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Scott Technology: From humble beginnings to a global leader
Scott Technology opened its doors in 1913 and hasn’t missed a beat since. Chief executive officer John Kippenberger discusses the history, success, and future of the company.
Ritchie Bros: Buying and selling to suit every need
Since its start in 1958, Ritchie Bros. has gone from strength to strength. Its APAC sales director Finlay Massey tells Australian Mining why.
Going deep with emulsion explosive
AECI Mining Explosives’ deepest emulsion vertical drop system has been described as a game-changer for the global mining industry.
Earth science program connects industry and education
Providing up-to-date and relevant information on earth science is important in a country with major growth in the mining and resources sector.
The next evolution in sprag-type backstop technology
Altra Industrial Motion’s newly developed backstop is designed to provide high-quality performance at a competitive price point.
Remanufacturing: Critical to mining’s net-zero future
Australian mining companies will need to find more ways to decarbonise their operations. And SKF holds the key to one valuable pathway.
Breaking new ground with the HD Series Boom Systems
When it comes to rock breaking, efficiency and reliability must be key considerations to ensure a mine continues to run smoothly, and Total Rockbreaking Solutions is leading the way.
The Power of One
Hexagon Mining’s Power of One platform from division operations connect their processes from the field to the office while reducing costs and increasing productivity.
Kal Tire is keeping the wheels in motion
Using its decades of experience around the world, Kal Tire is able to help smaller mining operations achieve big production results.
Dyno Nobel blasts off with the Ranger
After a successful launch overseas, the Australian mining and quarrying industry is set to reap the benefits from the Digishot Ranger, Dyno Nobel’s newest blast initiation system.
Innovation in a changing industry with IMPC 2022
The International Mineral Processing Congress has been dubbed the Olympic Games of mineral processing – and for good reason. Conference chair Ralph Holmes talks to Australian Mining about what attendees can expect this year.
Smarter safety to protect your greatest assets
Maintaining a smarter, safer work environment while minimising operational costs and downtime caused by accidental events is the key goal of distribution switchgear users. While major failure events such as arc flash are rare, when they do occur, the results can be catastrophic to both equipment and personnel and disrupt planned capital expenditures.
Reducing annual energy costs with high-efficiency motor solutions
Did you know that an electric motor’s purchase price represents only 2% of its total cost of ownership? According to the International Energy Agency, 69 per cent of the energy used by industrial applications is related to electric motors, which are the driving force behind conveyor processes, pumps, heating and ventilation systems, and air compressors. … Continue reading Reducing annual energy costs with high-efficiency motor solutions
Sustainability and strength with Komatsu WE series
For mine operators with a focus on sustainable operation, Komatsu’s new WE1850-3 wheel loader, part of the new Generation 3 series, is a versatile loading tool that can be used for main line production and shovel back-up as well as clean-up and ramp building.
Opportunities and benefits on the journey to net zero
The road to decarbonisation will involve a combination of green hydrogen power and electrification in Australian mines. How is ABB working within the mining sector to make these changes?
Digital monitoring of synchronous drive belts for QLD natural gas company
Digitalisation and component monitoring are quickly becoming integral aspects to present-day mining environments. Processes such as cataloguing, inventory control, product lifespan assessment, and design initiatives can be significantly bolstered by the incorporation of integrated software programs. The ability to compare and contrast belting solutions on large plants can ensure that the best application is fitted … Continue reading Digital monitoring of synchronous drive belts for QLD natural gas company
Diamonds: an investor’s best friend?
November 2020 marked the end of an era as Rio Tinto’s Argyle diamond mine closed its doors, but we haven’t seen the end of the iconic pink diamonds just yet.
The importance of grout selection for dynamic load equipment
All components involved in the installation of rotating and dynamically loaded plant and equipment (including epoxy chocks and grout) should be considered as an entire ‘equipment system.’
The cost value in energy audits for hydraulic systems
Almost every stage of mining involves hydraulic systems – from the excavation to the drilling, crushing and breaking of stone, to the transport of material from the site. As such, its essential to keep hydraulic systems in power and running optimally. However, optimal is the key word.
Ground engaging tools GET a digital transformation
MTG has been working to maximise safety and minimise loss by ushering in the next generation of real-time excavation monitoring through its GET Detection system.