The Fenner Concord PLUS banded belts combine the advantages of wedge belts with a neoprene-fabric band that forms a single belt. They are ideal for applications where pulsating or shock loads cause instability in matched sets of wedge or V-belts.
Site engineers at a major gold production facility in Western Australia approached their long-term industrial partner, CBC, to help them reduce maintenance costs for their roller crushers.
Along with providing key products such as grouting equipment and hand-held rib drills, Clarks Mining also manufactures stone dusting equipment, air ventilation machines and crawler track drill rigs. In 2003, Clarks Mining was the first manufacturer to utilise a hydraulic rotator for the feed mast, allowing rigs to easily drill floor, roof and face rib bolts.
Based in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, the company supports the local mining industry, predominantly coal handling and preparation plants (CHPPs), with a wide range of engineering and maintenance services.
The importance of good ventilation in underground mines cannot be overstated. To quote AirEng company manager Rhys Thompson, “If the ventilation system goes off, the mine has to shut down. That’s how critical it is.”
Anti-seize lubricants are commonly used in the mining industry to treat corrosion and the subsequent seizure of metal connections in machine assemblies. But not all anti-seize products are made equal. This is why a hard rock mining operation in North Queensland consulted with the CBC Townsville branch – who they had been working with for … Continue reading LOCTITE anti-seize lubricants rock in mining application
For many years, the Fenner name has been associated with the FPT Quality Assurance Initiative which forms the foundation on which our complete power transmission range is constructed.
Mining and mineral processing operations in Australia are highly dispersed, and in many instances, far from major support centres. Mining companies are compelled to maintain critical insurance spares to mitigate equipment failure downtime. However, there are still gaps in component part inventories such as bearings.
CBC is a national distributor of Shell Lubricants and supports the lubrication needs of mining and quarrying customers in partnership with Viva Energy – Shell’s exclusive licensee in Australia.
CBC, in conjunction with bearing specialist company, NTN, provides a unique bearing-housing-sealing arrangement that works to ensure maximum protection for the bearing and lubrication.
When CBC Australia Gladstone branch technical sales representative James Darrach noticed his customer had repeat orders for the same belt in short intervals, it raised a flag. He wanted to propose a better drive solution.
CBC has stated that it will remain open for business and will continue to support its customers, suppliers and stakeholders around Australia while carefully monitoring the unfolding COVID-19 pandemic.
One of CBC Australia’s key partners for shaft coupling products is Timken, which provides the Timken Quick-Flex shaft couplings to operate in harsh environments, especially within industries such as mines and quarries while requiring minimal maintenance.
As mining companies look to cut costs and reduce downtime associated with machinery, Gates offers the market its Predator V belts.