If an item of equipment isn’t going to pay its way or make improvements to workplace safety then there really has to be a good reason for having it.
Time saving and safety were the big things that Kinross Mines in Mauritania were hoping to achieve by introducing the Swedish manufactured multi-functional wheel carrier used for dump truck maintenance work. Since installing the first unit of its type to be introduced outside of Sweden, it has received rave reviews because of the time saved and the improved safety that it […]
When it comes to lighting efficiency it has to be said that the traditional metal halide lighting tower has a few shortcomings compared to the newer LED systems. As a consequence Equipment Placement offers a lighting tower refurbishment service that makes old towers vastly more efficient by turning them into LED lighting platforms. If you […]
With a proven achievable savings of $21,000 a year per truck, mine site operator, Kinross is keenly Testing Power Ram Turbo II air filter pre-cleaners on one of their 793D haul trucks. A trial conducted over 250 hours by the company found that using an OEM standard set up resulted in 50% more contaminant reaching […]
When a patented filtration system has been proven to. increase fuel economy, extend hydraulic oil and component life increase engine oil life as efficiently as the best on the market – as well as being priced extremely competitively, it surely deserves consideration. Such is the case of Filter Technology’s filtration systems. This advanced filtration system […]
If you haven’t come across the Australian designed Loadpro X60 mine haulage truck, the next time you’re considering a site truck, these really do deserve consideration. These units are designed with difficult terrain in mind such as steep inclines or where traction is difficult because of soft or slippery conditions. A key feature of them […]
If there’s one trial we’re rather keen on, it is the test that Kinross Gold, owners of the Tasiast Mauritanie Limited Mine in Mauritania has given to our Power Ram precleaner units on their shovel fleet. Approximately three quarters of Mauritania is desert or semi-desert which of course means serious issues with dust. The dust […]
If your workshop is still using a forklift or overhead crane to change a wheel on a dump truck or other item of heavy machinery, you really do need to consider a much safer and far more efficient system. The system is Jama Manufacturing’s wheel carrier, a cleverly designed multi-purpose machine specially designed for handling […]