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According to Shell’s industry research, lubricants account for only around 1-2% of total maintenance costs. Yet if chosen correctly, many operators do not realise that choosing the right lubricant product for a piece of equipment can save up to 30% on total operating costs. Further research...

CBC heavy industry and mobile equipment expert, Sheree Munnik’s vested knowledge in the procurement side of the business has been amplified in recent years by her extensive involvement in the contract sales side of CBC’s Western Australian business arm, which frequently caters to the OEMs involved in the production of equipment for heavy industrial plants, ore mining, refineries, and quarrying processes. To...

The risk of doing damage to the environment is always high, crystalised as an ongoing discussion for heavy industry. According to CBC’s Steve Keown, energy companies are particularly well-positioned to address these concerns. “In an effort to mitigate these risk factors and address these concerns, leading energy companies like Viva Energy, Shell’s Macro-Distributor have been working to develop products with...

During the Viva Energy Geelong Refinery major maintenance shutdown in 2020, the CBC Geelong branch helped supply critical components, including Timken spherical roller bearing solid block housed units, to the plant. The refinery’s Central Maintenance Workshop Supervisor Darren Casboult says restrictions imposed on the site during COVID-19 and the...

With harvest season a busy time for farmers and harvesting contractors, lubrication expert Matthew Gee says the best time to service farming equipment is right before the season starts. Matthew, Key Account Manager with Viva Energy Australia, recommends reading the owner’s manual to understand the recommended...

How many different lubricants are used at your plant? Does your lubricants store contain multiple versions of similar lubricants? Can oil drain and re-greasing intervals be further extended with product upgrades? These, and similar questions are addressed by the CBC Australia technical team when they conduct...

The most common cause of bearing failure in an industrial plant is improper lubrication. Which is why a multipoint lubrication system is recommended, particularly for large operations such as those typical in the building material manufacturing sector, says lubrication expert Mandar Shivalkar.

All recycling plants, whether they deal with metal, glass or pulp and paper processing, have one thing in common: they all need quality lubricants to keep their systems running reliably and efficiently. Understanding the importance of a comprehensive lubrication solution for recycling plants, CBC Australia has partnered with Viva Energy to offer a wide range of premium Shell lubricants to customers across Australia.