20 Jun Ensuring safety in the mining sector with Motion
Underground mining presents unique risks and challenges that require careful attention to infrastructure. Establishing the right infrastructure, including the installation of hose systems, is crucial for reducing risks to underground operatives and maintaining optimal productivity. With nearly 20 years of experience, Motion’s Engineering and Services division has been at the forefront of coordinating and installing hose-up change-outs for underground mines in New South Wales and Queensland.
Hose systems play a vital role in delivering hydraulic oil, process emulsion, GP water, and compressed air to the diverse range of equipment used in underground longwall mining. These hoses come in various sizes, ranging from 19mm (3/4″) to 65mm (2½”), and are carefully selected based on the required pressures, medium being conveyed, and the operating environment of the equipment.
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