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    While acknowledging historical commitment to working with traditional industry partners REMA TIP TOP Asia Pacific has set out on a path to broaden its focus, building new partnerships to increase capability and... more
  • Pickles Mining, no Hassalls!

    The acquisition of specialist mining house Hassalls by top Australian remarketer Pickles has officially come full circle, with both businesses officially operating as one entity – Pickles Mining. Previousl... more
  • Your one stop shop for Fire Protection

    Since 2003, FC Mechanical and Mining Services has supplied high-quality valves and piping systems to the mining and fire protection industries in South Australia and the Northern Territory.  The company is a s... more

Specialised lifting tools for safer and easier maintenance

There’s little doubt that mining is a high risk industry. Every day, workers on mine sites around the world face inherent risks. Weir Minerals takes this seriously, with safety at the heart of everything the company does. Committed to manufacturing processing equipment of the highest standard, the company also produces lifting tools for the safe handling of slurry pump parts during maintenance. An often overlooked component, lifting tools help keep workers safe, maximise equipment life and can reduce pump rebuild times. “We have a duty of care to our customers to ensure they remain safe when operating and maintaining our equipment. Adopting our uniquely engineered lifting tools for our slurry pumps mean that when the correct procedures are followed, it’s very safe,” states David Russell, Trials Manager for Weir Minerals Australia. As time has gone on, processing equipment h... more

Emergency Medical Services round the clock

QUALITY accredited Industrial Medic Services (IMS) works within Australia and overseas delivering medical and emergency response personnel, ambulances, equipment, facilities and rescue vehicles Australia wide. The Australian-based company is focused on best practice pre-hospital care, ambulance response and medical support in high risk and remote locations across the country. From its beginnings as a provider of Ambulance Services in South Australia and Victoria,  IMS has become a large and respected supplier of remote paramedics, ambulance, emergency response and workplace medical services and support. The company provides major site emergency response capability,  four-wheel drive ambulance vehicles, fire and rescue equipment and onsite medical rooms with high quality fittings and pre-hospital care capabilities. IMS has built a significant portfolio featuring major client... more

Weir Minerals’ turnkey solution results in 10% capacity increase

Weir Minerals’ turnkey solution increased grinding circuit capacity by 10%, delivering a payback in just 3 days MATSA is a modern Spanish mining company based in the north of the Iberian Pyrite Belt, a mining district that has been active for more than 2,500 years. Weir Minerals has been working with MATSA to optimise its minerals treatment plant’s primary and secondary grinding circuits. “We have been working with MATSA for 12 years and our service team has built a solid partnership with them. We opened a service site close to MATSA and employed a full-time Service Engineer on site to provide adequate support,” states Seda Kahraman, Regional Process Engineer Manager for Weir Minerals. “Their success is our success, and working on this particular project was both very challenging and very rewarding. They needed to increase their grinding circuit capacity from 275 tonnes ... more

Smart Mining: How flexible contracts can work.

A solutions mindset - the best way to get the job done SMS Mining Services has a track a record of enhancing productivity and value, whilst optimising ROI for our clients. We have successfully completed projects where we can demonstrate increased production and improved efficiencies whilst maintaining a safe operation.  Our office and workshop facilities are strategically positioned in three mining hubs and are fully equipped with on-call spare parts and rental and maintenance teams at each facility.  We also have a comprehensive fleet supported by an experienced team of site and workshop-based staff to provide the resources and flexibility for projects so that our clients can focus on their core operations. Equipment Rental We have one of the largest rental fleets in Australia which includes dozers, loaders, excavators, graders, dump trucks, water trucks, on-highway vehicles, li... more

Innovators in Industrial Tank Design

Heritage Tanks Industrial Pty Ltd has an exemplary record and has of supplying high quality liquid storage tanks in Australia and overseas for several decades and has recently gone to the next level of innovation in water tank construction. The company now offers profiled GALVABOND® steel tank walls of up to 2.95mm thickness.  The GALVABOND® steel is supplied by BlueScope Steel and meets Australian Standards AS1365 and AS 1397:2001.  This Standard specifies requirements for hot-dipped zinc-coated or aluminium/zinc-coated steel sheet and strip, up to 5.0 mm, which ensures that their customers are getting a quality product. This new product is exclusive to Heritage Water Tanks  due to its unique wall profile, giving it superior strength and resilience. Owner and Director of Heritage Tanks Industrial, Murray Tognela said that the Company understands the importance of tank wall... more

Blue Brute beats bearing and shaft failures

A maintenance program to replace all conveyor bearings with Blue Brute housed bearings has meant an end to bearing and shaft failures in the tail pulleys at the Hanson aggregate quarry at Molong in the NSW central-west. In continuous operation for almost 30 years, Molong quarry has been an integral part of the international Hanson Heidelberg Cement Group since 2005.  One of the leading quarries in the group, the quarry produces aggregate for construction and building projects throughout the central-west region. A series of bearing and shaft failures, predominately in the conveyor tail pulleys, initiated a search for a reliable replacement that could keep working in the tough environment that is a quarry. “By its very nature an aggregate quarry is tough on components such as bearings,” said Molong quarry manager Chris Cooke.  “They are generally covered in dust all the ti... more

TITAN AUSTRALIA REMAIN INDUSTRY LEADERS FOR TYRES, WHEELS & AXLES

Following a recent restructure of their operations in Australia, Titan Australia are pleased to inform their customers of some changes to certain aspects of the business focused on aligning the core strengths to meet the changing needs of their customers across Australia. Titan Australia have transferred all operations in NSW to their Muswellbrook facility in the Hunter Valley, where their OTR wheel & tyre management services provide support to a wide range of customers in the valley. This move is designed to bring them closer to their customers, reduce turnaround times, and to streamline the supply chain and logistics. In the Northwest & Goldfields Regions of WA, as of the 28th June Titan Australia will no longer maintain a physical presence in Kalgoorlie, Karratha or Port Hedland. Doors where closed at these branches with a heavy heart, however these locations over the pa... more