Mines & Quarries Tag

With electric motors responsible for over 80% of electricity use in heavy industries, it’s a sensible choice for mines to adopt energy-efficient motors of IE3 efficiency level and above. Through TECO Australia, CBC provides a range of high-efficiency motors to the mining industry ­– including the TECO...

Handling and storing gaskets and packaging products can be a challenging task if your inventory includes thousands of different line items. CBC Business Development Manager Rod Baker and Seal Innovations recently audited a major power station and helped reduce their gasket inventory from 5649 individual...

Helping remote mines with condition monitoring for their assets is part of the service offering of Schaeffler Australia, which the company can conduct for CBC’s customers in collaboration with CBC. Rod Baker, CBC’s Mining Segment Manager says a key strength of the CBC- Schaeffler technical team is...

When the Eloise Copper mine in Cloncurry looked for a reliable conveyor drive to replace an outdated hydraulic drive unit, the CBC team at Townsville recommended Bonfiglioli HD Series gearbox and a TECO MAXe3 Mining motor as the best solution. Being a remotely located mine producing 50,000-plus tonnes...

Visiting a client in the Pilbara can be an arduous process. Besides the transportation time to fly in and get out to site, working in the mines is a hot and dusty business. But Sinisa Petkovic doesn’t mind the experience, because he gets great satisfaction...

The importance of good ventilation in underground mines cannot be overstated. To quote Rhys Thompson, Company Manager at AirEng, “If the ventilation system goes off, the mine has to shut down. That’s how critical it is.” As a company that specialises in the engineering, design and...

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...

While the score was only approximately 35mm wide and 10mm deep, the damage on the belt extended for 700 metres, and on a belt that was less than a month old, that cost more than $1 million dollars. As such, it remains the largest single...