Mining Tag

For Mark Breasley, whose business MB Engineering works closely with coal handling and preparation plants in the Hunter Valley region of New South Wales, helping extend component life on the mining equipment to improve maintenance cycles for his clients is the number one priority. It was...

As a business priding itself on being a one-stop-shop for design, engineering and manufacturer of equipment for mining and civil construction industries, the design team at Wollongong-based Clarks Mining Services practice due diligence when it comes to the choice of industrial products going into their...

High pressure grinding rolls, also known as roller crushers, are used across mineral processing plants for a variety of applications, from cement processing to diamond liberation and iron ore pellet feed preparation. Other minerals and ores such as gold, copper and nickel are also often...

“We make things in Australia. We do it well. We need to keep making things in Australia.” Those were Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s comments when he announced, in October 2020, the launch of a “new era of Australian manufacturing” in line with the federal government’s $1.5...

MB Engineering Solutions is in the business of extending lives – of mining equipment, that is. Based in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, the company supports the local mining industry, predominantly coal handling and preparation plants (CHPPs), with a wide range of engineering and...

Mackay-based engineering and fabrication company, Mainetec (formerly Innovative Mining & Engineering Solutions) was established in 2010 with a vision to bring innovation to the design of mining equipment. Ten years into that journey, Mainetec has remained loyal to its philosophy by introducing a range of innovative...

The need for efficient mine management has never been greater than in 2020. With several mining operations impacted by the COVID-19 crisis, some mines have been forced to cut down on capital expenditure to overcome tighter cashflows. On the other hand, spikes in prices of...

The importance of good ventilation in underground mines cannot be overstated. To quote Rhys Thompson, Company Manager at AirEng, “If the ventilation system goes off, the mine has to shut down. That’s how critical it is.” As a company that specialises in the engineering, design and...

Proper maintenance of mobile fleets on a mine site is as important as managing the fixed equipment to ensure maximum asset life for the mine. This is an area where, CBC, as a leading distributor of specialty cleaning products, draws on its longstanding relationship with...

Changing out a bearing stuck in between other components on a shaft can be quite challenging under normal conditions. But if this happens to be an emergency breakdown on a mine site, the task of replacing the bearing quickly is enough to give any site...