All hydraulic breakers, regardless of design or manufacturer, have the task of shattering, cracking or splitting material. The assignment is not exactly gentle on Read more
Proper conveyor care can avoid failures
There are many reasons for conveyor failure, but regular inspection and subsequent planned preventive maintenance is always far more efficient and less costly than Read more
Limiting stretch in v-belts and chains
Both chain and v-belts have one ongoing issue – stretch. As they stretch, they become less efficient. V-belts begin to slip and chains begin Read more
Selecting A Long Life Crusher Liner
There are a number of different criteria to consider when selecting the right chambers for your crushing needs. There is one, however, that must Read more
How long will these chains last?
Tyre protection chains were first used in the 1950s. As mechanised earthmoving equipment developed, demands by quarrymen and miners for higher productivity meant larger Read more
What is involved in the tyre retreading process?
The first element of tyre retreading involves the casing preparation and the first element of this involves an inspection of the tyres.
Initial inspection of Read more
Little known hero
Darren Flanagan is employed by Johnson Hi-Tech Explosives in Nowra. He is their Sales Manager for the east-coast of Australia. He received a phone Read more
The fine art of precision drilling
On a mountain top, high above the Black Hills of South Dakota in the United States, work continues on the Crazy Horse Memorial – Read more
Conservationists’ rights in the courtroom
It may be that a normal day in the life of an environmental conservationist is changing. It is easy to imagine now that he Read more
Stemming plugs improve blasting, productivity
Typically, the loss of explosive energy through stemming ejection reduces the performance of the blast. The fundamental theory promoting the use of stemming enhancement Read more