Top 5 World’s Construction Equipment Manufacturers

Top 5 World’s Construction Equipment Manufacturers

Here are the world’s top five construction equipment manufacturers. They build heavy-duty automobiles, specifically designed for implementing construction tasks, most commonly equipment concerning earthwork operations

Caterpillar (USA)

Caterpillar Inc is an American corporation which designs, develops, engineers, manufactures, markets and sells machinery, engines, financial products and insurance to customers via a worldwide dealer network. Caterpillar is a leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives. Caterpillar’s headquarters are situated in Peoria, Illinois; it announced in January 2017 that it would move its head office to Chicago.

Volvo Construction Equipment (Sweden)

Volvo CE – is […]

5 Ways to Create an Environmentally Friendly Mining Area

5 Ways to Create an Environmentally Friendly Mining Area

1. Closing illegal and unregulated mines

In context with enforcing regulations and maintaining steadfast legislation regarding a mine’s behavior and processes, the strict and swift closing of illegal or unregulated mining activity will set an environmental precedent within the industry.

For example, before 2010, most mines in China were completely unregulated when it came to the environment and the shortcomings it was bringing to surrounding Chinese areas. After years of lax regulation and undisciplined treatment of illegal, unpermitted mines, China’s government responded to a wave of public protest and partly in its own self-interest enacted new policy measures for greener mining. These […]

Why Asset Maintenance Management is Important?

Why Asset Maintenance Management is Important?

The unstable price of mining products, such as coal in 2017, as well as the rising costs for operations make mining companies have to think of the most effective and efficient strategy to survive. One of them is having efficient cost management.

By maximize the use of assets, the costs for repair or renew asset can be reduced. That’s why, effective and efficient asset management is needed. By implementing a scheduled asset maintenance, starting form inspection and periodic maintenance, company can monitor the condition of assets and can handle quickly if there’s a damage. Easy example, we need to check our teeth […]

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 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, […]