Mines and Quarries Tag

Mining and mineral processing operations in Australia are highly dispersed, and in many instances, far from major support centres. Mining companies are compelled to maintain critical insurance spares to mitigate equipment failure downtime. However, there are still gaps in component part inventories such as bearings. There...

The COVID-19 crisis has forced businesses to change how they operate, and according to condition monitoring specialist Mark Slaughter, it could be the beginning of a larger transformation in the condition monitoring world – particularly in the context of remote monitoring options for customers in the mines and quarries segment.

Gates’ high-quality Predator v-belts by have unrivalled high-load carrying capabilities, making them extremely effective for uses in mining operations. The v-belts are covered for extreme abrasion and wear resistance, so they are protected from oil, dirt, heat, fatigue and shock loads. Not only are the belts themselves...

The Gates Corporation has engineered a power transmission belt that is lighter, cleaner and completely removes maintenance costs compared with roller chain. Roller chains play a vital role in industrial machinery, commonly used for power transmission on drives. However, certain aspects of a roller chain’s metal composition can...

Coal mines are notoriously high-stress environments for machines to operate in due to the contamination of parts. Regular maintenance regimes are therefore essential to keep rotating equipment in working order in the larger coal mining operations. Wambo is an open-cut coal mine in the Hunter Valley...

Understanding the condition of a plant and its equipment allows for improved planning analysis, better utilisation of equipment, reduced downtime, reduced maintenance spend and ultimately improves the productivity of an operation. This is why condition monitoring is important for any mining operation, regardless of the...

Providing customers with better options and increased access to quality information and services is at the core of CBC Australia’s new digital offerings. According to Manager Marketing – Digital Business Programs and eCommerce for CBC Australia, Zac Gray, customers in the mining sector are poised...

Fires are a key concern in the Oil and Gas (O&G) sector. Refineries are already at high risk of fire due to the products they are processing, so it is integral for businesses within the industry to choose equipment and machine components that are not...