Existence of air-borne dust in the potroom of aluminum smelting plants has been studied repeatedly from the perspective of worker health and safety. How these dust particles impact service life of equipment in the smelting plants, such as belts and other components in drivelines, was the subject of one Gates® inspection and drive upgrade for an … Continue reading Aluminum smelter sees benefits of belt upgrade
Both safety and environmental sustainability are pivotal issues for any successful mine management strategy. Mines are constantly under pressure and scrutiny to improve their workplace safety practices. Similarly, the pressure on mines to step up their environmental sustainability goals has never been greater. The Deliotte ‘Tracking the Trends in 2021’ report, which tracks key trends … Continue reading CRC products for safer, more sustainable mines
As Craig Johnson, a mechanical team leader at one of the world’s largest zinc smelters, Nyrstar, leads his team through everyday challenges of lifting heavy rigging equipment and supplies, he knows he can rely on the quality of the lifting products the team puts to work: The Titan range of lifting and rigging products.
Extreme industrial applications demand gear drives that perform reliably every day. So when Andrew Sirl, a CBC Technical Services Manager, learned that his customer, a major South East Asian mining operation, was running an outdated gear reducer on their reclaim water pumps, he proposed an upgrade. The mining operation, as Andrew explains, was using an … Continue reading Rexnord, CBC join forces to keep mine in motion
While the adverse effects of silica dust on human health are well documented, it is a less known fact that the product – often found in mining, quarrying, and recycling industries – can also have detrimental impacts on machine components. This was confirmed by engineers from BSC as they were studying the root cause of frequent bearing … Continue reading Shielding bearings from silica dust