuarial Science graduate from John Curtin University.

Sandy has developed useful mathematical models to govern maintenance schedules of critical plant

 He is a keen windsurfer and outback explorer

Joe Wengrowe – Technical Manager

Joe is an accomplished and specialist marine infrastructure expert with 32 years experience in the civil, marine and Oil & Gas Offshore service industry.  Joe has delivered state-of-the-art and complex projects, both nationally and internationally and has a performance history of providing innovative, technically sound and commercially viable methodology strategies. 

Joe has worked in various functions including design engineer, site agent, resident agent, project engineer, project manager, regional manager, area manager.  He is experienced in operational management, project management and business development in many countries, including Europe, West Africa, Southern Africa, Australia and South East Asia.

While with CMR, Joe was a member of the Construction Tender Team with specific responsibility for preparing method statements and execution plans and schedules for the installation of rigid inclusions, stone beds, caissons, return quay and the infill behind the caissons for the Durban Container Terminal.

While with Boskalis, Joe was responsible for marine subsea operations at various West African and Asian sites.  He was manager of subsea operations at Smit Subsea Africa (now Boskalis), and as a result has acute understanding of underwater construction methods and operations including commercial diving, stone bed installations, dredging and offshore piling.

Ian Bavin – Installation Manager

Offshore Construction Manager / Saturation Diving Supervisor – CSR – with >20 years in the management and supervision of offshore and subsea projects focussed primarily in the Oil & Gas industry

Diving / Project  Manager – Muhammad Charles Mok

Marine Engineer / Commercial Diver / CSR / Dive Supervisor

Asrul Hassan – Field Engineer

Mechanical Engineer / Offshore – Subsea Engineer

Keith Long – Engineering Manager

Mechanical design engineer with over 25 years experience applying API, DNV and ABS standards to turnkey solutions in the Oil and Gas industry. An enthusiastic and results driven design / project engineer with many years of experience in a high-tech engineering environment.

Key Areas of Expertise

  • 3D Design (Autodesk Inventor & Solidworks inc. FEA).
  • 2D Drafting & Design (Autocad)
  • API Q1 (Design & Manufacturing) ISO 9001
  • 3D Design (Autodesk Inventor & Solidworks inc. FEA).
  • NDT, Load Test, Pressure Test & DT Coordination
  • Pressure Vessel Design (PED5500, TUV, ASME IIX) Design to ABS, DNV & API
  • Review & Approve Clear Technical Designs & Drawings Prepare & Present Technical Data
  • Participate in HSE Initiatives, START, JSAs & Risk Assessments
  • Familiarity with Well Completions, production, Pressure pumping and Tubular services.
  • Understanding of Subsea Environment: Materials, Cathodic Protection, Corrosion, Calcareous Deposits.
  • Technical Publishing (Internationally) International Consultancy Staff Consultations
  • Offshore Experience (Supervision and Engineering Surveys)
  • Safety Audits Offshore