BUAU Trading Terms and Conditions

Trading Terms



  1. These Terms and Conitions of Sale ("Conditions") govern the supply of all goods and services by Bohler Uddeholm Australia Pty Limited ACN 000 013 052 ("Bohler Uddeholm") to the customer (the "Customer")    
  2. These Conditions prevail over any other terms and conditions that may be expressed or implied to the contrary by the Customer, wether in an order, letter, tender document, in negotiations or otherwise.    
  3. No variation of these Conditions shall bind Bohler Uddeholm unless made in writing and signed by a duly auhorised officer of Bohler Uddeholm.  


  1. A quotation by Bohler Uddeholm shall be an invitation to the Customer to treat with Bohler Uddeholm, it shall not constitue any offer. 
  2. Any modification to a quotaton will be effective only if it is expressed in writing and signed by a duly authorised officer of Bohler Uddeholm.  


Any advice, recommendations, informaton or assistance (collectively reffered to as "advice") provided by Bohler Uddeholm in relation to the goods sold or sevices supplied by it, or any advice in relation to the use, application, suitability, performance or tolerance (collectively referred to as "performance") of the goods or services is subject always to the particular prpose made known by the customer for which the goods or services are being acquied, is given in good faith but without any libility or responsibility on the part of Bohler Uddeholm. 


  1. The Customer is required to pay the price for the goods and services to Bohler Uddeholm in Australan Dollars. If Bohler Uddeholm quotes subject to exchange rate variation than any variation from the rate paid by Bohler Uddeholm to its supplier shall be to the benefit or detriment of the Customer.
  2. All prices for the goods and services exclude the following costs.
    • any statutory charges, goods and services taxes, sales and other taxes, duties or imposts levied in respect of the goods or services and their supply; and
    • the cost of freight, delivery, transportation, packaging, shipping, clearence fees and other costs, charges and expenses incurred by Bohler Udeholm in the course of delivering or supplying the goods and services to the customer.
  3. If any of the costs in Clause D  are incurred bu Bohler Uddeholm but have not been allowed for by Bohler Uddeholm or the manufacturer in calculating the price, then they are to the Customer's accont.
  4. If Bohler Uddeholm has not specified the price to be charged to the customer at the time the customer places its order, the price(s) charged to the customer shall be the price(s) ruling as at the date of delivery. The customer acknowledges that Bohler Uddeholm's prices are subject to alteration from time to time.  


  1. Delivery is to be effected either by delivery of the goods to the customer's premises or nominated delivey site or by collection of the goods from Bohler Uddeholm's prermises by the customer or it common carrier.
  2. The customer acknowledges that:
    •  delivery dates are estimates only and Bohler Uddeholm shall not be liable or any delay in delivering he goods ordered by the customer: and 
    • delivery of the goods will be delayed by a period commensurate with the customer's delay in providng Bohler Uddeholm with all necessary speificatins.
  3. If the customer is unable or fails to accept delivery of the goods, Bohler Uddeholm may deliver them to a place of storage nominted by the customer and failing such a nomination, to a place detemined by Bohler Uddeholm. Such delivery shall be deemed to be delivered to the customer. The customer shall be liable for all costs, charges and expenses incurred by Bohler Uddeholmon on account of storage, detention, double cartage/delivery or simular causes if these costs are caused by the customers inability or failure to accept delivery of the goods when delivered or ready for delivery by Bohler Uddeholm. 
  4. The customer agrees that it will be obliged to and shall pay for the goods on the due date for payment notwithstanding that delivery is made after the delivery date specified.
  5. Unless otherwise specified in writing signed by a duly authorised officer of Bohler uddeholm, Bohler Uddeholm reserves the right to supply ten per cent (10%) more or less tan the quantity ordered.


  1. All risk in the goods shall pass to the customer upon delivery.
  2. The customer's assumption of risk in the goods so delivered shall not be interpreted as inconsistent with the retention of Bohler Uddeholm's title in those goods pursuant to clause1.


  1. Subject to clause L, the customer may not cancel or suspend any part of an order or sale without Bohler Uddeholm's written consent.
  2. If an order or sale is suspended or cancelled, the customer must reimburse Bohler Uddeholm what Bohler Uddeholm considers to be fair and reasonable amount to fully compensate Bohler Uddeholm for any costs, charges, expenses, less of profit and consequential damage that Bohler Uddeholm has or ay suffer in relation to such suspension or cancellation.
  3. The customer acknowledges that in the event that it:
    • becomes insolvent:or 
    • entersinto ny form of external administration as recognised by the Corporations Law or the BankruptcyAct 1966; or
    • is named as a debtor to any winding up o bankruptcy petition or commits an act of bankruptcy, Bohler Uddeholm shall, in its absolute discretion, be entitled to cancel or suspend the sale as it thinks fit.


  1. The customer must pay the full price of all goods and services ordered by the customer from Bohler Uddeholm within 30 days from the end of the month following the date of the invoice.
  2. The customer shall pay for the whole of the value of the order as invoiced when the same is due for payment notwithstanding that the customer may have directed that delivery of the goods be staggered over different times, to different addresses or that the customer may not have signed a receipt for the whole or any part of the goods.
  3. Time for such payment shall be the essence of the Contract.
  4. In the event that Bohler Uddehlm considers the credit of the cusomer is unsatisfactory or the customer fails to pay any amounts when due, then:
    • Bohler Uddeholm may: - require security for the payment of the price and may without notice withold delivery of goods or supply of service until such security is received; - termiate any or all subsisting contracts between Bohler Uddeholm and the Customer without liability to the customer:
    • the customer shall, in addition to the amount owing and without prejudice to all or any of the Bohler Uddeholm's other rights and remedies under the Contract, pay:
      • interest on all amouts outstanding, due and payable to Bohler Uddeholm at the rate equal to that specified from time to time Bohler Uddeholm's primary bank as its "Overdraft Reference Rate"and if no such rate hen exists, at the rate charged by Bohler uddeholm's primary bank on overdrafts in excess of $100,000.00 calculated from the date such amount falls due until it is received in full by Bohler Uddeholm: and
      • all costs, charges and expenses incurred by Bohler Uddeholm in recovering unpaid amounts or otherwise enforcing or attempting to enfoce any of its rights uner these Conditions, including all legal costs calculated on a "solicitor and own client" bais: and
      • the customer shall deliver up the goods to Bohler Uddeholm upon receipt of a demand in writing. In the event that the Customer does not comply with the demand within 1 business day of receipt of the demand, Bolher Uddeholm shall be entitled to enter upon the Customer's premises at any time to do all things necessary in order to take possession of the goods. The customer shall be liable for all costs of and assoiated with the exercise of Bohler Uddeholm's rights under this clause, which shall be payable on demand.


  1. Subject to Clause I(b), and unless otherwise notified in writing, the customer is authorised to sell the goods if it is in the ordinary course of its business to do so.
  2. Util full payment in clared funds is received by Bohler Uddeholm for all goods sold and supplied by it to the customer, as well as all other amounts owing to Bohler Uddeholm by the customer-
    • title and property in the goods shall remain vested in Bohler Uddeholm and shall not pass to the customer;
    • the customer shall hold the goods as fiduciary bailee and agent for Bohler Uddehlm: and
    • the customer shall keep all goods supplied and delivered to it by Bohler Uddeholm seperate from its other property, and in a manner to enable them to be identified.
  3. If the customer sells, disposes of or uses the goods before full payment in cleared funds is made to Bohler Uddeholm, until such full payent is made, all monies resulting from such sale, disposal or use shall be held on trust for Bohler Uddeholm specifically earmarked in the accounts of the customer at the property of Bohler Uddeholm.
  4. The goods remain Boher Uddeholm's goods notwithsanding that they may have been machined, cut or attached to other goods not the propery of Bohler Uddeholm.
  5. If the customer combines or incorporaes the goods with other goods (not being the property of Bohler Uddeholm) before full payment in cleared funds is made to Bohler Uddeholm, so that Bohler Uddeholm's goods become mixed with goods of others, the customer hereby authorises Bohler Uddeholm to disantle and remove it goods from the other goods.
  6. Bohler Uddeholm shall have a lien on all goods of the customer in its possession in the event that any amounts rermain outstanding on Bohler Uddeolm' accounts or invoices to the customer.


  1. Nothing in these Conditions shall be read or applied so as to exclude, restrict or modify any condtion, guarantee, warranty, right or remedy implied by law (including the Trade Ptactices Act 1974) where to do so would contravene the law or cause any part of these Conditions to be void.
  2. All condtions, gurantees and warranties as to:
    • the merchantable qualty,condition, fitness or purpose or corresondence with description or sample of the goods; and
    • the services being rendered with due care and skill; which may otherwise be implied by stature, common law or custom of the trade are expressly excluded, except where such exclusion would contravene the law or cause any part of these Conditions to be void.
  3. Subject to Clause J(a), Bohler Uddeholm excludes all liability for any loss or damage suffered by the Customer (wether direct, indirect or cosequntial) in connection with any defect or deficiency of whatoever nature in the goods or srvices, or the manufacture, design, supply, acquisition, use or consumption of the goods or services, or any negligent act or omission of Bohler Uddeholm, its officers, employees, contractors or agents.
  4. Where Bohler Uddeholm is liable for a breach of a condition or warranty implied by Division 2 of Part V of the Trade Pactices Act 1974 (other than section 69), Bohler Uddeholm's liability is limited to:
    • in the case of goods, the replacement of the goods, the supply of equivalent goods or the repair of the goods; or
    • in the case of services, the supplying of the services again. 


  1. Patent Defects The customer shall inspect all goods immediately upon recept of deliver and, within 7 business days of receipt of the goods, shall give notice in writing to BohlerUddeholm of:-
    • the relevant packaging slip/consignmet note number and date in respect f the subject of the proposed claim;
    • the date and place of delivery in respect of the goods the subject of the proposed claim; and
    • the grounds upon which the customer alleges that the goods do not comply with the contract.
  2. In the event that the customer does not give written notice of any proposed claim within 7 days of receipt of delivery, the goods shall be deemed to comply with the specifications of the contract and the customer shall be bound to accept and pay for the goods in accordance with these Conditions.
  3. Disposal or use of any part of the goods in an order which is the subject of  a claim shall constitute acceptance by the Customer of the whole of the order. The customer acknowledges and agrees that it cannot and will not make a claim against Bohler Uddeholm unless at the time of the claim all of the goods the subject of the relevant Contact remain intact as a whole.
  4. Upon giving written notice referred to in Vlause K(a), the customer hereby grants Bohler Uddeholm full and unimpeded access to te premises of the customer to enable representatives of Bohler Uddeholm to investigate any claim by the customer. Such investigation shall not constitute or be construed as an admission of liability by Bohler Uddeholm.
  5. After receipt of the said notice and after investigation by its representativs, Bohler Uddeholm may accept the return of te goods the subject of the claim.
  6. Any liability incurred by Bohler Uddeholm as a consequence of the customer's claim shall at the option of Bohler Uddeholm be limited to either replacment of the goods or a credit for the invoiced value of the goods in favour of the customer, notwithstanding that that liability may have been incurred by reason of Bohler Uddeholm's error, omission, negligence or rcklessness. In the event that Bohler Uddeholm grants a credit for or replaces the goods, Bohler Uddeholm shall have the right to retake possession of the goods and the customer shall deliver up these goods to Bohler Uddeholm.
  7. Latent Defects In the event that any defect in the goods is not apparent until after the goods have been machined, worked or cut, the customer shall give notice of the alleged defect to Bohler Uddeholm as soon as it becomes aware of that defect. Upon givng the written notice reffered to herein, the terms of causes K(d), K(e) and K(f) shall aply. In the event that Bohler Uddeholm is inclined to credit the invoiced value of or replace the goods, Bohler Uddeholm shall have the right to take possession of the machined, worked or cut goods, and the custoer shall deliver up those goods to Bohler Uddeholm. 


If for reasons beyond its control Bohler Uddeholm is prevented or hindered from delivering the goods or supplying the services (or any part thereof) by reason or any acts of god, wars, insurrection or internal disturbances, fire, floods, or accidents, breakdowns of plant or machinery, unavailability of or delays in shipping or other transport strikes or lock-outs of workmen, shortages or other default by suppliers of fuel, power or raw material, priority for supplis claimed by the Federal or State Goverments of the Commonwealth of Australia or any overseas government, or any other happening or event, then:-

  • any delay in such delivery or supply thereby suffered shall not give rise to any cause of action by the customer against Bohler Uddeholm;
  • during the period such delay continues, and subject always to clause G, Bohler Uddeholm and the customer shall each have the option to suspend or cancel any outstanding obligations of the sale on either of their parts povided that:-
    • the delay has continued for no less than 180 days after the delivery date specified by Bohler Uddeholm;
    • written noice shall be given by the party exercising such option:
    • on any such suspension or cancellation by the customer, any goods or services appropriated to the contract by Bohler Uddeholm, whether partly or fully processed at the time of such suspension or cancellation, shall be accepted by the customer when delivered by Bohler Uddeholm:
    • in the case f cancellation the customer shall be entitled to a credit against purchases in relation to any sums paid by the customer in respect of goods or services subject to the cancellation and not subsequently delivered by Bohler Uddeholm pursuant to Clause L(ii); and(iii) the customer shall accept and pay for all of the goods or services which Bohler Uddeholm has supplied or which Bohler Uddeholm in its judgement is then able to supply.


Any mistake on any quotation, order, invoice, deliver docket or other document issued by Bohler Uddeholm in relation to the contract isued by Bohler Uddeholm in relaton to the contract shal not be binding on Bohler Uddeholm and Bohler Uddeholm may in its discretion issue such amended document as is required to rectify such mitake. The customer shall comply with Bhler Uddeholm's amended document.  


The Customer irrevocably grants to Boler Uddeholm authority to enter into, forcibly or otherwise, all of the owned or leased premises of the customer for the purpose of inspecting or removing (subject to the terms of the Contact) any goods of Bohler Uddeholm.  


  1. The contarct is to be interpreted according to the laws of the State or Territory from wich Bohler Uddeholm's goods are supplied tothe customer.
  2. Singular includes the plural and vice versa and reference to any gender includes any other gender.  


  1. The Customer is aware of
    • the regulation (EC) No 961/2010 on restrictive measures against Iran replacing Regulation (EC) No 423/2007,
    • the U.S. Iran Sanction Act of 1996, as amended by the Comprehensive Iran Sanction Accountability, and Divestment Act 2010,
    • similar regulations and statutory provisions in this respect in place globally and
    • our group policy to control that none of our products are delivered into the oil and gas industry of the Islamic Republic of Iran (collectively “Regulations”). The customer will fully obey these Regulations no matter if they are applicable on him or not and will not deliver the products, directly or indirectly, into the oil and gas industry of the Islamic Republic of Iran or resell the products to anyone he knows will do so or to circumvent this agreement in any other way.  


  1. The purchaser is aware of
    • statutory provisions and acts in placeworldwide regarding export regulations concerning deliveries to the Islamic Republic of Iran and
    • the Seller’s group policy to control that none of the Seller’s products are delivered, directly ot indirectly, into the oil and gas industry of the Islamic Replublic of Iran (collectively “Regulations”). The Purchaser shall fully comply with these Regulations no matter if they are applicable on him or not and will in particular not deliver the products purchased from Seller, directly or indirectly, into the oil and gas industry of the Islamic Replublic of Iran or circumvent these Regulations in any other way. In case of breach by Purchaser of this Article Seller is entitled to claim compensation for all costs, damages and losses suffered as a consequence of the said breach and/or to terminate the Contract or the affected Order for Supplier’s default.       Trading Terms PDF   news & services Bohler Uddeholm's new High Performance Steel solutions Vancron 40 M268VMR New Carbon Hollow Bar please check link (Euro-Norm) Product Name change Nimax
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