The Cause of Damage an Undercarriage Excavators and Bulldozers

The Cause of Damage an Undercarriage Excavators and Bulldozers

The undercarriage is one of the important components in heavy equipment such as excavators and bulldozers. One of the components of heavy equipment section below includes the frame and a set of tracks and was instrumental in moving from one place to the other.  Damage to these parts could not be avoided, as it will damage the undercarriage after 5 years of usage due to various factors. However, it can be prevented with treatment and examination within a certain period. As for some of the causes of damage the undercarriage that could be avoided.

 

Worn out

 Worn out undercarriage can occur […]

How to Choose the Right Systems Asset Management?

How to Choose the Right Systems Asset Management?

In the rapid development of the world, forcing companies to maintain and protect assets well and digitally so as not to be left behind with the times. In Indonesia and some other countries have many software or systems that can manage asset management easily and automatically, but how to choose the right systems asset management?

The systems can be configured

Systems that can be configured or customized with existing work modules can enable companies to manage assets, and manage those assets.

Ready To Use

System or software that already exists and is ready to be used can make the company manages the asset […]

The Price of the Freeport deal

The Price of the Freeport deal

JAKARTA (Reuters) – For many Indonesians, investment banker-turned-minister Ignasius Jonan is the man who made trains run on time.

Months after being handed the mining portfolio, the minister notched up a bigger victory; securing majority local ownership of Grasberg – one of the world’s biggest gold and copper mines – following months of difficult negotiations with U.S. giant Freeport-McMoRan Inc.

Foreign control of mines has been sore point for many Indonesians, who view it as a legacy of an authoritarian past when a ruling elite cut sweetheart deals to carve up precious resources.

The framework agreement with Freeport on […]

7 Good reasons why your company needs Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) System

7 Good reasons why your company needs Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) System

Application of Asset Management System can have many benefits to your company, including the following:

1. Good Business Practice.
Asset management results in better decisions. Aligning management of infrastructure with strategic policies and direction will support the long-term success of the utility’s mission, goals and objectives.

2. More Meaningful Financial Reporting.
An asset management approach can aide a utility in complying with company requirements.

3. Improved Regulatory Compliance.
Part of asset management involves the implementation of better O&M practices, which can significantly improve compliance.

4. Improved Reliability.
More structured day-to-day attention to system assets and their condition means […]

Indonesia Mining Map

Indonesia Mining Map

Indonesia is on the west side of the “Pacific Ring of Fire”, characterized by high volcanic activity.  At one point, Magma from the Pacific Ring of Fire is thought to contain a variety of precious metals, especially gold and copper. As part of the Pacific Ring of Volcano, Indonesia also potentially has natural resources in the form of minerals. Eastern Region of Indonesia covering 68% of the territory of the Republic of Indonesia. Covering an area of nearly 1.3 million square kilometers that estimated to hold 81.2% of Indonesia’s mineral.

Minerals on Indonesia map:

Petroleum
There are many petroleum […]

Top 10 of the Richest Mining Companies

Top 10 of the Richest Mining Companies

Let’s see which mining enterprises brought  in the biggest money.
10. Fortescue Metals Group (Australia)
Primarily operates in Australia, this company is one of the biggest producers of Iron ore in the world, bringing in over than $10 billion in a single year.

9. Coal India Ltd(India)
This Indian based company make up 80% of India’s coal production and generates $11 billion.

8. Barrick Gold (Canada)
Operates 3 of the biggest gold mines in the world, with $12.5 billion in revenue.

7. Freeport (US)
Producing gold, copper & cobalt from its North America, Africa & the largest gold mine the world’s ever seen, which is in Indonesia, raking in $18 […]

The Biggest Truck In The World

The Biggest Truck In The World

There a lot of different categories of trucks, every trucking service needs specific types of trucks and because of that some of the trucks needed to become so huge that seeing them in person bring us fear.

The most specific truck in the trucking industry is the dump truck or in the construction industry known as haul truck. And this is the biggest truck that exist on the planet belong to the group of dump trucks/haul trucks.

The Caterpillar 797F
It is also worldwide ranked as the biggest truck among the biggest trucks in the world. It […]

Do you know? What is the meaning of the different colour of safety helmet?

Do you know? What is the meaning of the different colour of safety helmet?

Head injury accident is one kind of the major occupational accidents, particularly in the construction industry.
Every year many workers injured or are even killed as a result of head injury.

The main risks of head injury in the workplaces are as follows:

where there is a possibility that a worker may be struck on his head by a falling or flying object.
where a worker may strike his head against a protruded object or may be struck by a swinging object.

To effectively reduce the risks of head injury, an appropriate type of safety helmets should be provided.
The […]

Safe operating procedures for Heavy equipment! (Part 3)

Safe operating procedures for Heavy equipment! (Part 3)

The last part of safe operating procedures for heavy equipment is refueling & parking.
It is the easy part, but sometimes this easy part is the part that most cases of accidents.

Refueling

Shut off and cool the engine and any electrical equipment before fueling.
Ensure the fueling area is well ventilated.
Do not smoke while refueling. Keep open flames and sparks away from area.
Do not use gasoline or diesel fuel for cleaning parts.
Know where the fire extinguishers are located.

Shut Down/Parking

Park on level ground.
When parking on a grade, position at right angles to the slope, block the wheels and set the parking brakes.
When parking, lower […]

Safe operating procedures for Heavy equipment! (Part 2)

Safe operating procedures for Heavy equipment! (Part 2)

Understand and follow safe operating procedures for use of heavy equipment, to prevent injury.

Machine Maintenance

Ensure the cab area is clean and free of debris and tools.
Clean windshield, mirrors and lights.
Removal all oil, grease or mud and snow from grab irons, hand rails, steps, pedals and floor to prevent slips and falls.
Remove or secure any loose items such as tools, chains or anything from the cab.

Work Site

Check and mark the area for underground cables, gas lines and water mains.
Know work area clearances – watch for overhead or underground objects, holes, drop offs, and partially hidden obstacles and wires.
DO NOT GET ON OR […]