When BSC’s Bundaberg branch in Queensland noticed that its client, a major gold mine, was being forced to replace the drive belts on its conveyor system sooner than the scheduled downtime, they proposed upgrading the drive belts to the raw-edge Carlisle Power-Wedge Cog-Belt.
Employers and workers can do several things to keep themselves safe during hot conditions. Choosing the right workwear and footwear is extremely important and can reduce their susceptibility to heat stress.
Proper maintenance of mobile fleets on a mine site is as important as managing the fixed equipment to ensure maximum asset life for the mine. This is an area where, CBC, as a leading distributor of specialty cleaning products, draws on its longstanding relationship with CRC to provide aerosol and bulk lubricants, anti-corrosion and chemical maintenance products to major mines across Australia.
Changing out a bearing stuck in between other components on a shaft can be quite challenging under normal conditions. But if this happens to be an emergency breakdown on a mine site, the task of replacing the bearing quickly is enough to give any site technician a headache.
From the start in 1938 in Kalgoorlie, materials technology has played an important role in establishing the Warman® pump as a global leader.