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


New solution, new future

The solution to an old maintenance problem highlights a new way of doing business for SKF and its mining partner LKAB. It may also herald new life [...]
Design,Mining, extraction of oil and gas,Other products and services,
Engineering Competence

Drilling for productivity

SKF design engineering improves performance of mud bearings.
Design,Industry,Mining, extraction of oil and gas,Other products and services,Product,Service,

Pioneers in maintenance strategy

Improving an oil refinery’s efficiency is a complex task. But LUKoil Neftochim Bourgas in Bulgaria has worked out how to reduce maintenance and [...]
Condition monitoring,Maintenance,Mining, extraction of oil and gas,

A war against wear

The huge excavators and conveyors in RWE Power’s opencast lignite mines are not just enormous, they’re clever too. And the cleverer they are, the [...]
Mining, extraction of oil and gas,Other products and services,Reliability,
Engineering Competence

Smart Housing – the integrated sensor solution

Smart Housing is a way of integrating sensors into a housing to allow monitoring and control of critical bearing applications. It is a robust system [...]
Bearing housings,Industry,Mining, extraction of oil and gas,Other industry,Product,Sensorised bearings,
Engineering Competence

Fault detection for mining and mineral processing equipment

Fault detection is a technique being applied in the mining commodities industry to lower operating costs and improve machine reliability and [...]
Condition monitoring,Mining, extraction of oil and gas,Other products and services,Reliability,Spherical roller bearings,

High-tech keeps mine competitive

While competitors get their iron ore from open cast mines, Swedish LKAB must mine its ore from deep within the earth. High-tech production is the key [...]
Condition monitoring,Mining, extraction of oil and gas,Reliability,Simulation and software,