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EFFECTIVE MAINTENANCE PRACTICES FOR MINING

2013-5-13  Maintenance of mining equipment can make up between 20 and 35 percent of the total mining operation. Utilizing a proper mining maintenance with a tight focus on optimizing scheduled maintenance operations can reduce these costs substantially by deferring non essential maintenance, reducing maintenance manpower and controlling spare part

Maintenance Procedures and Practices for Underground

2016-10-4  shows that mining equipment maintenance costs range from around 20% to over 35% of total mine operating costs and are increasing steadily (Unger et al., 1994). To control these costs, mining companies have centred their efforts on areas such as optimizing scheduled maintenance operations, deferring nonessential maintenance, reducing maintenance

Best Practice Maintenance Strategies for Mobile

Best Practice Maintenance Strategies for Mobile Equipment. A Conference Paper presented to the Maintenance in Mining Conference Bali, Indonesia By Sandy Dunn. March 1997 Introduction The traditional approach to maintaining mobile equipment based on fixed interval component replacements and overhauls is rapidly dying.

Influencing Mining Equipment Performance Through

2021-5-12  “Maintenance is the factor that offers mining companies the best opportunity to influence and control the performance and availability of their equipment,” say Abelardo Flores and Jim McCaherty, co-authors of “Performance Metrics for Mobile Mining Equipment,” a Caterpillar guideline created to assist mining equipment users in the

Maintenance and RepaiR ManageMent guide book

2017-9-22  Dealers, and the manufacturer. This maintenance model for mining mobile equipment has been developed to accomplish this goal. The model includes and lays out ten distinct maintenance processes and routines. A proactive maintenance support system is one in which the condition and application of equipment is monitored constantly.

(PDF) MAINTENANCE SYSTEM FOR HEAVY EARTH

Heavy earth moving equipment's are critical for completion of any developmental projects. Dams, schools, bridges or any mining related initiations are part of these infrastructure

MINE HAUL ROAD DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT BEST

2017-1-30  also included current practice information from mining companies and equipment manufacturers. Content covered such aspects as road alignment (both vertical and horizontal), road cross-section, construction materials, surfacing materials, road width, cross-slope and berm design, together with traffic control and drainage

Leading Practice Handbooks for sustainable mining

2021-5-11  The program developed a series of handbooks which provide mining managers, communities and regulators with information on leading practice approaches to mining management. By sharing Australia’s expertise in mine management and planning, we can encourage best practice sustainable mining both in Australia and overseas.

KPMG Mining Operational Excellence Framework

2021-4-7  The best solution seems to be to create an operational discipline and reaction capability in the organizational systems and culture that allow it to flex in the desired manner and to the desired degree. We have developed our operational excellence framework over the last several years of association with leading mining companies.

Preventive Maintenance : 5 Best Practices

2018-12-19  Best Practice 3: Consider Equipment Maintenance History As mentioned before, all data related to previous failures is of crucial importance for the creation of a

Maintenance/ Best-in-class maintenance benchmarks

Maintenance/ Engineering Best-in-class maintenance benchmarks in Chilean open-pit mines P. F. Knights*,The University of Queensland, and CRCMining, Brisbane,Australia, and P. Oyanader, IGT

Same same but different Mining equipment

2018-5-7  Equipment used in the mining industry is somewhat unique because it is dependent on the type of mining where the machinery is used. On the one hand, in oil sands mining, bucket wheels and draglines have been largely replaced by electric and hydraulic shovels, while in potash mining, two- and four-rotor continuous mining machines are used to cut the raw material, where it is then transferred to

How a focus on equipment performance productivity

2015-9-15  best and worst performing mines are stark (see Figure 5). The differences between median performance and best practice output by equipment category can be over 100% (see Table 2 for differences by class of equipment), the majority of which can’t be attributed to different mining conditions or embedded issues associated with existing mine plans.

Mining Purple Window

Integrated Mining Equipment Lifecycle visibility, control and management. Fixed plant and mobile equipment configuration and hierarchy management; Best practice templates to simply, standardise and fast-track the creation of asset structures, fleet operations and maintenance tasks.

Global Mining Guidelines Group Asset Management

The Asset Management Working Group aims to identify and share best practices in maintenance, reliability and asset lifecycle management. The primary objective is to establish a set of guidelines for world class asset management practices applicable to mining and create a community of interest that shares knowledge related to asset management in

Mining Purple Window

Integrated Mining Equipment Lifecycle visibility, control and management. Fixed plant and mobile equipment configuration and hierarchy management; Best practice templates to simply, standardise and fast-track the creation of asset structures, fleet operations and maintenance tasks.

Excavator Operator Best Practice Austin Engineering

2018-9-24  To prevent unnecessary maintenance expenditure, and extend bucket life, it is important to prevent bucket damage through ensuring best practice is used in the operation of excavating equipment. Before any operation commences, the operator must know and understand the limitations and safety aspects of the machine as every machine is different

Operations & Maintenance PNNL

2009-7-29  Operations & Maintenance . Best Practices . A Guide to Achieving . Operational Efficiency . G. P. Sullivan R. Pugh A. P. Melendez W. D. Hunt. December 2002. Prepared by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Under Contract DE-AC06-76RL01831 for the Federal Energy Management Program U.S. Department of Energy

KPMG Mining Operational Excellence Framework

2021-4-7  The best solution seems to be to create an operational discipline and reaction capability in the organizational systems and culture that allow it to flex in the desired manner and to the desired degree. We have developed our operational excellence framework over the last several years of association with leading mining companies.

Optimal

2021-5-13  Founded in 2015 and headquartered in Aberdeen, Scotland, Optimal has since established its operations in Johannesburg, South Africa. We are focused on delivering solutions to physical asset intensive organisations to deliver their business value. Our offerings encompass all policies, processes, operating models, management, and sustainability aspects that relate to these assets.

Programmable Electronic Mining Systems: Best Practice

PROGRAMMABLE ELECTRONIC MINING SYSTEMS: BEST PRACTICE RECOMMENDATIONS (In Nine Parts) Part 2: 2.1. System Safety By John J. Sammarco1 and Thomas J. Fisher2 ABSTRACT This report (System Safety 2.1) is the second in a nine-part series of recommendations addressing the functional safety of processor-controlled mining equipment. It is part of a risk-

Global Mining Guidelines Group Asset Management

The Asset Management Working Group aims to identify and share best practices in maintenance, reliability and asset lifecycle management. The primary objective is to establish a set of guidelines for world class asset management practices applicable to mining and create a community of interest that shares knowledge related to asset management in

How a focus on equipment performance productivity

2015-9-15  best and worst performing mines are stark (see Figure 5). The differences between median performance and best practice output by equipment category can be over 100% (see Table 2 for differences by class of equipment), the majority of which can’t be attributed to different mining conditions or embedded issues associated with existing mine plans.

University of Wollongong Research Online

2020-10-13  Maintenance costs in the mining industries are commonly between 30% -50% of minesite totaJ opeJrating costs. BlIP Minerals spends a]one between $1 ~IDd $1.5 billion each year on maintenance (Ellis, 1994). Maintenance in the mining and metallurgical industries can benefit from successful examples of maintenance practice in

Viewpoint Mining Magazine Advancing a

Nearly 100 people received training in equipment management and M&R. “Trakindo’s people are now able to see the bigger picture of what they do, why they do it, and how it impacts the entire maintenance organization as well as the mining operation,” says Andi Mauraga, Trakindo’s Equipment Management readiness manager.

Mining Purple Window

Integrated Mining Equipment Lifecycle visibility, control and management. Fixed plant and mobile equipment configuration and hierarchy management; Best practice templates to simply, standardise and fast-track the creation of asset structures, fleet operations and maintenance tasks.

What Is Equipment Maintenance? MaintainX

2020-10-29  The maintenance program chosen for a particular piece of equipment varies by asset type, criticality, and associated costs. In some instances, preventive maintenance (PM) of critical equipment costs significantly less than deferred maintenance. As David Auton, senior director of reliability engineering for Cushman and Wakefield, told Buildings Magazine:

AMT Asset Management Software: Solutions for Mining

2015-12-14  AMT Mining Solutions AMT is a highly configurable asset management software tool built for mining and other heavy equipment AMT has evolved since 1999 and today is used by leading equipment management companies around the world. AMT’s proactive approach to equipment management is helping organisations reduce downtime and drive down

KPMG Mining Operational Excellence Framework

2021-4-7  The best solution seems to be to create an operational discipline and reaction capability in the organizational systems and culture that allow it to flex in the desired manner and to the desired degree. We have developed our operational excellence framework over the last several years of association with leading mining companies.

Optimal

2021-5-13  Founded in 2015 and headquartered in Aberdeen, Scotland, Optimal has since established its operations in Johannesburg, South Africa. We are focused on delivering solutions to physical asset intensive organisations to deliver their business value. Our offerings encompass all policies, processes, operating models, management, and sustainability aspects that relate to these assets.