Our Services

We have decades of experience helping to keep Australian industry moving. Deadlines don’t tolerate unexpected downtime, so we provide you with a range of services that help increase plant and asset efficiency while adhering to strict environmental and OHS requirements.


Our experience and expertise in this field is just about peerless, to the point where we have our own specialist equipment and in-house experts at the ready when you need them, whether it’s a scheduled cleaning job or an emergency situation.


Our industrial services cover: vacuum loading, water blasting, closed circuit monitoring, parts washers and associated products and services, waste oil recovery, liquid waste collection and recycling, environmental rehabilitation/site remediation, sludge management.


Vacuum handling

Cleanaway’s extensive fleet of industrial vacuum loading and recovery tanker trucks efficiently pump, collect and dispose of a large variety of hazardous and non-hazardous liquids, sludges and powders.


Fast and safe vacuum loading and unloading services for:

  • Liquid and powder removal for disposal and recycling
  • Sewer, drain and pipe cleaning
  • Tank and vessel cleaning
  • Grease trap cleaning
  • Emergency spill situations
  • Planned maintenance shut downs
  • Sludge removal to tank from water treatment plants, tailings dams and industrial ponds
  • Underground sump cleaning
  • Catalyst handling
  • Loading and unloading of materials from cargo holds, marine ballasts, boiler fire boxes, confined spaces and more.


Cleanaway’s experienced vacuum handling operators have access to Australia’s leading fleet of vacuum handling vehicles and equipment, and draw on a range of innovative technologies.


Our HYRDAcat machinery minimises manual handling risks and provides an innovative and efficient solution for removing sludge from hazardous environments such as oil refineries, gas plants, confined spaces, and contaminated sites.


Cleanaway is independently certified to national standards and is well placed to deliver the highest level of operational safety, quality, and environmental compliance.


High pressure water blasting/cleaning

Our industrial cleaning services remove dirt, scale, or unwanted materials from surfaces and structures, including sewers, drains, tanks, floors, marine vessels, bridges, buildings, manufacturing plant facilities and other amenities.


Cleanaway has a comprehensive range of high velocity water and abrasive cleaning services to meet the specific requirements of any industrial application.


Drawing on extensive industry knowledge and a diverse range of specialist equipment, Cleanaway can undertake high pressure water blasting and ultra high pressure jet rodding jobs of any size.


Our range of cleaning equipment can produce a variety of flow and water pressures, enabling our highly trained and experienced staff to achieve professional results across a wide range of operational situations.


Water blasting and abrasive cleaning applications include:

  • Sewer and drainage cleaning
  • Pipe and tube cleaning
  • Tank and vessel cleaning
  • Surface preparation
  • Removal of protective and surface coatings
  • Hydro excavation
  • Cold cutting in hazardous environments
  • General plant de-scaling
  • Tube de-scaling
  • Column and tower cleaning
  • Floor cleaning


We strive to deliver the highest levels of operational safety, quality and environmental compliance to help reduce your risk profile.


24 hour Emergency spills response


For our 24 hour emergency spills response line, call us on 1800 SPILLS (1800 774 557).


For hazardous and non hazardous spills, Cleanaway is your first point of call for emergency spill response.


Whether it’s a minor fuel leak or a major tanker spill or environmental emergency, either on land or in a waterway, we manage the whole response process – from initial spill containment to spill clean up, collection, processing and final disposal of waste.


Our complete emergency response service ensures you receive a safe, legally compliant and environmentally responsible solution.


Using our expertise and specialist equipment, we can promptly respond to any size industrial spill. We have depots in all capital cities and most regional centres, including remote locations, so we can quickly mobilise a team of experts to be on-site anywhere in Australia.


You can rest assured our qualified response teams are at the forefront of emergency response best practice and are able to handle a range of spill materials such as fuel, diesel, and petroleum products, acids and alkalis, hazardous chemicals and liquids (excluding radioactive and explosives), oils, packaged chemicals and goods, dry bulk products, and fire wash water.


Cleanaway has access to Australia’s largest range of emergency response vehicles, plant and equipment, including dedicated state-based emergency response spill trailers, communication systems, vacuum loading tankers, excavators, tip trucks, pumps, containment and other emergency response apparatus.


We own and operate extensive laboratory, liquid and hazardous waste treatment, remediation and landfill facilities that enable us to look after your end-to-end requirements.


Our team is supported by in-house technical specialists, including chemists, lab technicians, and health, safety and environmental officers, to provide you with a seamless emergency response service.


We utilise a fully documented emergency response management system and work closely with all key regulatory authorities, including Environmental Protection Authorities (EPA) and Emergency Services.


We also supply emergency spill kits and absorbents for vehicles and workshops.


For assistance with an emergency spill, please call our National Emergency Response Hotline 24 hours a day, seven days a week.


Site remediation

Cleanaway provides a full range of environmental site remediation and contaminated soil and land treatment services.


We can treat a range of contaminants either on or offsite to suit requirements and our dedicated team has the expertise and equipment to deliver timely and tailored environmental waste management solutions.


Our total project management provides you a safe, legally compliant and environmentally responsible service. Cleanaway’s in-house experts can help manage the approvals required to ensure you comply with environmental and safety regulations.


Our expert team are supported by in-house technical specialists including onsite chemists, to provide a seamless response to your waste management requirements.


Cleanaway can manage waste through our own licenced landfill facilities, and will work to maximise the amount of waste that can be recycled whilst minimising the amount sent to landfill.


Site remediation services

  • Excavation, transportation, treatment and disposal of contaminated soil
  • Chemical fixation and cement stabilisation of heavy metals and PAH contaminated soil
  • Bioremediation, land farming and establishment of biopiles
  • Full scale automated odour control systems
  • Removal, treatment, recycling and disposal of drill muds, ground water, effluent/septic and oily water
  • On-site contaminated groundwater treatment
  • Safe removal and disposal of hazardous materials including hydrocarbons, chemicals and asbestos
  • Recycling of construction and demolition waste materials from onsite material
  • Service station and fuel depot decommissioning
  • Onsite reinstatement of buildings, paths, driveways, fencing, drainage, irrigation systems, landscaping and monitoring wells
  • Pond dredging and sludge management


Whether it’s a small contaminant spill or a large volume waste treatment job, Cleanaway has extensive experience across many industry sectors:

  • Fuel depots and service stations
  • Defence sites
  • Council properties
  • Civil construction
  • Mining and exploration
  • Industrial manufacturing plants
  • Chemical and hazardous materials plants
  • Oil refineries
  • Power stations
  • Water treatment plants
  • Earth moving
  • Environmental consultancies


Our comprehensive range of specialist plant and equipment includes:

  • Excavators
  • Centrifuges
  • Bobcats
  • Tippers
  • Quarry powerscreen
  • Pugmill
  • Odour control plants
  • Street sweepers
  • Water treatment systems
  • Water carts
  • Pumps, generators and other auxiliary equipment
  • Liquid, powder and sludge vacuum loaders
  • Tank cleaning equipment
  • High-pressure water cleaning, blasting and pneumatic nibbler cold-cutting equipment


Hydro excavation

When space, asset or environmental factors are an issue, hydro excavation is a safe, non-destructive method of digging.


Hydro excavation is commonly used for the identification of underground assets such as cables and other site services in areas where they are not specifically identified on site plans or where the risk of asset damage is high.


This service is regularly used throughout the construction industry, rail network upgrades and in the telecommunications industry to assist in:

  • Network remediation.
  • New pit and pole installations.
  • The identification of underground services.


Ultra High-Pressure Water Jetting

Our specialist ultra high-pressure water jetting services are ideal for exposing corroded reinforcement bars, roughening concrete surfaces, raking out joints, widening cracks for refilling, removing coatings and residues and selectively cold cutting without adversely influencing the surface structure or mechanical properties of the material.


The use of ultra high-pressure water jetting for abrasive cutting (cold cutting) offers a cost effective alternative to diamond saw cutting on concrete, and grinder and blow torch cutting on steel. Cold cutting is an extremely accurate and efficient method for cutting through materials such as concrete, glass, refractory, steel and plastics.


Cleanaway tailors high pressure water-jet abrasive cutting to suit almost any application, including in refineries and chemical plants where volatile gases are present.


Catalyst services

As a leading industrial services provider, Cleanaway’s expert team and specialist equipment provide catalyst services for acid plants around Australia, including:

  • Catalyst handling
  • Catalyst screening
  • Acid plant mechanical repairs
  • Acid tower inspections
  • Heat exchanger cleaning
  • Tower packing removal
  • All other industrial services within acid plants


Our vacuum recovery and loading equipment, purpose built catalyst screening plants and sealed conveyor systems are specifically tailored for acid plant services to ensure safe and efficient handling.


Cleanaway also have the capability to provide catalyst services for refineries and petrochemical plants. This includes inert entry into confined spaces, removal and replacement of spent catalyst from vessels, catalyst screening and material segregation.


Cleanaway’s highly trained team draw on extensive catalyst handling experience and utilise a range of specialist equipment to ensure:

  • Minimal catalyst damage
  • Large volume processing
  • Optimal turnaround time
  • Elimination of double handling
  • Zero dust emissions
  • Best practise safety
  • Professional project management.
  • Time schedules and costs are met


Our catalyst services are performed to strict safety, quality and environmental standards to ensure optimal outcomes for our customers.


Offshore industrial cleaning

As a leading industrial solutions company, Cleanaway provide a range of industrial cleaning and maintenance services offshore and inshore oil and gas facilities.


Our specialist equipment is designed for offshore applications and our operators are highly trained for offshore conditions to ensure compliance with strict environmental and safety requirements.


High pressure water blasting

Our high pressure and ultra high pressure water blasting services provide an efficient way to clean tanks, pipes, vessels, and helipads. We specialise in providing industrial cleaning of confined spaces within tanks and vessels and cold cutting in hazardous environments.


Vacuum handling

Cleanaway provides vacuum handling services for transferring liquids, sludges and powders from tanks and vessels. Our integrated waste management solutions manage a range of prescribed and general waste, including contaminated and hazardous waste.


Protective coatings

We provide surface preparation using high pressure water blasting, abrasive grit blasting or a combination of both. Protective coatings can then be applied which are specifically designed to suit marine conditions and requirements for adhesion, bonding, maintenance and wear.


Maintenance solutions

As part of our complete maintenance solution and safety checks we provide services to remove contamination and corrosion from a range of surfaces, pipes and vessels, including corrosion under insulation (CUI) services. Other maintenance services include the provision of fitting and turning, plumbing, scaffolding and welding services.


Onsite facilities management

Cleanaway’s comprehensive facilities management service looks after all non core business activities for industrial clients. Our facilities management service includes

  • managing plant shut downs
  • waste and recycling
  • lawn and grounds maintenance
  • security services
  • fire services
  • roadway maintenance
  • industrial cleaning
  • drain maintenance
  • tradesman services
  • dust suppression
  • fencing
  • any other services required


With a wide range of plant and asset management services available, Cleanaway’s solutions will reduce production downtime; reduce the risk of unscheduled plant stoppages; reduce reliance on labour; increase plant efficiency; and improve safety and environmental outcomes.


As your waste management partner, Cleanaway will work closely with you to analyse the waste streams specific to your business and develop customised solutions to manage them efficiently. Our team has the expertise to tailor a complete waste management solution to meet your specific requirements, including dedicated equipment and systems to increase efficiencies and volumes for recycling.


As part of the complete support provided, Cleanaway can arrange dedicated waste management professionals to work onsite at your facilities to manage waste services and operate equipment.


Through the expertise of our manufacturing company Superior Pak, Cleanaway can customise equipment including bins, skips, and storage vessels, to manage specific waste streams within your operations.


Our focus on continuous improvement and innovative technology provides solutions for a range of specialised environments. This includes projects such as storage tank cleaning and repair in hazardous conditions such as flammable areas, contaminated sites and confined spaces.


Shutdown services

Our team regularly undertakes managed shutdowns for cleaning and maintenance where time is money.


Cleanaway’s comprehensive management of major plant shutdowns draws on our full range of industrial services, including high-pressure water blasting, abrasive blasting and vacuum loading services.


We pride ourselves on using our own in-house experts and specialised equipment to deliver your program on time and on budget. Our specialist crews provide complete management from start to finish, ensuring fast turnaround and limited outage time.


After a detailed site analysis, Cleanaway will tailor a solution to fit the specifications of particular plants and processes. We develop customised cleaning procedures and use specialist equipment to ensure we reduce plant cleaning times and provide cost savings for our customers.


Utilising our range of specialist equipment, we provide innovative solutions to reduce plant shutdown time and positively impact overall plant profitability. For example, our specialist HYDRAshears can perform cold cutting of internal heat coils in hazardous environments for a faster, high quality result.


Sewer and drain cleaning and CCTV services

From sewers to stormwater drains, mains lines, industrial pipes and drains, Cleanaway provide comprehensive cleaning services for any sized system.


Our large fleet of dedicated high pressure water cleaning units and combination vacuum loading units can remove a range of materials from sewers and drains including tree roots, debris, deposits, filtrates, sediment, silt, grease and sludge. Our mobile cleaning and recycling units not only remove debris from pipes, but recycle wastewater onsite to aid the cleaning process and further reduce the volume of waste needing to be disposed of at a licensed facility.


Drawing on our range of specialist equipment and technology, our skilled operators can provide flexible and scheduled drain cleaning services. Our highly trained team and proficient equipment enables us to handle an impressive range of tasks and challenges:

  • Sewer and drain cleaning
  • CCTV inspection and reporting
  • Pipe and tube cleaning
  • Root cutting
  • Trunk cleaning
  • Jetting of tank and culverts
  • Well surveys
  • Tank and vessel surveying
  • Culvert surveying


CCTV monitoring

Cleanaway’s sophisticated closed circuit television (CCTV) surveying system is used to monitor the condition of sewer pipes for blockages and deterioration. Our CCTV monitoring can determine the effects of gas corrosion on ceramic sewer mains and concrete or cast iron pipelines. This innovative solution helps clients plan cleaning schedules and future maintenance works and limits the amount of unplanned downtime onsite.


Cleanaway packages a number of high technology solutions for sewerage maintenance, including the combination of a laser profiler, sonar system and CCTV unit. Recorded footage and reports are provided to clients to enable performance monitoring of pipes and the development of cost-saving plans to maximise the life of these expensive assets.


Concrete repair and protective coatings

Cleanaway’s complete range of concrete rehabilitation services includes concrete repair, sealing, and remediation and the application of protective coatings.

Our expert team are experienced in identifying and treating the cause of concrete deterioration, whether due to carbonisation, chemical attack or mechanical damage. As an accredited applicator for many leading concrete repair companies, we offer a range of concrete services:

  • Structural concrete repairs
  • Protection of concrete from chemical attack
  • Joint sealing and specialist joints
  • Crack injections for waterproofing – leaking manholes, wet wells and tunnel construction
  • Crack repairs – structural and flexible
  • Concrete floor repairs
  • Chemical resistant linings
  • Bunding – new and remedial
  • Remediation of manholes
  • Lining, segment repairs and water proofing for tunnel construction
  • Facade refurbishment and protective coating


Sealing and remediation

Our team of experts assess all types of cracks, leaks and maintenance requirements, to provide a sealing, remediation or waterproofing solutions to suit the situational factors.


We are an approved applicator for a range of concrete manufacturing companies, and utilise products to suit dry or wet conditions and meet structural and non-structural requirements for varying applications:

  • Leaking reservoirs
  • Ground stabilisation
  • Structural repairs to bridges and beams
  • Leaking tunnels and construction pits
  • Leaking basements and car parks
  • Re-establish seals and improves the integrity of the structure
  • Civil engineering structures – dams
  • Movement or stationary cracks
  • Construction or expansion joints


Using the latest injection technology, Cleanaway utilises polyurethane resin, acrylic gel, epoxy resin and mineral suspension solutions for applications such as bridges, buildings and tunnels.


Protective Coatings

We provide surface preparation and protective coating application for manufacturing and processing plants, marine structures, petrochemical refineries and all commercial and industrial operations.


Our high quality protective and industrial coatings solutions are ideal for bridges, dam gates and structures, grain silos, jetties, reservoirs, sewers, tanks, and tunnels.


As part of our complete service, we provide surface preparation using high pressure water blasting, abrasive grit blasting or a combination of both. Cleanaway can provide the cost effective removal of surface contamination and corrosion in industrial and marine environments, and aggregate removal and reinforcing exposure for repairs and new applications.


We also provide passive fire protection using fire retardant coatings for cables, steel structures and tanks.


We work in close consultation with our clients to provide protective coating solutions to meet requirements for localised environments and atmospheric conditions, and specifications for adhesion, bonding, maintenance and wear.


With broad experience as an accredited applicator for many of the leading protective coating companies, we pride ourselves on delivering superior service in a safe and environmentally responsible manner.