Mines and Quarries Tag

 High quality lifting products are critical to the safety of the mining workforce. This is particularly true when heavy equipment needs to be removed or brought to site, as often the chain sling is solely responsible for the safety of the suspended equipment. David Malthouse, Lifting...

“When things go wrong, reach for Devcon,” this is the message that the team at ITW Polymers and Fluids – the manufacturer behind the Devcon range of abrasion resistant epoxy products – have for repair and maintenance specialists. “Devcon is a world leader in products for...

Diesel fuel is the lifeblood of the mining industry. As a large fleet of dump trucks haul overburden and ore from pit to a dump site, they consume a significant amount of diesel. An off-highway, two-axle, mechanical powertrain haul truck for example, which can carry...

Road and infrastructure projects are poised to play a key role in Australia’s economic recovery post-COVID. The 2020-21 Federal Budget features significant funding for the infrastructure industry, with $7.5 billion investment in transport infrastructure around the country envisioned in the Budget. The increased demand for high-quality...

Bearings are one of the most commonly used machine parts in any industry. A sound knowledge of best practices in installing and maintaining bearings is therefore essential for those in charge of machinery maintenance to avoid unexpected downtimes. As a global bearing manufacturer, NSK offers accredited...

When BSC’s Bundaberg branch in Queensland noticed that their client, a major gold mine, was being forced to replace the drive belts on their conveyor system sooner than the scheduled downtime, they proposed upgrading the drive belts to the raw-edge Carlisle® Power-Wedge® Cog-Belt®, with significant...

Frequent bearing failures on a mine site’s conveyor system pulleys prompted specialists from BSC and NSK to carry out joint investigations to discover the cause. The Australian mine had been replacing the bearings every year, with replacements causing unexpected delays in the mine’s operations.