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- Measure your IoT maturity against your competitors with Inmarsat’s new tool
Gain a valuable understanding of your mining organisation’s internet of things (IoT) readiness with a free, customised report.
- More safety, less carry back
DYNAFastFit® spray bars designed by DYNA Engineering use a unique design that employs a fully retractable spray bar mounted in a stationary shaft to form a two-part assembly. With the stationary shaft remaining in its location, the spray bar can simply and safely be removed by disconnecting from the water supply and removing two clips. It can then be retracted from the stationary shaft in a matter of seconds.
- Industry 4.0 solutions for mobile machines
The industrial world is moving steadily towards Industry 4.0 and embracing the technologies that will define this era.
- The urgent need for proper workplace cleaning
In today’s health climate, maintaining a clean working environment has taken on increased importance, regardless of the workspace.
- Digitally enabled reliability: Beyond predictive maintenance in mining
Asset failures are costly and stressful. This is particularly true for mining operations, where a single hour of downtime can result in millions of dollars of lost revenue. Some mining companies try to avoid these losses by stocking extra spare parts or through over-maintaining equipment. But these solutions often only add more financial burdens in … Continue reading Digitally enabled reliability: Beyond predictive maintenance in mining
- Dyno Nobel’s premium technology a boost for regional Queensland manufacturing
Demand from customers for Dyno Nobel’s electronic blasting technology is boosting manufacturing in regional Queensland, with the company’s Helidon plant increasing production.
- High voltage coupler training: Improve safety, quality and longevity
No technical equipment can perform without correct maintenance and handling. With this in mind, the creation of a helpful course provides a better understanding of product use, design and features.
- Stay safe and remain productive with smart distancing
As the global pandemic continues to impact the mining, mineral processing and metals (MMM) industries, social distancing on mine sites is paramount to the wellbeing of miners and the continuity of business.
- Load and haul: Stage V engine technology
After announcing the launch of the first Stage V loaders in December 2019, the first Sandvik TH663i truck with the new engine technology is now undergoing an extensive field trial.
- Sandvik stage 5 engine technology for load and haul
Sandvik is keeping focus on its long-term sustainability commitment and continues its program to develop stage 5 compliant underground loaders and trucks for the mining industry.
- Guide to metal 3D printers
Until recently, 3D printing was too immature to be broadly utilised in manufacturing. However, advancement in the last five years has transformed metal 3D printing into a scalable, robust solution.
- Energy Solutions for On-Grid Mines
Aggreko has decades of experience providing market leading mobile and modular power, heating and cooling to the mining sector – but their flexible solutions aren’t just for off-grid mines. Your site may be grid-connected but that doesn’t mean your power is guaranteed. The mining sector is changing rapidly, fuelled by emission regulations, capital restraints and … Continue reading Energy Solutions for On-Grid Mines
- New life for old conveyor pulleys
Pulleys are a heavy duty, consistently running piece of machinery designed to last. But after many years of consistent use, wear and tear eventually occurs and the pulley can become worn or damaged. Regular maintenance of conveyor equipment, including pulleys, is essential to reducing wear rate and prolonging service life. Reconditioning or refurbishing the pulley … Continue reading New life for old conveyor pulleys
- Effective belt cleaning: How to make small changes that yield big results
We’ve heard it time and time again. Doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results is the definition of insanity. So let’s not pretend that installing and maintaining your belt cleaners the same way every time is going to produce a different result.
- Ackroyd remains positive about Australian mining’s position during coronavirus
National Group managing director Mark Ackroyd has experienced the mining industry’s record-breaking highs and lows during the past two decades. Australian Mining speaks to Ackroyd about the impact the pandemic will have on the industry.
- Clean brakes and parts with CRC Brakleen Force
CRC Brakleen Force is a powerful brake and parts cleaner/degreaser, featuring a non-chlorinated solvent blend that is formulated to quickly and safely remove brake fluid, grease, oil and other contaminants from brake and clutch parts.
- Where the 1% counts: Undercarriage lifecycle management engineering
Gone are the days of when having a solution or product that meets the requirements of original equipment manufacturers or equivalent products was considered good enough.
- Webinar: Safety and Digital Transformation in Mining
We are living and working in unprecedented times. Mining companies must find new ways to keep business, processes and systems in operation. This timely webinar discusses how mining operations can benefit from embracing new technologies to improve system efficiencies and the safety of employees. The presenters and topics include: • Safety, Resilience and Continuity in Unprecedented … Continue reading Webinar: Safety and Digital Transformation in Mining
- The rise of IoT in mining
Inmarsat’s mining research report has revealed that the industry is undergoing an IoT revolution.
- Key success factors for analytics in mining and metals companies
OSISoft industry principal Martin Provencher discusses how large mineral companies use real-time software infrastructure to sift through available data and transform it into information for business improvement.