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December 2016

10 steps to secure your heavy equipment during the holiday

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During the holidays, office and mining site are usually on a little break and left unattended. Make sure everything is secured and┬áready 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…

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Bringing the benefits of mobile computing to the mining industry

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The mobile technology is becoming increasingly important in the mining sector. ┬áThe challenge is that mining environment isn’t always conducive to the needs of sensitive equipment like smartphone or tablet. Moreover creating an infrastructure that supports mobile technology in a mine holds many challenges, but they are challenges that are being met. Mining is an…

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

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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…

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Heavy Equipment for Construction.

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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…

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