6 Questions to Ask Your Mining Parts Supplier to Reduce Costs

Australia’s mining industry, particularly that of Western Australia’s, experienced a very healthy period of growth (aka “boomtime”) between 2005-2011. In that era, we’ve witnessed the rise of B2B systems and sophisticated ERP software as control over production and the supply chain became paramount. Safety and quality regulations tightened as production and employment continued to reach greater … Continued

3 Tips to Enhance Your Purchasing Experience with Geographe Online

It’s a well known online purchasing routine: Enter a search term> Click the Find/Browse button > Add to basket> Checkout. Whilst logical and systematic, this common recipe for online purchasing comes with a set of shortcomings once buying patterns become more complex, established or predictable. For argument’s sake, let’s say you have a fleet of … Continued

3 Telltale Checks to make for Signs of Industrial Gearbox Failure

In the hustle and bustle of a fixed plant environment where all senses are fully impacted by humming and crushing machinery you could be well and truly forgiven for not noticing variations in your running plant. In particular, variations in your industrial gearboxes can easily become background subtleties in a busy workplace. Yet these variations … Continued

Why We Love Gearbox Failure Analysis (and you should too!)

When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth… Sherlock Holmes -The Sign of the Four (1890) Failure analysis is an investigative process whereby data is collected and analysed to determine the cause of failure. In an industrial setting such as the mining industry, failure of a component can snowball into wide … Continued