A Family owned and operated Australian Manufacturing business Proudly producing quality Coal and Carbon Products for Industry for more than 110 years.

In almost every Australian city and around the globe, our products are instrumental in the delivery of safe, clean water.

For more than 110 years, James Cumming & Sons has pioneered the use of Australian coal for industry. Since the 1980s the company has led the market in the use of bituminous coal as a means to effectively deliver environmentally friendly filtration for water and wastewater purification and the use of activated carbon for air and water purification and soil decontamination.

We use only the highest grades of Australian coal as the basis of our products. We never compromise on the quality of our products.

Today the company’s internationally recognised brand of products help eliminate the health risks associated with water and soil polluted by contaminants such as larger particulates, organic and inorganic compounds. Our products are right at the core of the ongoing successful operation of water, wastewater and desalination treatment plants plants across APAC and the Middle East.

Mission Statement

OUR MISSION is to enrich the quality and longevity of people’s lives around the world by manufacturing our quality, industry-leading products, specifically for water & wastewater treatment and striving for the most environmentally sustainable business practices.

Our Products

We have a proud history of manufacturing exclusively from Australias great natural resources, to meet our customers specific requirements. We continously look to improve our systems and processes to ensure our products are fit for purpose and best in class

C&S Brand Australian Filter Coal is recognised as the premier filter media for water and waste water treatment plants.

Activated Carbons in granular, powdered and extruded forms that can help eliminate the risks associated with water and soil polluted by dioxins.
C&S Brand garnet filter gravel allows for a shallower support layer compared to silica gravel which results in savings on filter construction costs as it has been proven to require less raw material than silica gravel.


installation & project development

sustainably manufacture Australian Carbon products for Water and Wastewater treatment and environmental remediation projects

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Past Work

Our Projects


Doha North Sewage Treatment Plant

Cronulla Sewage Treatment Plant

Perth Desalination Plant

Qurayyat Desalination Plant

Yan Yean Water Treatment Plant