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Digital for mining in a changing world
This guide to digitalisation discusses how mining organisations can use the sector’s global head start as a springboard for optimisation and improvements.
Improving safety, data and decision-making in deformation monitoring
Constantly seeking safer ways to work underground, Rio Tinto trialled the Hovermap mobile LIDAR scanner to map drive deformation at its Argyle Diamond Mine.
Enhance safety, communication and connectivity with rugged tablets
Efficiency is critical in industries such as mining due to the versatile nature of the jobs performed. So how do you save time, increase productivity, decrease disruptions and downtime, and improve asset utilisation all at once?
Leveraging Vocus hybrid cloud in a time of rapid transformation
Vocus makes hybrid cloud easy by offering network, colocation, private and public cloud solutions that enable you to arrange and connect all your infrastructure equipment.
Easier and safer belt scraper maintenance
The sometimes tricky task of removing a primary or secondary scraper from a conveyor belt for maintenance or replacement has been made a whole lot easier and safer.
RINGSPANN Housing Freewheels: When size does matter?
RINGSPANN recently built its biggest and most high-performance housing freewheel to date for an Asian plant construction company. The extraordinary unit was shipped a while ago and is now used by a chemical factory as an overrunning clutch in the drive system of a fan with oversized dimensions. With its nominal torque of just over … Continue reading RINGSPANN Housing Freewheels: When size does matter?
Local mining giant delivers one of the largest Oracle cloud transformations in Australian history
Leading the way in digital transformation, one of Australia’s largest mining and engineering companies was looking closely at its operating efficiency. Years of growth through acquisition had resulted in a highly complex IT structure; plagued by high operational costs and multiple ERP solutions and software licenses – all running on aging infrastructure. The decision to … Continue reading Local mining giant delivers one of the largest Oracle cloud transformations in Australian history
Smart cloud-based conveyor health monitoring
Aura IQ was designed and tested in partnership by Australia-based, ASX listed Future Fibre Technologies, and leading mining industry research organisation, Mining3. The system uses fibre optic cable and revolutionary photonic sensing technology, integrated with advanced signal processing algorithms and predictive analytics, to proactively monitor and track the health of the rollers along mining conveyor … Continue reading Smart cloud-based conveyor health monitoring
Integrated digital operations drive profit, efficiency and sustainability
With mining, minerals, and metals operations often broken down by information silos, getting full visibility can be challenging. Fortunately, a unified approach is possible with an Integrated Operations Centre (IOC) Strategy. Read our free e-guide today to see how an IOC approach can help you drive profitability and resiliency here.
How accurately are you tracking payload productivity?
A Queensland-based contracting business that works across the mining, civil and urban sector on-boarded fleet management system (FMS) technology to enhance the company’s operational advantages, identify gaps for improvement, and streamline reporting capabilities.
A new era for mineral sands with CDE Global
The mineral sands mining industry is changing. Resources are becoming depleted and new projects are often in remote and challenging environments. Water management is a priority on these sites, especially as regulatory standards continue to tighten. In response, sand miners across the world are choosing smaller, mobile plants. CDE’s wet processing solutions are built on … Continue reading A new era for mineral sands with CDE Global
Reduce risk of injury: change out G.E.T. without direct human contact
Up to 32% of injuries in surface mining occur due to strenuous movements. One way to reduce this risk is to eliminate the need for human force when removing G.E.T. A new hydraulic arm can safely remove and install G.E.T. without direct human contact. Direct human involvement in G.E.T. installation and change outs increases the … Continue reading Reduce risk of injury: change out G.E.T. without direct human contact
PowerFlex Drives for Crane and Hoist Applications
If your work involves cranes, hoists or the lifting of any type of load, you understand the unique challenges posed by these types of applications. Safety, reliability and productivity are always on your mind. Fortunately, Allen-Bradley® drives are specifically designed to make your job easier. And you can select the type of drive that best … Continue reading PowerFlex Drives for Crane and Hoist Applications
8 Must-Haves for Successful Tech Change Management
As the capital projects industry accelerates its adoption of technology solutions, you cannot afford to get left behind. But before you implement capital project management software, you must consider how this change will impact overall project success. Fill out the form below and get the free guide, “8 Must-Haves for Successful Tech Change Management.” You’ll … Continue reading 8 Must-Haves for Successful Tech Change Management
Mine Conveyor Backstop Application Guide
Altra Motion Overrunning clutches and backstop brands Formsprag Clutch, Marland Clutch and Stieber improve plant efficiency in heavy industries by preventing potentially damaging and costly reverse running and uncontrolled acceleration of loaded conveyor systems. With over 85 years of experience, Formsprag Clutch, Marland Clutch and Stieber provide advanced backstopping solutions to meet bulk material handling … Continue reading Mine Conveyor Backstop Application Guide
Tailings dam monitoring: mitigating risk
Although the number of tailings dam failures have generally fallen since the 1960s, the scale and increased capacity of modern tailings dams means the impact and scale of a failure is far more significant. Are you doing enough to monitor your tailings dam effectively?
Showa Eco Best Technology delivers sustainable gloves
Forty six per cent of global companies said mitigating environmental risks was a main driver for managing resource use and sustainability in 2018 and Showa is no exception.
A ‘drop-in’ heart transplant for heavy industry
SEW-EURODRIVE offer a drop-in replacement solution that significantly reduces downtime and provides immediate benefits in terms of system efficiency and reliability. An SEW-EURODRIVE drop-in replacement solution utilises highly efficient helical and bevel gear combinations, including the Generation X.e series, units particularly suited to heavy industry. These are manufactured using the latest technology: contactless sealing systems, … Continue reading A ‘drop-in’ heart transplant for heavy industry
Genuine Perkins filters – protecting your diesel engine
Perkins diesel engines are equipped with oil, air and fuel filters to protect them from damage by contaminants and keep them operating efficiently.
Hydraulics, the unknown killer: Proper training key to reducing injuries, fatalities
Hydraulic systems exist in almost every aspect of our lives. This simple system consists of pistons and an oil-filled pipe that is capable of generating a tremendous amount of force, enough to cause permanent disabilities or even death if an accident occurs.