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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Safe operating procedures for Heavy equipment! (Part 1)

Safe operating procedures for Heavy equipment! (Part 1)

Improper procedures can cause injury, disability, or death.
By understanding and following safe operating procedures for use of heavy equipment, we can prevent injury for yourself and your coworkers.

Note : only trained and authorized operators shall be permitted to operate the equipment.

Personal protective equipment is mandatory and may include the following:

Boots or safety shoes
Eye/face protection
Long pants
Hard helmet
Hearing protection
Gloves

Pre-start/Walk around Inspection

Check for loose or worn parts and repair or replace immediately.
Check all fluid/coolant levels.
Caution: Open the radiator cap only when the engine is cooled.
Inspect hydraulic line connectors and hose for leaks before applying pressure to the system.
Use paper or cardboard, not your […]

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 […]

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 […]

Do you know why are almost every heavy equipment yellow in colour?

Do you know why are almost every heavy equipment yellow in colour?

It has been an industry wide practice to adopt yellow as the primary colour of heavy equipment.
However this isn’t the norm and there is no standard requiring this to be the case.

There are plenty of manufacturers that have distinct colours for their heavy machinery/equipment.
Hitachi, for instance, paints their excavators ‘Safety orange’.

Yellow is primarily treated as the color of caution and visibility. Since all the heavy machinery which are employed in the mines or construction sites must be handled with utmost care, they are provided with yellow colour.

The point is – there has […]

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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Do you now how many types Heavy equipment that are used in excavations?

Do you now how many types Heavy equipment that are used in excavations?

Any operation that involves digging material could be called an excavation, we have listed equipment here that is most often used to dig more size limited excavations.

Backhoe loader

A backhoe loader, also called a loader backhoe or tractor backhoe, is a heavy equipment vehicle that consists of a tractor fitted with a bucket on the front and a small backhoe on the back. Due to its relatively small size and versatility, backhoe loaders are very common in urban construction projects. These machines travel on rubber tires, and can actually travel at speeds of approx. 25 […]