Mining-services star Mark Ackroyd presents a strong case for renting rather than buying machinery, amid resource sector uncertainty.
In mining, it’s important to match excavators to your haul trucks to lower your total cost of ownership, lest you risk inefficiency and extra burn fuel.
Thejo Australia has set its sights on becoming a one-stop-shop for engineered solutions and maintenance for the Australian mining and materials handling industries as it rolls out a range of new products and services.
MRA has helped keep the heart of Australia’s coal industry beating with smart systems to automate, protect and optimise the performance of large-scale stockyard equipment and ship loaders.
Flexco suggests three things that mine operators should look out for when selecting the right supplier and pulley-lagging product for its intended application.
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.
How can large mines achieve their ambitious emission targets while keeping materials handling operations efficient? Gearless conveyor drives by ABB might provide the answer.
In a move to continue leadership in the development and implementation of advanced technologies for conveyors and other bulk material handling applications, Martin Engineering has announced a belt cleaner position indicator that monitors the blade, tracking and reporting remaining service life.
A visit by Bridgestone’s vice president from Japan to Roy Hill’s iron ore project has highlighted the company’s intention to aspire to offer the best for its customers by listening and working directly alongside them.
Columbus Group chief executive Donald Yates gives insight into how to improve the performance of conveyor belts in a way that may not have previously been considered. Sometimes, making more of the small gains can really add up, particularly when questioning the long and established norms of how things can be done. Moving ores around … Continue reading Double layer conveyor belts
Rio Tinto has signed a five-year global equipment agreement with FLSmidth for the supply of fixed equipment, including minerals processing and materials handling technologies, spare parts, consumables, and maintenance, consultancy and professional services.
European surface and overland conveyor manufacturer Roxon has launched its entire range of materials handling and conveyor solutions in Australia.
A changing of the guard has led the father-son duo of Thomas and Graeme Greaves to turn a new corner in conveyor innovation.
The Overland Conveyor Company, a subsidiary of thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions, explains the importance of practical understanding within innovation in conveyor systems engineering.
Martin Engineering global flow aids manager Brad Pronschinske gives Australian Mining insights into how engineered flow can solve problems at materials handling operations. In order to achieve confined and consistent flow on conveyors handling large volumes of bulk material such as coal, aggregate or biomass, transfer chutes and vessels must be designed to accommodate and … Continue reading Engineered flow aids resolve bulk material handling issues
Mistracking of conveyor systems is an all-too-common occurrence in the mining industry, leading to considerable costs to human safety, productivity and power consumption. The root cause of mistracking often falls outside of a system operator’s control. Mine site vibrations and ground problems, for example, can cause conveyors to be misaligned. Other causes, such as structure … Continue reading Easy tracking on shaky ground
The conveyor experts at Flexco have developed a Universal lightweight cleaner pole that is delivering much-needed relief for maintenance workers at mine operations.
In July 2019, REMA TIP TOP opened the Brisbane Centre of Excellence as its east coast surface protection hub, extending on the expertise of its Western Australia surface protection operations in Perth.
Fortescue Metals Group is leading the way in monitoring the health of its conveyor assets, introducing a new paperless inspection system.
While safe practice is essential across all aspects of a mine site, conveyors can be particularly dangerous, especially when unguarded.