Liebherr-Australia’s modular maintenance program is cutting downtime in half for some mining companies. Here, the company explains why it uses this aftersales approach to maintenance.
Austmine talks to its member groups to find out how maintenance in the METS sector has changed in the past three decades.
Weir Minerals produces lifting tools for the safe handling of slurry pump parts, putting safety at the heart of its innovation.
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BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) has developed a system for truck maintenance at the Daunia coal mine in Queensland that reduces the average downtime for a regular service from two hours to just 40 minutes.
Nut threads are susceptible to damage from machine vibration and other stressors that lead to danger and downtime. Infastech Engineered Fastening focuses on finding the answer.
Rio Tinto’s network of Pilbara operations is one of the most substantial for any region in the world of mining. So how does the miner manage the significant calibration responsibilities it has at the operations?
Tennant addresses some of the common questions around equipment maintenance and how to schedule services to get the most out of its machines.
Nivek Industries has disrupted the way earthmoving maintenance operations are conducted across Australian mine sites. Its breakthrough equipment, tracked elevating device (TED), is designed by a fitter for fitters – Kevin Cant, Nivek founder.
Communication is a vital component in coordinating and executing planned maintenance. Maintenance planners and schedulers have frequent lines of communication with on-site superintendents and supervisors, other planners, and most frequently, suppliers.
Kal Tire is rolling out a tyre operations management system across Australia that will transform tyre management at mine sites into forward-looking operations.
Monadelphous has secured a $240 million contract with BHP to provide maintenance services for shutdowns, outages and minor capital works at its iron ore operations in the Pilbara, Western Australia.
Civmec’s focus on strengthening its maintenance service offering has paid off with the award of contracts from a number of leading Australian mining companies.
Chevron has awarded Downer EDI a five-year contract to provide maintenance and support services at its Western Australian operations.
The Queensland Mining and Engineering Exhibition (QME) 2018 has today announced the attendance of several Australian Government representatives, reaffirming the importance of the sector to the Australian economy.
Kal Tire’s Ultra Repair is a revolutionary service for Australian miners that revives damaged ultra-class tyres otherwise destined for the scrap heap.
Monadelphous has secured maintenance and construction contracts in the resources and infrastructure industries worth a combined value of around $110 million.
Weir Minerals outlines how major issues with crushers can be avoided by following a thorough maintenance plan.
The board of Programmed Maintenance Services has backed a $778 million takeover bid from Japan’s Persol Holdings.
Demand for mining equipment with current technology and greater efficiencies continues to grow on the second-hand auction market, according to Ernst & Young (EY).