Steve Keown Tag

Shell has been providing lubrication products to the mining sector for nearly 100 years. “Shell has a long history of research and development when it comes to lubricants for mining and quarry applications – they work very closely with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to ensure the...

The Mountain Fresh Fruit Juices production facility is nestled amongst the green pastoral hills of Mount Compass, renowned for its ideal farming conditions, rich and fertile soil, and fresh produce. Visitors to the area can expect to find bounties of blueberries, strawberries, cheese, venison, pheasants, and...

A few years ago, Thomas Higgins decided to start his own business repairing header equipment for the harvest season from his home on Eyre Peninsula in the South Australian grain belt. He promoted his business by word of mouth, operating solely on referrals and repeat business....

When it comes to handling high pressure and variable temperatures, the INOX MX8 grease from BSC’s premium partner Candan Industries is an industry leader. Featuring a versatile lithium complex thickener, using INOX MX8 can help consolidate the lubricant inventory, providing excellent resistance to temperature and pressure extremes. Candan Industries Managing...

While lubricant costs generally make up only about 1-2% of the total maintenance cost for any equipment fleet, optimising lubricant use across all operations can save up to 30% of operating costs. That is why, Shell recommends using best-in-class lubricants for fleet maintenance. The Shell Driveline products,...

As farmers and agricultural equipment repairers gear up for the spring harvest season, Steve Keown, BSC’s National Product Manager for Lubricants and Lubrication Equipment says keeping some tips in mind can help achieve better equipment and lubricant efficiencies. “Choosing the right type of lubricant is the...

Rust protection is an important concern when it comes to storing or shipping metal parts and equipment. As Steve Keown, BSC's National Product Manager for Lubricants points out, not all manufacturers assume that the metal equipment or spare parts they have supplied is going to be stored...

When it comes to the purchase and installation of valuable capital equipment, maximising its longevity and trouble-free operation should always be the end goal; this starts with ensuring a suitable foundation is in place. “The best structural grouting products are the ones you don’t have to see again after installation,” says BSC’s National Product Manager for Lubricants, Steve Keown.