Mines and Quarries Tag

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...

Bucket wheel reclaimers play an integral role in the iron ore sector. They are also vulnerable to contamination from dust and other particulates that cause problems to their functionality. As CBC engineer, Harrison Hart, explains, if a bucket wheel reclaimer fails and causes downtime, this can...

CBC and the Gates Corporation have teamed up to supply Australian bulk handlers with high-quality drive belts for industrial applications. In 1911, Charles Gates Sr. acquired a tyre and rubber company in Denver Colorado. At the time, the company only made a single product, a steel-studded band of...

As mining companies look to cut costs and reduce downtime associated with machinery, Gates offers the market its Predator V belts. Australian Mining writes. Mining operations are often exposed to the harshest of climates and naturally, this has an effect on machinery and equipment that must withstand the rigours...