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


Diagnostics at sea

The offshore industry is increasingly relying on telecommunications for its operations. For BP in Norway, remotely controlling an oil platform from [...]
Condition monitoring,Mining, extraction of oil and gas,Reliability,Simulation and software,

In-depth piping

A new pipe-laying vessel, the CSO Deep Blue, is pushing the envelope of what is possible in deepwater piping. It will have the capacity to lay more [...]
Bearing housings,Electricity, gas and water supply,Lubricants,Mining, extraction of oil and gas,Spherical roller bearings,

A mine with a mission

When Asarco Inc. mines copper ore at its Mission Complex in the midst of the southwest US desert, it’s a battle against both temperature and costs.In [...]
Condition monitoring,Mining, extraction of oil and gas,Reliability,Spherical roller bearings,Toroidal roller bearings,

Alignment specialist acquired

SKF has acquired 70 percent of the shares in the Dutch service company Machine Support BV. Machine Support specialises in precision geometric [...]
Maintenance,Mining, extraction of oil and gas,

Improved uptime for vibrating equipment

Copperhead is a new integrated system of advanced bearings and condition monitoring technology. Developed by SKF, it is designed specifically for use [...]
Condition monitoring,Mining, extraction of oil and gas,Other industry,Reliability,Research and theory,Spherical roller bearings,

Take care of your crusher

It takes rugged equipment to crush mountains of rocks down to small sizes. It also takes a smoothly operating service organisation.Since the dawn of [...]
Cylindrical roller bearings,Design,Mining, extraction of oil and gas,Reliability,Training,

Drill like a star

High-tech drilling systems from U.S.-based Baker Hughes Inc. can be the difference between make or break in oil exploration. German group member [...]
Angular contact ball bearings,Mining, extraction of oil and gas,Thrust ball bearings,