Fenix Resources is on track for first sales from its flagship Iron Ridge iron ore project in Western Australia after receiving the final green light from state authorities.
CAPS Australia have been renting out air compressors to industrial markets for over 40 years, but their ‘Miner’s Pack’ Rental with Purchase Option (RPO) has been met with increased popularity in many mining sites of Western Australia and Queensland respectively in the last year.
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
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
By using the Lovejoy Quick-Flex couplings by Timken to replace existing grid type couplings on a stacker conveyor system, a WebsterBSC mining client was able to achieve significant cost-savings, while also reducing the installation and maintenance time.