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


Offshore achievements

Two major breakthroughs have cemented SKF’s reputation as a trusted player in the offshore sector. SKF (UK) Limited Aberdeen, a center of excellence [...]
Chemicals, fuel and petroleum products,Mining, extraction of oil and gas,

Cool running

Transporting iron ore by rail is a critical aspect of mining in the Arctic Circle. And predictive maintenance is a critical aspect of keeping the [...]
Bearing units,Chemicals, fuel and petroleum products,Cylindrical roller bearings,Machinery and equipment,Maintenance,Mining, extraction of oil and gas,Other industry,Railways,Self-aligning ball bearings,Tapered roller bearings,Transportation & logistics,

Operation Vital Signs

Automation giant Honeywell calls on SKF’s predictive maintenance expertise to optimize efficiency for copper producer Codelco.
Bearing units,Condition monitoring,Machinery and equipment,Mining, extraction of oil and gas,Online services,Reliability,
Engineering Competence

SKF scientists awarded

Staff members from SKF’s Engineering & Research Centre in Nieuwegein, the Netherlands, have won a range of excellence awards. In July 2013, Erik [...]
Chemicals, fuel and petroleum products,Lubricants,Machinery and equipment,Mining, extraction of oil and gas,Other services,Roller bearings,
Engineering Competence

Swell solution

French technology firm Symétrie makes hexapods – parallel kinematic systems for testing products and simulating swell. The devices are in high demand [...]
Aerospace,Bearing units,Chemicals, fuel and petroleum products,Design,Machinery and equipment,Mechatronics,Mining, extraction of oil and gas,Transportation & logistics,

What’s it worth?

Discussions about the planet’s natural resources have shifted dramatically in the past few years, from questions of scarcity to debates about cost.
Chemicals, fuel and petroleum products,Electricity, gas and water supply,Mining, extraction of oil and gas,

New contracts

Audi AG SKF has signed contracts estimated at some 110 million euros ($147 million) with Audi for the delivery of components for a number of vehicle [...]
Bearing units,Cars,Condition monitoring,Design,Maintenance,Mining, extraction of oil and gas,Reliability,