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Since its inception in 1981, City Circle Group (CCG) has built a reputation in providing demolition, decommissioning, remediation, excavation, and recycling services in Australia. Over time, the business group has grown to offer a diverse range of expert services tailored to each project. Until the mid-1990’s, concrete...

Adjusting tension in a drive belt can be a lot like tuning strings on a guitar. That is given the right tools are at hand to provide correct tension readings on the belt, and accurate calculations to determine the tensioning parameters. As Gates Australia Business Development...

In an aluminium smelting plant in Australia, air-borne dust was causing repeated failure of drive belts in vacuum pumps. By upgrading the drive belts from raw-edge v-belts to Gates® Predator® belts, the smelter was able to minimise belt slippage, prevent pulley wear and reduce overhung belt on...

From the delights of Tim Tam Slams to having the vintage Arnott’s cookie tins in their house, every Australian has fond memories of growing up with Arnott’s biscuits. Keeping the biscuits rolling out the factory, however is a different story. To keep the production line smoothly...

Having the right tools for the job is the secret to optimum drive maintenance, according to CBC National Product Manager for Mechanical Drive Systems Steve Hittmann. His recommendation is the Gates maintenance kit, which features the Gates EZ Align® laser alignment tool and the Gates...

Eudanda-based Schutz Industries is an expert in design and manufacture of complete hay press plants for major Australian hay exporters. Mark Waldhuter, Purchasing Officer, says business has been booming as demand for Australia’s quality hay increases worldwide. Renowned for their reliability hay press lines, Schutz Industries uses Gates® Poly Chain® synchronous belts in...

The new PowerGrip™ GT4™ by Gates® is a high torque synchronous belt with the highest power-carrying capacity of any belt in its class. Developed based on customer feedback, the belt is well-matched to a variety of applications in the food processing industry. As CBC’s Steve Hittmann, National Product Manager for Mechanical Drive Systems and Belt Drives,...

For the past 12 years, Mick Locke, an experienced Technical Sales Representative at CBC-Toowoomba, has been regularly visiting major cotton gins in his area to assist them with maintenance queries and improvements. He knows from firsthand experience how critical it is for cotton gins to have their equipment in perfect shape...

For Mark Breasley, whose business MB Engineering works closely with coal handling and preparation plants in the Hunter Valley region of New South Wales, helping extend component life on the mining equipment to improve maintenance cycles for his clients is the number one priority. It was...

How Midwest Fabrication, a Queensland-based manufacturer of grain harvesting equipment, grew from building the first machine for their own farm to gaining national recognition for their products in just over two decades is the material great Aussie success stories are made of. Martin Schutt, a second-generation...