Mines and Quarries Tag

Armoured Face Conveyor (AFC) haulage systems are an extremely common method of extracting and moving coal in longwall applications. Servicing and upgrades of this machinery can prove challenging, especially in confined underground environments. Because of the unique design of AFC chain, traditional tensioners are not usually...

Motion Australia has garnered a reputation for bespoke design solutions, utilising their broad-spectrum expertise across engineering and servicing capabilities. In a recent collaboration between four internal businesses – CRAM, CMA, SMS, and CBC – these teams successfully delivered a hydraulic guillotine gate to a customer’s...

Pump systems are integral to mining operations for the use of transporting clean or waste water, water storage, and pressurised depositing for dust suppression. For over 20 years, Professional Pump Services (PPS) in Townsville has been supplying premium quality, up-to-date solutions to their customers in...

Identifying the best epoxy grout for the installation of heavy rotating equipment is critical, and can drastically impact the wear life of quarrying machinery. Grouting is responsible for maintaining precision alignment, dampening vibrations, and protecting the foundation of the entire system. “Ensuring a robust foundation and...

Titan Lifting’s precision quality hoists and loading equipment are designed to address day-to-day challenges on-site, offering superior corrosion resistance and durability in harsh outdoor environments. “With a far superior fused brake system over other similar hoists, the NXTGEN™ Overload Protection does not allow the chain or...

“Component and part failures are sometimes inevitable, but making sure you are prepared by utilising preventative measures, such as applying protective coatings, can drastically extend replacement intervals and avoid unplanned shutdowns,” says Michael Rowe, Category Manager for Lubricants, Adhesives and Chemical at Motion Australia. Henkel’s LOCTITE®...

Minimising the environmental impact of mining operations through waste streams, emissions, and contamination is crucial for preserving natural resources and ensuring a sustainable future for the industry. A key factor of this shift involves prioritising non-toxic and biodegradable consumable products for use across cleaning and...

Rotating grinding mills are an increasingly popular solution for efficient material breakdown on quarrying sites. Inside these large, mounted drums are several steel balls, which impact the raw material, turning it into slurry. Eddie Lawrence, Regional Hub Manager at WebsterBSC, recently worked alongside a long-standing...

Alemlube is an Australian-based lubrication company, leading the market with innovative product designs. Their team understands the ins and outs of machine maintenance, and their products are specifically designed to prolong the operational life and ability of your machinery. From their product offerings, Motion Australia...