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National Group helps clients safeguard against post-COVID equipment shortages
Mining companies need to plan their equipment-rental needs further in advance to safeguard against potential supply shortages when COVID-19 restrictions ease, National Group managing director Mark Ackroyd says.
Improved safety and production through centralised underground blasting using BlastWeb 4G
Dyno Nobel’s BlastWeb 4G delivers safety benefits while increasing operational efficiency for underground mines.
Australian-made products strengthen industry safety
Diacon Australia is expanding its Australian presence with a new purpose-built facility which offers more access to its locally-made conveyor guarding and dust control solutions.
Giving operators a breath of fresh air
LSM Technology managing director Peter Woodford explains why his company’s QCABAIR Core Mixing Plenum provides the best dust protection in the industry.
Building on solid foundations
In the search for the perfect epoxy grouting compound to install critically aligned machinery for mining, site engineers often look for these attributes: high compressive strength, high impact strength, resistance to fatigue, ease of mixing and levelling, fast curing, low shrinkage and resistance to weathering and chemicals. The Epirez® Chockfast® Red and Chockfast® Orange compounds from ITW Polymers and Fluids … Continue reading Building on solid foundations
Epiroc at forefront of next-generation technology
The original equipment manufacturer’s breakthrough autonomous blasthole drill is a big stride forward in safety and productivity.
The business sense of adopting high-efficiency motors in mining
The topic of greenhouse gas emissions came to the fore recently as world leaders attended a climate summit in April and made new pledges towards reducing greenhouse gas emissions as part of their countries’ Paris Agreement commitments. In Australia, the electricity sector is the biggest polluter, accounting for 33% of the country’s greenhouse gas emissions.1Any … Continue reading The business sense of adopting high-efficiency motors in mining
Avoiding the cost of poor condition monitoring
If ever an activity needed improving, it’s condition monitoring for mining machinery. Enter Schaeffler’s OPTIME solution: An intuitive, interconnected and inexpensive way to save businesses time and money on the upkeep of all their moving parts. The wireless OPTIME solution allows mining operations to stay on top of day-to-day activities with the confidence that all machinery … Continue reading Avoiding the cost of poor condition monitoring
Reducing mining risk through climate adaptation
SRK Consulting highlights why operations need to be stress-tested against a range of environmental scenarios.
The latest and greatest in mining technology
Australian Mining looks at the latest innovative equipment, technology and services being displayed by leading OEMs at this year’s MINExpo exhibition in Las Vegas.
The game of drones: Innovating mining inspections through drone application
With safety the driving factor, ALS continue to integrate inspection approaches that improve safety without tradeoffs to the inspection itself – whether that be from a productivity, quality or financial perspective.
AusIMM’s snapshot of future mining leadership
AusIMM’s 2021 New Leaders Conference will be held in Brisbane and online in September, providing an opportunity for young professionals to network with their peers, connect with renowned mining leaders and discuss important issues impacting the industry. As the mining sector rapidly evolves, its workforce must be willing to step into this new environment to … Continue reading AusIMM’s snapshot of future mining leadership
Dealing with particle abrasion wear in coal processing
The impact of particle abrasion wear on equipment used in coal processing can be significant. Ever-persistent abrasion and wear takes a major toll on centrifuges, pulverisers, conveyors, chutes, augers, and other equipment. It can ultimately cause unexpected, costly downtime or greatly reduced equipment life. For a major coal mine in Queensland, high abrasion from coarse … Continue reading Dealing with particle abrasion wear in coal processing
Resolve in the face of adversity
Driver fatigue is one of the most dangerous risks to worker safety on our roads. Liebherr-Australia’s Brandon Robinson-Smith tells Safe to Work about how he turned a life-changing experience into an inspiring lesson for the mining industry.
Cast lip loaders show real results
CR Mining’s multi-pronged approach to wheel loader optimisation uses tough tech and a smart cast lip. The DecaEdge 1545 is a premium product from a reliable manufacturer.
What you must consider when purchasing a workbench
There are several factors you should consider when purchasing an industrial workbench. Choosing a bench that is inadequate in allowing you or your team to perform required tasks is inefficient and unsafe, not to mention costly for the organisation.
A change in perception: Building a case for raw edge belts in iron ore
Throughout his years of experience as power transmission engineer with CBC Australia, Tony Voiklis has concluded that raw edge, or cogged, v-belts were not ideal for applications in harsh environments. That perception took a 180-degree turn when he learned about the superior performance of the Carlisle Power-Wedge Cog-Belt by Timken. As manager of power transmission applications in South Australia … Continue reading A change in perception: Building a case for raw edge belts in iron ore
Bollé Safety targets ‘smaller’ market with latest range
As eye safety in the workplace becomes an increasingly important issue, Bollé Safety’s Silex+ Small allows for maximum protection with a focus on comfort and fashion.
Australian resources trusted by Korean investors
Australia’s critical minerals sector is well-positioned to benefit from growing interest from Korean investors. Their relationship is built on resources, reputation and mutual trust.
Conveying a safer approach
Diacon Australia is a pioneer of plastic conveyor guards in Australia and has continued to remain a cut above competing products for conveyor systems.