All posts by Tara Hamid

Forty years in the making: A glimpse into CAPS’ journey through three generations

Three generations of the McIntyre family have contributed to making CAPS Australia the largest independent compressed air and power generation provider in a span of 40 years. Australian Mining speaks to them about the company’s journey. Bob McIntyre’s decision to go solo and start his own air compressor supply business could not have happened at … Continue reading Forty years in the making: A glimpse into CAPS’ journey through three generations

Toughing it out with the NSK Super-TF bearings

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. After conducting vibration analysis on the bearings, followed by subsequent inspections, … Continue reading Toughing it out with the NSK Super-TF bearings