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 […]

Save cost by using the right lubricant for your machinery

Save cost by using the right lubricant for your machinery

For mining industry in North America only, the potential savings could reach up to US$29 million from the impact of using the correct lubricant for machinery.

A recent industrial research found that 96% of mining companies experiencing unplanned equipment shutdowns in the last 3 years. with half of the acknowledging this due the incorrect management & selection of their lubricants. This is having a direct financial impact, at a time when cost competitiveness is a priority for mining companies.

Renée Power, the Shell Global Sector Manager for Mining, said; “40percent of the companies we surveyed estimated that they had incurred costs of at […]

Indonesia’s new mining rules to improve the economy in 2017

Indonesia’s new mining rules to improve the economy in 2017

Indonesian government has issued a new regulation that will allow miners to export as long as they show progress toward building smelters in a five-year period. Investors and analysts had expected Indonesia to continue allowing exports of mineral concentrates, but the government surprised markets by allowing limited amounts of nickel ore and bauxite.

Energy and Mineral Resources Minister Ignasius Jonan said the new rules were aimed at improving the economy and creating jobs. The restrictions had hit exports and revenues from mining.

The development will come as some relief to China—the world’s largest metals producer—as Indonesia was the largest supplier of nickel ore […]

10 steps to secure your heavy equipment during the holiday

10 steps to secure your heavy equipment during the holiday

During the holidays, office and mining site are usually on a little break and left unattended. Make sure everything is secured and ready to start whenever your business is open again.

Have you tested your CCTV working and visible during nighttime/dark
Check all the lightings around your valuable equipment?
Do a stock inventory of all assets before going for the holiday.
Check your fences & gates complete the surrounding.
Positioned lighter machinery into more secure areas and blocked by larger one.
Make sure sensitive machinery is covered.
Double check the communication in and out from your warehouse.
Talk to neighboring businesses and help each other by trading contacts among the securities.
If […]

Heavy Equipment for Construction.

Heavy Equipment for Construction.

In the case of huge construction projects, proper use of the appropriate equipment contributes to economy, quality, safety, speed and timely completion of a project. Equipment are use for highway projects, irrigation, buildings, power projects etc. 15-30% of total project cost has been accounted towards equipment and machinery.

Classification of Construction Equipment

Earth-moving equipment
Hauling equipment
Hoisting equipment
Conveying equipment
Aggregate and concrete production equipment
Pile-driving equipment
Tunneling and rock drilling equipment
Pumping and dewatering equipment

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Differences between Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) and Computerized Maintenance and Management System (CMMS)

Differences between Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) and Computerized Maintenance and Management System (CMMS)

There is a common perception that Enterprise Asset Management solution (EAM) is more a financial application, while Computerized Maintenance and Management System (CMMS) is more an operational application, since it tracks repairs, parts, costs of parts and maintenance at the equipment level. But it is too simplified and a bit misleading. The fact is both solutions track the financial and operational information. They are different in scope.

Differences between EAM and CMMS:

The Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) solution organizes the physical and fiscal information of enterprise assets on one platform, follows the work flows associated with managing assets, […]

Control your cost by controlling your reports

Control your cost by controlling your reports

COST CONTROL

Cost control refers to management’s effort to monitor, evaluate, and trim expenditures.
Managers should influence the actions of individuals who are responsible for performing tasks, incurring costs, and generating revenues.  First managers plan the way they want people to perform, then they implement procedures to determine whether actual performance complies with these plans. Cost control is a continuous process that begins with the annual budget.

CONTROL REPORTS

Control reports are informational reports that tell management about a company’s activities. Control reports are only for internal use, and therefore management directs the accounting department to […]

Tips to keep your heavy equipment & machinery always on top condition.

Tips to keep your heavy equipment & machinery always on top condition.

Heavy equipment & machinery is a highly valuable asset for every company who has/use it, these kind of asset requires constant maintenance to keep it in good working order. However, the only problem with these equipments is the cost – it is huge and sometimes makes quite a big hole in the pocket. Therefore, the owners must take a thorough care of the equipments and repair it properly, so that they do not have to get rid of the equipment at once or that they can use and utilize them for a long time.

Here are some […]

How to Improve Asset Uptime

How to Improve Asset Uptime

Based on the industry survey, 70% of equipment failure are self-induced where 40% of them due to human error. The blame can be distributed to various functions; maintenance, engineering, operation, quality & management.

Standard Operating Procedure for Operations

This is a tough one to complete. Most company only use generic terms to define an activity like “check filter”, “clean the engine” without any checklist or specific guidance on how to do all these activities.

Engineers need to build a standardized work activity that can be easily followed by any operators so they can set an expectation of performance and measure the quality of work.

Build […]

Why cloud computing will help your business

Why cloud computing will help your business

Do you really want to spend thousands of dollars on a server, server administrator, backup, maintenance, network, security and other related expenses to run an application supposedly to help you become more efficient?

By using cloud application you switch capital expense to operational expense, no infrastructure & development expenses, you pay as you go.

What are the benefits of having an enterprise type of application runs in the cloud?

1. Reduce and even elude long & tiring development time, you can start using the application immediately, a change request may be treated as an update or extra services and customized while you begin, […]