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CDE announces new distributor for Australia

Washing equipment specialist adds WA supplier to global distributor network 
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Unique design pulley takes wing

To minimise material spillage in the conveyor process, a US supplier has developed a patented design pulley with fins that are wing-shaped rather than straight.
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The main factors of pulley and belt maintenance

Belt tensioning is a frequently overlooked factor in proper drive maintenance.
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Robust range of bearings contribute to operating life

NSK works with global manufacturers of mining machinery and end users in the field to co-develop a package of tough, high-performance bearings that offer a longer service life under demanding mining conditions.
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Taxpayers could foot clean-up bill from mine closures, warns scientist

A leading Australian soil scientist has told the mining industry that the environmental liability of closed mines is too great for the land to be taken into public hands.
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Solving wind milling problems on belt-driven ACHE fan systems

To improve worker safety and reduce maintenance, quarry operators should consider anti-rotation devices to brake fan systems.
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MACH1040 Gigabit Ethernet switches

Hirschmann MACH 1040 switches are ideally suited for use in the extractive industries, and Belden's Layer 3 hardware and software solution makes it possible to use all Gigabit Ethernet switches from the Hirschmann MACH1040 family as routers. A single rack unit (1RU), the Hirschmann MACH1040 features combination Gigabit Ethernet ports.
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Facing the future of carbon with sustainability

The impending carbon price has contributed to lively debate. However, managing energy and emissions with long-term, sustainable solutions may provide win?win outcomes for many industries, argues <b>Michael Loke</b>.
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Brazilians on the road to success with mobile train

In the city of Irau?uba, in the Cear? state in Brazil?s northeast, a Sandvik QA450 triple-deck screener, QH330 cone crusher and QJ340 jaw crusher are taking an active role in renovation works on the BR-222 motorway, which joins the cities of Fortaleza and Sobral.
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Seal system offers protection for workers against dust

Mine and quarry workers are exposed each year to inhaling airborne crystalline silica dust and face the very serious health threat known as silicosis.
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Academic centre leads research into sustainable mining practices

With pressures on mining ever increasing, the extractive industries can now benefit from the research and education initiatives of a think-tank dedicated to advocating sustainable mining practices. <b>David Laurence</b> and <b>Simit Raval</b> report.

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