Why use tyre pressure monitoring?

In a recent article prompted by accidents involving tyres I outlined how essential correct tyre pressure is to personal safety. The article generated questions about how to manage tyre pressures. This article discusses the importance of using tyre pressure monitoring systems (TPMS). For years industry...

Pump design and its effect on mine safety and efficiency

The technology involved in coal mining around the world has advanced a great deal over the years, especially in terms of improving the health and safety of the miners. At the same time mining efficiency and production rates have also improved. Pumps, in their many...

The 4 practices which will advance your mine haulage and dumping operations

The iron ore heavyweights Rio Tinto, BHP Billiton and Fortescue Metals Group are using autonomous systems in the Pilbara region, WA, for their fleet haulage and dumping operations. It’s a wider reflection of the industry’s push to exploit the massive savings potential in heavy fleet management. Ahead of Fleet and...