All articles for "Mining, extraction of oil and gas"


In the kiln zone

When Belgian mining company Argex wanted to replace the support roller units on its rotary kiln, it looked to long-time supplier SKF.
Bearing housings,Design,Lubricants,Mining, extraction of oil and gas,Spherical roller bearings,

Nonstop crushing

Unscheduled stoppages can hit mine production hard. Portugal’s Somincor turned to SKF to keep its rock crushers running and facilitate [...]
Mining, extraction of oil and gas,Reliability,

Big wheels keep on turning

When you describe the Chuquicamata copper mine in northern Chile, you have to dig deep into your thesaurus for synonyms for the word “big”. [...]
Bearing housings,Condition monitoring,Lubricants,Mining, extraction of oil and gas,Reliability,Seals,
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A clean sweep

Operating equipment in the gritty environment of limestone mining requires constant vigilance and the right equipment for the job. Belgium’s Sagrex [...]
Bearing housings,Bearing units,Mining, extraction of oil and gas,Reliability,

Mining the extreme north

At 78 degrees latitude, Svea is the world’s northernmost underground coalmine and the only one in the Nordic region. Located 1,000 kilometres from [...]
Condition monitoring,Mining, extraction of oil and gas,Reliability,

Pumping powerhouses

GEHO slurry pumps from Weir Minerals Netherlands are put to the test in some of the most extreme environments the world has to offer. And they are [...]
Design,Mining, extraction of oil and gas,

Mexico’s mighty miners

Mexicans have been exploiting their nation’s rich geology since before the Spanish conquistadors arrived. Today their top mining companies are among [...]
Bearing units,Condition monitoring,Design,Lubricants,Mining, extraction of oil and gas,Reliability,