Quarry Tag

Schaeffler’s FAG and INA large size bearings are available in Australia through CBC’s national supply network. Schaeffler Australia Engineering Manager Andreas Pieper elaborates how the partnership places Schaeffler in a unique position in terms of supply availability and responsiveness. From supply to inspection, repair and online and offline condition monitoring...

A redesigned and upgraded Bonfiglioli bevel helical gearbox with a TECO E3 IP66 mining spec motor was the solution offered by the CBC team in Adelaide for a runaway conveyor belt. The belt was freely rotating backwards when overloaded, presenting safety concerns. The upgrade also helped reduce electrical running...

The CBC bearing fitment training and laser alignment training provide on-site training to any industrial plant interested in educating their maintenance team. Delivered by experienced technicians on site, the programme combines theoretical knowledge with hands-on training and practice. Incorrect bearing fitment causes pre-mature bearing failures, which...

High pressure grinding rolls, also known as roller crushers, are used across mineral processing plants for a variety of applications, from cement processing to diamond liberation and iron ore pellet feed preparation. Other minerals and ores such as gold, copper and nickel are also often...

“We make things in Australia. We do it well. We need to keep making things in Australia.” Those were Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s comments when he announced, in October 2020, the launch of a “new era of Australian manufacturing” in line with the federal government’s $1.5...

Crusher jamming incidents are common – though unwelcomed – occurrences in quarry operations. There are many reasons why a rock crusher might get jammed, with the most common causes being the entry of oversized rocks, metal components or wet material into the crusher.   While crusher jam-ups...

The need for efficient mine management has never been greater than in 2020. With several mining operations impacted by the COVID-19 crisis, some mines have been forced to cut down on capital expenditure to overcome tighter cashflows. On the other hand, spikes in prices of...

McLennan Earthmoving in South Grafton of New South Wales is a key supplier of quarry products, including granite aggregates and industrial sands, to major civil and infrastructure projects in the region. With a large fleet of trucks and earthmoving equipment, the family owned business also...

The COVID-19 crisis has forced businesses to change how they operate, and according to condition monitoring specialist Mark Slaughter, it could be the beginning of a larger transformation in the condition monitoring world – particularly in the context of remote monitoring options for customers in the mines and quarries segment.

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...