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- Moving water across great Australian distances
Moving a scarce resource like water to its intended, remote destination is no easy feat in Australia. Steel Mains discusses what it takes to get this job done right the first time.
- World’s leading power supplier helps miners with emission targets
Aggreko, the world’s leader in mobile, modular power, has committed to net zero emissions by 2050 and is partnering with the world’s biggest miners to use greener energy like solar, wind and natural gas.
- Rolling the competition
Weir Minerals’ Enduron High Pressure Grinding Rolls can unlock improved productivity and efficiency gains through its technical capabilities.
- Curtin, UQ partner for online mining course
Curtin University and The University of Queensland have developed a new professional certificate program that will increase understanding of the modern mining industry in Australia and open pathways to postgraduate study.
- Laser sharp measurements for haul trucks
LASE’s LaseTVM high precision volumetric bulk material measurement systems promise an accurate and cost-effective solution for mining payload measurements. Accurate measurements of bulk materials in a mining operation are vital in ensuring the correct amount of product is being hauled. Incorrect readings can lead to inflated costs, which can have repercussions across the entire operation … Continue reading Laser sharp measurements for haul trucks
- Fenner Dunlop gauges conveyor belt performance with BeltGauge
Fenner Dunlop explains how its iBelt technology solutions such as BeltGauge and Digital Hub are helping mining companies take earlier action to prevent conveyor belt damage and access monitoring results in real time.
- Scaffold elimination: Reducing the costs on-site
Bend-tech’s scaffold elimination process involves a site audit where the company scopes and inspects existing scaffold that is or has been erected on a regular basis to access, protect or provide support in a mobile or fixed plant application.
- Miners act on unacceptable dust exposures
While the focus for many has been on the reduction of dust exposure limits across Australia, experts from Australia’s leading professional association for occupational hygienists challenge the mining sector to shift its attention to the effectiveness of dust controls implemented in the workplace.
- How to choose the right hydraulic hose
The hose is a crucial component in any hydraulic system. Whether setting up a new hydraulic system or updating an existing one, selecting the right hose for the application is key to its performance.
- Overcoming the challenge of extreme temperatures
Heat stress management in mining, a sector highly exposed to hot climate conditions and the threats of climate change, is benefitting from the use of advanced technologies. Experts from the Australian Institute of Occupational Hygienists discuss the development.
- Chipatronic gives mining vehicles eyes everywhere
Safe to Work finds out how Chipatronic is visually arming mining companies with advanced camera systems designed to improve safety, productivity and compliance.
- Technofast hydraulics deliver fast crusher maintenance
Technofast Industries has been providing mining and industrial customers with unique mechanical tensioning solutions for over 30 years. Hard rock mining applications can be especially harsh on crushing machinery, meaning equipment frequently requires maintenance. Technofast explains how its EziTite Hydraulic Head Nut makes the maintenance process quicker and safer.
- Kal Tire keeps training rolling in virtual environment
As a registered training organisation, Kal Tire helps trainee tyre technicians rise up through the industry ranks with an online virtual training room and on-the-job learning within its Australian operations.
- LVS market experiences strong growth despite global economic downturn
The world continues to struggle under the social strain and economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic, with many industries negatively impacted and some devastated.
- Tapping into uranium’s future potential
As a vital commodity for countries that use nuclear power, Australia’s next wave of uranium miners are hoping to launch themselves into the export market to capitalise on the potential of a revival in prices.
- Traditional Owners step into a brighter future
Tension surrounds the precarious relationship between Australian governments, mining companies and Indigenous people. Vanessa Zhou reviews the most important elements to this relationship according to the Tjiwarl and Yindjibarndi aboriginal corporations.
- Xylem’s rental offering provides cost efficiencies in mining operations
Renting equipment has become a popular option in the mining industry, lowering operating costs. Australian Mining speaks with Xylem about its rental division and how this option helps the mining industry meet sustainability goals.
- LSM’s TMS saves tyres, fuel and lives
Industrial road tyres can be potentially dangerous to work around due to their large size and magnitude of air or gas pressures. LSM Technologies explains how its heavy-duty tyre monitoring system (TMSystem) helps to mitigate the hazards of working with pneumatic tyres on any type of vehicle.
- Temporary structure hire relieving storage headaches for mining
In what will come as welcome news in the mining sector, Western Australia’s largest marquee supply company is now providing industrial grade temporary shelters for hire with a promise to install at any location within the state.
- Dust exposure mitigation controls for fixed and mobile plant cabins
LSM managing director Peter Woodford speaks about how the company is helping miners breathe easier, providing operator comfort and ensuring their heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system lasts longer with cabin filtration and pressuriser technologies.